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Lifting for Women

By Karen Bartuch

Muscle mass differences between men and women aside, law enforcement can still be a very physical job. Part 1 covers lifting and upper body strength.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2012)
 

Physical Fitness Tests and Performance Standards, Part 3

By Randy Means

Doing something much better than doing nothing when it comes to physical fitness standards. With the benefit of expert legal and scientific guidance, it is easily possible to create and implement legally defensible and otherwise successful programs and standards.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2011)
 

Making a Fitness Program Successful

By Marsha Panos

Starting and maintaining a successful fitness program for your department does not have to be the expensive, time consuming process you might think it would be. Here's a way to get started.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2010)
 

Lessons from a Voluntary Fitness Program

 

A voluntary program has some of the benefits of mandatory performance standards and can still be successful in maintaining fitness levels for a majority of the officers in your department.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2010)
 

Practical Applied Stress Training for SWAT

By Will Brink

True applied stress training for SWAT should mirror what the real-world event may demand. This may involve shooting proficiency and anaerobic and aerobic energy systems, which will greatly impact the operator's ability to perform under such pressure.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2009)
 

Interval Training: Burn More Calories in Less Time

By Kathleen Vonk

Interval training is a type of workout in which training intensities vary between high (usually anaerobic) and low (aerobic).

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2009)
 

Hard-Core Training for Hard-Core Cops

By Kathleen Vonk

The Tactical Strength and Conditioning (TSAC) program was designed by the NSCA for police and military "athletes" who strive to go beyond what is expected of the average officer. Take a look at some of the functional training exercises that apply directly to your position.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jul/Aug 2009)
 

StreetFit Challenge Winners!

By Kelly Spence

Read the results of the StreetFit Challenge issued last year. Find out what the winners did to lose weight and get in shape.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2010)
 

Interval Training: Burn More Calories in Less Time, Part 1

By Kathleen Vonk

Inverval training is a type of workout in which training intensities vary between high (usually anaerobic) and low (aerobic).

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2009)
 

Functional Fitness, Part 2

By Kathleen Vonk

Functional training will help develop the necessary strength, power, and balance for performance on unstable surfaces in the unpredictable environments in which officers operate. Part 2 of a 2 part series.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2009)
 
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