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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)
 

Female Fitness for Duty: Should We Train Differently?

By Kathleen Vonk

Sometimes female officers have to work a little harder as well as a little smarter. Here are a few tips.

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

Fitness for the Desk-Bound Officer

By Matt Brzycki

Just because you work at a desk all day doesn’t mean you can’t exercise. Follow these simple exercises and stretches to stay in shape even if you’re desk-bound. This will make you healthier and more productive officer.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 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)
 

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)
 

The Fat Farm

By Scott Oldham

There must be a threshold limit as to exactly how out of shape an officer can become.

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

Hard-Core Training for Hard-Core Cops, Part 2

By Kathleen Vonk

With the extra equipment that special response teams employ, it makes sense to train with added weight. Part 2 in a series.

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

The Tactical Fitness Challenge

By Ed Sanow

Tactical Response magazine wants to know which SWAT teams have the best fitness standards for their tactical operators.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2009)
 

Training Neglected Muscles

By Matt Brzycki

Most members of the tactical community do strength training on a regular basis, but a number of muscles that are essential to SWAT frequently get neglected because they aren't the ones that get noticed in the mirror.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2009)
 
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