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Missing Link to Performance: Rest /​ Recovery, De-​​Stressing

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Often life can get in the way of fitness performance as well as your basic health. The missing link to many Special Operations candidates as well as active duty members is proper amounts of rest, recovery, and stress mitigation skills. Actively pursuing recovery has to be done whether you are in a high level Special Ops training program or just ... more

Tactical Athletes and Nutrition

Nutrition For Fitness

Here is an article from a friend of mine after having this discussion at a conference a few weeks ago on nutrition for military, police, fire fighters — our tactical athletes. Theere is the need for more carbs for highly active people but it goes deeper than that: Nutrition and the Tactical Athlete As a firefighter understands fire, the warrio... more

Lose Weight /​ Get Fit to Serve

How To Lose Your Love Handles

As the Military Gets Pickier With Recruiting, showing up to see your local recruiter out of shape, overweight, and/​or with less than average ASVAB scores will quickly crush your dreams of serving. During the past 15 years of writing about military fitness, this is not a new problem (overweight /​ out of shape recruits), however in a period of d... more

Back to the Drawing Board — Help!

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Often injuries or illnesses occur and derail our fitness and progress made over many months and years of effort. This can be extremely frustrating to any hard charging military or fitness buff. Getting back into it after several weeks or months of recovery time can be a shock to the system and a bruise to the ego if efforts and expectations are ... more

Tactical Fitness: Pushups After a Collar Bone Injury


After an injury, getting back to normal can take some time as it is a process that has to follow these steps: Injury Reduce Swelling Healing Regain Full Range of Motion Rebuilding Back to Normal This process can take a few weeks to more than a year depending upon the inury's severity, and if surgery is requ... more

Ailment That We All Need to Know About

5 Easy Steps To See If Your Gains Are Muscle Or Fat 2

Rhabdomyolysis is a word that not many people have ever heard or experienced. But recently, it has unfairly made the headlines with regard to difficult training programs such as CrossFit. I am not a CrossFitter, but this issue is part client and part trainer problem and not simply a CrossFit problem. Truth is, “Rhabdo” as many people refer to it... more

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