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Tactical Fitness: Pushups After a Collar Bone Injury

Pushups

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

The Fundamentals of Nutrition

The Fundamentals of Nutrition

When people stop exercising and no longer care about what they eat, they can gain five to ten pounds a year, on average. That's why in five short years, people step on a scale and cannot believe that they are nearly fifty pounds overweight. Weight has a way of sneaking up on you over time. Gaining weight doesn't happen overnight - and you don't ... more

Recovery Tools of the Trade

The "Three-Hour" Diet

How Do You Best Perform Daily? “Recovery and Maintenance,” We hear these terms often in just about every area of our lives: from improving your fitness and athletic performance and handling stressful professions to maintaining your health with a strong immune system. Typically, most people in the military /​ law enforcement fitness and health g... more

Advice on Over-​​Training

Achieve Muscle Definition Without Overdoing It

For years, I have written about and discussed the fine line between training for Special Ops type programs and over-​​training. But until recently, I realized I forgot one very important piece of information: TELL OTHERS AROUND YOU THE SYMPTOMS OF OVER-​​TRAINING. Because, you will not notice it until it is too late (typically). Even though, o... more

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

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