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With the benefit of hindsight, I can share that my physical training regimen allowed me to retire physically, legally and emotionally undefeated after a career full of challenges
Cold showers offer a powerful and accessible tool for officers to combat stress, boost resilience and cultivate mental clarity
A strong, robust and versatile fitness plan is essential as you prepare for the physical challenges you face every day as a police officer
“I think that age has nothing to do with it,” Michael Smith said. “If you’re … willing to really dedicate the time necessary to fulfill this opportunity … you can do it. I’m a prime example”
“You can get done with a shift, maybe it was a stressful shift. ... The best way to decompress is go out canoeing, hunting or fishing,” Police Chief Chad Houde said
Does your PD have a gym but no policy that OKs on-duty workouts? Have you green-lit visits with counselors, but have nowhere for your officers to meet them privately?
By dedicating a month to this tactical athlete training program, officers will experience a different training style that may serve as a refreshing start to a new routine for the upcoming winter months
Heat therapy holds promise as an avenue for enhancing the overall health and resilience of police officers
Putting your body through heat-related stressors can help you adapt to the stress of working as a police officer
Constructive strategies are needed, including industry standards for physical and mental health and supervisor training to detect and respond to signs of distress
I’ve been reading about the physical and mental health benefits of cold-water therapy for quite some time, but I kept making excuses to take the freezing plunge
This centuries-old practice has gained significant attention and popularity in recent years due to its numerous physical and mental health benefits
Take control of your recovery and wellbeing with this guide to creating your own plunge experience in the comfort of your home
I wish someone would have explained what my body was going to go through when I took the plunge
Lower body injuries, such as knee pain and lower back pain, are found present to a high degree in the law enforcement community
Are you ready to take the plunge? Learn how ice bath therapy can benefit police officers in their everyday lives as well as on duty
A mandatory, non-punitive annual fitness assessment is essential for improving the health, fitness and quality of life of first responders
First Responder Wellness Week was designed to provide resources, support and community to help public safety personnel better understand the mental and physical health risks that come with the job
A quick scroll through these influencers’ pages will inspire you to get off the station couch and hit the gym – or at least consider it!
Stretching can help overcome some of the common muscle tightness that occurs naturally over time
Ditch the “all-or-nothing” attitude and replace it with “a little goes a long way” approach by following these five steps
Lose yourself in these songs as you work out for your physical and mental health
Develop your strength and flexibility for a longer, safer career
From resistance-training complexes to gamifying training, these strategies will help you maximize the time you spend working out
A Texas LEO shares how he went from weighing more than 400 pounds to running 5 miles a day
Follow these tips to boost your willpower and automate your healthy eating success
Choose great-tasting and heart-healthy snacks on-duty
Cordico’s 8-week challenge will help you maximize energy levels and reach a healthy body weight
The first series of videos, designed to be part of roll call training, focus on officer fitness, featuring Cordico’s Dr. David Black and Mandy Nice