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Beating The Midnight Munchies

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  In law enforcement graveyard and swing shift can be two of the busiest shifts. Yes, of course, Dayshift can be hectic too. In general, I am talking about crazy busy in the sense of humping in-progress call after in-progress call. As a patrol officer, you do not always have the time or the luxury to sit down for a meal let alone a warm meal. After your shift, you most certainly do not have the energy to go home, meal prep and bring all of y...
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The Darkside Deficiencies

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  In my previous post The Dark Side , I talked about some of the cons that the graveyard shift can bring. I know though from my own experience as a police dispatcher, my husband in patrol, and my other law enforcement co-workers that it can be the most exciting shift to work, well more so on the weekend's but you get my point right? Although it can be one of the most fun shifts to work and often where all the good stories are, it can also cr...
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Carpal Tunnel

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​Carpal Tunnel is a syndrome that is all too familiar to police dispatchers and office workers. We are constantly using our hands all day non-stop throughout our workweek. We need our hands to be fully functional, they are our money makers! Nothing feels worse than having a to work through a persistent throbbing pain in your wrist. I have been there myself and lucky to say that after some therapy my pain has subsided. Fortunately for me the only ...
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How's That Summer Bod Coming Along?

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​Just in case you haven't noticed, Summer is here and comin' in hot. As the temps rise, the go-to wardrobe is shorts, tanks, and bathing suits. How are you feeling in your Summer skin? Just because it's Summer, doesn't mean you throw your health and fitness out the window. Remember, health encompasses a lifestyle change and balance - not a quick fix and yo-yo dieting. Here are a few Summer Survival Tips to help you maintain or work toward obtaini...
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"Doing It On Vacation" with Natalie Marcom

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​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, Mike is working and workout out while on vacation with his family. With the help from former marine and owner of Nakoma CrossFit in Lake Havasu, Natalie Marcom, Mike is staying on track while enjoying summer vacay.  After having two children and retiring from the marine corp, Natalie found herself 100lbs overweight. She shares her tedious weight loss journey and how it took years for her to get the weig...
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Smart Snacking On The Go

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  Long car rides, waiting at the airport, even a trip to the movies usually calls for some typeof food to snack on. It's not that we are even hungry but most of the time, we are bored and just want something, well, to munch on. If we are not prepared for whatever adventure ahead though we reach for the nearest treat. Then before we've even realized what we have done we have eaten the whole bag, jar, box etc... You get the point right? So her...
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