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The Team Fit For Duty Blog

The latest information about fitness, nutrition and health and the law enforcement profession is right here in our blog.
Sep
19

"Dirty Mike Meets Ashley" with Ashley Hawkins

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, Ashley Hawkins took some time during her California vacay to give Mike and Tamrin an update on what she's up to since her debut episode. She details how to pack on vacation and things you can do to stay on track while traveling.  Mike and Tamrin go over this weeks law enforcement news and share delivery services they've come across to eliminate some of your at home tasks like cooking and shopping. Liste...
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Sep
06

"Domestic Violence in The Veteran Household" with Liz Hensel

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, we are speaking with a founder of the Veterans of War Aid Foundation, Liz Hensel. Liz is a Marine Corps Veteran veteran and military wife who witnessed not enough being done to help our veterans and wanted to start an organization with a hands-on approach.  The non-profit organization is run by veteran volunteers with 100% of the proceeds going back to veterans. They assist in transitioning servicemen, ...
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Sep
03

A Simple Primer To Keto and Intermittent Fasting For Law Enforcement

The entire weight loss industry is fixated on the ketogenic diet, intermittent fasting, and regular fasting. Recent medical studies and nutritional experts have been producing more and more books, articles, videos and podcasts touting the benefits of these techniques when it comes to improving one's health and weight loss. What Is The Keto Diet?  This diet goes against everything we have been taught by health classes, dieticians, personal tr...
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Aug
28

"The Return Of Nick Tuttle" with Mike Bires

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, Nick Tuttle with The Mic Loop is back in the studio with Mike. Since Nick was last on with us, he made consistent lifestyle changes that have resulted in a 40lb weight loss with no signs of halting progress.  Mike shares the results of his 40-hour fast, that turned into a 53-hour fast. Was it worth it? All of this and more in this week's episode! Listen Now... Show Take-Aways Summary of Interview with N...
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Aug
21

"The 40-Hour Fast" with Big Rich Carrion and Mikey B

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, friend to the show and everyone's favorite guest, Big Rich Carrion is back in the studio with Mikey B. These two are 'bro-ing' out over mustaches, keto, and 40-hour intermittent fasting.  Law Enforcement news this week has us questioning if the media headlines tell the full story? Mike and Rich fill us in on this week's hot topics. Listen Now... Show Take-Aways   Summary of Hot Topics with Mike and...
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Aug
07

"WTF Sprinkled w/ Nutrition" with Mike and Tamrin

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, Tamrin and Mike are discussing some of Mike's favorite things for his birthday! The hosts share what alterations they make when ordering their food to stay on track with nutrition plans, but not feel deprived. Mike explains the extended intermittent fasting he's doing to reset/fuel fat loss and how he's had to alter his workouts since injuring his shoulder.  Between shootings, and people recording on th...
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Jul
24

"Lip-Sync Challenges; Are They Worth It?"

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, Mike discusses law enforcement departments and officers participating in social media challenges. He explains his reasoning why you won't be seeing him posting any of them to gain followers and likes.  Law Enforcement. Social has an expert sharing how to avoid copyright infringement on your social media content and how to get proper licensing when using an artist's material. Listen Now... Show Take-Away...
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Jul
19

How's That Summer Bod Coming Along?

​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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Jul
17

"Doing It On Vacation" with Natalie Marcom

​ 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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Jul
17

Smart Snacking On The Go

  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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