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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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Nov
03

Coming Back With A Vengeance.... and Biscuits and Gravy

In the latter part of August, I posted an article here on Team Fit For Duty titled "Physical Fitness Qualification Test Preparation: Day 1." The purpose of the article was to follow a pre-academy workout routine so others could see that it was possible to overcome challenges and barriers, as they aim for the goal of working in law enforcement. Police physical fitness is probably the most crucial parts of the profession. It helps in every aspect o...
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Oct
02

Dining Fit While On Patrol

  It is that age old problem that you want to lose weight but don't know where to start. You are too busy to pre make your food and you are unwilling to eat out of Tupperware. Driving through is usually your way to get through the day right? Sound familiar? Before I get started here is my little disclaimer. The healthiest way to go will always be making your own food, your own self. You will know EXACTLY what is being put in to your food wit...
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Sep
19

Protein Pancakes

​ We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Eating a high-protein breakfast supports brain function and leads to increased alertness throughout the morning. But what do you do when you are tired of the same old egg whites and Turkey bacon? Have you considered Protein Pancakes? Pancakes are getting a healthy makeover with high-protein ingredients. Protein pancakes can be made in several different ways with several diffe...
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Sep
17

Bottoms Up?

When don't you see alcohol at a police function? I think it is safe to say that we are never near a shortage of alcohol. It is also understandable then to understand why alcoholism is at a higher rate among law enforcement officers than other jobs. Everyone has their ups and downs. It is normal and it is natural. Then add in the pressures of law enforcement. Officers not only have to cope with the day to day stress of life in general, they now ha...
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Sep
01

Asian Shrimp and Noodles

​ There is no need for take-out with this quick-n-tasty recipe for Asian Shrimp and Noodles! This dish has all of the Asian flavors that you love, with a fraction of the carbs and calories of traditional take-out. All of the flavors, none of the guilt...yes please! Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com Servings: 4 Here's what you need For the Coconut Amino Sauce: ⅓ cup coconut aminos 2 teaspoons garlic, minced ½ teaspoon liquid stevia 1 Tablespoon c...
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