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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.
Jan
04

Where There Is a Will, There Is A Way!

We are 10 days in to the new year! Did you soar full steam ahead, are your reaching your goals that you set so far or are you still on the coach zoning out trying to figure out how the heck to get started while munching on that stale bag of chips left over from your NYE party? At any rate sometimes the gym just isn't for you, neither is the cost, or you still just can't find the time right? So Here are some ways to still get a mini work...
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Aug
21

HIIT Cardio

Shares ​ HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training and is a very popular training method to maximize results. It helps burn fat, builds muscle and takes less time to do. High Intensity Interval Training involves alternating between very intense bouts of exercise and low intensity exercise. Traditionally people in the fitness world thought that "steady state" cardio was best for fat loss but in reality higher intensity results in burning mo...
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Jun
26

Online Training

What is it? Online or virtual training has gained increasing popularity over the past several years. It involves following a workout and/or nutrition program without physically meeting with your trainer or coach unlike traditional personal training. Your plan is provided to you via email, website or other online software for you to follow on your own then you typically communicate with your trainer for check ins, tips and updates. What are its be...
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Jun
19

Burpees

Oh, the dreaded burpee. We all love to whine and complain about this punishing movement, and usually try to avoid doing them as much as possible (I know I sure do). But have you ever wondered where the burpee came from and why this torturous exercise is a favorite of fitness professionals across the globe? Well even if you haven't I am still going to tell you. Believe it or not the burpee was invented in 1939 by a physiologist from New York named...
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Oct
28

My #1 Piece of Advice on Health and Fitness

"NON SCALE VICTORIES MATTER MORE" - Tamrin 99.9% of clients and people I talk to about fitness and nutrition talk about reaching a specific number, usually it's weight and sometimes a clothing size. While having that goal is a start, it will NOT ensure nor gauge your success. If you are one of those people (I know I was for a long time), you probably wrote it down somewhere as a reminder to keep you motivated to stay on track, then weighed yourse...
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Jul
07

Balancing Health and Fitness With a Hectic Schedule

Long hours, shift work, family activities, social life...how do you fit it all in - let alone diet and exercise? As a full-time working mom/wife, I am not going to sit here and tell you that it's easy to meet all of life's demands. I get asked all of the time: You are so busy, how do you do it...how do you have time for it all? Here are some simple, yet important concepts I have come to grasp over...
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