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

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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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Physical Fitness Qualification Test Preparation: Day 1

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This is the first post of what I hope will be several in a series aimed at helping others prepare for the police physical fitness qualification test , commonly referred to as the "PFQ." It is also known as the physical agility test ("PAT") or simply, the "PT" test. My goal is to be real and show those interested in getting into the police academy, that through proper training, nutrition and mindset, how easy it is to make your dreams a reality. B...
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Online Training

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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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Plateaus

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Weight loss plateaus happen because our bodies are extremely adaptable. Over time your body not only becomes stronger but also a more efficient calorie-burner. Also, after you start to lose weight, your body adjusts yet again, requiring fewer calories than it did before. It's like an ever changing puzzle you have to work at to find that perfect balance. There might be other factors halting your progress as well. Here are 4 things you need to...
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My #1 Piece of Advice on Health and Fitness

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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Balancing Health and Fitness With a Hectic Schedule

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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