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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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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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Aug
28

WORKING AROUND THE INJURY

Are you letting your injury be your excuse to staying out of the gym? DO NOT let your gains and hard work slip away! Here are some tips to keep you focused and training: 1. SEE A DOCTOR There is nothing worse that you can do for your body than to ignore an injury and continue to work through the pain. I know one of the phrases put out in the gym world is to push through the pain, however if you continue to push through a serious injury you run a ...
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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
21

Best. Exercise. Ever.

Exercises to help you maximize fat loss and muscle gain. Now I have said it several times and I will say it again - there is no single exercise just like there is no one meal plan that works best for everyone and it's absurd to think that a "one size fits all" approach would be feasible for people with different body types and goals...so I preface my tip with the notion that certain types of exercises generally yield the best results when it come...
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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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