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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.
Jun
05

"No One Fights Alone" with Narcie Sousa

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, we have sheriffs detective in homicide and owner of Cable CrossFit in Upland Narcie Sousa in the studio. Narcie is sharing how he got into the CrossFit business, his genuine business model, the journey he has been on with his family, and the support they are receiving from his department and gym. Marc and Tamrin are talking about body cams; officers who were apprehensive about them and how they have come to ...
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May
30

"Fit Over Forty" with Sean Lewis

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, we have Sean Lewis in the studio. He is sharing his knowledge in fitness for duty. Sean has 20 years on with LAPD and is an active athlete competing in World Police and Fire Games, and CrossFit Games. We find out what motivates him to stay fit and how he continues to challenge himself.  Marc, Tamrin, Sean talks about what you can do to help aid your gut health and this week's hot topics in law enforceme...
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May
30

Infused Water

 Water. Natures elixir. We are constantly told to drink more water, at least 8 glasses a day and to strive for at least a gallon. Our bodies run off of water and it is needed to prevent dehydration. We are well aware of the many benefits that water provides, however, we always seem to come up with an excuse as to why we don't drink enough. Some of the excuses I have heard are, "I don't have the time, I cannot drink that much, I don't have th...
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May
22

"Holding Everyone Accountable" with Mike, Marc, and Juicy

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, Marc is finally back from Europe and going over this weeks law enforcement news with Juicy and Mike. The guys are talking about the importance of accountability not only within law enforcement but also civilians being held to the same standard.  Keystone Uniforms President, Robert Gibson and marketing director, Damien Gomez stop by the studio to discuss how they are maintaining a personal "brick and mor...
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May
15

'Cop-Jitsu' with Ismael "Izzy" Gomez

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, we have Officer and Jiu-Jitsu brown belt, Ismael "Izzy" Gomez in the studio with Tamrin and Juicy. Izzy has 12 years on with the Sheriff's Department with experience working custody, patrol and currently working defensive tactics training. For the last 13 years, he has been practicing Jiu-Jitsu and is explaining how crucial training is for our law enforcement.  We have a "Juicy" update! Juicy has been M...
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May
08

"The Big Dog Visits The Studio" with K9 Raider

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, Adam and Erin are in the studio with Mike and Tamrin; coming from Corona Police Department with their certified facility dog, K9Raider II from Canine Companions for Independence. Raider serves the community by offering companionship and comfort at local events and in tragic events.  Mike and Tamrin are going over this week's stand out news in law enforcement, Police week, and Police Memorial Day. L...
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May
01

"Breaking The Back" with Dr. Jace Allbright

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, Dr. Jace Allbright is back helping to maintain The Healthy Officer: lower back pain edition. From sitting in the patrol car for hours in full gear to the physical demands of the job, having back, pain is a huge part of the physical toll of being an officer. Dr. Jace explains how to build your core efficiently and to eliminate pain.  Mike and Tarmin discuss why Marc has been MIA, answered a phone call on...
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Apr
18

"Hart Has Heart" with AnnaLee Hart

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, AnnaLee Hart is in the studio with Mike. AnnaLee, reveals her experiences with the Marine Corp, how she adjusted after getting out of the service, and how that led her back to school for speech pathology.  Mike and AnnaLee talk about the unrealistic body expectations social media has on people and how we should be spreading positivity instead of bullying others when sharing body transformations. Dispatc...
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Apr
16

The Darkside Deficiencies

  In my previous post The Dark Side , I talked about some of the cons that the graveyard shift can bring. I know though from my own experience as a police dispatcher, my husband in patrol, and my other law enforcement co-workers that it can be the most exciting shift to work, well more so on the weekend's but you get my point right? Although it can be one of the most fun shifts to work and often where all the good stories are, it can also cr...
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Apr
15

Carpal Tunnel

​Carpal Tunnel is a syndrome that is all too familiar to police dispatchers and office workers. We are constantly using our hands all day non-stop throughout our workweek. We need our hands to be fully functional, they are our money makers! Nothing feels worse than having a to work through a persistent throbbing pain in your wrist. I have been there myself and lucky to say that after some therapy my pain has subsided. Fortunately for me the only ...
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