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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.
Mar
06

"Making Gunfighters" with Victor Lopez

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, LAPD officer of 19 years Victor Lopez is in the studio with Mike and Tamrin. He is sharing some of his tactical knowledge as a sniper and how it led him to start Sierra Element. Victor weighs in on the firearms debate, and whether or not health has an impact on marksmanship proficiency.  Danny and Damien of Side Action Apparel stopped to talk with the crew about how they got their business started and t...
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Mar
05

Overtime Snacking

​ It always seems to happen on the days you least expect it; you are ordered to stay over. This flu season has been affecting everyone, and if you have not caught that flu bug yet, I am willing to bet it has affected your kids or someone close to you. I make it a ritual to wipe down my dispatch area with Lysol wipes before and after my shift. I know some patrol officers take an entire can of Lysol wipes in their units, use antibacterial hand...
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Feb
27

"On The Runway" with Sammy Sep

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, we are speaking with NYC Hot Cop, runway model, stereotype breaker, and Leo Civvies elite athlete; Sammy Sep. She is joining us with the owner of LeoCivvies, Luis and their corporate manager Jeanette Peralta. We find out how they teamed up and the mission they have for bringing enlightenment and positivity to law enforcement, military, and the surrounding community. The BOLO Crew discusses the controversies ...
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Feb
26

Roll It Out

Foam rolling has been a lifesaver lately. If you have been following along with our podcast you would know that I am not a lover of running. In fact, the only time I am running is when I have to chase after my kids to get them to take a shower! Recently I committed to running on the Baker to Vegas Team and for someone who isn't used to running more than a block it is a big deal. With any change, your body needs time to adapt to a new routine. Dur...
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Feb
20

"Hanging With @911Strong" with Aram Choe

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, the crew is talking with @911Strong himself, Aram Choe! Aram is a police officer in Southern California for the past 18 years, husband, father of four, and is also a professor at a local university, teaching public relations, journalism, and communications. Not only is he making us laugh with his Instagram videos, but he is sharing his passion for the community and spreading positivity through social media. ...
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Feb
19

Taking On Running

​ Running has been around notably since 776 BC in the first Olympic games. In fact for awhile running was the only sport in the games. Since then there are now runs set up all over the world, 5ks, 10ks, marathons, Trail Racing, Triathlons, Fun Runs, Obstacle runs and even Ultra Racing( races consisting of running 50-200+ miles)! There are races for everyone. For those of us in Law Enforcement, we have the Baker to Vegas relay race coming soon. I ...
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Feb
13

"Losing Weight Slowly" with Sophia Valles

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, we're speaking with Sophia Valles. She is a real estate agent and the wife of a Los Angeles, police officer. Being a beginner with fitness, she decided to take on a workout and nutrition challenge that forced her to be accountable and resulted in significant weight loss.  The crew talks about how to spot human trafficking, Tamrin's trading card, and Mike's online stalker going to court. All of this and ...
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Feb
12

Finding Your Why?

​ Have you lost your momentum on your New Years Resolution? Do you even remember what that promise you made to yourself was? Don't worry most people lose their resolution mojo in February and less than 40% of them feel that they have achieved their goal.  Yes, New Year's resolutions are a mainstream way of thinking, a reason to make a change, to start over. Is it necessary? No. However, with some people, it is the little extra push that they...
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Feb
06

"Stress Management" with The BOLO Podcast Crew

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, we are having some laughs with the whole crew in the studio, trying to shake of the stresses of the week. We discuss how we deal with it and what we do to compress to avoid resorting to negative outlets. Team Fit For Duty trainer, Kristen, walks us through 'The Shift Change Stress Zone' with ways that you can start letting go to relieve stress. Mike and Marc return from teaching their Las Vegas 'Graphics and...
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Jan
31

The Shift Change Stress Zone

​There is nothing like finally having down a set schedule. Having everything in its place. Everything is jiving. Then it happens, it is time for shift change. Now I know that some of you are so go with the flow, rolling with the punches and still come out smelling like flowers....well maybe not flowers but you get my point right. Others can find this time of the year stressful. The outcome of shift change can turn your world upside down. It can c...
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