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The latest information about fitness, nutrition and health and the law enforcement profession is right here in our blog.
Oct
02

"Persistence And Determination" with Lilian Shaw

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, Mike is speaking with officer and former dispatcher, Lilian Shaw. Lilian immigrated from El Salvador to the US as a small child. She explains her family's fear for their native country during a civil war and how she came to America.  Lily's respect for American law enforcement started at an early age while living in the middle of the LA riots. She spent 14 years as a dispatcher and has now reached her g...
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Sep
19

"Dirty Mike Meets Ashley" with Ashley Hawkins

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, Ashley Hawkins took some time during her California vacay to give Mike and Tamrin an update on what she's up to since her debut episode. She details how to pack on vacation and things you can do to stay on track while traveling.  Mike and Tamrin go over this weeks law enforcement news and share delivery services they've come across to eliminate some of your at home tasks like cooking and shopping. Liste...
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Jun
12

"Pigskin and Lace" with Astrid Cruz

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, Mike is interviewing Legends (Lingerie) Football League running back, Astrid Cruz. Astrid hits the weights hard in the gym, can take a hit on the football field, and is ready to tackle the police academy in Florida starting in June. Mike covers this weeks law enforcement news; from politicians who stand for pedophilia and incest, questionable discipline for an officer, and the level of insensitivity and disr...
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Apr
10

"Looks Can Be Deceiving" with Dylan Davis and Brendan Pryor

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, we are speaking with law enforcement couple Brendan Pryor and Dylan Davis. Brendan is a police officer in Maryland and Dylan was an officer in Washington, DC.  Dylan had hopes of joining the LAPD, but after an injury, she was faced with changing her course. With a master's degree in terrorism and homeland security under her belt, she expresses her future aspirations of the badge. Team Fit For Duty's, Tr...
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Mar
20

"Down 20 Pounds" with Evangelina Galindo

​In this episode of The BOLO Podcast,  Evangelina Galindo is giving Mike an update on her 20 pound weight loss and the corrections academy she is currently attending. She details all that the academy entails and is staying mentally strong to make it to graduation day. What should you expect going through the application and interview process? What are the living conditions? What to expect in training? All of this and more!!! Jon Monroe ...
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Jan
09

"Dirty Mike Stops To Talk" with Ashley Hawkins

​ In this episode of The BOLO Podcast, we're speaking with female power house and police officer, Ashley Hawkins of North Carolina. This kick ass CrossFit chick, is a certified personal trainer and will be competing this week in "War of The WOD's". With her demanding schedule, working on special assignment, she shares with us how she gets her nutrition in to feed the gains and how building your legs is the foundation for being a better overall at...
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