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The TeamFFD Blog

The latest information about fitness, nutrition and health and the law enforcement profession is right here in our blog.
Feb
06

"Stress Management" with The BOLO Podcast Crew

‚Äč 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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Aug
13

Stress

Stress has a huge correlation with fitness and overall health, especially for those in law enforcement. Stress is also a huge underlying factor for many serious health issues. Stress is defined as a state of mental or emotional strain resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. It can be positive like buying a new house, going on vacation or a job change...or negative like financial problems, divorce, health problems, loss of a loved ...
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Jun
14

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is simply defined as the condition of not having enough sleep - quality sleep. Is is recommended that the average adult get 7-9 hours of sleep per night to function at their best. Now if you're thinking...who the hell sleeps that much, there's no way - listen up because the consequences could be deadly. It can be acute meaning a short term issue or chronic which is ongoing. Sleep deprivation can cause: impaired cognitive functio...
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Jul
07

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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