How to Protect Your Joints During Boot camp Fitness Classes

Generally speaking, exercise is very good for treating and preventing joint pain. However, if you are doing high-intensity forms of exercise – including the exercises often included in boot camp workouts – you could end up causing joint pain if you are not careful. Lots of people push themselves a little too hard during boot… Read More

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Four Exercises That Might be Making Your Knee Pain Worse (& What to do Instead)

Even if you love boot camp fitness classes, your knees might have a different opinion. While boot camp classes are great for getting your heart rate up, building strength, and burning calories, they also are often comprised of exercises that, when done incorrectly, are not great for your knees. Listed below are four highly common… Read More

How to Avoid & Treat these Common Fitness Bootcamp Injuries

These days, fitness bootcamp classes are incredibly popular. However, at the same time, so is the number of people who are injuring themselves during these intense workouts. The issue here is not the workouts themselves; rather, it is participants and exercise professionals who do not know how to properly prevent and treat workout-related injuries. Explained… Read More

Physical Characteristics & Performance of Tactical Personnel: Full-Time versus Part-Time

Research Paper Title Differences in Physical Characteristics and Performance Measures of Part-Time and Full- Time Tactical Personnel: A Critical Narrative Review. Background Tactical personnel such as military, law enforcement and fire and rescue personnel routinely perform physically strenuous occupational tasks, requiring strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness. Tactical populations are comprised of part-time and full-time personnel, with… Read More

Is the Military Getting Soft?

Written by Tim Hsia:   Rank doesn’t matter, nor does it count if your father was a general or a sergeant major: Anyone who reports to his or her unit on Day One in poor physical condition has lost the respect of fellow soldiers. One company commander in my previous unit enjoyed testing his new… Read More