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Think You're Tough? Train Like a Cop

Think You're Tough? Train Like a Cop

Stew Smith, CSCS

Law enforcement is a physically demanding job that requires officers to always be in peak physical condition. Former Navy Seal and fitness expert, Stew Smith, CSCS, has joined forces with PoliceLink to offer its members fitness tips and tricks, diets, PFT information and workout routines.

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Smith is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, a former Navy Seal and the author of the self-defense books; The Complete Guide to Navy SEAL Fitness SEAL Fitness, Maximum Fitness , and SWAT Workout. Smith is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and as military fitness trainer, Stew has trained hundreds of students for Navy SEAL, Special Forces, SWAT, FBI, ERT and many other law enforcement professions.

Smith’s fitness articles fit into five categories:


General Fitness

Fitting Fitness Into Your Work Schedule

“Fitness Standards We All Should All Attain ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/6497-fitness-standards-we-all-should-all-attain

“Fitness For the Female Law Enforcer ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/4489-fitness-for-the-female-law-enforcer

“Fitness Training and Police Work ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/3138-fitness-training-and-police-work

“Fitness: Hanging with the Younger Crowd ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/3602-fitness-hanging-with-the-younger-crowd

“Achieving Goals of Fitness and Health ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/2674-achieving-goals-of-fitness-and-health

Learn How the Mind and Body Works with the Five Psychological Phases of Fitness

Fitting Fitness into a Busy Day of Public Service


Workout Routines

The Need for Speed and Endurance

Swim Workouts for Cardio

“Workout Routine ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/5688-workout-routine

Cardio Alternatives

“The Perfect Pushup System Helps Develop the Perfect Punch ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/4858-the-perfect-pushup-system-helps-develop-the-perfect-punch

“Interval Training – What is it and how do you do it? ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/2681-interval-training-what-is-it-and-how-do-you-do-it

“Cardio Exercise and Resistance Exercise: Which to do first? ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/3026-cardio-exercise-and-resistance-exercise-which-to-do-first

“The NEW Lower Back Plan – Free Download ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/2907-the-new-lower-back-plan-free-download

“Situp and Curlup Tips ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/2677-situp-and-curlup-tips

Breathing During Exercise and Daily Activity

“Stuck on Pushups? Try the Pushup Push Workout! ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/2679-stuck-on-pushups-try-the-pushup-push-workout

Pull-Up Tips

Run Faster


Injury Prevention

“Avoiding Deadly Fitness Conditions: Hypothermia and Hyperthermia ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/8896-avoiding-deadly-fitness-conditions-hypothermia-and-hyperthermia

“Be Careful With Your Shoulders (In Life and in Training) ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/8280-be-careful-with-your-shoulders-in-life-and-in-training

To Run or Not to Run

“Getting Back Into Running After Injury or Long Time Not Running ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/3047-getting-back-into-running-after-injury-or-long-time-not-running

“Can You Die if You Drink too Much Water? ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/2676-can-you-die-if-you-drink-too-much-water

“Running Injuries – Help Prevent Them This Year ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/2680-running-injuries-help-prevent-them-this-year


Diets

Diet For a Fit Lifestyle

“Preventing Weight Gain Over the Holiday Season ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/7532-preventing-weight-gain-over-the-holiday-season

Nutritional Tips for the Road


PFT Information and Future Cop Fitness

Fitness For Future Recruits for the Law Enforcement / Military

Fit to Serve? How Can I Best Serve My Country?

Indoctrination Fitness

“Ace Any Law Enforcement Fitness Test ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/3025-ace-any-law-enforcement-fitness-test

Swimming with Fins – Preparing for LEO Special Ops Training

Prepare for Military or Law Enforcement Indoctrination Training

Preparing for the Most Common Physical Fitness Training in the U.S.

PFT: Train for the Transition ":http://policelink.monster.com/training/articles/2641-pft-train-for-the-transition


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    liljenjen

    almost 6 years ago

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    This is great information

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    Priscellia

    about 6 years ago

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    This is a good

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    leomemorial

    over 6 years ago

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    bump

    thanks for the great info

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    xGTown5oh

    over 6 years ago

    92 Comments

    good stuff, I hope this helps as I try and return to the LEO world.

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    bad_LT

    over 6 years ago

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    This good stuff. I can not beleive it is on here for the reading and more people have not taken advantage of it....

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