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Enduring grip strength

Enduring grip strength

Every officer should have enduring grip strength, think about it…you will use your grip in every possible task and most certainly if grappling/restraining someone. If your grip fails you lose a vital tool in keeping yourself safe from harm. If performance on duty is not your priority […]

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Strength Training and the Bleep Test

Strength Training and the Bleep Test

The bleep test is not a continuous running action; it involves repeated stop/starts involving rapid acceleration and subsequent deceleration repeated many times over a 15m distance. This requires a foundation of strength. I have previously written about the benefits of strength training for runners. I make reference […]

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Strength training for runners

Strength training for runners

Runners must train for strength! Strength training will make you run further. Strength training will make you run faster. Strength training will make your running easier! Strong statements and they are true! I will briefly explain some of the mechanics of running. This will give you some […]

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