Health - Physical and Mental Fitness

Health - Physical and Mental Fitness

The Police Health - Physical and Mental Fitness topic provides cops with videos, training drills and expert advice to help ensure the officer’s head is straight and body is strong. Complete physical and psychological fitness - through regular trips to the gym, five-mile runs, and conversations with the police psychologist - is critical for an officer to perform the job to maximum potential.
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Tactical fitness

By Trooper Richard Mattson NY State Police, Mobile Response Team Many of us in the special weapons and... - Full Story

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Fitness with Di Naso: The Lat Pull Down

James Di Naso gives us pointers on how to safely develop functional strength to use on the street.


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About James Di Naso:

James Di Naso is co-owner and police performance director of Police Kinesiology Co. and an instructor for North East Multi-Regional Training Inc., a regional police academy in Illinois.

James is a member of the American Society for Law Enforcement Training and the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association and has presented at both organizations’ annual conferences. He has trained hundreds of federal, state, county and city law enforcement officers over the past three years.

Before focusing his efforts on training law enforcement officers, James worked for 15 years as a sports performance coach training athletes at every level, including professional athletes from the National Football League and Major League Baseball. James holds a master’s degree in exercise science from Eastern Illinois University as well as professional certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the United States Weightlifting Federation.

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Will to Win: Physical and mental recovery after an ambush

Officer Busby tells the story of being ambushed and wounded while responding to a call. What followed is a unique story of both physically and emotionally recovering from a unique set of life threatening circumstances.

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N.J. residents aid chief battling cancer

By Virgil DicksonWEST PATERSON, N.J. - Robert Reda has served the community with more than two decades... - Full Story

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Fitness with Di Naso: The Pull Up

James Di Naso gives us pointers on how to safely develop functional strength to use on the street.


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The Law of Exercise Specificity: Is your workout really going to help you in the field?
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About James Di Naso:

James Di Naso is co-owner and police performance director of Police Kinesiology Co. and an instructor for North East Multi-Regional Training Inc., a regional police academy in Illinois.

James is a member of the American Society for Law Enforcement Training and the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association and has presented at both organizations’ annual conferences. He has trained hundreds of federal, state, county and city law enforcement officers over the past three years.

Before focusing his efforts on training law enforcement officers, James worked for 15 years as a sports performance coach training athletes at every level, including professional athletes from the National Football League and Major League Baseball. James holds a master’s degree in exercise science from Eastern Illinois University as well as professional certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the United States Weightlifting Federation.


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Cop assaulted during pursuit left paralyzed

The Roanoke TimesROANOKE, Va. — The Roanoke officer who was assaulted and left unconscious Saturday... - Full Story

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Minn. dept. lose a combined 545 lbs

By Mark Stodghill The Duluth News-Tribune, Minn.DULUTH, Minn. — Duluth's Thin Blue Line has gotten... - Full Story

Videos

Fitness with Di Naso: The Push Up

James Di Naso gives us pointers on how to safely develop functional strength to use on the street.


Related Stories:

The Law of Exercise Specificity: Is your workout really going to help you in the field?
Chicago's top cop wants force in better shape
Winning Over Injury - A Tactically Oriented Approach to Treating Injured Officers

Visit the Health - Physical and Mental Fitness topic


About James Di Naso:

James Di Naso is co-owner and police performance director of Police Kinesiology Co. and an instructor for North East Multi-Regional Training Inc., a regional police academy in Illinois.

James is a member of the American Society for Law Enforcement Training and the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association and has presented at both organizations’ annual conferences. He has trained hundreds of federal, state, county and city law enforcement officers over the past three years.

Before focusing his efforts on training law enforcement officers, James worked for 15 years as a sports performance coach training athletes at every level, including professional athletes from the National Football League and Major League Baseball. James holds a master’s degree in exercise science from Eastern Illinois University as well as professional certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the United States Weightlifting Federation.

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LAPD hires dietician to curb officer obesity

By Shaya Tayefe Mohajer The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Rana Parker tells pudgy police they... - Full Story

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