Spiritual Readiness: The Missing Link of the H2F Program?

When the term spiritual is brought up, it’s often associated with a connection to a higher power. But that is only part of the definition in the eyes of the Army. They see spirituality as an indivi... more »

Effective Tactical Sleep Strategies

The Office of the Army Surgeon General recommends that soldiers sleep at least seven hours per night, although only a minimum of four hours is required during field training exercises.  In pr... more »

Tightness as a Symptom of Muscle Weakness

Greg Roskopf was 19 years old when he fractured his L5 vertebrae in his lumbar spine. The injury forced him to cut his football career short and, eventually, led him to a strength and conditioning ca... more »

“You Gave Me My Husband Back”: Neuroscience for the Combat Soldier

During his time in the military, special operations veteran Brandon Soleau was tasked with providing care for some 300 Navy SEALs, each worth, in his estimation, $15-20 million.  “That’s a hu... more »

Tips for Mental Preparedness in the Field

Dr. Jen Schumacher, currently the assistant director of the performance psychology program at the United States Military Academy working with cadets and teams on psychological aspects of elite perfor... more »

Time-Effective Firefighter Workouts for Power & Stamina

The demands of being a firefighter are rigorous and varied. The job is demanding not only from tasks involved in fighting fires in super-heated environments, but also in rescues of many types includi... more »