Apr 16, 2024
Fort Worth FD looking to boost female firefighter numbers

The Fort Worth Fire Department in Texas is making strides to increase the number of female firefighters they employ. As it stands currently, career women firefighters make up roughly five percent of ... more »

Feb 29, 2024
Agenda announced for 2024 H2F Symposium

The U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training (USACIMT) and the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) have confirmed the speakers for the 2024 Holistic Health & Fitness (H2F) Symp... more »

Feb 19, 2024
NC counties updated on joint public safety training facility

A North Carolina joint public safety training facility is under work that will serve the Cabarrus County, Concord, and Kannapolis communities. Part of the updates include an indoor firearms train... more »

Feb 19, 2024
Three common questions first responders have about nutrition

First responders are tasked with making high-stakes split-second decisions in their on-the-go, physically demanding roles. Much like training and being fluent in the latest protocols and procedures, ... more »

Feb 13, 2024
Air Force nutrition knowledge linked to G-test success

According to a recent study published in Scientific Reports, Air Force cadets with proper nutrition knowledge and who were physically active performed better during the Gravitational Acceleration Tes... more »

Jan 30, 2024
Navy loosens enlistment requirements to attract more recruits

The United States Navy has loosened its enlistment requirements to allow for those who didn't graduate high school or get a GED to enlist. The decision marks the second time in about a year that ... more »

Jan 9, 2024
Pennsylvania lawmakers push for lowering police fitness standard

Pennsylvania House lawmakers passed legislation last week that would lower the minimum fitness standard for a potential recruit to be accepted into the police academy. The push for lowering the s... more »

Jan 9, 2024
New Hampshire lawmakers consider eliminating physical fitness test for police

New Hampshire lawmakers are considering a bill from last year that would end the state's physical test requirement for police officers every three years. Lawmakers said smaller, local police depa... more »

Jan 9, 2024
Longwood Univ. partners with H2F to help exercise science students

A new partnership between the Virginia Army National Guard and Longwood University is providing hands-on experience to exercise science students while providing the Guard with personnel trained to ca... more »

Nov 9, 2023
Mass. State Police Academy sees record dropout rate

The Massachusetts State Police Training Academy is facing a record dropout rate just weeks into training. The alarming numbers—almost half of this year's trainees—come at a time when the Stat... more »