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July 2, 2023
Study: Muscle-Strengthening Activities May Lower Risk of Mortality

According to a recent study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, regular engagement in muscle-strengthening activities, such as resistance training, may lower the risk of all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes. Using MEDLINE and Embase data from inception to June 2021, researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of 16 prospective cohort studies …

Integrating the unit training schedule

As strength and conditioning coaches (SCC) are aware, parameters must be met to train an attribute of fitness in a unit. See FM 7-22. Training must remain consistent and, if closely following the parameters, must have a feasible time allotment to remain holistic. These characteristics may present themselves as unconducive to the army battle rhythm. …

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Dual-task, neuro-cognitive tactical training

Dual-task neuro-cognitive training is a specialized approach that integrates both physical and cognitive tasks simultaneously during training sessions. This method aims to enhance the coordination between the brain and the body, fostering a more efficient and effective response to complex situations. For tactical athletes, this training becomes particularly crucial due to the demanding nature of …

H2F mental readiness teams help soldiers use ‘arousal control’

As soldiers develop the trait of mental toughness, one of the skills essential to successful performance is arousal control. The ability to self-regulate arousal is crucial to developing and balancing physical, emotional, and mental capabilities to promote readiness and success of the mission. Holistic Health and Fitness (H2F) mental readiness teams across the Army, made …

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