Nov 29, 2023
Nutritional considerations for on-duty firefighters

Firefighters face many challenges throughout their careers including shift work, long hours, load carriage, extreme heat, high stress, and time away from family.  In addition to the daily phy... more »

Nov 28, 2023
Nutritional advice for high-intensity training

Things have recently changed for me. I’ve changed my whole thought process about what is “challenging” and “effective” to become a better athlete. I’ve discovered CrossFit. The CrossFit p... more »

Nov 28, 2023
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 balancin... more »

Nov 28, 2023
What to eat for recovery nutrition

It’s no secret that what a tactical athlete eats after a workout can aid in his or her recovery more quickly and make larger gains. But what are the secrets to knowing exactly what to eat? Recov... more »

Nov 28, 2023
Can creatine aid in concussion recovery?

Creatine is a non-protein amino acid primarily found in skeletal muscles. The main role of creatine is to maintain energy homeostasis by keeping cellular ATP levels constant in cells that exhibit hig... more »

Nov 28, 2023
Strategies for training Midshipmen student-athletes

As strength and conditioning coaches, our goal is to help student-athletes excel at their individual sports by programming and coaching athletes through training regimens that target the specific phy... 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 »

Nov 9, 2023
Improving decision-making skills in the military

Decision-making is a crucial skill. And strong decision-making skills is one area that separates military members from the civilian population. From the Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) t... more »