CrossFit is Awesome. How We’re Different.

“I’ve been saddened by the beating CrossFit has taken in the media, official military, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and many other sources these past years.”

One Officer at a Time

By Rob Shaul   I’ve been working primarily with military athletes for almost a decade now. During those years isolated law enforcement officers and departments found us, started asking questions and providing feedback and jumped in to start doing our stuff. Unlike the military, there is no established tradition for fitness in the law enforcement […]

Fitness Tests for LE Athletes

By Rob Shaul I’m currently developing strategies and ideas to develop a fitness test for LE Athletes, along the lines of what I’ve done for Military Athletes. My initial thoughts include a mid-distance shuttle sprint component, upper body strength, explosive power, and core strength. The idea of a fitness test for LE Athletes has been fought […]

The Burden of Constant Fitness

  By Rob Shaul I was first introduced to “The Burden of Constant Fitness” concept by a Green Beret several years ago. Ben explained that soldiers never had the opportunity to be out of shape. Their work requires that they always be fit, and this “constant” fitness requirement can become a “burden” as soldiers struggle […]