Those in government law enforcement, the police, and firefighters all have to pass physical fitness tests as well as attend courses. Attending one of these academies or showing up to take your qualifying fitness test without proper preparation is setting yourself up for failure. Many of these often focus on specific muscle groups or workouts, meaning that even if you are fit, you may not be fit enough in the right areas or used to certain testing methods. Stew Smith has several books tailored to numerous fitness tests and classes that range from firefighting to scuba diving to the DEA PTT.
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