Tactical operators and first responders face a variety of barriers when it comes to nutrition. Many professionals hyperfocus on tactical performance or specific health risks but fall short at lifestyle application. This lecture will review this nutrition with a spin that will resonate with a tactical population. Learn how to make healthier choices when packaged food or fast food are the only options available. The key to eating well in this career is understanding that there is a range of healthy eating, and consistently making a best effort is what counts.
- Evaluate the barriers that tactical operators face to proper nutrition.
- Understand the basics of performance nutrition.
- Recall realistic interventions designed to improve tactical performance.