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Was I Prepared for a Reality TV Adventure Race?

Was I Prepared for a Reality TV Adventure Race? “You’ve been chosen to compete in a month long adventure race. This will be a multi-million dollar Mark Burnett production to be aired prime time on ABC. Here’s a list of … Continue reading

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Be More Than Strong – Be Tough

 Be More Than Strong – Be Tough I would say far too many guys at the gym believe being strong automatically makes them tough. Undoubtedly, this comes from the fact that in the animal kingdom, size tends to intimidate. While … Continue reading

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What does it take to be an American Ninja Warrior?

What does it take to be an American Ninja Warrior? This writer went deep into the world of the modern day ninja to uncover the physical and psychological demands of the world’s most challenging obstacle course. As a kid you … Continue reading

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How To Do Dips By The Iron Guru

Dips By the Iron Guru by Jim Vaglica Most of you are too young to remember Vince Gironda. He was known as the Iron Guru and he opened Vince’s Gym in North Hollywood in 1948. Vince trained some of the … Continue reading

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One Lifters experience with Active Release Techniques

By Jim Vaglica One Lifters experience with Active release Techniques Working out and lifting weights has been a huge part of my life forever so I’ve had my fare share of aches and pains. I developed a shoulder problem about … Continue reading

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Jim’s Interview for Blastzone Online about Expedition Impossible

Jim’s Interview for Blastzone Online about Expedition Impossible Interview done by Mike Wilkerson Please introduce yourself? My name is Jim Vaglica. I’m a full time Police Patrol Sergeant in Waltham, Massachusetts and I’m on call 24/7 with a regional SWAT … Continue reading

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Jim Vaglica Is Interviewed by Ryan Carrillo for Afterbuzz TV

The Vegas Bash is an annual event with over 100 Reality TV Celebrity’s from Survivor, Big Brother, The Amazing Race, MTV’s Challenges, Road Rules and Real World and more in attendance. AfterBuzz TV was live at the event interviewing all … Continue reading

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Jim Gets Tased

Jim gets tased in this video taken during a SWAT training day. Watch him take the hit and ride out 5 seconds of intense pain. The instructor then describes the process of removing the barbs.

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2009 CT SWAT Physical Training Challenge

A Video of the 2009 CT SWAT Physical Challenge. Watch 9 members NEMLEC SWAT Team compete in this five mile obstacle course with twenty five different stages

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Week 7 of training for the 2008 CT SWAT Challenge

A video at the midway point of training for the 2008 CT SWAT Challenge.  

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