In today’s edition of the PARE Training Series, we're gonna talk all about strength. If you haven’t checked out Part 1 of the Training for the PARE Test, which was all about cardio training, click here. The PARE places a heavy emphasis on your cardio fitness,...

The PARE test, which stands for Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation, is the physical test RCMP uses to evaluate the fitness and physical abilities of their officers and candidates. It is also used by CBSA and various other law enforcement agencies across Canada. For many of you,...

In the post, "3 Reasons for Passing the PARE/POPAT", I highlighted why Redliners are successful so that you know what it takes to prepare. After writing the post, it got me thinking about the opposite: why do people fail? There are many reasons, with most falling...

The process to becoming a police officer is long, stressful, and competitive. You have to make sure you’re on point in every stage of the process. And this is before you make it to the training academy. At every stage you need to make sure you’re...

Today is the last part in the POPAT training series and I’ll go over some tips and tricks to help you be successful for the test. If you want to read the previous parts, check out Part 1: Cardio Training and Part 2: Strength Training. The...

In part 1 of the "Training for the POPAT" series, I discussed the importance of cardio training, and offered some workout examples you can use to improve your cardio fitness. Having a high level of cardio fitness is necessary for a successful POPAT, but it...

Cardio is a bit of a generic term. It's a catchall term that could be mean anything and everything. Some people think of the treadmill or the bike when you say cardio. Others think of training for a marathon. Then you got some who say you can improve...

Warming up for your police test is essential if you want to do well on test day. So many people going into their test, whether it’s the PARE, POPAT, SOPAT, or COPAT, fail to take advantage of what warm-up time is given to them before...