Our mission is to become the primary resource for employees of the Louisville Metro Police Department to utilize regarding Fitness and Health. Our goal is to improve health, reduce injury, and increase job performance for the employees of the LMPD. We will present fitness tips and tactics along with videos and other media to help employees achieve their goals. Through this page, we will be able to provide support and guidance while answering questions regarding exercise and diet. MADE will continually stay on top of the evolving tactical athlete and fitness world to deliver the most current, relevant data and assist in job performance.

MADE Fitness and Training Center is Louisville’s best high-intensity, strength and conditioning facility. We offer HiiT Boot Camp, Kettlebell, Cardio Kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes, as well as Youth Fitness Programs and Personal Training. Every class provides an efficient and athletically optimized full body workout by focusing on improving core strength, explosive power, stamina, and flexibility. We develop workouts that cultivate the body type and mentality needed to accelerate progress in your personal fitness goal, sport, or art form. Every class is free to try and discounts are provided for LMPD, EMS, Military, and Fire Fighters.

Nutritional Fueling and Hydration 

April 19th, 2018|0 Comments

    If you ask most people what they think is the weakest link in their health or one of the areas that is the hardest to do when it comes to their health, most [...]

Krav Maga for Fighting, Fitness, and Fun  

April 16th, 2018|0 Comments

In the previous two newsletters, we have discussed using forms of combat sports like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Boxing as a great way to stay in shape. We also mentioned how integrating elements of combat sports can [...]

Box N Burn Heavy Bag Work

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

In our previous newsletter, we discussed the importance of adding combat sports elements to the fitness routine of a Tactical Operator. By adding these elements to your workout, we can partially replicate aspects of a [...]

Combat Sports and the Tactical Athlete

March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

What is a combat sport? It is an activity or martial art that replicates, in part or whole, an element of a physical altercation or fight. Boxing, Wrestling, Judo, MMA, Muay Thai, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu [...]

Flexibility and Mobility Exercise Techniques

March 6th, 2018|0 Comments

When most police officers think of increasing their physical performance and fitness, the focus is usually on muscular strength, power, cardiovascular conditioning, and overall endurance. Although these factors are critical, an often overlooked and neglected [...]

Meal Planning Made Easy

February 7th, 2018|0 Comments

In our previous  newsletter we discussed weight management apps for establishing a proper caloric intake for weight loss or maintenance. We strongly encourage you to use the  MyFitnessPal app or any of the other popular [...]

A Basic Guide to Cleaning Up Your Diet

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

  Many people pick January 1st as a time to make some positive changes in their lives. Some of the most common changes that people attempt is to try to change their eating habits, start working out, and lose weight. If [...]

The Importance of Setting Fitness and Health Goals

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

They say, "random actions produce random results". Although it has been repeated to the point of being a cliché, it is very true when it comes to health and fitness.  When you mention goals to the average person who is just getting [...]

Gut Check Time

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Police officers, firefighters and security guards have the highest rates of obesity of all professions, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of data from the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. We all know some [...]

Stop Falling into the Holiday Season Trap

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

This time of year can be extremely difficult to stay fit.  The days get shorter and the sky’s are often times drab and gray.  Everyday it seems to get a little bit cooler. Even some [...]