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10-Week Fitness Program

The purpose of this 10-week fitness program is to assist you in successfully completing the Physical Training Portion of the Orange County Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy. The Academy has very high standards utilizing solid discipline requirements with an emphasis on physical conditioning. The Academy is a highly rigorous program which prepares the recruit for entry into the Field Training Program.

Do not overestimate your abilities or underestimate the Academy program. This combination is a recipe for your premature resignation from the Academy due to failing to adequately prepare.

This web based program is focused on the functional fitness aspect of this program. Specifically, improving physical performance through training and nutrition. It provides photographs and descriptions of exercises used at the Academy, and will help prepare candidates for the physical aspects they will encounter. Upon arriving at the Academy, recruits are expected to have completed this 10-week program.

This web based program is a work in progress. While we have features in mind for future updates, we’d also like your feedback and suggestions. Please use the feedback feature to submit your comments and suggestions.

Fitness Disclaimer

This fitness and nutritional information is designed for educational purposes only and is for healthy individuals, 18 years and older.

You should not rely on this information as a substitute or replacement for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or rehabilitation. By using this information, you acknowledge that it is your sole responsibility to consult with your physician regarding both your medical fitness to engage in this exercise program and any medical or physical conditions which might arise during the course of your exercise program. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you agree to consult with a physician or other health-care professional. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain or shortness of breath at any time while exercising you should stop immediately and arrange to be seen and evaluate by a physician.

This fitness and nutritional information is to be used solely at your own risk. All exercise poses possible risk of injury or death, depending upon your underlying medical condition. The County of Orange and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department will not be responsible or liable for any injury sustained as a result of using any fitness and nutritional program presented and/or discussed in this Application.