Adam talks with Stew Smith about his journey “To, Through, and After.” The two share stories and discuss how O2X is making an impact on the lives of tactical athletes.
“Dealing with high-stress situations and traumatic events regularly, members of the Loudoun County Combined Fire & Rescue System have to be on the top of their game physically, mentally, and emotionally at all times. And, they must develop a resilient mindset so they can come back stronger day after day.”
O2X footwear specialist Dr. Mike Donato provides education regarding footwear selection and gait analysis to first responders, military personnel, elite organizations, and other tactical athletes.
A program developed by former Navy SEALs is helping local firefighters train their minds to cope with the traumatic things they see while on the job. News4’s Chris Gordon reports. (Published Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 | Credit: Chris Gordon)
Adam shares his background as an accomplished athlete and becoming a Navy SEAL, before attending the Harvard Kennedy School. He talks about the preparation it takes to maximize performance.
Adam talks with O2X specialist Dave Nelson about optimizing mindset. Adam is a warrior in the highest sense of the word, always looking to give, improve and bring himself, his team and his customers to new levels of improvement every day.
“Occupational hazards permeate all aspects of life and are not simply tossed aside when a work shift is over. As such, it is critical that firefighters train for maximum performance, not just improved fitness levels, so that they can thrive on and off the job.”
“The training programs include physical and mental challenges, and are aimed at improving overall wellness, preparedness, and performance across the board.”
“A local company called O2X is helping these brave men and women face this crisis. O2X is focused on maximizing human performance.”
“For elite athletes, sleep can be the edge that pushes them to victory in a close competition.”
“The course treats firefighters like tactical athletes, and it’s tailored to keep them in top form – both mind and body. The yoga class is one part of the four-day training.”
“Firefighters from all parts of Montana are in the Garden City this week for tactical training at the Montana National Guard Armory.”