[Short Circuit] Physical and Mental Fitness + Nutrition for Protectors | Levar Adams

Should protectors still aspire to the bodybuilder, powerlifter stereotype? Does having a large frame make you more desirable to clients or will it ultimately hinder your progression in the industry?

On this week’s episode of the Short Circuit, Elijah is joined by Levar Adams, CEO and Founder of Defense & Logistics LLC. In this fast-moving and information-packed episode they delve into the role of fitness and nutrition in the security industry, exploring the following topics:

  • Where should EP colleagues go to get advice on fitness?
  • How can protectors train for endurance especially when they are in situ?
  • What is the ideal diet for protectors?
  • What can we learn from bodybuilding regimens?
  • How can protectors avoid eating ‘dead food’ on the go?
  • Are protein supplements actually important?

About Levar:

Levar Adams is the CEO of Defense & Logistics, LLC. He acts as the Operations Manager/Lead Combative Instructor through a Federal Law Enforcement Contract with Department of Homeland Security. Certified Law Enforcement Instructor for the National Weapons Detection Training Program (NWDTPI) and Counter-IED and Awareness from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). NRA Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, Close Protection Specialist, Physical Security Specialist, Critical Infrastructure Security Specialist. Martial Arts Instructor “Kenpotaijeetsu” (Sandan). Certified Dietitian/Sports Nutrition Specialist/Herbalist.


More about the Circuit:

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The Circuit team is:

  • Elijah Shaw
  • Jon Moss
  • Shaun West
  • Phelim Rowe

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