Train Your Body, Build the Mind w/ John Martin Anders Varner, Doug Larson, and Coach Travis Mash Barbell Shrugged #586
John Martin is the Director of Aftercare for the Fit-Ops Foundation.
Fit-Ops is a charitable organization that trains US Military Veterans to become trainers through a fully-funded three-week Bootcamp.
During their time at Fit-Ops, veterans learn the skills and techniques they need to know to become personal trainers, and Fit-Ops also instructs them business and job-searching skills.
Most importantly, however, Fit-Ops dedicates much of their training to help veterans to overcome their mental blocks and potential mental trauma.
The organization has a dedicated staff that’s meant to look after veterans after they leave the camp. This is called “aftercare” and it continues as long as graduates remain in the Fit-Ops network.
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In this Episode of Barbell Shrugged:
- Why physical health is the gateway to mental health
- How to eliminate the victim mentality
- Why suicide is so common among veteran populations
- How to change language to improve mental health
- Finding purpose after service through fitness with FitOps
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