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Get Fire Rescue Fit with this Firefighter Workout Option.

By Zamzowfitness | Dec 3, 2018

I get a lot of requests for example workouts from the various Fire Rescue Fitness Programs.  This is one of the workouts you will find in the NEW  FRF “Fit for Duty” Fat Loss for Firefighters Workout Program (now with the FRF Workout App) This is a great Firefighter Body weight workout that doesn’t require…

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How to Resist the Sweets in the Firehouse

By Zamzowfitness | Nov 24, 2018

If you are “jonesing” for some sweets, you might think it’s best to have just a tiny bit.  Don’t!  You will only wind up craving more.  A study published by Obesity showed that we tend to associate food with internal feelings, like anxiety, stress or happiness. Or external stimuli, like the sirens or bells.   Whenever…

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FRF (Fire Rescue Fitness) Thanksgiving Workout to burn some calories…

By Zamzowfitness | Nov 20, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving!  Here is a great “FRF” way to celebrate.  This is a little workout that will burn some early morning (or afternoon) calories, ignite your metabolism, and make room for some good Thanksgiving food.  I always like to do some morning workout or fun run with the family on the Holidays, I find that…

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Is The Keto Diet Good for Firefighters?

By Zamzowfitness | Nov 13, 2018

If you believe the buzz, ketosis — whether via the almost-zero-carb ketogenic diet or via ketone supplements— can curb appetite, enhance performance, and cure nearly any health problem that ails you…. Sound too good to be true? It probably is. Today I wanted to address the keto diet and give some insight to those fire rescue…

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One of the Best Exercises for Firefighters- The Carry

By Zamzowfitness | Nov 12, 2018

We as fire rescue athletes are generally moving in unbalanced positions. Whether its climbing a ladder, pulling hose, or ventilating, we are usually in an unbalanced, split stance. Therefore one area of focus should be the deep balancing muscles of the core. These muscles play an important role in holding and stiffening the pelvis to…

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Fire Rescue Fitness Workout to Honor Veterans

By Zamzowfitness | Nov 11, 2018

Today I have a special Firefighter Challenge Workout to honor America’s true heroes….our Veterans.   Thank you for your service and sacrifice! This workout is 11 minutes of strength exercises followed by an 11 minute cardio interval (11-11 for Veterans Day).   The exercises can be changed based on available equipment and level of fitness.…

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Better Nutrition with these Healthy Hacks…

By Zamzowfitness | Oct 25, 2018

Do you want to know how fit fire rescue athletes make nutritious meal choices?  Here are some shortcuts, go-to recipes, cooking suggestions and go-to snacks for making the life of a fire rescue athlete a little healthier. Eating healthy with a demanding job can be difficult.  Add in the fact that the firehouse is usually…

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Eating out Guide for Firefighters, EMTs and Medics…

By Zamzowfitness | Oct 25, 2018

Eating Out Guide for Fire Rescue Athletes Maybe it’s for business, maybe it’s for school, maybe it’s a date, maybe it’s a special occasion or maybe you and the crew don’t have time to prepare food.  It doesn’t matter. The last-minute restaurant meal will likely occur at some point.   Instead of sabotaging your health, here…

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Are you FRF (Fire Rescue Fit)?

By Zamzowfitness | Oct 25, 2018

Are you FRF (Fire Rescue Fit)?  We all may answer that question differently.   The reason behind that question though is simple…   Are you ready for the demands of the day, of the job, of the tasks that you must do as a fire rescue athlete?  Sometimes our fitness gets away from us and we may…

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