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How Fit Firefighters Schedule Workouts around Shifts

Do you workout on shift?  Should you workout on shift and what is the best workout to perform?  How do you schedule your workouts around your shifts or calls? This is a major concern for the fire rescue athlete.  On one hand we know we should be working out to stay and get fit for…

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Five Steps to Getting Fire Rescue Fit in the Next 40-days.

The last five years, I have been sponsoring the FRF “Fit for Duty” Challenge.  This past year there were over 100 submissions from firefighters, EMTs and medics from all over the world (the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand) that made some great fitness progress and helped change their lives with improved health and…

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How to Create a Workout for Your Crew…

Let’s face it, working on your cardiovascular conditioning can be very boring.  Personally, I suffer from workout ADD, I constantly like to change things up to keep me interested in the workouts.  Over the last couple of years, I have toyed with various workouts on shift; high intensity, heavy lifting, stretching only, and even some…

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The “Golden” Rules of Firefighter Nutrition

Eat This. Don’t Eat That.  Eating healthy or figuring out how to eat healthy, can be a very frustrating thing.  So today, I wanted to give you some great rules (and a golden rule) to help you simplify “healthy” eating. First of all, there are a couple of basic rules of healthy eating that every…

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Get Fire Rescue Fit with this Firefighter Workout Option.

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 28-day QuickStart Workout Program.     Click here for More Information and to Get Started on the  FRF 28-day QS Workout Program (ONLY $19)   This is…

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How to Create a Fitness Program for Firefighter Recruits…

As firefighters we protect life and property by any means necessary.  And by “any” we mean the “safest and the best.” This means we do not marry ourselves to any one response modality or school of thought. We don’t always go interior on a fire attack…or always use a Halligan to force open a door…

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