Are you FRF (Fire Rescue Fit)?

  October 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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How Fit Firefighters Schedule Workouts around Shifts

  October 22, 2018

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.

  October 21, 2018

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…

  August 30, 2018

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

  August 27, 2018

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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