Hard to believe it has been 20 years since 9-11. Hopefully, you will take some time over the next few days to honor those we lost and reflect on the significance of the day. I truly believe that one of the best ways to honor those that paid the ultimate sacrifice is to put forth the effort to be the “best” we can be as first responders. Training to be our best, not only physically but mentally as well.
To help keep responders motivated, FRF created this challenge workout for you and your crew to perform as a way to always remember…
The key to maintaining and making fitness progress is to make sure you focus on keeping your mind right and staying consistent with your workouts. These tips will help any firefighter, EMT, and/or medic overcome a lack of motivation and continually make fitness progress.Read More
It is possible to eat healthy as a first responder. Planning and preparation are the keys to proper nutrition. Having healthy snacks readily available are one of the best ways to avoid temptation and properly fuel your mind and body for your shift. Here is a great post from FRF with ten great snack options for first responders.Read More
Do you check your body every shift like you check your equipment and rig? Here is a great way every first responder should begin their shift…Read More
Portion control is a challenge for many first responders. Vast quantities of unhealthy foods along with busy shifts make it difficult. Here are some tips from FRF that will help you control portions and your hunger to eat too much.Read More
Being a first responder offers challenges when it comes to keeping your fitness, health, and mind in check. The long hours, the stress of the job including exposures to traumatic scenes, and the sometimes unhealthy food options do not make it easy. Here are 5 of the best fitness and nutrition tips that every First Responder (firefighter, EMT, medic, police officer, and/or nurse) needs to follow. These tips will help you improve your performance, reduce your chances of injury, and help you enjoy a longer and healthier career.Read More
Firefighters, EMTs and Medics, earn your holiday carbohydrates with this highly metabolic workout. This is a great option for the firehouse (or home) to help burn calories and improve mobility. Give it a try! #GETFRFRead More