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Fire Rescue Fitness Thanksgiving Workout…

By Zamzowfitness | Nov 23, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!  Here is a great “FRF” way to celebrate.  This is a little workout that will burn some early morning 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 I feel…

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5 Ways to Lean Up and Improve Firefighter Performance…

By Zamzowfitness | Nov 19, 2016

Attention Firefighters, EMTs and Medics (Fire Rescue Athletes). Would you agree that a leaner athlete is a better athlete?  I know this is a “loaded” question.  A lot of the answer has to deal with the sport in which the athlete is participating.  One thing that research shows is that a leaner athlete is a “more…

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10 Ways to Avoid the Cold and Flu in (and out of) the Firehouse

By Zamzowfitness | Nov 16, 2016

It’s that time of year again when the common cold and flu begins being passed from one person to the next. Each year the common cold affects the average person two times, and can affect the fire rescue athlete even more.  The sneezing, coughing, sore throat, and runny nose leave you wanting to curl up…

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3 Exercises to Reduce Firefighter Injuries and Improve Posture…

By Zamzowfitness | Nov 11, 2016

There are certain parts of the body that we, as fire rescue athletes, are more likely to injure.  If you look at the statistics of firefighter injuries you would see that they most commonly effect the back, the shoulders, and the knees. Also, as society continues to become more sedentary and be glued to TVs…

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Firefighter Challenge Workout to Honor Veterans…

By Zamzowfitness | Nov 11, 2016

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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Firefighter Metabolic Workout

By Zamzowfitness | Nov 5, 2016

Baseball season is now over.  Congrats to the Chicago Cubs for FINALLY breaking their streak.  I hope you enjoyed the game, the stress eating, the cocktails and treats that with this epic World Series.   I do not hope you carry the extra weight and lethargy that can occur after an epic victory and party……

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Simple Rules for Firefighter Fat Loss…

By Zamzowfitness | Oct 10, 2016

Firefighters, EMTs and Medics (Fire Rescue Athletes)….  Would you agree that a leaner athlete is a better athlete?  I know this is a “loaded” question.  A lot of the answer has to deal with the sport in which the athlete is participating.  One thing that research shows is that a leaner athlete is a “more…

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Firefighter Interval Workout Options…

By Zamzowfitness | Oct 2, 2016

I get a lot of requests for workouts that can be performed on duty with equipment found at the firehouse. The other day, my crew and I performed this intensive 30 minute interval workout.  This workout will get your heart racing, challenge your core and work your muscles. You can change the variables (times, weights…

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Healthy Snack Ideas for Firefighters…

By Zamzowfitness | Sep 27, 2016

Everyone (especially around the firehouse) loves a good snack.  But what actually is a “good” snack for firefighters. If you ask some firefighters, they will define a good snack as something that tastes great(usually with lots of sugar) but doesn’t fill you up like a meal.  If your stomach starts rumbling and lunch is still…

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