This exercise changes the traditional row to integrate more core and balance. We, as Firefighters, emts and paramedics are constantly required to lift loads in very awkward positions. In order to prepare for these scenarios fire rescue athletes must focus their workouts on training not only on and in stable positions (machines) but unstable
Last January Fire Rescue Fitness launched the first FRF Fit for Duty Challenge with the hopes of promoting health and fitness within the fire service. The goal of the Challenge was to motivate Fire Rescue Athletes to treat their health like “athletes” do, to workout and eat to better perform the duties of the job.
Congratulations too all the 2015 FRF Fit for Duty Challenge participants! The first annual contest had over 100 Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics enter their results. There were many, many great and inspiring results and stories showing how the Fire Rescue Fitness Workouts have changed their lives and careers. Most importantly, these results will help motivate
I get a lot of requests for workouts that can be performed on duty with equipment at the firehouse. Today 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. The workout consists of three, 10 minute intervals each with
I often get emails and questions about ways to improve leg strength and recovery while in firefighting gear. We all know that stairs and climbing are major fire rescue movements performed on the fire ground so… improve your leg strength and you could improve your performance on the fire ground. One exercise in particular is