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The stress we face as first responders is greater than ever. You must, as a dedicated first responder, commit to managing stress and health. Take care of yourself so you can take care of those you serve (community, crew, family).Read More
These twelve fitness tips will help you survive the holidays and thrive in the new year! Commit to improving your health and fitness this year! Your family, your crew and your community are counting on you. This is the year to build your first responder resilience.Read More
As the Holidays approach the stress levels go up and the health of most people goes down. It’s easy to get sidetracked and put off your fitness and nutrition until next year. But this is the year of health (I just declared that) and I do not want you to lose any fitness progress that you have made this year. So, as a gift here are some great FRF fitness tips that will help you manage your stress and waistline through the season.Read More
What makes an exercise “functional” for firefighters, EMTs, and medics? In this post Aaron Zamzow from FRF shows us an example with the Prisoner Squat. This is a great exercise to work the postural muscles of the shoulders and upper back and mobility of the lower body. Click to link to hear more…Read More
Chicken Parmesan is a firehouse staple meal. There are a lot of ways to make it, including some that are not very healthy. Here is a healthier option, quick to prepare, and very tasty. Your crew (and family) will love it. Give it a try.Read More
If you have picked up any fitness magazine, performed a fitness-related search on the internet, or watched your favorite sports team, you’ve probably seen a percussion gun. These industrial looking machines (percussion or massage guns) are handheld electronic tools that use a small motor to move an attachment over your muscles. There are a wide variety of shapes and sizes of these guns along with a vast array of attachments that go with them. They are becoming very popular in firehouses and gyms all over but are they really worth it?Read More