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Recipes, resources and workouts to help you and your crew get fit for duty.
What are the components that every firefighter, EMT and medic should include in their workout programs? While there is not a “one size fits all” answer, there are five essential things that fire rescue athletes need to incorporate into their workout programs. Here they are…Read More
What supplements should you take? Do you really need to take supplements to make progress? Common questions heard around a lot of gyms and firehouses. There are many things to consider, take a look at this post for some great information and answers…Read More
Summer brings nicer weather and social gatherings. It also brings more reasons to cheat on your nutrition and fitness. Avoid gaining fat and stay fit for duty by following these great tips from Fire Rescue Fitness.Read More
We as first responders rely on many tools to help us perform the tasks required on the emergency scene.
One common trait about all these tools is that they all require a physically capable body to operate them. Here is a great post from FRF with the fitness tools that every first responder should be using to help them perform when needed.
What makes an exercise “functional” for firefighters, EMTs, and medics? In this post Aaron Zamzow from FRF shows us an example with the kneeling shoulder press. This is a great exercise to work the postural muscles of the shoulders and upper back and core. Click to link to hear more…Read More
These three exercises can dramatically improve the way you move on and off the fire/ rescue scene. They can also reduce back pain and improve core strength. Are you doing these?Read More