Firefighters- Improve your Performance with this Movement.

  March 5, 2018

I have a confession to make…sometimes I skip my active warm-up exercises when I workout. We are all guilty of it (admit it).  Let’s face it, sometimes you hit the gym or the workout room in the firehouse and are tired or short on time and will “sacrifice” the warm-up and stretching.   I do

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Healthy Nutrition Hacks for Firefighters, EMTs and Medics

  February 28, 2018

Do you want to know how fit fire rescue athletes make nutritious meal choices?  Here are some shortcuts, go-to recipes, cooking suggestions and go-to snacks for making the life of a fire rescue athlete a little healthier. Eating healthy with a demanding job can be difficult.  Add in the fact that the firehouse is usually

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Try this Firefighter Bodyweight Challenge Workout- Get Lean and Strong

  February 25, 2018

It can be very difficult to try to stay “fit for duty” on vacation,  during the Holidays,  or if you  don’t have access to a lot of equipment.  This workout will help you stay FRF (fire rescue fit) on vacation or when you are at a firehouse that doesn’t have any fitness equipment.    I actually performed

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Firefighter Tabata Workout Option to Improve Performance

  February 23, 2018

Have you heard of Tabata? This is an unusual style workout floating around a lot of gyms and firehouses lately. I wanted to explain what it is and how we, as fire rescue athletes, can incorporate it into an effective workout. “Tabata” is the name of a particular type of workout program that provides increased

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Fire Rescue Fitness Birthday Challenge Workout to Improve Performance

  February 21, 2018

I like challenge or out-come based (OCB’s) workouts because:  #1 They are tough, #2 They are a great way to measure your level of fitness and #3 they can improve performance (if they include an active warm-up and some stretching). The last 4 years (including this one) I have completed this special “Birthday” workout (on

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