Healthy Turkey Loaf for the Firehouse

  November 28, 2017

Tis the season for Turkey…loaf.   I know how difficult it can be to find some good staple healthy meals for the firehouse (or any house for that matter.)  Here is a great recipe that I use.  It is easy to prepare and takes only 30 minutes.  Add a salad or some vegetables to the plate

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Get Fire Rescue Fit- Thanksgiving Workout Option

  November 23, 2017

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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Essential Fitness Equipment for Fire Departments

  November 21, 2017

I get a lot of requests to address the “best” equipment to put in fire stations, which is the topic of today’s post.  Unfortunately, the biggest factor in firehouse gym set-up is price and budget so I will try to keep this in mind.  First off, I want to address the what we don’t need

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FRF Special Workout to Honor Veterans…

  November 11, 2017

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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This 4-minute stretch can improve firefighter performance.

  October 30, 2017

Mobile and flexible athletes move more efficiently and can be less likely to suffer injury.  Unfortunately, from my research I have found that stretching is the most often “skipped” part of an athlete’s workout.   For one, it’s done at the end of the workout when you just want to be finished.  And, for two, it

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