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Josh Fulk lost over 100 pounds with FRF…

Heart disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes are all huge health issues facing the fire service.  Depending on which report you read, the fire service is facing epidemic levels of these issues.   I do feel that there is progress being made on combating these issues and the fire service in general is becoming more health conscious. The…

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Intermittent Fasting for Firefighters

FRF (Fire Rescue Fitness) was created to help transform, motivate, and educate firefighters, emts and medics to get “fit for duty.”  One of the things I truly enjoy is researching creative ways to do this!  Along with researching about fitness, I am also a firefighter (like you) so. I understand how difficult it can be…

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How to Reduce Obesity in Firefighters…

This is scary…We need to change. Rates of overweight and obese individuals in the fire service are higher than those found in the general public, according to a new study.  Researchers looked at the body composition of both career and volunteer firefighters across the nation, with overweight and obesity rates ranging from 73 percent to…

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How do you Define Your Why?

Why do you workout? Why do you, or should you make healthy choices?  The answers to this question are different for different people.  For me, personally, I workout and stay fit because I never want to tell my crew, my family or my department that;  “I was not fit enough to accomplish my task.” I…

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How to Reduce Heart Disease in Firefighters

Its been very well documented that the leading cause of firefighter-on-duty deaths is related to heart disease. Therefore any information regarding decreasing the chances of heart disease are very valuable to the firefighting community. I’ve recently been researching the correlation between cholesterol and heart disease and have found some interesting correlations. The long-established dietary recommendations…

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