Firefighters Do this Everyday- Your Daily Fitness Checkoff List.

  May 13, 2018

Be Physically Ready for Duty- Your Daily Fitness Checkoffs. At the beginning of each and every shift firefighters, EMTs and medic meticulously go through and check their gear (or at least they should be) to make sure that it is ready for the challenges of the day. Our equipment must be functioning properly and our

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Add this Exercise to Improve Firefighter Performance…

  May 11, 2018

We as fire rescue athletes are generally moving in unbalanced positions. Whether its climbing a ladder, pulling hose, or ventilating, we are usually in an unbalanced, split stance.  Therefore, one area of focus should be targeting in our workouts are the deep balancing muscles of the core. These muscles play an important role in holding

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Healthy Nutrition Tips for the Firehouse (or any house)…

  May 10, 2018

Cooking in the firehouse for a bunch of hungry firefighters is not easy, trust me I know. In most cases we sacrifice health for taste to avoid complaints and heckling. But, in order to change the culture of the fire service (to a healthier one) cooks and food choices need to get better. Here are

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5 Steps to Getting Fire Rescue Fit.

  May 8, 2018

The FRF Fit for duty Challenge just wrapped up and the winners have been announced.  You can find out and read their amazing fitness journeys by clicking here…  This year there were over 100 submissions from firefighters, EMTs and medics from all over the world (the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand) that made

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Unilateral Training- One Great Way to Improve Firefighter Performance…

  May 4, 2018

Unilateral training (one weight) is very beneficial for firefighters, EMTs and paramedics. The fire-ground can be very unstable– icing conditions, high steps, inclines, all create challenges for the fire rescue athlete. To combat these unstable conditions you should be using unilateral training exercises. While training with both sides can be better for the ego by

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