10 Tips to Avoid the Flu and Cold in the Firehouse

  January 1, 2018

I’s that time of year again when the common cold and flu begins being passed from one person to the next. Each year the common cold affects the average person two times, and can affect the fire rescue athlete even more.  The sneezing, coughing, sore throat, and runny nose leave you wanting to curl up under

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Firefighter Exercise to Improve Shoulder Strength

  December 18, 2017

Improve your performance on (and off) the fireground with this exercise. Shoulder and upper body strength are an essential fitness trait required on the fire ground.   Hoisting ladders, hoseline, carrying equipment all require strength of the shoulders AND good core stability to support the movement.  Yet, I still see a lot of fire rescue athletes

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Get Fire Rescue Fit in 2018! Win Cash, Prizes and Motivate Others…

  December 12, 2017

Over $3,000 in cash and prizes will be given away to Firefighters, EMTs and Medics!  YOU can Win and more importantly Motivate Others in the Fire Service!   Get Your Plan Started Today!  The purpose of the contest is to motivate Firefighters, EMTs and Medics to change the unhealthy culture of the fire service.   Statistics show that the

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3 Exercises Every Firefighter Must Do!

  November 29, 2017

Before I got into the fire service (almost 15 years ago) I worked with athletes, some amateur, some pro.   The main goal of the training was to create workouts that would improve performance (and in some cases body aesthetics).  The first thing we would do is evaluate the motions and muscles needed in their sport,

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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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