Vote for the 2016 FRF Fit for Duty Challenge Top 5 Places!

  April 19, 2016

Congratulations too all the 2016 FRF Fit for Duty Challenge participants!   This year over over 100 Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics entered their results.  There were many, many, great and inspiring results and stories showing how the Fire Rescue Fitness Workouts have helped change lives and careers.  Most importantly, our hope is that these results will help

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One of the Best Firefighter Exercises- Crawling

  April 13, 2016

You read that heading correctly, crawling is one of the best exercises for firefighters.   I actually think it is in the top 10 (you can find out my other 9 “best” exercises by clicking the link to the “10 Best” image on the right).  Crawling is a great exercise to work core stability, strengthen

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5 Healthy Food Hacks for Fire Rescue Athletes

  April 11, 2016

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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Firefighter Exercise Upgrade- The Long Bar Row

  April 6, 2016

One of the muscle groups that is easily fatigued on the fire ground is your grip and your glutes. This exercise modifies the traditional one arm row to help improve grip and glute strength.   Why is this important?  Advancing hose line is taxing on your grip and challenges your core and glutes.  The long

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Firefighter Fitness- How to Burn More Calories…

  March 28, 2016

How to Make Your Body Burn More Calories. Here is the low down on weight gain/loss. Metabolic Rate is the rate at which the body burns up calories. A body that consumes 2500 calories a day, and burns 2500 calories a day will stay at the same weight. A body consuming 2500 calories daily but

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