Last January Fire Rescue Fitness launched the 2016 FRF Fit for Duty Challenge with the hopes of promoting health and fitness within the fire service. The goal of the Challenge was to motivate Fire Rescue Athletes to treat their health like “athletes” do, to workout and eat to better perform the duties of the job.
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
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
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
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