Tips for Healthy Snacking at the Firehouse

  February 8, 2016

Everyone (especially around the firehouse) loves a good snack. But what actually is a “good” snack. If you ask some, they will define a good snack as something that tastes great but doesn’t fill you up like a meal.  If your stomach starts rumbling and lunch is still two hours away, you’re going to need

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Post Superbowl Firefighter Workout…

  February 7, 2016

Its now Monday, post superbowl, I hope you enjoyed the game, wings, cocktails and treats that go with it.   I do not hope you carry the extra weight and lethargy that can occur after a Superbowl weekend.  We all have a tendency tendency to overindulge and workouts seem to take second place during the

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Cardiovascular Training for Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics

  February 7, 2016

I heard someone once say running long and slow teaches your body one thing, how to run slow. If that’s all you’re after, you can stop reading; I don’t want you to be late for your water aerobics class.  But in our profession you need to move quickly and with purpose, I’m not saying that

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Firefighter Fitness Motivation…

  January 28, 2016

Here is a video I created as an intro my some FRF (Fire Rescue Fitness) presentations.  the goal is to get fire rescue athletes to understand the importance of treating their bodies like an athlete.  Eat right, train right and be fit for duty.  My motivation for staying fit is that I never want to

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Firefighter Tabata Cardio Workout

  January 25, 2016

Have you heard of Tabata?  This is an unusual style workout floating around a lot of gyms and firehouses lately.  I wanted to explain what it is and  how we, as fire rescue athletes, can incorporate it into an effective workout. “Tabata” is the name of a particular type of workout program that provides increased

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