Firefighter Interval Overhaul Workout Option…

  February 27, 2016

Now, as you probably know from reading my previous blog posts that I think that interval training is very applicable to what we do on the fire ground.  A unique component that I’ve added to my workouts is a 10-minute Interval Overhaul.  These interval Overhauls are a combination of exercises that challenges the total body,

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One of the Ten Best Firefighter Exercises- Farmers Carry

  February 24, 2016

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 the deep balancing muscles of the core. These muscles play an important role in holding and stiffening the pelvis to

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Fire Rescue Fitness Birthday Challenge Workout

  February 20, 2016

I like challenge or out-come based (OCB’s) workouts because:  #1 They are tough, #2 They are a great way to measure your level of fitness.  The last 4 years (including this one) I have completed this special “Birthday” workout to help me measure my fitness and determine where I need improvement.   This particular workout

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"Pull" for Better Firefighter Fitness

  February 20, 2016

The muscles of the back are used for almost every motion on the fire and rescue ground– pulling hose, moving patients, climbing ladders and stairs (grabbing the hand rails) to name a few.  Here is an exercise you need to add to your Fire Rescue Workout to insure you are strengthening theses valuable muscles. I honestly

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"Pull" for Better Firefighter Fitness

  February 20, 2016

The muscles of the back are used for almost every motion on the fire and rescue ground– pulling hose, moving patients, climbing ladders and stairs (grabbing the hand rails) to name a few.  Here is an exercise you need to add to your Fire Rescue Workout to insure you are strengthening theses valuable muscles. I honestly

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