Firefighter Interval Workout Options…

  October 2, 2016

I get a lot of requests for workouts that can be performed on duty with equipment found at the firehouse. The other day, my crew and I performed this intensive 30 minute interval workout.  This workout will get your heart racing, challenge your core and work your muscles. You can change the variables (times, weights

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Healthy Snack Ideas for Firefighters…

  September 27, 2016

Everyone (especially around the firehouse) loves a good snack.  But what actually is a “good” snack for firefighters. If you ask some firefighters, they will define a good snack as something that tastes great(usually with lots of sugar) but doesn’t fill you up like a meal.  If your stomach starts rumbling and lunch is still

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Firefighter Fitness- 5 Ways to Reduce Workout Injuries…

  September 22, 2016

Some people know exactly when it happened. They may have heard a pop in their shoulder, or felt like someone slapped them hard across the back of their leg. For others, it wasn’t a sudden snap that sidelined their workouts; it was just gradual overuse that caused joints or muscles to wear down and eventually

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The FRF Ultimate 9/11 Tribute Challenge Workout

  September 9, 2016

Every year around September 11th I like to take a moment and reflect on the significance of the day and honor those that sacrificed (and continue to sacrifice to this day).  I truly believe that one of the best ways to honor those that paid the ultimate sacrifice is to put forth the effort to

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Try This Challenging Firefighter Core Exercise…

  August 28, 2016

I love a good challenge.  Lately around the firehouse I’ve been challenging my crew with new workouts and exercises.  One exercise that is fairly difficult has become a crew favorite.  The 4-point Opposite Arm/ Leg Raise is a great exercise to strengthen the core, the shoulders and help develop better balance and coordination.  Check out

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