How to Create a Firefighter Workout Schedule

  January 19, 2018

Do you workout on shift?  Should you workout on shift and what is the best workout to perform?  How do you schedule your workouts around your shifts or calls? This is a major concern for the fire rescue athlete.  On one hand we know we should be working out to stay and get fit for

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10 Healthy Snack Options for the Firehouse

  January 15, 2018

Nutrition plays a very large roll in your health and fitness.  Unhealthy eating habits have contributed to the obesity epidemic in the United States and especially in the fire service.   A poor diet is associated with major health risks that can cause illness and poor performance when it counts.  Poor nutrition can contribute to heart disease,

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Get Strong and Lean with this FRF Bodyweight Workout.

  January 2, 2018

It can be very difficult to try to stay “fit for duty” on vacation,  during the Holidays,  or if you  don’t have access to a lot of equipment.  This workout will help you stay FRF (fire rescue fit) on vacation or when you are at a firehouse that doesn’t have any fitness equipment.    I actually performed

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10 Tips to Avoid the Flu and Cold in the Firehouse

  January 1, 2018

It’s that time of year again when the common cold and flu begins being passed from one person to the next. Each year the common cold affects the average person two times, and can affect the fire rescue athlete even more.  The sneezing, coughing, sore throat, and runny nose leave you wanting to curl up under

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Firefighter Exercise to Improve Shoulder Strength

  December 18, 2017

Improve your performance on (and off) the fireground with this exercise. Shoulder and upper body strength are an essential fitness trait required on the fire ground.   Hoisting ladders, hoseline, carrying equipment all require strength of the shoulders AND good core stability to support the movement.  Yet, I still see a lot of fire rescue athletes

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