Is CrossFit a Good Firefighter Workout Program?

  December 12, 2015

I’ve worked in the fitness industry for over 20 years and have seen a lot of “fads” come and go.  Not to age myself but when I started in the industry step classes, leotards and zubaz where still popular.  Back in the day every health club focused on having the most updated machinery possible, today

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Firefighter Workout- Progressive Bodyweight Challenge

  December 10, 2015

I get a lot of requests for workouts that require a minimal amount of equipment.  Here is a great Firefighter Bodyweight workout that doesn’t require a lot of equipment and is very efficient (like you need to be on a fire/rescue scene). Click on the video below for a recap. Here is a recap of

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Firefighter Exercise Upgrade- Bicep Training

  December 7, 2015

Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics frequently lift heavy object whether it be a cot, a hose line or a heavy piece of equipment.   Lifting heavy objects can take its toll on the body if you are not trained for it.  Today’s exercise upgrade addresses this issue, it takes the traditional bicep curl and adds some core

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4 Rules to Eating Healthy in (and out) of the Firehouse…

  December 7, 2015

What do you need for survival?  I’m not talking about your phone, technology, or a certain person; I mean what does your body need to survive?  If you said food you would be correct… Food is one of the most important things in our lives but in most cases it is low on our priority

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Fit Firefighters Do This Everyday…

  December 6, 2015

Be Physically Ready for Duty- Your Daily Fitness Checkoffs. At the beginning of each and every shift firefighters, EMTs and medic meticulously go through and check their gear (or at least they should be) to make sure that it is ready for the challenges of the day. Our equipment must be functioning properly and our

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