Firefighter Fitness- Recruit Academy Fitness Programming

  October 27, 2015

     As firefighters we protect life and property by any means necessary. And by “any” we mean the “safest and the best.” This means we do not marry ourselves to any one response modality or school of thought. We don’t always go interior on a fire attack…or always use a Halligan to force open a

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Firefighter Fitness Tip- Workout Smarter…

  October 26, 2015

Today I wanted to give you some great workout tips.  Over my years of training clients and athletes I’ve learned two very important fitness tips that will help you see and feel the best results. Tip#1. Recovery is Essential for progress.  I know that many firefighters, emts and paramedics like to challenge themselves during a workout

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Firefighter 300 Challenge Workout

  October 22, 2015

300 Rep Challenge for the Firehouse This is a great 300 challenge workout that you can do in the firehouse with minimal weight.  The goal of the workout is to finish in the shortest amount of time possible, not by rushing your reps but by not resting…. All you need for this challenge workout is

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Challenging Firefighter Core Exercise..

  October 20, 2015

  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.  Give

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Firefighter Exercise Upgrade- Shoulder Press

  October 20, 2015

This post shows you a way to  change the traditional shoulder press to a more fire ground functional exercise.   We, as Firefighters, emts and paramedics are constantly required to lift loads in very awkward positions. In order to prepare for these scenarios fire rescue athletes must focus their workouts on training not only on and

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