Last January Fire Rescue Fitness launched the first FRF Fit for Duty Challenge with the hopes of promoting health and fitness within the fire service. The goal of the Challenge was to motivate Fire Rescue Athletes to treat their health like “athletes” do, to workout and eat to better perform the duties of the job.
Congratulations too all the 2015 FRF Fit for Duty Challenge participants! The first annual contest had over 100 Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics enter their results. There were many, many great and inspiring results and stories showing how the Fire Rescue Fitness Workouts have changed their lives and careers. Most importantly, these results will help motivate
I get a lot of requests for workouts that can be performed on duty with equipment at the firehouse. Today 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. The workout consists of three, 10 minute intervals each with
I often get emails and questions about ways to improve leg strength and recovery while in firefighting gear. We all know that stairs and climbing are major fire rescue movements performed on the fire ground so… improve your leg strength and you could improve your performance on the fire ground. One exercise in particular is
I have had a of of requests for quick workouts that can be done with minimal equipment. Here is a re-post of one of my more popular cardio interval workouts I created for a firefighter/medic that has no equipment and only some stairs and a parking lot. This can be used as a cardio interval