Over $1000 in cash and prizes will be given away to Firefighters, EMTs and Medics! Don’t wait, get started today! The purpose of the contest is to motivate firefighters, EMTs and Medics to change the unhealthy culture of the fire service. Statistics show that the obesity rate in firefighters is higher than the general population. Sadly,
Do you workout on shift? Should you workout on shift and what is the best workout to perform? 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 duty. Yet , if we burn out in the gym we
This post is long overdue, I’ve been fortunate to present to firefighters throughout the midwest and talk to others from all over the world. A common question that comes up in these conversations is “what is the best workout for me to follow?” This is a loaded question and one that is not easily answered.
Essential Fitness Equipment for the Firehouse I get a lot of requests to address the “best” equipment to put in fire stations, which is the topic of today’s post. Unfortunately, the biggest factor in firehouse gym set-up is price and budget so I will try to keep
Firefighters have physically and mentally demanding jobs which means we (as fire rescue athletes) have demanding nutritional needs to match. Unfortunately, research confirms that most are deficient in some essential nutrients. The most common deficiencies are in protein, water (hydration), healthy fatty acids, and the essential vitamins. Research confirms these same deficiencies for all athletes,