Firefighter Workout Tip- Unilateral Training

  November 30, 2015

Unilateral training (one weight) is very beneficial for firefighters, EMTs and paramedics. The fire-ground can be very unstable– icing conditions, high steps, inclines, all create challenges for the fire rescue athlete. To combat these unstable conditions you should be using unilateral training exercises. While training with both sides can be better for the ego by

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Firefighter Workout- Post Holiday Edition

  November 26, 2015

Happy post Thanksgiving!  I hope you enjoyed the Holiday and carry the “thankful” attitude through the holiday season.  I do not hope you carry the extra weight and lethargy that can occur during the Holidays.  Yes, it is that time of the year where we have a tendency to overindulge and workouts seem to take

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Firefighter Workout- FRF Thanksgiving Edition

  November 24, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!  Here is a great “FRF” way to celebrate.  This is a little workout that will burn some early morning calories, ignite your metabolism, and make room for some good Thanksgiving food.  I always like to do some morning workout or fun run with the family on the Holidays, I find that I feel

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Firefighter Fitness Motivation!

  November 23, 2015

Just a little reminder that fires aren’t the number one killer of firefighters….heart attacks and strokes are.  Approach your health and fitness like an athlete.  Train like a life depends on it….because it does. Enough said. Stay safe and healthy, Aaron Zamzow

Reducing Sugar in the Firehouse…

  November 19, 2015

Ohhh sugar!  It seems to be a common staple at any firehouse, especially around the holidays- donuts on the table, cookies on the counter and ice cream in the fridge.  But because its there doesn’t mean you should constantly indulge.  It’s been pretty well documented that sugar can have a harmful effect on the your

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