If you’ve been following my blog posts you know that I think interval training is very applicable to what we (as fire rescue athletes) do on the fire ground. Many of the programs that I create (FRF Ultimate Fire Athlete) incorporates intervals at the completion of each workout, I call them 10-minute Interval Overhauls. These…

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Do you workout on shift?  Should you workout on shift and what is the best workout to perform?  How do you schedule your workouts around your shifts or calls? 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…

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Do you workout on shift?  Should you workout on shift and what is the best workout to perform?  How do you schedule your workouts around your shifts or calls? 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…

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Total Body Challenge Workout. Here is a great assessment and/ or workout to challenge your entire body.  The workout does not require a lot of equipment so you can do it at the firehouse (or your house).  You can substitute these exercises if you want based on your available equipment. You must perform the active…

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Eating healthy in the firehouse (or any house) can be a difficult task.   But, in order to change the culture of the fire service (to a healthier one) cooks and food choices in the firehouse need to get better.  Here are 3 easy and healthy tips that can help. 1.  Serve meals on smaller plates.–…

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Its now July, hope you enjoyed America’s Birthday!   I do not hope you carry the extra weight and lethargy that can occur after Holiday weekends.  We all have a tendency tendency to overindulge and workouts seem to take second place during any Holiday weekend.   To combat the accumulation of holiday pounds and feelings of…

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