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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Combating the Obesity Epidemic in the Fire Service…

  October 19, 2015

This is scary…We need to change. Rates of overweight and obese individuals in the fire service are higher than those found in the general public, according to a new study. + Researchers looked at the body composition of both career and volunteer firefighters across the nation, with overweight and obesity rates ranging from 73 percent

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Healthy Eating Tips for the Firehouse (or any house)

  October 15, 2015

Some of my more popular posts lately involve nutrition around the firehouse (or any house).  I was doing some research for my next article (stay tuned for that) and came up with some quick and easy “healthy eating” tips that any fire rescue athlete can apply.   Take a look at these and see how you

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