Goblet Squat for more Fire-ground Strength…

  May 8, 2015

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

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Firefighter Cardio Interval Workout for Fat Loss

  May 4, 2015

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

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The FRF (Fire Rescue Fit) Body Weight 500- Rep Workout

  April 27, 2015

It can be very difficult to try to stay “fit for duty” on vacation or if you don’t have access to a lot of equipment.  This workout will help you stay FRF (fire rescue fit) on vacation or when you are at a firehouse that doesn’t have any fitness equipment.    I actually performed this

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5 Reasons to Eat Bacon in the Firehouse…

  April 4, 2015

Before you go Hog wild (sorry, had to say it) on bacon please read the following disclaimer.  Let me state up front that saying bacon is “healthy” does not mean it’s healthy to eat it in huge quantities nor does it mean it’s healthy to eat large amounts seven days a week. Try to stick to small

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The Most Important Fitness Component for Firefighters…

  March 27, 2015

I often get asked by Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics to evaluate their current fitness programs and to possibly give some suggestions.  I always try to explain to the individual or group that in order to evaluate the program we must understand the physical demands of the job. Research conducted by York University (Ontario) about the physical demands of Firefighting stated–

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