Firefighter Holiday Metabolic Workout

  December 4, 2014

Happy Holidays- Yes that time of the year where we have a tendency to overindulge and workouts seem to take second place to the holiday rush.   To combat the accumulation of holiday pounds I created this Fire Rescue Metabolic Workout..  This workout requires minimal time, maximal effort and will give you an extreme calorie burn

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Hydrate for Optimum Firefighter Fitness

  November 13, 2014

I have posted this article a couple of times over the past 4 years on the FireRescueFitness.com blog, I think it is one of the most overlooked aspects of firefighter fitness. Its starting to get cold outside (at least here in the Midwest) and its easy to think that hydration isn’t as important as staying

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Goblet Squat for More Strength on the Fireground

  November 2, 2014

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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The Best Firefighter Workout?

  October 26, 2014

This topic is near and dear to mine and your hearts and careers–Workouts for Firefighters and Fire Rescue Athletes. Over the last couple of months I’ve been researching, talking, tweaking and writing about some of the more popular workouts seen in firehouses across the world.  You can read about them here and here.    I’ve received a ton of feedback about those articles

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