Firefighter Workout Tip- The Importance of a Proper Warm-up…

  August 12, 2014

Flexibility is often the most overlooked aspect of a an effective firefighter workout. Participating in an appropriate warm-up and cool down and stretching program has shown to help firefighter performance by: Increasing physical efficiency and performance Can you do this? Increasing neuromuscular coordination Decreasing risk of severity of injury Decreasing risk of lower back pain

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Firefighter On-shift Interval Workout

  July 28, 2014

I get a lot of emails asking for good workout options for the firehouse when on-shift.  Working out on-shift is a major concern, you want to make sure you keep your body in good “fit for duty” condition but also want to make sure you have enough “left in the tank” to respond and perform

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Firefighter Workout- Intense Interval Overhaul to burn fat…

  July 22, 2014

One of the best ways to incorporate fireground movements into your workouts is to perform what I call “10-minute interval overhauls.”  These are 10 minutes of intervals that can vary in work and rest times that are performed after your strength training sessions.  You can read more about these “interval overhauls” by clicking here or

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Healthy Nutrition in the Firehouse (or any house)

  July 14, 2014

Cooking in the firehouse for a bunch of hungry firefighters is not easy, trust me I know. In most cases we sacrifice health for taste to avoid complaints and heckling. But, in order to change the culture of the fire service (to a healthier one) cooks and food choices need to get better. Here are

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The Ultimate Firefighter Tribute Workout

  July 2, 2014

A lot of people have taken advantage of the Ultimate Fire Athlete Workout Cold Water Challenge, but, time is running out.  Just to recap, I am giving $10 (all profits) for each Ultimate Fire Athlete Program sold to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation for the next week.  You can read more about that here. Today

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