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
Water is a firefighters best friend. Not only because it helps to suppress fires and cool environments but also because it an essential element of performance. Academies all over the country often talk about the importance of water for fire suppression but forget to mention how important it is “inside” the firefighter. Here is a
Here is a great way to start your Memorial weekend. This is a little workout that will burn some calories, ignite your metabolism, and make room for some good summer food and spirits. I always like to do some morning workout or fun run with the family on Holidays, I find that I feel better
There are some very simple and quick adjustments you can make with your training that can go a long way in improving performance. Here is one of these adjustments…. Change your stance on some common exercises and improve your performance on the fireground. Click on the link below! Look for ways to incorporate more
Last January Fire Rescue Fitness launched the 2017 FRF Fit for Duty Challenge with the hopes of promoting health and fitness within the fire service. The goal of the Challenge was to motivate Fire Rescue Athletes to treat their health like “athletes” do, to workout and eat to better perform the duties of the job.