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The Healthy 10- How to define a healthy Firefighter
What does a healthy and fit firefighter, EMT, and/or medic look like? This list will help define and guide members of the fire service to better health. Listen to Aaron Zamzow on the FRF Podcast Talk about the “Healthy 10.” Take a firefighter that is 10 percent body fat, works out regularly, and can perform…Read More
Top 5 Firefighter, EMT, and Medic Fitness Excuses…debunked
Are you (personally) letting excuses impede your fitness progress? Right now, more than ever, we as first responders need to make sure that we are managing our fitness and our stress. There are a lot of excuses that we can currently use, here is a post that debunks almost all of them… Time to GET FRF!Read More
Simple Rules for Firefighter Fat Loss.
All of a sudden you noticed your uniform is not fitting and you have gained some fat around your waist. Here are 5 things you should do to reverse the fat gain and get back into your uniform.Read More
Try this Firefighter Mobility Routine to Alleviate Back Pain and Tight Hips
Tight hips and hamstrings can lead to low back pain and hip pain. This FRF mobility routine will help improve mobility and balance in these tight muscles and help improve performance. Give it a try.Read More
Is The Keto Diet Good for Firefighters?
Can Firefighters Fight the Flames with Keto? This article from Fire Rescue Fitness looks at the pros and cons of going Keto in the fire service.Read More
TOP 23 Reasons First Responders Need to Exercise in 2023
As a first responder, you need to face the fact that exercise and good health are essential for performance and career longevity. Here are 23 reasons that confirm why every first responder needs to consistently exercise.Read More
Firefighter Cancer Prevention- The Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk
The latest research shows that firefighters are more likely to develop cancer than the general population. There are, however ways to reduce your risks. Fire Rescue fitness has created a list of the five best ways to reduce your risks of cancer as a firefighter, EMT, and/or medic.Read More
First Responders- Create this Habit to Get Fit in 2023
The key to accomplishing your fitness goal starts with a focus on establishing healthy habits first and results second. Regardless of what your overall goal is, here is one of the first habits you need to develop to be a more fit and healthy first responder (firefighter, EMT, medic).
Start with this one…