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The Twelve (12) Best Gifts for First Responders
One of the best gifts to give yourself or those you care about is something that promotes good health and fitness. Whether it be for yourself or someone else, here are some of the best gift ideas for any first responder.Read More
Firefighters Guide to Staying Fit Through the Holidays.
As the Holidays approach the stress levels go up and the health of most people goes down. It’s easy to get sidetracked and put off your fitness and nutrition until next year. But this is the year of health (I just declared that) and I do not want you to lose any fitness progress that you have made this year. So, as a gift here are some great FRF fitness tips that will help you manage your stress and waistline through the season.Read More
FRF One Minute Mobility Routine
Motion is lotion! Try this one-minute routine to help improve blood flow and mobility. Movement and mobility can help improve performance, cognitive function, and mental clarity. I know there are a lot of firefighters, EMTs, and medics that are immobile due to pain and stress. This is where a quick and effective mobility routine can…Read More
FRF MOBILITY FOR “MO”VEMBER CHALLENGE
Motion is Medicine! Join the FRF Nation and challenge yourself to get more mobile for Movember. Perform at least 60 seconds each day and change the face of men’s health..Read More
Defining “Functional” Fitness for First Responders.
What does the term functtional training mean? In the context of firefighters, EMTs, and medics how do we train more functionally and how can that help us perform better on the job. Aaron Zamzow from FRF answers that question in this great article.Read More
First Responders- Try this FRF 5K (+343 reps) Challenge Workout
FRF has created the 5K the FRF way virtual workout event to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the FRCE. Join the event and give this workout a try. Get fit and give back to the fire service. #GETFRFRead More
First Responders: Stay Motivated with These Tips
The key to maintaining and making fitness progress is to make sure you focus on keeping your mind right and staying consistent with your workouts. These tips will help any firefighter, EMT, and/or medic overcome a lack of motivation and continually make fitness progress.Read More
Tasty and Healthy Chicken Salad with grapes, apples, and walnuts.
Chicken salad is a great option for hot summer days in the firehouse (or any house). This recipe is quick, easy, and sure to please everyone in your crew. Give it a try.Read More
Discover the Best Functional Chest Exercise for First Responders.
What makes an exercise “functional” for firefighters, EMTs, and medics? In this post Aaron Zamzow from FRF shows us an example with the Alternate Arm DB Press. This is a great exercise to work the chest and upper body while improving balance and core strength.Read More