components of fire fighter fitness
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
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
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
What are the components that every firefighter, EMT and medic should include in their workout programs? While there is not a “one size fits all” answer, there are six essential things that fire rescue athletes need to incorporate into their workout programs. Here they are…Read More
What supplements should you take? Do you really need to take supplements to make progress? Common questions heard around a lot of gyms and firehouses. There are many things to consider, take a look at this post for some great information and answers…Read More
Summer brings nicer weather and social gatherings. It also brings more reasons to cheat on your nutrition and fitness. Discover the tips every first responder needs to follow to stay lean and healthy this summer.Read More
We as first responders rely on many tools to help us perform the tasks required on the emergency scene.
One common trait about all these tools is that they all require a physically capable body to operate them. Here is a great post from FRF with the fitness tools that every first responder should be using to help them perform when needed.