firefighter workout

Why Firefighters “Should” Love Water

By Zamzowfitness | May 18, 2022

As firefighters we all understand the importance water plays in putting out fires. But, do we understand the benefits it has on our physical and mental status? Read this post from FRF about the importance of water for your mind and body.

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Five Fitness Tools for First Responders

By Zamzowfitness | May 12, 2022

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.

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Improve Upper Body Strength and Performance with this Movement

By Zamzowfitness | Apr 19, 2022

What makes an exercise “functional” for firefighters, EMTs, and medics? In this post Aaron Zamzow from FRF shows us an example with the kneeling shoulder press. This is a great exercise to work the postural muscles of the shoulders and upper back and core. Click to link to hear more…

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Improve Core Strength and Reduce Back Pain with These Exercises

By Zamzowfitness | Mar 21, 2022

These three exercises can dramatically improve the way you move on and off the fire/ rescue scene. They can also reduce back pain and improve core strength. Are you doing these?

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The Five Steps Every First Responder Must Take to Improve Their Fitness in 2022

By Zamzowfitness | Mar 15, 2022

Every first responder should be taking these steps to improve their health and fitness. Will you be one of them? Take care of yourself so that you can take care of those you serve.

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The Top Five Fitness Apps for First Responders

By Zamzowfitness | Mar 1, 2022

We, as first responders (firefighters, EMTs, and medics) face many challenges and stress. A continued exposure to stress can take a toll on our physical and mental health, making it imperative that we find ways to continually manage our physical and mental health. One way is to embrace technology and find apps and platforms that can help. In today’s world, there are countless fitness apps to choose from. So, which one should you download if you’re a firefighter?

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FRF Birthday Challenge Workout for First Responders.

By Zamzowfitness | Feb 22, 2022

Looking for a quick and effective bodyweight workout for the home, gym or firehouse? Try this CHALLENGE workout from FRF. Burn some calories, improve mobility and have some fun. Time to get FRF!

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Every first responder needs to read this! Start improving your health and fitness today.

By Zamzowfitness | Jan 13, 2022

The stress we face as first responders is greater than ever. You must, as a dedicated first responder, commit to managing stress and health. Take care of yourself so you can take care of those you serve (community, crew, family).

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Five Easy Ways to Reduce Sugar

By Zamzowfitness | Jan 7, 2022

Sugars are found in a lot of common foods. These added sugars can wreak havoc on your health and physique. Never fear, these 5 tips will help you control that sweat tooth and lose that extra weight.

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