Time to Get Fire Rescue Fit

The FRF mission is to create and promote resources and workouts to help First Responders (any responders) improve performance, reduce injury, and prolong happy careers.

Looking for a workout program or for some fitness tips?  FRF has you covered.

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FRF programs have helped thousands of firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, and flight nurses lose weight, gain strength and improve performance on (and off) the rescue scene.

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Every FRF program includes everything you need to succeed:

  • Complete program with workouts and calendar
  • Nutrition guides and recipes
  • Direct access to coaching and motivation
  • Access to the NEW FRF App platform (mobile, tablet, desktop)
  • How-to videos and exercise tutorials

The FRF Program of the Month

FRF just launched a new program and CHALLENGE for first responders. The FRF 40-day Resilience CHALLENGE is the most comprehensive fitness and wellness program FRF has ever created. This program is now available on the NEW FRF App platform and includes workouts, nutrition guides, coaching, motivation, and exercises on mental health and stress management. The new FRF App platform is more user-friendly and can be accessed via desktop, tablet, and mobile.

The program is now live! Click here to get started!

 

 

Take the FRF workout Quiz to discover the "best" program for YOU.

Meet Aaron Zamzow & FRF

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Aaron Zamzow is the owner and and creator of FRF.  He is a  18-year Firefighter and EMT in Madison Wisconsin and has worked in the fitness industry for over 25 years as certified and degreed Personal Fitness Trainer (NASM, NSCA-CSCS, ACE-PFT) and author.  Aaron is on a mission to use his passion and experience to help 100,000 first responders  get more fit for duty. 

Click here to read more about Aaron and FRF.

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Valuable Nutrition Resources

Poor nutrition can lead to numerous health issues and impede your fitness progress.  So we provide the tools to make eating healthy in and out of the firehouse easier.  Every FRF Program includes:

  • Nutritional guidelines
  • Portion control guide and meal plan examples
  • Hundreds of delicious recipes
  • Healthy snack guide
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Proof Our Programs Work

Latest from the FRF Blog

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Fueling the Fire: 5 Steps to Crafting Healthy and Balanced Meals for Firefighters

By Aaron Zamzow (ZAM) | April 28, 2024

As firefighters, maintaining our physical health and energy levels is crucial for performing at our best on duty. One key aspect of this is ensuring we fuel our bodies with nutritious and balanced meals. By following these five simple steps, we can create meals that not only taste great but also provide the essential nutrients we need to stay energized and focused throughout our shifts. Let’s explore how we can easily incorporate healthy eating habits into our busy and demanding schedules to support our overall well-being as firefighters.

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How to Reduce Heart Disease in Firefighters

By Aaron Zamzow (ZAM) | February 27, 2024

There is a hidden reason so many firefighters die from heart attacks. Discover the why and how firefighters can reduce their risk of being a “heart attack” statistic.

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

By Aaron Zamzow (ZAM) | February 17, 2024

How can you improve your functional fitness and be better prepared for the rigors of the job as a first responder (firefighter, EMT, and/or paramedic)? Start by reading and applying these steps… #GETFRF

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Firefighters Don’t Make these Workout Mistakes.

By Aaron Zamzow (ZAM) | February 8, 2024

Stuck in a rut or fitness plateau? It happens to everyone at some point during your training. The added stress of the job for first responders can make plateaus occur more than wanted. Here are five steps you can take to avoid and/or get out of your fitness rut.

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Every first responder needs to read this! Improve your health TODAY.

By Aaron Zamzow (ZAM) | January 29, 2024

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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Firefighter (Truckee) Yoga Routine.

By Aaron Zamzow (ZAM) | January 17, 2024

As a firefighter, it’s time to embrace the incredible benefits of yoga by rolling out your mat and discovering the perfect combination of physical and mental exercises that have captivated practitioners around the world for thousands of years. The beauty of yoga is that you don’t have to be a yogi to experience its transformative effects.

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Fire Rescue Fitness was created to provide resources to firefighter, EMTs and paramedics to help them get and stay fit for the fire and rescue scene. We provide workout programs, eating guidelines, recipes, and fitness tips that will help you (and your crew) get leaner, stronger and performing better on (and off) the fire/rescue scene.

Your crew, your family, your department depend on you!