Motivational Monday- How FRF Got Started.

  April 2, 2018

About Fire Rescue Fitness… My name is Aaron Zamzow.  I’m a Firefighter, Training Officer and EMT in Madison Wisconsin and a certified and degreed Personal Fitness Trainer and author.  I am the owner of Fire Rescue Fitness (www.FireRescueFitness.com) a company dedicated to creating products and blogs focused on keeping Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics in top

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FRF Birthday Challenge Workout…

  February 28, 2015

I like challenge or out-come based (OCB’s) workouts because:  #1 They are tough, #2 They are a great way to measure your level of fitness.  The last 3 years I have completed this special “Birthday” workout to help me measure my fitness and determine where I need improvement.   This particular workout doesn’t require a

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A Great Post Holiday Metabolic Workout

  December 23, 2012

Happy Holidays- Yes that time of the year where we have a tendency to overindulge and workouts seem to take second place to the holiday rush.   To combat the accumulation of holiday pounds I created this Fire Rescue Metabolic Workout..  This workout requires minimal time, maximal effort and will give you an extreme calorie burn

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Firefighter Exercise- The 4-point Opposite Arm/Leg Raise

  September 2, 2012

I love a good challenge.  Lately around the firehouse I’ve been challenging my crew with new workouts and exercises.  One exercise that is fairly difficult has become a crew favorite.  The 4-point Opposite Arm/ Leg Raise is a great exercise to strengthen the core, the shoulders and help develop better balance and coordination.  Give it a

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Are You Firefighter Fit?

  June 27, 2012

A couple weeks ago I published a blog post about “defining Firefighter Fit.” I appreciate the numerous responses and comments about this question (see that blog post here) and today want to follow up and add some more information and questions about this topic. One of the consensus opinions expressed when asked to define “firefighter

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