How Do You Define Firefighter Fit?

  August 29, 2015

Are You Firefighter Fit? Most people, when asked this question, will normally think about how much weight they can lift or if the are overweight or not.  I argue that being “firefighter fit (fire rescue fit) is much more than that.  You may be able to lift heavy weights but that doesn’t necessarily mean that you

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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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Add this Exercise for Firefighter Strength…

  February 12, 2015

Balance, coordination, power, strength, cardiovascular recovery….all essential fitness traits of the “fit for duty” Fire Rescue Athlete.   If you are a Fire Rescue Athlete (or not) you need to plan your workouts to address each of these traits.  One of the most overlooked is balance and coordination.  As a trainer, I get asked how and when

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Firefighter Workout- Progressive Bodyweight Challenge

  October 16, 2014

I get a lot of requests for workouts that require a minimal amount of equipment.  Here is a great Firefighter Bodyweight workout that doesn’t require a lot of equipment and is very efficient (like you need to be on a fire/rescue scene).Click on the video below for a recap. Please like, comment and share this

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Get "Firefighter Fit" and Give Back…Now is the time!

  June 30, 2014

Ultimate Fire Athlete Workout and the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation. Have you heard about the Cold Water Challenge?  Basically, its a challenge by firefighters to each other to video themselves taking a cold bucket of water to raise funds for the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation.  Well, recently my crew “called” me out… and I wimped

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