Training on-shift with your crew can be challenging for many reasons.  Calls, lack of motivation, crew members are at different levels of fitness….  the list goes on.  You also have to take into consideration the fact that you must leave some “gas” in the tank and don’t want to burn out and bonk on a…

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Let’s face it, working on your cardiovascular conditioning can be very boring.  Personally, I suffer from workout ADD, I constantly like to change things up to keep me interested in the workouts.  Over the last couple of years, I have toyed with various workouts on shift; high intensity, heavy lifting, stretching only, and even some…

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I get a lot of emails asking for good workout options for the firehouse when on-shift. Working out on-shift is a major concern, you want to make sure you keep your body in good “fit for duty” condition but also want to make sure you have enough “left in the tank” to respond and perform…

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Total Body “CREW” Challenge Workout. Here is a great assessment and/ or workout to challenge your entire body.  The workout does not require a lot of equipment so you can do it at the firehouse (or your house).  You can substitute these exercises if you want based on your available equipment. You must perform the…

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