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First Responders- Stay Hydrated, Stay Alive…

By Zamzowfitness | Jun 26, 2023

Water is essential for fire suppression. What many firefighters do not realize is how important it is for performance, cognitive thinking and survival on the fireground (and off). Stay hydrated, and stay fit for the job.

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Hydrate- Why Firefighters “Should” Love Water

By Zamzowfitness | Jun 21, 2023

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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The 5 Fitness Tips Every First Responder Needs to Follow

By Zamzowfitness | Jun 18, 2023

Being a first responder offers challenges when it comes to keeping your fitness, health, and mind in check.  The long hours, the stress of the job including exposures to traumatic scenes, and the sometimes unhealthy food options do not make it easy.  Here are 5 of the best fitness and nutrition tips that every First Responder (firefighter, EMT, medic, police officer, and/or nurse) needs to follow. These tips will help you improve your performance, reduce your chances of injury, and help you enjoy a longer and healthier career.

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Every Firefighter Needs This Important Fitness Trait

By Zamzowfitness | May 8, 2023

Firefighters have a physically demanding job and need to prepare for these demands via proper fitness and training. In this post, FRF will look at the research and breakdown the most important fitness trait a firefighter needs to insure they meet the demands of the job. #GETFRF

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The Best Benefits of Fiber for Firefighters

By Zamzowfitness | May 2, 2023

Anyone can reap the benefit of more fiber in their diet. Firefighters, however, due to the high risk of heart disease and cancer can really benefit from getting the right amount of fiber in their daily food intake.

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First responders- understand calories with this great post.

Calories In vs. Calories Out for Weight Loss

By Zamzowfitness | Apr 13, 2023

First responders, the key to maintaining a healthy weight relies on your understanding of the principles of the calories in versus calories out equation.

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Create an Effective Firefighter Workout Schedule

By Zamzowfitness | Apr 9, 2023

Should you do a workout on shift? The answer is “YES” but it should be part of a plan. Fire Rescue Fitness explains the best way to create a firefighter workout schedule for optimal performance on and off the fire/ rescue scene.

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The First Responders Guide to Percussion (massage) Guns

By Zamzowfitness | Apr 2, 2023

Have you used a percussion or massage gun? Discover the best way to utilize this new device to optimize your performance and alleviate those aches and pains. And, learn which ones are worth the investment.

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Intermittent Fasting for First Responders

Is IM Fasting Good for Firefighters, EMT’s and Medics?

By Zamzowfitness | Mar 19, 2023

Fasting for first responders? Yes, this eating technique can help manage stress, curb cravings and keep you healthy. Click the link to read and watch all about it.

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