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First Responders: Stay Motivated with These Tips

By Zamzowfitness | Aug 26, 2022

The key to maintaining and making fitness progress is to make sure you focus on keeping your mind right and staying consistent with your workouts. These tips will help any firefighter, EMT, and/or medic overcome a lack of motivation and continually make fitness progress.

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Tasty and Healthy Chicken Salad with grapes, apples, and walnuts.

By Zamzowfitness | Jul 28, 2022

Chicken salad is a great option for hot summer days in the firehouse (or any house). This recipe is quick, easy, and sure to please everyone in your crew. Give it a try.

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Discover the Best Functional Chest Exercise for First Responders.

By Zamzowfitness | Jul 20, 2022

What makes an exercise “functional” for firefighters, EMTs, and medics? In this post Aaron Zamzow from FRF shows us an example with the Alternate Arm DB Press. This is a great exercise to work the chest and upper body while improving balance and core strength.

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Essential Workout Components for Firefighters, EMTs, and Medics.

By Zamzowfitness | Jun 25, 2022

What are the components that every firefighter, EMT and medic should include in their workout programs? While there is not a “one size fits all” answer, there are six essential things that fire rescue athletes need to incorporate into their workout programs. Here they are…

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By Zamzowfitness | Jun 21, 2022

What supplements should you take? Do you really need to take supplements to make progress? Common questions heard around a lot of gyms and firehouses. There are many things to consider, take a look at this post for some great information and answers…

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Stay Lean and Fit for Duty Through the Summer with These First Responder Fitness Tips.

By Zamzowfitness | Jun 8, 2022

Summer brings nicer weather and social gatherings. It also brings more reasons to cheat on your nutrition and fitness. Discover the tips every first responder needs to follow to stay lean and healthy this summer.

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A First Responders Guide to Cortisol

By Zamzowfitness | May 31, 2022

What is cortisol and why do you need to know about it as a first responder? This great post from FRF will explain and answer that question and, most importantly tell you how to manage it for better health.

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22 Reasons First Responders Need to Exercise

By Zamzowfitness | May 23, 2022

As a first responder, you need to face the fact that exercise and good health are essential for performance and career longevity. Here are 22 reasons that confirm why every first responder needs to consistently exercise.

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Five Fitness Tools for First Responders

By Zamzowfitness | May 12, 2022

We as first responders rely on many tools to help us perform the tasks required on the emergency scene.
One common trait about all these tools is that they all require a physically capable body to operate them.   Here is a great post from FRF with the fitness tools that every first responder should be using to help them perform when needed.

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