We as 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 traits a firefighter needs to insure they meet the demands of the job. #GETFRF

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I often get asked by Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics to evaluate their current fitness programs and to possibly give some suggestions.  I always try to explain to the individual or group that in order to evaluate the program we must understand the physical demands of the job. Research conducted by York University (Ontario) about the physical demands of Firefighting stated–…

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Now, as you probably know from reading my previous blog posts that I think that interval training is very applicable to what we do on the fire ground.  A unique component that I’ve added to my workouts is a 10-minute Interval Overhaul.  These interval Overhauls are a combination of exercises that challenges the total body,…

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