This 4-minute stretch can improve firefighter performance.

  October 30, 2017

Mobile and flexible athletes move more efficiently and can be less likely to suffer injury.  Unfortunately, from my research I have found that stretching is the most often “skipped” part of an athlete’s workout.   For one, it’s done at the end of the workout when you just want to be finished.  And, for two, it

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This Movement can Reduce Firefighter Injuries…

  March 7, 2017

I have a confession to make…sometimes I skip my active warm-up exercises when I workout. We are all guilty of it (admit it).  Let’s face it, sometimes you hit the gym or the workout room in the firehouse and are tired or short on time and will “sacrifice” the warm-up and stretching.   I do

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5 Reasons Every Firefighter Should do Yoga…

  May 8, 2016

You may never thought the word yoga would be said in the in the same sentence with “firefighter.” If you ask someone who’s never done yoga what they think it involves, the usual response is “stretching and meditation.” It’s always great fun to see someone in a yoga class for the first time who thinks it’s

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Start your Next Firefighter Workout with This…

  September 24, 2015

Are you still warming up for your workout by jogging or biking or maybe not at all?  Each one of your workouts should start with specific active stretching movements.  In the past you may have skipped this part, but I assure you these exercises will help strengthen and even tone your body.  In fact, if you

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