On-shift Firefighter Interval Workout

  July 6, 2016

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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One of the Best Firefighter Exercises- Crawling

  April 13, 2016

You read that heading correctly, crawling is one of the best exercises for firefighters.   I actually think it is in the top 10 (you can find out my other 9 “best” exercises by clicking here).  Crawling is a great exercise to work core stability, strengthen the shoulder girdle plus it can help improve your

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Fire Rescue Fitness Birthday Challenge Workout

  February 20, 2016

I like challenge or out-come based (OCB’s) workouts because:  #1 They are tough, #2 They are a great way to measure your level of fitness.  The last 4 years (including this one) I have completed this special “Birthday” workout to help me measure my fitness and determine where I need improvement.   This particular workout

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Firefighter Fitness- 4 Reasons Why You're Not Seeing Results…

  February 10, 2016

Its the dead of winter, football season is over and spring seems so far away.  This is also the excuse season, the time of the year where most people fall off the fitness wagon and start to make excuses.  Its especially easy to make excuses and miss workouts if your not seeing results.  So, today

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Cardiovascular Training for Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics

  February 7, 2016

I heard someone once say running long and slow teaches your body one thing, how to run slow. If that’s all you’re after, you can stop reading; I don’t want you to be late for your water aerobics class.  But in our profession you need to move quickly and with purpose, I’m not saying that

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