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Get Strong and Lean with this FRF Bodyweight Workout.

It can be very difficult to try to stay “fit for duty” on vacation,  during the Holidays,  or if you  don’t have access to a lot of equipment.  This workout will help you stay FRF (fire rescue fit) on vacation or when you are at a firehouse that doesn’t have any fitness equipment.    I actually performed this workout when on the …

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This 4-minute stretch can improve firefighter performance.

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 can be boring.  To combat …

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Do These 3 Things to Stay Fit in (and out) of the Firehouse.

It seems like fitness information is coming from every angle these days.   Experts tell us that we need to “do yoga, do crossfit, do low intensity, do high intensity, do weights, don’t do weights.”  It can get to be very frustrating and in some cases overwhelming.  My goal with FRF is to sift through all the so-called research and experts …

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Take the “Get FRF” Challenge and Win Cash and Prizes…

Over $1,500 in cash and prizes will be given away to Firefighters, EMTs and Medics this Fall!  YOU can Win and more importantly Motivate Others!   Don’t wait, get your program (click here) and get started today! The purpose of the contest is to motivate Firefighters, EMTs and Medics to change the unhealthy culture of the fire service.   Statistics show that the obesity rate …

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The Fire Rescue Fitness 9/11 Memorial Challenge Workout…

Every year around September 11th I like to take a moment and reflect on the significance of the day and honor those that sacrificed (and continue to sacrifice to this day).  I truly believe that one of the best ways to honor those that paid the ultimate sacrifice is to put forth the effort to be the “best” we can …

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The Best Firefighter Workouts Have these Components.

Attention Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics! Without proper planning, your fitness program may actually be setting you up for failure.  This topic is one near and dear to my heart and your career–Workouts for Fire Rescue Athletes.  I’ve been in the fitness industry for over 20 years and in the fire service for over 12.  This experience has given me the …

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Fire Rescue Fitness Memorial Day Workout

Here is a great way to start your Memorial weekend.   This is a little workout that will burn some calories, ignite your metabolism, and make room for some good summer food and spirits.  I always like to do some morning workout or fun run with the family on Holidays, I find that I feel better all day and don’t eat …

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Vote for the 2017 Fit for Duty Champion…

Congratulations to all the 2017 FRF Fit for Duty Challenge participants! This year over over 100 Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics entered their results.  There were many inspiring results and stories showing how the Fire Rescue Fitness Workouts have helped change lives and careers.  Most importantly, our hope is that these results will help motivate more fire rescue athletes to join the FRF …

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Fit Firefighters Should Do This Everyday!

Be Physically Ready for Duty- Your Daily Fitness Checkoffs. At the beginning of each and every shift firefighters, EMTs and medic meticulously go through and check their gear (or at least they should be) to make sure that it is ready for the challenges of the day. Our equipment must be functioning properly and our rigs must be fueled and …

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Every Firefighter Workout Needs This…

Attention Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics! Without proper planning, your fitness program may actually be setting you up for failure.  Read the article below…how does your current fitness program measure up? This blog topic is one near and dear to my heart and your career–Workouts for Fire Rescue Athletes.  I’ve been in the fitness industry for over 20 years and in …