A personal trainer friend of mine once said that legs are one of the best tools for building legs. His point: Don't underestimate the power of your own body weight for improving lower body strength.Read This Article
Fitness is a key ingredient to a long, healthy firefighting career. The prevention of injuries is provided in the framework of fitness. Enhancing the fitness regimes of those who are already on the fitness train, while inspiring those who aren’t to join in. We aim to provide effective firefighter exercises and training workouts, the latest diet and nutrition recommendations, and awareness about the importance of developing a healthy mind, body, and soul connection.
Resilience. The buzzword that everyone thinks about when it comes to first responders. It is suggested that today’s firefighters and frontline responders have to be resilient, but what does that actually mean?Read This Article
We have been talking recently about firefighters as tactical athletes, and strategies to develop the “Athlete’s Mindset”. The second strategy to consider is selecting a periodized physical training plan. Here are 6 steps to consider when choosing the firefighter workout program that is right for you:Read This Article
As firefighters, we are athletes in service of our communities. It is critical that we develop an “Athlete’s Mindset” to avoid injury, perform at a high level, and ultimately retire healthy and happy after a productive and rewarding career.Read This Article
So many firefighters are pressed for time. Between Captain's classes, training, house duties, and the occasional EMS/Fire call - time is always a limited resource. Yet exercise should still be made a priority. Staying in shape sometimes is as easy as 1-2-3.Read This Article