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When you feel like quitting, think about why you started

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.

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Returning To Work In Your Best Shape

By: John Hofman Complex and combination lifts are one of my favorite ways to train firefighters looking to get back into shape while at the same time addressing all their needs in an efficient manner. Time is always an issue when it comes to balancing your schedule between the firehall, your home, and the gym. […]

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THREE MISTAKES TO AVOID AT THE GYM

By: Aaron Zamzow If you are not making progress, stop looking for supplements to cure your poor eating habits. Staying fit and healthy can be challenging at the best of times.  It is even more frustrating if you are working out and not seeing progress.  Over the past 25 plus years of working in the […]

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RECOVERING AFTER SURGERY OR AN INJURY

Sometimes it takes a major setback to realize what you have. For a firefighter, even a minor injury can lead to frustration and possible weeks on light duty. It’s easy to push off appointments and assume time will heal any nagging pain. For many injuries, time does not heal all wounds. If you are still […]

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HELP! I AM OUT OF SHAPE

One of the biggest mistakes we make with our fitness goals is that we set “monstrous” goals that are extremely hard to obtain.  You do not know exactly when it happened but one day you look down toward your feet and they are not there. Instead of seeing shoes, you see this mound of clothing […]

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DUMB BEERS OR DUMBELLS? CHOOSE WISELY

One turns into two and two turns into six and before you know it, you’re three hours deep into the day, buzzed and unmotivated to do much else. Firefighters do a lot of talking about what they used to do, what they could do if they tried and what they want to do. But, many […]

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FUELLING BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER A WORKOUT

Glucose is a necessity for energy and needed for exercise. If we consume more glucose then we can use, the excess is stored as glycogen in the fat cells, while too little glucose may leave you feeling burned out and light-headed. So how much do you need? Most studies suggest 2.5g of carbohydrates per kg […]

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SECURE YOUR GAIT: FINDING THE RIGHT RUNNING SHOES

Don’t be intimidated by the sheer amount of choice during your next trip to the shoe store. We’ve all been there: our athletic shoes are looking a little worse for the wear and seem to be less comfortable than when we first bought them. Easy problem with an easy fix, right? If you have stepped […]

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