Station Workout With FF Knotts

FF Knotts has been creating some great videos on different workout routines and he would like to share them with the rest of the Dept. Check them out below! This post will be pinned to the top and updated anytime a new video gets shared. Special thanks to FF Jared Knotts for allowing the use…

Nutrition for Firefighters: 3 Simple Truths

The next time you walk past a fast-food restaurant, look through the window and observe the consequences of adverse consumption The effect of sound nutrition on physical performance, appearance and health are undeniable. Simply stated, if you want to look, feel and move like a Ferrari, you’d better consume a diet rich in high-octane foods….

Eating Healthy During COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting every aspect of our lives. Exercise, good nutrition and stress management are all critical for fire fighters and emergency medical personnel to stay well and continue to help in this current situation. Healthy eating is especially important for keeping your immune system in top condition. With a little thought…

Dynamic Stretching

Firefighters are the only professionals Athletes have to perform at full speed without a warm up.

Eat More Vegetables

Everyone knows to eat more vegetables, so why do we struggle so much? IAFF Nutrition Consultant Lisa Desilet shares some easy ideas to add more vegetables into your diet.

Strengthen Your Immune System

Vaccinations may boost resistance, but cures for virus-based illnesses like the flu don’t exist. So, keep your immune system “tuned”—it’s the only one you’ve got! Boost your immune system with adequate sleep; getting recommended vaccinations; eating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables rich in antioxidants; getting recommended exercise; washing your hands and maintaining good…

Quick Tips for Adding Healthy, Whole Foods

When making dietary changes, it should not feel restrictive, overwhelming or hard to live with. You are making longterm lifestyle changes, so you want to have a plan to make the habits stick around. Transitioning to a healthier way of eating may seem daunting, so here are some tips to keep in mind: Eat vegetables…