How Fit Should a Firefighter Be?

When the big red trucks show up on scene all the homeowner expects is a group of decathlete-brain surgeons to jump out and fix the problem.  Not too much to expect, right?  But what do they actually get? Hopefully, someone well trained and fit enough to do the job. Everyone hired is required to pass …

Periodization for Firefighters: Part 4

Check out Part 1, 2 and 3 here, here and here. Honestly, this has been a challenging series to write.  Periodization is a heavy topic to tackle.  For most people, it’s not exactly a hot topic.  It’s possibly the most important topic for long term progression but it’s far from sexy. I try to keep …