Firefighter Functional Fitness


By Dan Kerrigan and Jim Moss

Firefighter Functional Fitness will share:

  • The 4 Pillars: Physical Fitness, Recovery and Rest, Hydration, and Nutrition
  • "The Big 8" of Firefighter Functional Fitness
  • Nearly 100 functional exercises and photos to keep workouts interesting and fun
  • 3 Ways to build a firefighter fitness success program for you and your crew
  • How to get back in firefighter shape---even if you've been a couch potato or had an injury
  • How to easily program daily and weekly workouts for firefighting success
  • How to recover properly from your workouts (and fire scenes)
  • How to maintain motivation with your health and fitness program
  • A detailed explanation of the fire service’s cardiovascular epidemic, including the physiological and cardiovascular stressors that firefighters face and how to condition yourself to minimize these risks
  • The importance of proper hydration and how to effectively hydrate for fireground performance
  • The importance of annual firefighter-specific medical evaluations (and what to look for)
  • Sensible nutrition made easy without completely changing your lifestyle
  • How to create an effective and realistic physical agility assessment at your fire department or fire academy
  • 25 Frequently Asked Questions to help answer and guide you in your Firefighter Functional Fitness journey
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SpecificationsFirefighter Toolbox, 2016
6" x 9" softcover
319 pages
ISBN: 9780990844242

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