NUTRITION

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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Taming the Sweet Tooth: 6 Tips to Avoid Sugary Foods

Sugar lurks everywhere, disguised in seemingly healthy options and hiding in plain sight on ingredient labels. While an occasional sweet treat is okay, excessive sugar intake can wreak havoc on your health, contributing to weight gain, energy crashes, and even chronic diseases. But kicking the sugar habit can feel like an uphill battle. Don't worry; we've got you covered! Here are six practical tips to help you tame your sweet tooth and avoid sugary foods:

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Are Antioxidants the Key to a Healthier Fire Service?

It's no secret that firefighting is an exhilarating but dangerous job. Exposure to pollutants, trauma, sleep deprivation, and high-intensity work can cause free radical damage that accumulates over a 25+ year career. This damage contributes to firefighters' increased risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Antioxidants can help fight free radical damage. Could antioxidants be the answer to improving health in the fire service?

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Chew on This

Many of us know the shape and general purpose of our main organs such as the stomach, liver, gallbladder, and small and large intestines, but there are other, lesser-known stages of digestion that tend to happen under the radar. 

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Five Nutritional Hacks for Tactical Athletes

The nutritional needs of the tactical athlete are, at their core, very similar to regular humans. That said, tactical athletes do have additional requirements due to their higher work demands. Essentially, everyone requires good foundational nutrition, and the tactical population also requires good operational nutrition habits. Here are a few “hacks” to help tactical athletes properly fuel their bodies. 

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