Why do you workout? Why do you, or should you make healthy choices?  The answers to this question are different for different people.  For me, personally, I workout and stay fit because I never want to tell my crew, my family or my department that;  “I was not fit enough to accomplish my task.” I…

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Heart disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes are all huge health issues facing the fire service.  Depending on which report you read, the fire service is facing epidemic levels of these issues.   I do feel that there is progress being made on combating these issues and the fire service in general is becoming more health conscious. The…

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Here is a little bit of motivation for you.  I tell myself this often.. “You’re right. It is easier to eat pizza then to workout in the firehouse.   It’s easier to turn to ice cream rather than people for support.  It’s easier to say ‘f*** it, I give up’ than to say ‘f*** this, I can…

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