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ARE YOU FIRE FIT?. Remember it isn’t a sprint it is a marathon!. Firefighter Fitness and Health. Physical Fitness. Fluids. Fatigue. Diet. Personal Hygiene & Area Cleanliness. REMEMBER: WHEN PEOPLE GET TIRED. PEOPLE GET HURT!. The Fire Fit Program.

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Are you fire fit
ARE YOU FIRE FIT?

Remember it isn’t a sprint it is a marathon!


Firefighter fitness and health
Firefighter Fitness and Health

Physical Fitness

Fluids

Fatigue

Diet

Personal Hygiene & Area Cleanliness

REMEMBER: WHEN PEOPLE GET TIRED

PEOPLE GET HURT!


The fire fit program
The Fire Fit Program

  • FireFit Program was created with the intent of providing the interagency wildland fire community with a comprehensive easy to follow fitness program.

  • Ultimate goal was to improve firefighter safety and health and reduce injuries


What is fitness
What is Fitness?

  • “The body’s ability to perform physical activity without distress or injury.”

  • Most people rarely engage in arduous physical activity as part of their daily jobs, wildland firefighters know that physical fitness plays an important role in personal wellness and job performance.


F i t prescription
F.I.T. PRESCRIPTION

  • In order to implement a balanced fitness program it’s important to include all of the essential components of fitness.

  • F.I.T. PRESCRIPTION =

  • F. - Frequency

  • I. - Intensity

  • T. - Time

  • Utilizing F.I.T. Prescription allows you to exercise safely while achieving steady improvements.


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