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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?

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

  • 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?

  • “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

  • 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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