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Benefits of Stretching

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As we get older, our muscles tighten and the range of motion in the joints can be minimized. As a firefighter, this can cause problems with the requirements of lifting, climbing and other job related tasks. Tasks that used to be easy to us, such as zipping up a flight of steps or reaching for a crosslay, have now become extremely difficult. A regular stretching program can help keep our muscles loose and help to prevent injury and soreness after a busy shift.

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5 Ways to Improve Firefighter Fitness

As we all know, heart disease and heart attacks are the number one killer of firefighters in the United States today. If you have certain other risks factors, it is critical that you take measures to improve and maintain good cardio health.

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Welcome to Firefighter Health and Fitness dot Com

Welcome to FirefighterHealthand Wellness.com! Your source for fitness tips, nutritional advice and more, written by firefighters for firefighters!

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