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Training Days: Firefighter Fitness and Wellness

By Tom Kiurski On this training day, we were faced with a situation that most firefighter training divisions don't have to deal with very often. The wellness-fitness coordinators in my department, Livonia (MI) Fire Department, asked to have a week to go over issues that pertain to wellness and fitness. The perfect springboard to this is the Fire/EMS Safety, Health, and Survival Week, recognized every June. I was to open the week and they were to be available for the classes they felt most appropriate. We covered the basics of nutrition and making healthful food choices at the firehouse (and at home). This turned out to be a great class, and many members commented on how much they had lear...

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