CrossFit 4 Fire: Pain Threshold Training and Firefighter Survival

By Ed Hadfield "When a man becomes a fireman, his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished. What he does after that is all in the line of work." -- Chief Edward F. Croker, Fire Department of New York, speaking on the death of a deputy chief and four firefighters in February of 1908 When Chief Croker spoke those words in 1908, he had no idea the influence those words would have on firefighters in 2012. We must recognize that the development of our minds and bodies between incidents is simply in the line of our work. Failing to do so is failing at our profession and letting our fellow firefighters down. The greatest tools we possess in our arsenal is our mind and our bodies; ...

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