From Flab to Fit

Holloway, Raymond
March 2004
Fire Chief;Mar2004, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p70
Trade Publication
The article highlights the importance of a better fitness regime for firefighters based on a personal account of the author who has been working as a firefighter since 1973. The author focuses on the fitness program for firefighters undertaken by the Kerrville Fire Department. The department protects a city of 25,000 and the surrounding county with total population 30,000 in southern Texas with three fire stations and 54 shift personnel. The author states that fitness is important, even if firefighters have to squeeze their workouts into both their schedules and station facilities.


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