Eating Right During The Holidays

Aaron Osborne, Sports Nutrition Consultant, NREMT-Paramedic Life and Performance Nutrition LLC Cell (816) 985-9940 lifeandperformancenutrition.com Aaron “Ozzy” Osborne is a friend and fellow KCFD firefighter of firefighterathlete.com founder Ben Schloegel.  He is an ironman finisher and fitness and health junkie and his passion is unparalleled.  We are always looking for guys who live this stuff […]

Nutrition and a Healthier Firefighter Life Style

Aaron Osborne, Sports Nutrition Consultant, NREMT-Paramedic Life and Performance Nutrition LLC Cell (816) 985-9940 lifeandperformancenutrition.com Aaron “Ozzy” Osborne is a friend and fellow KCFD firefighter of firefighterathlete.com founder Ben Schloegel.  He is an ironman finisher and fitness and health junkie and his passion is unparalleled.  We are always looking for guys who live this stuff […]

The Urban Athlete – Endurance

en·dur·ance enˈd(y)o͝orəns/ noun noun: endurance 1. the fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way. “she was close to the limit of her endurance” This is without a doubt my favorite subject, hands down.  You cannot take the stripes off a zebra or the spots off a cheetah.  […]

The Urban Athlete – Power

pow·er ˈpou(-ə)r/ noun noun: power; plural noun: powers 1. the ability to do something or act in a particular way, esp. as a faculty or quality. “the power of speech” verb move or travel with great speed or force.”they powered past the dock toward the mouth of the creek. The definition of POWER explained above.  […]

The Urban Athlete – Speed

The Italian physicist Galileo Galilei is credited with being the first to measure speed by considering the distance covered and the time it takes. Galileo defined speed as the distance covered per unit of time.In equation form, this is (velocity is equal to distance divided by time) or… Speed kills they say.  Kills what?  I […]

The Urban Athlete – Range Of Motion

Let’s be clear about something, I’m not Yogi.  Don’t claim to be and don’t want to be, it isn’t my thing  What is a “Yogi”?  Plain speak; they are the people that do that Yoga thing where you lay out a high dollar piece of foam and do all sorts of stretching in all sorts […]

Tomorrow Is Too Damn Late

As a coach I hear it all the time, not just from athletes but guys that I work with as well, okay especially guys that I work with.  They range from “I’ve got to do something, doc says my blood pressure and weight are through the roof” to “I’ve just got to get into better […]

Give More Than You Get

Being part of a team, a successful team, is about knowing your role and covering the responsibilities that come with it.  Too often we don’t want to work on the fundamentals and the basics, we loose our focus and with it our discipline when we do.  The greatest endeavors and accomplishments were taken to task […]

Change Is Good… But So Are Explanations and Strong Leadership.

So if you haven’t noticed we’ve changed things up a bit on the site recently.  Firefighterathlete.com has a new look and skin to the front page, a completely revamped registration process and now two tiers that firefighter athletes can choose from for membership.  My goal from that start has remained the same, what I’ve found […]

Firefighters and First Responders Wanted!

  FIREFIGHTERATHLETE.COM Urban Athlete Training Evolution   Firefighter Athlete is looking for First Responders, no matter what, who or where you respond as (Fire, Police and EMS) and no matter what municipality or entity you do work for.  The only requirement is that you are a full time, paid firefighter, police officer, EMT or medic […]

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