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  • Jul232017

    Blended Learning

    We TRAIN the LEAST for the things we do the MOST (patient handling) that has the HIGHEST RISK & we wonder WHY EMT’s, Fire Fighters & Police Officers keep getting HURT.  Injury free university and Train the Trainer course is a hire to retire SYSTEM of mobility, patient handling, fitness, wellness, resiliency, sleep hygiene, safety, risk management and MORE. Invest

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  • Jul232017

    Nutrition for EMT’s and Fire Fighters

    There is a running joke about how EMT’s enter the profession relatively fit and enthusiastic and how they leave the profession obese, angry and burnt out. Sadly, it’s not a joke. EMS as a population has mirrored the US population with obesity rates pushing past 35%.  But the problem is much bigger than just obesity, EMT’s have to be fit

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  • Apr122017

    Now that Sit Ups’ are out what do I do?

    Now that the military has ditched the back breaking full sit up lot’s what now questions have popped up. The abs are designed to create torso rigidity and stability, flexion is only one of their jobs. The abs should be working with all movements, this is why we stand to or kneel to exercise; rarely do we sit. The abs

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  • Feb212017

    Pain is a Symptom

    Pain while working out is normal in fact it’s a good thing.  Pain while treating a patient or simply sitting in the aircraft is not, it’s a symptom of a larger problem.  Pain, even minor pain is indicative of a much larger problem.  A problem that needs to be addressed immediately. Let’s take neck / upper back pain as an

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  • Jan092017

    Fit Responder University

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  • Dec302016

    Three Fitness Resolutions for EMS Providers

    By Bryan Fass, ATC, LAT, CSCS, EMT-P (ret.) Ask any EMT or first responder if they hurt, or if they have experienced pain in the last few months while at work, and almost all of them will slowly nod their heads yes. Some studies show that when anonymously surveyed, more than 57% of EMTs had a soft tissue injury (overexertion

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