Dan is a career chief officer, published fitness author and presenter on the local and national levels. A passionate firefighter health and wellness advocate, he works with the IAFC, NFFF, and NVFC in efforts to reduce health-related LODD’s. He is a Russian kettlebell instructor and uses Firefighter Functional Fitness to achieve optimal performance.
Jim Moss is a career fire officer, certified personal trainer, and published fitness author. He is a passionate advocate of firefighter fitness and wellness on the local and national levels. He trains, writes, and teaches firefighters how to optimize their physical performance, careers, and lives through Firefighter Functional Fitness.
Firefighter Functional Fitness will benefit all firefighters who want to be more effective on the fireground.
This book rightly acknowledges how fitness and health are interrelated. Functional fitness will improve fitness, enhance performance, and allow firefighters to be safer as they perform their work.
Every firefighter who has sworn to protect his or her community and every leader who is responsible for the operational effectiveness of firefighters should read this book.
Dan and Jim do an excellent job of answering the what, why, and how of becoming a functionally fit firefighter, and they do so in a practical and unintimidating manner.
From the rookie to the fire chief, Firefighter Functional Fitness is a must-read for any firefighter who wants to achieve optimal health and performance!
Dan and Jim have done an incredible job of not only showing the importance of firefighter health but also providing a template that will empower firefighters to take steps in the right direction.
Their commitment to your health radiates throughout this book.
Firefighter Functional Fitness is a great place to learn the tools you need to prevent injury, increase performance, and build a healthier heart!
Functional fitness is much more than just being “in shape.” Dan and Jim do an outstanding job not only explaining Firefighter Functional Fitness but also why it’s critical, how to apply it to our job, and how to achieve it.
Through reading, understanding, and applying the lessons in this book, you will achieve firefighter functional fitness and have a long, healthy career that will last long after you stop crawling down hallways.
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-The Firefighter Toolbox Team
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