Exercise: Functional Vs. Specific For Firefighters

The overall goal for firefighters is to select exercises that will enhance their performance on a call. You have to look for specific exercises that will reduce the chances of injuries while at the same time improve their overall health. Performing an exercise just because someone said it is functional may not offer the added benefits of a specific exercise. Remember, exercise compliments the job; it does not replace it.
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‘Biggest Loser’ Rachel Frederickson Shares Diet and Exercise Secrets

The reality TV star, who shocked the fans of the show by losing 155 pounds, said that she follows a strict “super healthy” diet and exercise regimen laid out for her by the show’s dietician, Cheryl Forberg. ‘The Biggest Loser’ Winner Rachel Frederickson Weighs 105 Pounds “First and foremost, my goals are to be healthy and strong,” the http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/p90x3-reviews/sbwire-455028.htm 24-year-old, who is now a size 0/2, told reporters, according to People magazine . “I’m an athlete. I’ve been an athlete since I was a little girl. And I went on ‘The Biggest Loser’ journey to find that confidence that I lost.” For breakfast, Frederickson, who has discovered “a zest for looking up recipes and trying them,” sticks to egg white French toast or an omelet made with egg whites, spinach, tomatoes and mushrooms.
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Fascinating Study Reveals What Your Brain Looks like on Exercise

Running helps me “declutter” my brain, allows me to come up with solutions to problems that have been pestering me, facilitates creative thinking, and frees me of stress that would normally burden me. But I thought it basically ended there. Exercise kept both my brain and body young, flexible, and energetic. I was intrigued, then, to see this headline in the New York Times: “How Inactivity Changes the Brain” – intrigued not because I thought it was particularly interesting, but because I thought everyone already knew that being active helps you think better and keeps your mind clearer.
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