069 – 5 Staying Motivated Tips for Firefighter Fitness
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Staying focused on our health.
In today’s episode, David Soler and Lt. Jim Moss talk about how being able to do our job on the fire ground hedges on staying motivated to take care of our health.
- What keeps you motivated about firefighter fitness?
- How do you get in to the right mindset?
- What does your workout consist of?
- How do you stay motivated?
- What are some examples of real health risks we face everyday?
- Some tips/ways to keep yourself motivated that have worked for David and Jim.
Intro by: Mark vonAppen of Fully Involved
About LT Jim Moss:
Jim is a Firefighter Toolbox Cadre and Lieutenant with the Metro West Fire Protection District of St. Louis County, Missouri, where he has been since 2007. He was previously with the St. Louis Fire Department as an EMT/Paramedic. At Metro West, Jim is a member of the EMS committee, Fitness committee, and Honor Guard.
Jim serves as an ACLS/PALS Instructor with the American Heart Association and has served as an adjunct EMT and Paramedic instructor.
He possesses a B.S. of Fire Science from Columbia Southern University and a B.A. of Spanish from Truman State University. He is certified in Fire Officer I/II, Fire Instructor I, Vehicle Rescue Technician, Driver/Operator, and as a Hazardous Materials Technician.
His passions are mentorship, leadership, firefighter fitness, and teaching/learning about anything and everything FIRE-EMS related.
About the Firefighter Toolbox Podcast/Internet Radio Show
The Firefighter Toolbox Podcast/Internet Radio Show is an audio program for up and coming firefighters and leaders who want to become better at the ever evolving skill of firefighting and to continue growing into a better leader. We interview great firefighters, officers, and other authorities inside and outside of the fire service who bring great ideas, insights, and information to share with us so we can take our skills to the next level.
Discover the Book That Is Impacting The Fire Service:
Firefighter Preplan – The Ultimate Guide For Thriving as a Firefighter.
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- Jim Moss’ Twitter
- You can email Jim Moss at: [email protected], [email protected]
- Firefighter Functional Fitness
- Firefighter Preplan
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