Welcome to Grit Nation. On this episode I have the pleasure of speaking with Dan Kerrigan the author of Functional Firefighter Fitness.Though written for firefighters this book is packed full of solid advice to help you maximize your output on the job no matter what your trade is.We’ll open our conversation by discussing what it means to be “fit for duty” as we investigate the similarities construction industry professionals share with other craft that rely not only on their cognitive abilities to get the job done but their physicality too.Next Dan will explain how Physical Fitness, Rest and Recovery, Hydration and Nutrition make up the Four Pillars of his program, and why it is so important to master each one to achieve optimal health and peak performance.Later we unpack the BIG 8 and understand why spending hours in the gym isn’t necessary to achieve the muscular endurance, cardio conditioning and flexibility that keep your body healthy and strong.And we’ll end our conversation by giving you the resources needed to make proper lifestyle decisions now that will allow you to maximize output, minimize injuries, and set you up for success into your later years. The Show NotesFirefighter Functional Fitnesshttps://www2.firefighterfunctionalfitness.com/Grit Nation Websitehttps://www.gritnationpodcast.comJoin the Grit Nation MVP Teamhttps://mailchi.mp/c28da31260b8/grit-nation-podcast-sign-up-pageFollow Grit Nation on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/gritnationpodcast/Email comments or suggestions to:email@example.comGrit Nation is a proud member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Networkhttps://www.laborradionetwork.org/ NW Carpenters Union United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Regional Council in the Pacific NW 6 states + 29k members strong!!Union Home Plus Union Home Plus helps union members save money when they buy, sell, or finance their home. The Martinez Tool Company Martinez Tools, built tough and built to last a lifetime.The Grit Nation MVP Team Join The Nation and help spread the word on how unions are building lives + careers to be proud of.
#096 Firefighter Functional Fitness with authors Jim moss & Dan Kerrigan
The Firefighters Podcast
In today's episode i speak with Jim moss & Dan Kerrigan authors of Firefighter Functional Fitness.Firefighter Functional Fitness is the essential guide to optimal firefighter performance and longevity. It provides all firefighters with the knowledge, mindset, and tools to: -Maximize their fire ground performance -Reduce their risk of injury and experiencing a line-of-duty death -Live a long, healthy career and retirement Designed for firefighters by firefighters.Firefighter Functional Fitness is available on amazon or direct from their website by looking HEREGet notified of each Podcast episode as soon as they come out by clicking HERETo learn more about the podcast or become a partner of the podcast Jump over to our website by clicking HEREFollow the podcast onYoutubeFacebookInstagramA big thanks to the support of our partners for being part of the FFP familyWilliam Wood WatchesHAIX FootwearIf you have taken value from any of our episodes and would like to support the future growth of The Firefighters Podcast then you can do so by clicking HERE
11 Steps To Creating a Culture of Firefighter Fitness (Dan Kerrigan) - 036
FIREFIGHTER SUCCESS PODCAST
Based on their popular FDIC class, Jim Moss and Dan Kerrigan give firefighters and fire departments 11 steps to creating a culture of firefighter fitness and wellness. TOPICS DISCUSSED:Fire department culture changePersonal accountabilityPositive peer pressureMedical and fitness evaluationsPhysical agility assessmentsFire department fitness committeesFunctional fitness equipmentFitness training/educationFirehouse gymsFitness/wellness policiesIncentivizationGet their bestselling book Firefighter Functional Fitness and host their interactive fitness workshops: FirefighterFunctionalFitness.com
Chief Dan Kerrigan and Captain Jim Moss (Firefighter Functional Fitness): Helping Fire Fighters Become Better.
Monarch Human Performance Podcast
Dan Kerrigan is the co-author of the best-selling book Firefighter Functional Fitness and Fire Chief of the Upper Providence Township Fire Department in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He is a 35-year fire service veteran, certified peer fitness trainer, certified group fitness instructor, advocate for firefighter health and fitness, and international presenter on the topic. He serves as an at-large director on the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ “Safety, Health, and Survival” section where he works regularly with national and international organizations on strategies to improve firefighter health and wellness. Dan is also an adjunct professor at several universities where he teaches fire service administration, leadership, strategic planning and emergency management courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. Jim Moss is a fire captain and paramedic for the Metro West Fire Protection District in St. Louis County, Missouri. A 16-year veteran of the fire service, his passions include leadership, training, mentorship and fitness. Jim is the bestselling author of Firefighter Success: 20 C’s to Firefighter Excellence, and the co-author of Firefighter Functional Fitness: The Essential Guide to Optimal Firefighter Performance and Longevity. He is also the host of the Firefighter Success Podcast. Jim is a contributor to multiple fire service publications, including Fire Engineering Magazine and FirefighterToolbox.com. He has shared his message at FDIC International, Firehouse, the International Society of Fire Service Instructors, the National Volunteer Fire Council, International Association of Fire Chiefs, and with fire departments nationwide. In this episode Dan and Jim talk about: The creation of Firefighter Functional Fitness How they came to write a book a the logistics involved in this. How they are helping to roll out health and fitness across multiple fire departments. Resources discussed: Firefighter Success by Captain Jim Moss You can stay up to date with Dan and Jim via social media on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter at @FirefighterFFit and their YouTube channel: Firefighter Functional Fitness. If you are interested in working with or speaking with Dan and Jim you can contact them via their website or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org Keep up to date with Monarch Human Performance via our website, Facebook and Instagram pages.
Dan Kerrigan is the co-author of the best-selling book Firefighter Functional Fitness and Fire Chief of the Upper Providence Township Fire Department in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He is a 35-year fire service veteran, certified peer fitness trainer, certified group fitness instructor, advocate for firefighter health and fitness, and international presenter on the topic. He serves as an at-large director on the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ “Safety, Health, and Survival” section where he works regularly with national and international organizations on strategies to improve firefighter health and wellness. Dan is also an adjunct professor at several universities where he teaches fire service administration, leadership, strategic planning and emergency management courses at the graduate and undergraduate level.Learn more at FirefighterFunctionalFitness.com.
Firefighter health, wellness and fitness-for-duty – you have often heard us address these topics because they define our abilities as firefighters. If you do not take care of yourself, how do you expect to be able to care for others? Our returning guests, Chief Dan Kerrigan and Capt. Jim Moss, have dedicated themselves to teaching just how important these topics are, not just by learning about them, but by embracing their values and making these values part of your life. If you want to be a firefighter and serve your community to the best of your ability, then you have to devote yourself to more than knowing what equipment is on which apparatus or how to tie a bunch of knots. You must take care of yourself!Chief Kerrigan and Capt. Moss, wrote, what some might call the “bible” of firefighter health and wellness, “Firefighter Functional Fitness.” They discuss the “pillars” of firefighter overall wellness, which includes areas such as restorative rest, proper hydration and much more. If you care about your role as a firefighter, listen or watch this episode and I would suggest having a pad of paper and a pencil nearby. You are going to learn! Tune in here on Podomatic, on our website, www.Bit.ly/5-ATFC or your favorite podcast platform!
Firefighter Functional Fitness. Chief Dan Kerrigan. Captain Jim Moss.
The 24/48 Podcast
Today on the show, I am joined by Dan Kerrigan and Jim Moss. Together they wrote, Firefighter Functional Fitness: The Essential Guide to Optimal Firefighter Performance and Longevity. Dan is a career chief officer, published fitness author, and presenter on the local and national levels. He is a passionate advocate for firefighter health and wellness, and he works with many firefighter organizations to reduce health-related LODD’s. In addition to all of that, he is also a Russian kettlebell instructor. Jim Moss is a career fire officer, certified personal trainer, and published fitness author. Like Dan, he is also 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.These guys literally wrote the book on firefighter functional fitness. Be sure to pick up a copy on Amazon and put the principles to practice. And if you enjoy the podcast, please leave a 5-star review so others like yourself can find the show and find value in it as well.
041 - "Firefighter Functional Fitness" with Dan Kerrigan and Jim Moss
The Professional Brotherhood™
In this episode Brian and Kara discuss firefighter fitness with Dan Kerrigan and Jim Moss, authors of the best selling book, "Firefighter Functional Fitness". If you're a probie or a veteran firefighter struggling with how to prepare or keep yourself prepared to do the job, you'll want to tune into this episode.For further information go to www.firefighterfunctionalfitness.com, @firefighterffit on Instagram or search YouTube for Firefighter Functional Fitness. About our Guests: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.About our hosts: Chief Brian Soller has been a volunteer firefighter for 30 years. Brian is currently Chief of the Rock Hill Fire Department (100% Volunteer / Sullivan County, NY) and a Past Chief of the Monticello Fire Department (Combination / Sullivan County, NY). Brian is a Nationally Certified Level II Fire Instructor as well a Nationally Certified Fire Officer. He has been instructing firefighters of all levels for the past 17 years. Brian is also a long time NYS Emergency Medical Technician as well as an Advanced Swift Water Technician. Brian's passion lies in the promotion of professionalism in the volunteer fire service. Follow us on social @professionalvolunteer On the web at www.professionalvolunteerfirefighter.comSend future episode suggestions or comments on past episodes to email@example.com.Interested in being a guest on the show? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.Kara McDaniels, is a six year member of the Cazenovia Fire Department where she currently serves as a Lieutenant and Emergency Medical Technician. Kara is also a certified Critical Incident Stress Debriefer as well as an AFAA certified fitness instructor and the owner of Saint Florian Fitness. Her full time career is at the Upstate Medical Hospital in Syracuse, NY where she is an anesthesia assistant. You can find Kara in Instagram @st.florianfitnessWe are proud to be affiliated with the Chief Miller family of podcasts. Chief Miller is dedicated to the men and women of the fire service. Follow the Chief on IG at:@chiefmillermedia@chief_miller@chief_miller1Great people doing great things and making the fire service a better place!
Episode 39: Firefighter Functional Fitness w/ Jim Moss and Dan Kerrigan
Averagejake Firefighter Podcast
In this episode my good friends Jim Moss and Dan Kerrigan 2 guys who literally wrote the book come on and talk everything Firefighter Functional Fitness. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app