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Tagged With: Running

How running helped my firefighting career

I mentioned in my book ‘Firefighting from within‘ about running at a young age and now I want to share how it helped me as a firefighter. Running helps to get rid of excessive adrenalin and other stress hormones, boosts your mood and keeps you fit. Running is free, you can do it anywhere, and it … Continue reading »

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You Don’t Have to Be a firefighter to be firefighter fit

Whilst going to a fire call once as a firefighter I was climbing the stars with my co-firefighter whom was also a bodybuilder in his spare time. We had our breathing apparatus donned and when we got to the top of the fourth floor and my co-firefighter was breathing so heavy I thought f–k he is … Continue reading »

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Why I quit running

Recently I have been interacting with a Facebook group that I was invited to a while ago called  ’I was, or am a runner’. The group posts includes past and present results, vintage and present photographs and a bit of fun. They also have various debates about contemporary and past issues. One thing I found … Continue reading »

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