Functional Fitness in the Real World

I applied for a grant for my fire department for some fitness equipment, and they requested a photo of something on our department, fitness-related. Probies are a wonderful group. I called one of ours to come up to the station where he got into full gear (minus the SCBA), I grabbed a kettlebell from my... Continue Reading →

Stronger Together

Have you been to a wedding lately? Pretty much every wedding I've been to has something publicly symbolizing the two become one - the unity candle (usually my favorite), the sand thing (which I really don't get), and lately, ropes being twisted or braided together. I actually quite like the rope idea; first saw it... Continue Reading →

Step into My Kitchen

I spent less than $9.00 on about 2 weeks of veggies yesterday, which included these green beans! Got them snapped and cleaned this afternoon. And. . .bacon from a local butcher sold at my town's market! Ta-Da! One of my favorite side dishes and so unbelievably easy! Now, normally, I will add some sliced or... Continue Reading →

Quality vs Quantity

Sitting at the station, I was updating the roster for the year with the Assistant Chief, talking about the applicants we've had over the last few years. Who has stuck around? Who has become an asset to the department? Who needs a little more one-on-one training? I made the comment that it would be awesome... Continue Reading →

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