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Everyday EMS Athlete Profile: Buck Feris

As many of us know, putting your health and fitness first can be a major challenge with the busy schedules we adhere to every day. Between his three jobs as a donor center coordinator, tissue recovery technician and paramedic, Buck Feris recognized this difficulty but decided to take the challenge head on by changing his […]

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50 Miles of Running in One Week

For the first time I completed 50 miles of running in one week. Keep in mind I didn’t just jump out of bed a week ago and decide I would run 50 miles. I am the midst of training for my 6th marathon – Green Bay in May. For the previous marathons I did either […]

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Everyday EMS Athlete Profile: Matt Welander

Good Shoes and a Decent Hat; Tips for Runners from an EMS Athlete I am continuing my search for EMS professionals who have a passion for an athletic activity that gives them that performance edge. The people who demonstrate their success is directly related to their efforts. People who take care of themselves so they […]

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Everyday EMS Athlete Profile: Patrick Rugh

Regaining Clarity in the Wake of EMS As EMS professionals we experience unique physical and mental challenges.¬† Implementing methods of investing the same amount of effort into ourselves as we do for our patients and communities is paramount for our individual well being. There are EMS providers around the country who take the responsibility of […]

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Introduction: Everyday EMS Athlete

Regaining Clarity in the Wake of EMS The Everyday EMS Athlete is a new column that will appear regularly at EverydayEMSTips.com. Today’s first profile is Patrick Rugh, an EMT from Washington state. As EMS professionals we experience unique physical and mental challenges.¬†Implementing methods of investing the same amount of effort into ourselves as we do […]