EMS professionals are challenged to balance work, family, and other obligations while also staying or striving for mental and physical fitness. The Everyday EMS Athlete is a regular column to recognize and learn from other EMS professionals that are setting and meeting fitness goals. This edition was contributed by Paramedic and Entrepreneur Josh Knapp.
Q: What is your EMS job?
Paramedic, HAZMAT Technician, and President Wantynu Inc.
Co-host of the EMS Office hours podcast.
Q: What are your athletic pursuits and goals?
Better health and well-being .
Q: Do you have race, lifestyle changes, or other accomplishments you are particularly proud of?
Races pending, but I have lost 30 pounds.
Q: What are your tips to help other EMS professionals to set and accomplish fitness goals?
Moderation in intake.
Set small goals
Exceed your own expectations. ”
Q: Is there anything else you would like to share?
Check out all of the products available for EMS professionals from www.WANTYNU.com
All Everyday EMS Athletes featured in this column receive an e-gift card from Road ID. Check out the Road ID information for First Responders. View past columns and submit your profile at the Everyday EMS Athlete page.