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Everyday EMS Athlete Profile: Josh Knapp

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.

Post race medal

Q: What is your EMS job?

Josh on the bike

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

Running through Harlem

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


By Greg

Elearning designer, writer, podcaster, blogger, presenter and paramedic. To relax I run and bike as far and as fast as I can. Also like to read a lot and fast.