In late February 2020 I stockpiled canned foods, staple goods, bleach wipes, toilet paper and a few other supplies before the real rush caused by the World Health Organization declaring a global pandemic and the Trump Administration declaring a national emergency. These purchases gave our family peace of mind and satisfaction that we were a few weeks ahead on flattening the curve. But […]
I made it. Five million steps. I have been on an intentional quest since realizing how close I was in April 2017. Six million … I would really need to up my game, but there is something catchy about being a 6 million step man.
Jump roping has become my new hobby, go to stress reliever, running warm-up or short burst of midday exercise. Because all you need is a rope, a bit of space and intensity can be varied to the user jump roping is a great everyday EMS fitness activity. Watch this video for some quick instructions.
It’s election day. Go Vote! My new hobby … jumping rope (a little hard to see the black rope in this photo), but an apt activity while I wait for the polls to close tonight.
Even though the 2014 lent season is drawing to a close here are three things you can give up at any time. 1. Tobacco. Of any kind. If you are already tobacco free… 2. Soda. And other foods with lots of added sugar. 3. Prolonged sitting. A few weeks ago I started wearing a Garmin […]
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 Rick Stotts. What is your EMS […]
Last week I finished my first Coursera course, Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Business, Part 1. The course was a combination of: Video lectures Online discussion forums Live video office hours Short quizzes Reading assignments The course finished with a multiple choice exam. A “passing score” was needed to earn this statement of […]
Last week in the Everyday EMS Tips newsletter I asked readers for their tips to stay fit and well during the holidays. These are a few of the many responses I received. (I added bold emphasis) It was so great to hear from so many people. I am sending three contributors gift cards from Road […]
Short video from Armed Forces Network on use of moulage for an EMS exercise. What are your best or favorite moulage application techniques?
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 EMT and Talon Rescue Racing team […]