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Exclusive EMS Offer from Road ID

My friends at Road ID are offering a great deal on emergency identification products for EMTs, Paramedics, Firefighters, and Police Officers. I wear my Road ID Slim almost everywhere I go and always when I head out the door to run or bike.

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Cellcom Green Bay Marathon in 2 Months

Two months from today I am running the Green Bay Marathon. The 2014 medal design was unveiled last week. I love the design and realization that this is the 15th anniversary.

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Health and Wellness

EMS Provider Wellness: A Global Discussion on the MedicCast

Jamie Davis, the podmedic, hosted a conversation about EMS Provider Wellness and Fitness with me and  Paramedic Professor Sandy MacQuarrie. We had a great conversation. I enjoyed learning about Sandy’s work in Austrailia and paramedic wellness research. Please share this episode widely after you listen. Note: Our discussion starts at about the 6 minute mark. Enjoy! Also […]

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Everyday EMS Athlete: Christopher Strattner

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 Christopher Strattner. What is your EMS […]

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Everyday EMS Athlete: Alex “Sandy” MacQuarrie

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 Alex “Sandy” MacQuarrie. What is your EMS […]

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Everyday EMS Athlete: Rick Stotts

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 […]

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2013 Running and Cycling Year in Review

I logged 246 activities in my Garmin Connect account during 2013. 1828.41 miles 208:45:56 (h:m:s) 151,819 Calories Of the 246 activities, 155 were runs. 1,007.92 miles 145:19:56 h:m:s I ran in Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Washington DC, and Wisconsin Ran new PR’s in 5k, 10k, and half marathon Completed two marathons – […]

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Insanity High Intensity Training: Three Things Tuesday

I just completed day 2 of week 2 of the (Amazon link) high intensity training program. This is a stark departure from my usual routines of long distance running and cycling. Why Insanity?  Last summer and fall (2012) my wife trained for and completed her first marathon. She did great! This summer, looking for something new […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: EMS News and Updates

Some of posts, blogs, and articles that caught my attention. NAEMT updates Code of Ethics for EMS Practitioners. Print and share this at your next training meeting. Ask members to describe which each bullet point might look like in practice. Discuss how to handle different ethical dilemmas. Yesterday Rom Duckworth introduced me to Fit for […]

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Alternate Posting Location: Habit Streaking to Success

In a recent EMS1.com column I write about using a habit streaking app to accomplish health, fitness, and education goals. Turn a Goal into a Habit with a smartphone app at EMS1.com I also enjoyed this related article, Wanna Lose Weight? There is an App for That, on the Heart Healthy Runner blog.