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Hydration Tips for Operational Athletes during Hot and Prolonged Operations

I have always like the term “operational athlete” (I believe introduced to me by Bryan Fass) to describe paramedics, firefighters, and police officers. In many situations emergency responders need to rapidly transition from a period of non-activity to either a burst of anaerobic energy, like lifting a patient, or to a sustained aerobic effort, like […]

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Marathon Training Starts Today

Today my training for the Fox Cities Marathon starts. I am looking forward to building off my spring racing season fitness and re-tooling for the marathon distance. The Fox Cities Marathon was the first marathon I ran. It is close to home, a point to point course, and mostly through tree lined residential streets. Are […]

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Race Recap: Bellin 10K 2012

The Bellin 10K is one of the largest 10K races in the United States. Today I was proud to toe the starting line with more than 18,000 runners and walkers for a jaunt through the tree lined streets of Green Bay and Allouez. Race recap short version: Hot. Windy. Humid. Sunny. No PR. Disappointment. Still […]

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Race Day: Green Bay Cellcom Half Marathon with My Team Triumph

Today I am running the Cellcom Green Bay Half Marathon as an “angel” for My Team Triumph, an organization that helps persons with disability participate in endurance events as registered racers. Me and two other runners are part of Team Jacob, a wonderful young man from Green Bay. We are one of 10 teams with more […]

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Race Day: Cellcom Green Bay Marathon 5K

Today I am running the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon 5k. The shorter race is part of a weekend of races that start and finish at Lambeau Field. Last year I ran the full marathon and the year before the half marathon. I have an ambitious time goal this morning and I will let you know […]

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Race Report: Iola 15km Trail Run

This morning I drove about 30 minutes east of my home to the Iola Winter Sports Area for a 15km run on the snowless ski trails. The Winter Sports Area straddles a large undulating moraine and thus all ski trails are either going up the moraine or down the moraine. In addition to wide ski trail […]

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Everyday EMS Athlete Profile: George Steffensen

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 Author George Steffensen. Q: […]

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Support the EMS Memorial Bike Ride

Help Support Team Reno for National EMS Memorial Bike Ride Several employees from REMSA/Care Flight in the Reno/Sparks area have been participating in the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride for the last few years.  Recently, a REMSA Paramedic and member of our team, Lori Foster-Mayfield, passed away shortly after finishing her nightshift at the age […]

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My Day in Doodles

All Doodles made with Kids Doodle, from the Amazon Appstore for Android

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Everyday EMS Athlete Profile: Brandon Mulnix

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 ultra runner Brandon Mulnix.  […]