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Everyday EMS Athlete Profile: Jason Arney-O'Neil

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/Firefighter and founder of www.EMSFIT.com Jason […]

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More Cow Bell! Marathon Running and Training Tips

I am running the Lakefront Marathon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin tomorrow morning. You are welcome to come and cheer me as I run from Grafton Highschool to Veterans Park. I will be on a 3:30 pace if that helps you plan your spectating. This will be my fifth marathon and I am occasionally¬† asked for training […]

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6 Tips to Improve your Fitness

Bryan Fass, the Fit Responder, has an excellent article at EMS1.com about improving your own personal fitness. Read his tips and the full article – A Heavy Subject. I would like to add a 7th tip – Work-out with a Buddy. I have benefited immensely from having a regular running and cycling partner. When I […]

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Track Your Workouts with MapMyRun.com

I like to know how far I have run or biked, my per mile pace, and the calories I have used. I even like to map out my favorite routes and save and share those routes with other athletes. I use a simple and free tool – MapMyRun.com – to track my workouts. The three […]