Health & Fitness

Old Guys Get Fit

Old Guys Get Fit

August 31, 2018

I walked into the T.O. Gold’s Gym a couple of weeks after the new LAFRA Wellness Program went into effect, and everything seemed pretty much the same. As usual, I found the mayor

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Could You Pass The CPAT? Kettlebell It!

Could You Pass The CPAT? Kettlebell It!

August 31, 2018

Staying in shape for any first responder should be a top priority. At any time, any one of us could be pressed into service in a moment’s notice. The life of a firefighter is physically demanding.

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What You Need to Know about Testicular Cancer

July 31, 20180 Comments

Aches and pains are nothing new to firefighters–we all get them. Old or young, in shape or not, they are just a part of our daily lives. For the most part, though, these little irritants disappear as quickly as they appear, leaving us no worse for wear. For Firefighter/Paramedic Daniel Lawless of the LAFD, however, […]

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Jess “Hall of Fame” Pasos

Jess “Hall of Fame” Pasos

July 31, 2018

Retired Captain Jesus Pasos will be inducted in the Southern California Handball Association Hall of Fame on August 4, 2018. This is a well-deserved honor for Pasos

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Recruit the Glutes

Recruit the Glutes

May 31, 2018

Do you suffer from low back pain? Spend more time sitting than walking? Skipped going to the gym a few times this week, and when you finally do go, are you thinking that doing squats

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10-Minute Jump Rope Workout

10-Minute Jump Rope Workout

January 31, 2018

A jump rope may seem like a kid’s toy, but it’s really an incredibly efficient and versatile workout tool. It’s regularly used in the training routines of athletes like boxers and MMA fighters.

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2017 Health & Wellness Fair

2017 Health & Wellness Fair

May 31, 2017

The Relief Association was able to gather all of its Medical Plan vendors under one roof at FHMTC on April 6th for this year’s Health and Wellness Fair.

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Presumptive Injuries:  What are They and How Long Do They Apply?

Presumptive Injuries: What are They and How Long Do They Apply?

March 31, 2017

I have written countless articles on presumptive injuries in the past, yet I still meet with new clients who assume that an injury is “automatic” or “presumptive”

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Top Ten Reasons to Use a Personal Trainer

Top Ten Reasons to Use a Personal Trainer

March 31, 2017

• Motivation – Personal trainers serve not only as coach, but as educator, confidant, and can provide a major source of encouragement as well.

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Improved Body Scan Benefit

Improved Body Scan Benefit

February 28, 2017

The maximum coverage for a body scan has been increased to $700 per person.

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