| Ep 639 – Training Firefighters for the Unknown

Author / Christopher McQuilkin

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How Firefighters prepare physically and mentally to face the unknown on a daily basis.

What are the real demands of fire fighter? There’s more to it than making chili, saving cats, and solving fire mysteries like in Backdraft. These service men and women need to be prepared physically and mentally to face the unknown and unknowable on a daily basis. Long-time Power Athlete and Firefighter Leo Rosa joins John and Tex to share the demands of the job and how he utilizes Power Athlete training to empower him to be an asset for his brothers and sisters in the fire service.

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Christopher McQuilkin

MS, CSCS, SCCC, CHES
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Former collegiate lacrosse defensive midfielder, 4-year letter winner and 3-year team captain. Coached strength and conditioning collegiately with Georgetown University football, Men's and Women's lacrosse and Women's Crew, as well with the University of Texas at Austin's football program. Apprenticed under Raphael Ruiz of 1-FortyFour-1 studying proper implementation of science based, performance driven training systems. Head coached CrossFit Dupont's program for two years in Washington D.C. Received a Master's in Health Promotion Management from Marymount University in 2010, and has been a coach for Power Athlete since October, 2012.

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