Many people confuse hunger with dehydration. Carry a water
bottle with you at all times. Strive for 6-8 cups of water each
Practice Portion Control
Maintain a healthy weight by eating correct portion sizes. One
serving of meat should be the size of a deck of cards, cooked rice
or pasta the size of a tennis ball and a baked potato should be the
size of a computer mouse.
Help Prevent Falls
Slips and falls account for 19 to 27% of all firefighting
injuries. Practice training exercises that enhance balance and core
Fight Heart Disease
Research shows that 45% of U.S. firefighter deaths in the line
of duty were caused by heart disease. To help prevent cardiac
issues, quit smoking, control your weight, exercise regularly and
eat a healthy diet.