Code 3 Podcast: Reflecting on Bryan Fass’ legacy

EMS1 Editor-in-Chief Greg Friese speaks to Bryan’s fitness advocacy and focus on injury prevention

The fire-EMS community recently lost a vital member.

Paramedic educator and fitness advocate Bryan Fass passed away on September 16, 2019. He was just 46.

A former paramedic, Bryan was well-known for his advocacy of first-responder fitness. His career was based on teaching injury prevention and safety techniques.

Bryan was a prolific author, writing four books as well as fitness and wellness-focused articles for multiple websites, including and

Bryan ran Fit Responder, which he founded in 2007, and spoke frequently at EMS industry conferences around the country.

In this episode of Code 3 Podcast, Greg Friese, editor-in-chief of, reflects on Bryan’s legacy as an advocate for fitness and health in the fire and EMS community.

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