Aaron Zamzow and Marc Bashoor share their fitness journeys and current fitness regimens

Key steps for firefighter fitness and prolonging a fire service career, plus how to emerge from the “COVID cocoon” and recommit to a health mindset


On this episode of the Side Alpha Podcast, Madison (Wis.) firefighter and fitness expert Aaron Zamzow takes a big picture look at firefighter fitness and the health culture that can help firefighters improve their physical and mental health.

Zamzow and Bashoor share their fitness journeys, including the eye-opening stories that propelled them into a health-focused mindset, and discuss their current workout regimens. Zamzow outlines key steps for firefighter fitness and exercises to prolong a firefighting career. The pair also address the role of fitness in helping firefighters (and really everyone) emerge from the “COVID cocoon” of the past year.

This episode of the Side Alpha Podcast is sponsored by EFJohnson, a JVCKENWOOD company. As a leader in mission-critical communications for more than 90 years, we have made it our mission to make safe, simple. Visit EFJohnson online at www.efjohnson.com.

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