Firefighting On-Duty Injuries and Decreasing Potential Risk Factors

Firefighting On-Duty Injuries and Decreasing Potential Risk Factors By Hussien Jabai of Jabai Performance Introduction At times as citizens within a community, we call upon first responders to aid us in daily emergencies that take place. We might place a 911 call and be met with an law enforcement officer, ambulance, or fire department engine. … Continue reading Firefighting On-Duty Injuries and Decreasing Potential Risk Factors

Obesity Concerns In The Profession of Firefighting

When you dial 911, telecommunicators gather intel and first responders are dispatched to the location of the emergency. As we have all probably witnessed through first-hand experience or media observation, this typically involves some sort of law enforcement, fire department, or medical response depending on the nature of the call. As citizens and members of … Continue reading Obesity Concerns In The Profession of Firefighting

Importance of Nutrient Intake in Reducing Inflammation and Aiding in Recovery

When it comes to decreasing inflammation and promoting optimal recovery, I witness that most individuals lean toward protein powders, branched-chain amino acid blends, and carbohydrate loading. The thing about branched-chain amino acid blends is that they are not a “one-size-fits-all” when it comes to dosing and reducing soreness (Bernadot, 2012, p.194). It is rare to … Continue reading Importance of Nutrient Intake in Reducing Inflammation and Aiding in Recovery

Hydration and Fluid Intake: Before, During, and After Training

Sweating occurs during most straneous bouts of physical activity. Now, let's take into account performing at a competitive level. Not only will hydration be important due to the liquid that we will lose due to sweating, but also consider the bodily functions that occur at the cellular level and the amount of water we could … Continue reading Hydration and Fluid Intake: Before, During, and After Training

Creatine: Science, Dosing, and Side Effects

Science & Background of Creatine Creatine is a natural and legal product. Not only is it a nitrogenous organic compound, but is synthesized naturally in liver, kidney, and pancreas of the human body and transported via circulation to the skeletal muscle. 98% of the creatine make it into the skeletal muscle, having a 4:6 ratio … Continue reading Creatine: Science, Dosing, and Side Effects