Home Grown Fitness


Welcome to Home Grown Fitness! This is your site and your chance to post fitness programs and components that seem to work well for you and your crew. Rather than reinvent a program, this site will enable you to pick and choose what might work best for you or your crew.

Submission of programs: If interested in sharing your program and posting on this website, please send your program (pdf preferred) to your agency and/or resource representative listed on the FireFit Task Group roster. The programs will be reviewed by the FireFit Task Group and posted as appropriate and determined safe and balanced. This includes photos as well. Thank you!

Applying Research:

Tips from the Field:

Pike and San Isabel National Forests and Comanche and Cimarron National Grasslands Unit developed a simple and economical pilot program called Firefighters and Yoga to not only alleviate some of that stress, but to actually improve mental and physical performance, with one of the most simple goals being reduction in physical injuries.

Idaho Falls District "FireFit" Pre-Season Fitness

Wildland Firefighter Physical Assessment Test (WFPAT), Chester Fly Crew, Lassen National Forest








button What is Fitness
button Getting Started
button Essential Components
button Aerobic Fitness
button Muscle Strength
button Core Training
button Flexibility
button Common Injuries
button Mental Fitness/ Preparation
button Firefighter Nutrition
button Wildland Fitness Assessment Battery
button Home Grown Fitness
button Q & A
button Resources
button Appendices
button BLM Fire and Aviation Fitness Challenge
button FireFit Task Group