NVFC and Honeywell Focus on Firefighter Fitness at FDIC

Monday, 07 March 2011

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and Honeywell First Responder Products have teamed up to bring FREE fitness demonstrations to FDIC at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN, March 24-26, 2011. Stop by booth #9953 to learn the Top 10 Best Exercises for Firefighters and to get access to other great health and wellness tips.

Meet the Honeywell Firefighter Combat Challenge Team – TEAM RESCUE MODE - as they join show attendees and NVFC staff in workout demonstrations focused on firefighters. Bring your sneakers to the fitness demos and you too can get coaching from a certified performance specialist. The booth will also feature other free resources to benefit you and your department, including information about key NVFC initiatives like the Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program.

Fitness demo times will be posted at the NVFC booth (#9953 at Lucas Oil Stadium) and Honeywell booth (#1022 in the Convention Center) during FDIC as well as on the NVFC Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program web site at www.healthy-firefighter.org.

Stay tuned for more information about the NVFC and Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program trade show schedule at www.healthy-firefighter.org/calendar and in the Heart-Healthy Firefighter E-news.

About the NVFC and Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program
The NVFC serves as the voice of the volunteer fire and emergency services in the national arena and provides invaluable tools, resources, programs, and advocacy for first responders across the nation. The NVFC launched the Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program to reduce the leading cause of firefighter on-duty deaths – heart attack – by promoting fitness, nutrition, and health awareness within America's fire and emergency services. It is the nation's only heart attack prevention campaign targeted at all firefighters and EMS personnel, both volunteer and career. Learn more at www.nvfc.org and www.healthy-firefighter.org.

About Honeywell first Responder Products
Honeywell First Responder Products is the manufacturer of industry-leading products such as Morning Pride, Ultramotion, and Ranger Combat Ready Bunker Gear, helmets, gloves, hoods and PRO-Warrington, Ranger and Servus footwear, as well as a selection of other personal protective equipment (PPE). The company combines the latest in research and development with Honeywell’s world-class engineering capabilities to develop the most advanced, lightest weight, most ergonomic, and most protective apparel for first responders worldwide. For more information about Honeywell First Responder Products click www.honeywellfirstresponder.com.



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