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Welcome to Fit to Survive, your source for a healthier life, brought to you by IAFF’s Fire Service Joint Labor Management Wellness/Fitness Initiative. You’ll find expert advice and practical information on staying fit and healthy, as well as recipes and nutrition tips to make your next firehouse meal wholesome and delicious.

Fire fighter Mike Strozewski, president of Local 152 in Springfield, Missouri, shares his recipe for Skinny Chili, a healthy and comforting dish for chilly fall days. It’s low on fat and high on flavor! Share your firehouse recipes, photos and nutrition tips at firehouserecipes@iaff.org.

What's the best daily balance of protein, fats and carbs? Our nutritionist has the answer, whether you’re trying to lose, or maintain, weight. And our handy chart shows you ideal calorie ranges for your height and weight.
Are you at your ideal weight? What activities can burn unwanted calories? Our Healthy Weight Calculator helps you pinpoint your best weight and how to get there, or stay there, while doing the activities you enjoy most.
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