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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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