Few other professions require individuals to go from a sound sleep to extreme exertion in just a matter of seconds. But this is exactly what firefighters do. They must routinely go from a resting or near-resting state to peak performance every time someone calls for assistance. A firefighter’s ability to perform at the highest level is greatly affected by his or her overall state of health and wellness. A firefighter’s inability to perform at the very peak of performance can result in injury or death. This section will assist with creating a healthy and fit lifestyle – whether you want to become a firefighter or not.