Pre-Event Prep


Competitors without hands-on experience in competing in the FireFit Event tend to underestimate the arduous nature of the event and the effects it can have on them physically. To help minimise negative effects, remember there is no substitute for training. Please adhere to the following guidelines:

1. Hydration - Completely avoid the consumption of alcohol for at least 48 hours prior to the event.  Hydrate with water ensuring plenty of water is consumed 1 to 2 hours prior to the event.

2. Avoid the use of any over-the-counter medication for 48 hours. In particular, you should avoid all aspirin and aspirin-containing products as well as the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents like Advil, Nuprin, Motrin, Medipren, and Midol, to name a few. In addition, you should avoid products containing acetaminophen (Tylenol), and decongestants, cold pills, and diuretics.

3. Amphetamines, ephedrine, and related substances should be completely avoided. Illegal drugs, of course, are exactly that. We run a drug-free competition and expect all competitors to acknowledge this fact by executing the participation form and waiver.
This is a drug free event. Competitors caught using any illegal drug or substances will be disqualified and may be inhibited from participating in future FireFit Events. Random drug testing may be administered at any or all events.

4. Avoid strenuous exercise for 48 hours prior to the event.


  • By Admin
  • last updated: Mar 16, 2014

Need to Know

Recent News

PoliceFit Championships

Come Join PoliceFit in 2019 and Check out out Facebook page at PoliceFit ... Read more...

Nationals and Worlds Site Map for Spruce Meadows.

Nationals and Worlds Site Map to Spruce Meadows Fit Worlds v5.pdf ... Read more...

Nationals Travel Information!

Nationals Travel Info   On behalf of our team, we would like to thank ... Read more...


Featured Sponsors of FireFit Canada. Please support our Sponsors.

Scott Fire and Safety logo
Simulaids logo     BullDog Hose     Lakeland Fire logo     Back on Track Welltex logo     STC Footwear logo     Esprit Ropes logo