In this episode, Phil Sharpe, the President, CEO, Owner, Lead Designer of Fuel the Machine Apparel sits down to talk about being a full time paramedic and part time small business owner. Phil has been in EMS since 2005 and recently started Fuel the Machine Apparel as a way to generate some extra income but also to provide a positive lifestyle that encourages first responders to be take an active role and be accountable in their health, fitness and well-being. Phil will give some advice to some starting points first responders can take toward being more fit in order to respond as well as decrease the likelihood of injury on the job.
Full disclosure: Fuel the Machine is a sponsor of the Medic Up! Podcast but more importantly Phil is a friend with a great attitude and outlook on being able to give back to the community in which we serve. He has some great information for all the first responders out there! Check out Fuel the Machine Apparel’s Instagram page for daily workouts to keep you in top condition and ready to respond.
That said: I do have a personal favor to ask if the listeners. A friend and local paramedic, Sarah Douglas was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. She is a solid medic and an even more solid person. She’s a fighter and she’s going to meet this fight head-on and WIN! Phil and Fuel the Machine have printed a special t-shirt that directly benefits Sarah and her fight against breast cancer. PLEASE consider purchasing a shirt to help our sister as she fights! All profits from every shirt go directly to Sarah. Click on the link below to purchase or to copy/paste to your friends. Every little bit helps.
Regular price $30.00
This shirt is dedicated
to Paramedic Sarah Douglas. Sarah is a Paramedic that has been diagnosed with
breast cancer. All profits from this shirt will get donated directly to her.
Both Sarah and her husband are First Responders. It is time to rescue the
The shirt will be
available for pre-order and all orders will start to ship the first week of
October 2019. Free shipping to all orders in the USA.
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Also, watch the Medic Up! Podcast Instagram Page. Medic Up is doing its first giveaway! I’m giving away a Fuel the Machine “Death Fighter” T-shirt Size: Large. Two beer cozies, some Fuel the Machine stickers and whatever else I have laying around. Details available soon on the Medic Up! Podcast Instagram page.
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