Michael Stefano is a 20-year veteran of New York City Fire Department, currently serving in the rank of captain, as well as author of The Firefighter's Workout Book, and creator of the Firefighter's Workout video.
Michael is also a certified fitness instructor with the American Council on Exercise, and holds various certifications in Hatha Yoga instruction. Stefano is the editor in chief at FireFightersWorkout.com, and the Train For Life Newsletter.
He has been developing exercise programs for the firefighters he's worked with and the general public for the past seventeen years. His workout routines and articles have been featured on such internet giants as America Online, Yahoo!, eDiets, and iVillage.