Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Sled Drags

In this week's firefighter fitness bulletin, Chris Brennan of Fire Service Warrior describes another job-focused exercise: sled drags, an effective way to train your body for the effort required to deploy hose on the fireground or to remove victims from a building.

Download this free bulletin and its sample workout regimen as a PDF HERE and share it with fellow firefighters.

For more information about firefighter fitness and similar issues, visit http://www.fireservicewarrior.com. Also, consider Michael Krueger's monthly fitness columns on Fire Life, such as "Resiliency."

Chris Brennan: Fitness tips from the Fire Service WarriorCHRISTOPHER BRENNAN is a 14-year fire service veteran, a firefighter in the suburbs of Chicago, and the president of Spartan Concepts, Inc. He is a field instructor with the Illinois Fire Service Institute and has contributed articles to Fire Engineering. He maintains the Web site www.fireservicewarrior.com. He is the author of The Combat Position: Achieving Firefighter Readiness (Fire Engineering, 2011).

 

 

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