Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Split Jerk

By Chris Brennan

In this week's fitness bulletin, Chris Brennan of Fire Service Warrior teaches firefighters about the split jerk, which is a typical variant seen in the Olympic lift the Clean and Jerk.

Download this week's exercise bulletin and featured workout as a PDF HERE and share 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 "Functionality."

 

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 Readiness The Combat Position: Achieving Firefighter (Fire Engineering, 2011).

 

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