Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Back Extensions

In this week's firefighter fitness bulletin, Fire Service Warrior's Chris Brennan reviews back extensions, a controlled exercise which helps improve kinesthetic awareness, mobility, and positioning of the spine and trunk.

Download this week's free exercise bulletin and suggested workout 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 "Holiday Streaking."

Christopher BrennanCHRISTOPHER 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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