Engine Company, Firefighting, Health & Safety

Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: The Snatch

In this week’s fitness bulletin, Fire Service Warrior’s Chris Brennan reviews the snatch, sometimes referred to as “gymnastics with a barbell.”

Download this exercise bulletin and sample workout HERE and share it with your 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 “Continuity.”

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).