Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Back Squat

By Chris Brennan

The weighted back squat is a critical strength-building exercise. Chris Brennan has tips on performing this movement and shares a sample workout.

Download this fitness bulletin as a PDF HERE and share it with fellow firefighters.

For additional 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 “Gym Intimidation.”

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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