Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Bar-Facing Burpees

Chris Brennan of Fire Service Warrior combines a forward-jumping burpee routine with a barbell cleans for a dynamic workout in this week’s firefighter fitness bulletin.

Download more on this movement and suggested exercise routine HERE as a PDF and share it with your firefighters.

For more information about firefighter fitness and similar issues, visit Also, consider Michael Krueger’s monthly fitness columns on Fire Life, such as “The ‘Best’ Workout.

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 He is the author of The Combat Position: Achieving Firefighter Readiness (Fire Engineering, 2011).


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