Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Deficit Push-Ups

In this week’s firefighter fitness bulletin, Chris Brennan of Fire Service Warrior talks about another push-up variation: deficit push-ups, in which your feet are elevated above your chest and arms.

Download this week’s exercise bulletin and its associated workout as a PDF HERE and share it with fellow firefighters.

For more information about firefighter fitness and similar issues, visit 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 He is the author of The Combat Position: Achieving Firefighter Readiness (Fire Engineering, 2011).


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