Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Deficit Ring Push-Ups

In this week’s Firefighter Fitness Bulletin, Chris Brennan of Fire Service Warrior introduces you to another important variation of last week’s deficit push-up: deficit ring push-ups, where your goal is to get your chest and shoulders below the hands to work the shoulders, chest, and triceps.

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 Readiness The Combat Position: Achieving Firefighter (Fire Engineering, 2011).


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