Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Equipment Deadlift

In this week’s firefighter fitness bulletin, Chris Brennan of Fire Service Warrior discusses how to train your deadlifting skills so that you are ready to lift odd-sized objects on the fireground, such as various pieces of firefighting equipment.

Download this workout regiment as a PDF HERE.

For more information about firefighter fitness and similar issues, visit Also, consider Michael Krueger’s monthly fitness columns on Fire Life, such as “Break on Through.”

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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