Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Front Squat

By Chris Brennan

In this week’s firefighter fitness bulletin, Chris Brennan of Fire Service Warrior examines the benefits of front squats and offers a basic workout.

To download this exercise bulletin as a PDF, CLICK HERE. Please feel free to share it with fellow firefighters.

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



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