Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Power Clean

In this week’s firefighter fitness bulletin, Chris Brennan of Fire Service Warrior begins a series on barbell cleans. First up: The power clean, an explosive movement that takes a barbell from the floor to a position racked on the shoulders.

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For additional information about firefighter fitness and similar issues, visit Also, consider Michael Krueger’s monthly fitness columns on Fire Life, such as “Positive Side Effects.”

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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