Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Push Jerk

By Chris Brennan

In this week’s fitness bulletin, Chris Brennan of Fire Service Warrior teaches firefighters about the push jerk, which is similar to last week’s snatch push press but requires you to move a larger load to the overhead position. 

Download this week’s exercise bulletin and featured workout as a PDF HERE and share 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 “Rewards.”


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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