Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Ring Push-Ups

In this firefighter fitness bulletin, Chris Brennan of Fire Service Warrior describes a push-up variation that increases the use of stabilizing muscles in the shoulder and upper back and can help target neglected connective tissue.

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 “A New Study Says…

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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