Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Sumo Deadlift High Pull

In this week’s firefighter fitness bulletin, Chris Brennan of Fire Service Warrior examines the sumo deadlift high pull, a movement that allows us to train both the deadlift and an upright row movement in one.

Download this exercise bulletin and sample workout as a PDF HERE and share it will 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 “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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