Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Tire Strikes

Firefighters’ exercise routines should incorporate elements that are truly preparing them for action on the fireground. Chris Brennan’s latest workout includes tire strikes, in which an old tire is used to mimic roof work and such movements.

Download this free fitness bulletin and ther related 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 “The ‘Best’ Workout.

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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