Firefighter Fitness Bulletin: Power Snatch

Chris Brennan of Fire Service Warrior expands on last week’s movement with a description of the power snatch, which involves receiving the bar with our knees still above 90 degrees.

Read further details about this exercise and the accompanying workout HERE and share it with your 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 “Oxygen Debt.”

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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