New, TACFIT FireFighter Pull-Up Bar!

The TACFIT Fire Fighter gym has a new pull-up bar.  We had a good time breaking it in today!

 

Check out this firefighter workout:

Firefighter Workout: Mobility Drill – “The Gunslinger”

Firefighter Workouts | Firefighter Fitness

 

The Firefighter Workout Exercise of the Week is a thoracic mobility drill called “The Gunslinger.”  Firefighters tend to have limited thoracic mobility due to the nature of our work.  Wearing turnouts, lifting patients, working in SCBA, placing ground ladders are just a few of the many firefighter tasks that may lead to thoracic tension.  Thoracic tension that goes unchecked will result in limited mobility, eventually leading to decreased performance and chronic pain.  This simple mobility drill may be used as a warm-up prior to training or throughout the day to relieve thoracic tension.

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Firefighter Workout: Firefighter Level Sprawl – Tadpole

The Firefighter Workout Exercise of the Week is The Tadpole. The Tadpole is the Firefighter Level Sprawl in the TACFIT Firefighter: First Alarm program. The Tadpole requires mobility through the hips to generate strength and move dynamically through a full range of motion.

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Firefighter Workout: Proby Level Sprawl – Burpee

The Firefighter Workout Exercise of the Week is The Burpee. The Burpee is the Proby Level Sprawl in the TACFIT Firefighter: First Alarm program. This burpee is a little different than the 8 count burpee or the full push-up burpee that you have done before. The goal here is to engage the ground and return to your feet as quickly as possible while maintaining body structure. We want to maximize efficiency and minimize effort through proper structure and technique.

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