Firefighter Fitness Exercise Upgrade- DB Chest Press

Fire Rescue Athletes as asked to work in various unstable environments.  Firefighters, Paramedics and EMTs are often times lifting and moving heavy loads in very awkward positions.  In order to prepare for these scenarios fire rescue athletes must focus their workouts on training not only on and in stable positions but unstable as well.  Here is a great exercise upgrade to engage more stabilizing and core muscles.

Please note that this exercise requires a lot of core strength and shoulder stability, lower your weights until you feel comfortable with the exercise.

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