Firefighter Fitness Upgrade- The Row

Last week I had such a great response to the exercise upgrade post (Alternate Arm DB Chest Press) I decided to make it a weekly post.  This week I’ll show you ways to change the row exercise to integrate more core and balance work.  Firefighters, emts and paramedics are constantly required to lift 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 row 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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