Firefighter Exercise Upgrade- Stir the Pot

This is the plank on steroids.  The “stir the pot” exercise is similar to the plank except you rotate your arms in a circle while on the stability ball.  This exercise will challenge  your core and complete shoulder complex.  You may want to start this exercise while on your knees then eventually move to the full version.  If your having difficulty stabilizing on the ball,  just try to hold the position and slowly work in the arm circles.

Here is a video demonstrating the exercise.

Click Here for a coaching sheet PDF for the Stability Ball Stir the Pot Exercise

Try to incorporate this plank version into your next fire rescue fitness workout.

Stay safe and healthy,

Aaron Zamzow




  1. […] Use the stability ball to really challenge your core including the shoulders.  Try the stir the pot exercise (click here for a tutorial). […]

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