Firefighter Exercise Upgrade- The Long Bar Row

One of the muscle groups that is easily fatigued on the fire ground is your grip and your glutes. This exercise modifies the traditional one arm row to help improve grip and glute strength.   Why is this important?  Advancing hose line is taxing on your grip and challenges your core and glutes.  The long bar row is a great way to improve your grip strength and glutes and improve your performance on the fire ground.  Please note that this exercise requires a lot of core strength and shoulder stability, lower your weights until you feel comfortable with the exercise.  Remember to focus on your form and posture.  Give it a try!

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