Try this Firefighter Mobility Routine to Alleviate Back Pain and Tight Hips

Try this 4-exercise routine to help your body move and feel better during your shift and/or workout.

Tight hips and hamstrings can lead to a litany of health issues including, the worst being back and hip pain.  One of the best ways to combat those tight hips is to consistently incorporate some movements and exercises into your workouts and shifts that mobilize these tight muscles and improve balance and strength.

This is a quick routine that should be completed before shifts and workouts that will relieve back pain and lead to better performance.

Perform at least 5 reps of each movement.  Make sure you maintain good posture as you perform each movement.

  • Side to Side Lunges (5 each leg)
  • Standing Quads (5 each leg)
  • Good mornings (hands behind your head) 5 to 10 reps
  • Groiners (5 on each side)

Repeat the circuit again if you are tight and/or just beginning.  You can also perform this as a stand-alone starting workout.  JUST DO IT!


Give this a try!

Let me know if you have any questions.


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