Abdominal and Lumbo-Pelvic Stability Exercises for First Responders

by Ciara Gonzales, CSCS and Robert Lockie, PhD, TSAC-F
TSAC Report March 2020
Vol 55, Issue 3


This article will discuss why it is important for first responders to have abdominal and lumbo-pelvic strength in relation to movements and tasks in their specific jobs. A list of possible exercises and implementation are also included.

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This article originally appeared in TSAC Report, the NSCA’s quarterly, online-only publication geared toward the training of tactical athletes, operators, and facilitators. It provides research-based articles, performance drills, and conditioning techniques for operational, tactical athletes. The TSAC Report is only available for NSCA Members. Read more articles from TSAC Report 

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Robert Lockie is an Associate Professor of strength andconditioning at California State University, Fullerton. He obtainedhis undergraduate and honors ...

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