Another great post from four years ago! I am still a fan of weighted carries…ask pretty much anyone that I train! 🙂
Walking. Most people do it. Those of us who exercise do it without much thought. Why would anyone who’s already reached a good level of conditioning add “walking” to their program? I mean, walking is easy. I can hear it now…you’re asking, “how in the heck is it going to do anything to improve my already-amazing physique?” 🙂
Well, let me break it down for you. I’m talking about WEIGHTED walks. Walks done whilst gripping dumbbells, kettlebells, barbells, small children, etc! Kidding about the use of small children as weights, although i’m sure someone’s tried it before.
Anyhow, back to the task at hand. Weighted walks are done for either time or distance. The Farmer’s Walk is done by simply holding a weight in each hand. The downward pull of the weights can be beneficial for stretching the upper traps (which are tight in many people) and encouraging proper posture…
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