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One of the best — and most basic — things you can add to your routine is a weighted carry. It can help you build a stronger core, stronger grip, thicker arms, healthier shoulders and tremendous total-body stability. Even better, they’re almost impossible to do incorrectly, which makes them a “self-limiting” exercise.

Loaded carries (and the unlimited variations) are among the best total body strength, core stabilization, and “Game-Changing” movements you can do to gain muscle, get stronger, and move better. The good news is that within a few sessions, most athletes and clients substantially improve their mind muscle connection (and therefore their pelvic control). Once an athlete can activate and control their deep core muscles, we can start to program more challenging moves like bear crawls and loaded carries.

I love getting up before everyone else. It’s when I work out, write and focus my brain on tasks at hand. I sometimes find myself sitting in a hotel bed not able to fall asleep late at night.

Here are 10 reasons why you should consider getting a concealed carry permit. It’s your constitutional right. The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution reads: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”. Featured Article March 26, 2020 Why testing for COVID-19 is so important By Edison Liu, Jill Goldthwait This series of articles is about the COVID-19 pandemic, but specifically deals with social distancing: what is it, why do we need it, how to do it right.

“Everyone should wear a cloth face cover when they have to go out in public, Read more about what adults 60 and older should do to prevent coronavirus. Family. I bet all who do not carry a gun on a 24/7 basis,DO keep a spare tire in their care —“just in case”. And also bet ‘most’ have AAA — ‘just in case’. And have a fire extinguisher at home —-‘just in case’.

Might even carry a knife at all times —‘just in case’. It all comes down to personal taste. Men have a bond with their tools. Pick something that feels good in your hand, and that you’ll take pride in and want to carry around. There are three common designs of pocket knives: the jack knife, the pen knife, and the multi-purpose knife.

The way I try to frame it is, right-to-carry laws can increase crime, violent crime, by maybe 13 or 15% over a 10-year period. Some factors decrease crime, some factors increase crime.

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For lengthy carries, the third rescuer can also rotate into the carrying team to provide breaks for the other two Step 3.

“Advanced Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured” by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
from Advanced Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured
by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2010

mid carries more risk.

“Beyond Design: The Synergy of Apparel Product Development” by Sandra Keiser, Myrna B. Garner
from Beyond Design: The Synergy of Apparel Product Development
by Sandra Keiser, Myrna B. Garner
Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

OTHER CARRIES.

“Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured” by Andrew N. Pollak, Bruce D. Browner, Carol L. Gupton, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
from Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured
by Andrew N. Pollak, Bruce D. Browner, et. al.
Jones and Bartlett, 2002

Being able to distribute the carries also limits the wear and tear a team is exposing its backs to.

“Take Your Eye Off the Ball: How to Watch Football by Knowing Where to Look” by Pat Kirwan
from Take Your Eye Off the Ball: How to Watch Football by Knowing Where to Look
by Pat Kirwan
Triumph Books, 2010

For lengthy carries, a third provider can also rotate into the carrying team to provide Step 1

“Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured” by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
from Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured
by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC, 2016

For carrying game.

“The Thirteenth Tale” by Diane Setterfield
from The Thirteenth Tale
by Diane Setterfield
Atria Books, 2007

Disregard carries.

“ELECTRONICS LAB MANUAL Volume I, FIFTH EDITION” by NAVAS, K. A.
from ELECTRONICS LAB MANUAL Volume I, FIFTH EDITION
by NAVAS, K. A.
PHI Learning, 2015

• Carries are important; pay attention to whether a column carries or doesn’t carry.

“Crossing the River with Dogs: Problem Solving for College Students” by Ken Johnson, Ted Herr, Judy Kysh
from Crossing the River with Dogs: Problem Solving for College Students
by Ken Johnson, Ted Herr, Judy Kysh
Key College, 2003

For the better carrying

“Burke's Philosophical Inquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful: With an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste” by Edmund Burke
from Burke’s Philosophical Inquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful: With an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste
by Edmund Burke
W. & J. Neal, 1833

In most cases, the carry can’t be done without first

“The Practice of Natural Movement: Reclaim Power, Health, and Freedom” by Erwan Le Corre
from The Practice of Natural Movement: Reclaim Power, Health, and Freedom
by Erwan Le Corre
Victory Belt Publishing, 2019

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  • I remember when i used to answer back in high school to the question of “What do you lift Bro?” with about 10 grocery bags in each hand. Honestly solid weight is too easy carrying a water bottle case on your shoulder may not be much in weight but the shifting of the mass is putting you through constant adjustment. If you really wanna train for that i recommend a barrel of water or even water jugs they got low grip and shift making you use muscles on a wider range. Any peeps here got any unconventional methods?

  • COVID-19 and Children
    The best available evidence indicates that COVID-19 poses relatively low risks to school-aged children. Children appear to be at lower risk for contracting COVID-19 compared to adults. To put this in perspective, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of July 17, 2020, the United States reported that children and adolescents under 18 years old account for under 7 percent of COVID-19 cases and less than 0.1 percent of COVID-19-related deaths.[5] Although relatively rare, flu-related deaths in children occur every year. From 2004-2005 to 2018-2019, flu-related deaths in children reported to CDC during regular flu seasons ranged from 37 to 187 deaths. During the H1N1pandemic (April 15, 2009 to October 2, 2010), 358 pediatric deaths were reported to CDC. So far in this pandemic, deaths of children are less than in each of the last five flu seasons, with only 64.† Additionally, some children with certain underlying medical conditions, however, are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19.*

    Scientific studies suggest that COVID-19 transmission among children in schools may be low. International studies that have assessed how readily COVID-19 spreads in schools also reveal low rates of transmission when community transmission is low. Based on current data, the rate of infection among younger school children, and from students to teachers, has been low, especially if proper precautions are followed. There have also been few reports of children being the primary source of COVID-19 transmission among family members.[6],[7],[8] This is consistent with data from both virus and antibody testing, suggesting that children are not the primary drivers of COVID-19 spread in schools or in the community.[9],[10],[11] No studies are conclusive, but the available evidence provides reason to believe that in-person schooling is in the best interest of students, particularly in the context of appropriate mitigation measures similar to those implemented at essential workplaces.

  • Loading a wheelbarrow with 400 lbs or so and walking it around outside is a bitch for GPP. It’s just a weighted carry with a balance component. Anyone who’s worked with cement knows how hard it hits the back and forearms, especially if you’re pushing it up an incline.

  • I agree 100%. Here is how I do it, with special emphasis on your first point “functional as hell”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dD6owkZFGQ

  • I’m an Animal Control Officer and farmers walks have made me heckin amazing at picking up heavy cat cages and traps. Def recommend!

  • Been thinking bout farmers walks for a while now. Definitely will start on them, the strength and balance benefits sound like they will be more than worth it. I hadnt even considered the effect theyl have on on balance to keep you from swaying. Keep up the good info coming out.

  • Summary
    The older you are the more you’ll get infected because very symptomatic
    The younger you are the more likely you’ll spread it because very asymptomatic
    Solution?
    Social Distancing, Face Masks, Sanitisers, y’all know the drill…

  • i appreciate u being natural and real. thanks for being an honest inspiration to the rest of us…. who are on that same path.

    Sean

  • sir. thank you for the vid.
    no. shirt should be on for this vid.
    no. stop reading a script or looking like you’re reading one.

    no. you talked throughout the ENTIRE vid and did not ONE exercise. (or did you? because i got so bored i fast forwarded.)

    thank you for the vid.
    i didn’t thumbs down. you seem like a nice dude.
    i couldn’t thumbs up.

  • Meanwhile, Jared Kushner just called over 170,000 a ‘great success’.

    As long as they don’t have anyone close to them dying, these people will not CARE if hundreds of thousands more die.

    VOTE THEM OUT.

  • Dude you are looking really good! Starting to get pretty yoked too! I’m new to the channel so I’m kinda sifting through your videos..I’ve really enjoyed what I’ve found so far! Keep it up!

  • As an electric guitar player in Hong Kong I often carry my guitar in one hand and pedal board in the other for pretty long distances (HK is the city with most walking in the world). It’s an amazing workout!

  • Kids in school will be touching and coughing on each others faces and singing…” you got Corona, you got the rona!” And Teenagers dont like to wear a mask because they want to be seen. These are facts!

  • Sorry, but as usual everyone is failing to understand, that not the exercise is functional,but the execution. And for that u need a lot of basics in flexibility and stability. It doesn’t matter what you do, if u fail to use your body right, in a sense of its evolutionary design, you gonna land with a physiotherapist with serious problems sooner or later.
    I see 99% of everyone in a gym doing a lot things wrong. The typical modern human is very dissconnected from his own body and things that just doing some sport will fix that…
    Trust me, it needs a lot of time and help, to get a feel of your own body.

  • Jason check out greg doucette’s response video to Stephanie buttermore gaining 30 pounds https://youtu.be/SoScJrCZjpU what are your thoughts?

  • Mmmno
    I thought we already discovered that kids don’t pass this on easily.
    Also, it’s the WHO saying this.
    The organization that covered up the virus for months on Chinas request.
    The WHOs collaboration with China led to a LOT of deaths we could have prevented if we had known more about this virus sooner.
    F*** the WHO and f*** this video.

  • Please make sure you hug your child today. Hold them and tell them how important they are, how cool they are but most of all how much you love them. Let them know everything is going to be alright.

  • I can do 5/10 (swimming, doing laundry, driving, cooking, speaking multiple languages English being my second).
    In addition, I know how to grow veggies in theory (my dad has a huge vegetable garden, where I spent half of my childhood watching him tend to his plants) and I had to take two coding classes at university, but I completely sucked at them.

    I do not know how to make a fire, how to sew, or how to defend myself.:/
    What I’m also lacking in are mechanical skills. I should really learn how to repair stuff and change a tire.:O

  • Yeah, I’ve been doing loaded carries for a while now. Slinging a punching bag over my shoulder, walking to the end of the block, and coming back, a few times. Worked like a charm when I started working out. Plus, makes you feel like a badass, which is a plus

  • Your physique screams real world functionality.A person has to actually do the work to get the results.The farmers walk will improve your life no matter what.
    do it and reap the rewards

  • A consideration for suitcase carries; pack your shoulder and activate the lats to keep the weight from banging against your leg. This helps prevent your posture from collapsing and minimizes any leaning. This works even better if you use a heavy kettlebell.

  • I love heavy carries. Any and all forms. I use these instead of typical weightlifting usually. It pairs really well with calisthenics to build total body control and brute strength and power as well as overall conditioning. I’ve always heard work strong is always stronger than gym strong. And nothing is more like work than carrying heavy shit. Lol

  • A great video. In my opinion, we can carry a hell load of weight without even practicing it. At 120 pounds of bodyweight, (Underweight, I know, given I am 6 feet nothing) I can ‘bearhug carry’ 100 pound sand bag AT LEAST 7 times for a distance of 12 feet. And what shocked me was, I did it in my first try, that too after finishing 5 sets of badminton (doubles).

  • The single heavy dumbbell walk is my favourite! Is really works on the obliques too. Although it may be more effective to do a regular farmers walk and standing obliques crunches.

  • this virus should never have been politicized the WHO giving out that information is sort of a joke because they are the reason why people weren’t wearing masks people weren’t taking it serious people weren’t thinking their children were vulnerable all of this is from direct information from the CDC the surgeon general and the WHO and now it’s become a disaster, because you have citizens out there who don’t feel that they need to wear a mask until they wind up in the hospital sucking for their last breath.. it took everyone in the United States and still there are some who don’t, it took them a whole eight months to figure out that they need to wear a mask when Chyna started wearing masks immediately. they never should’ve put the information out there that wearing a mask was dangerous that was a very stupid and irresponsible thing to do.

  • here is a topic for a video, what is the military training program? I used to be in the military and I’ve tried a lot of different training methods to attain similar results to what I achieved with military training and nothing comes even close. I had a lot of explosive power and insane stamina yet my physique was relatively lean, but what I’m mostly interested in is attaining that physical performance level over mass, aesthetics etc. It would be great to hear your opinion as well as the actual science to achieving those results.

  • Awesome! These are my go-to’s in Wuhan Flu lockdown. Plate overheads. DB Farmer’s. Single KB overhead (only have one at home). Heavy DB overheads. Pinch grip DB Farmer’s. Great workout. Phenomenal upper back, trap and counter-rotational muscle (don’t know what they’re called) and strength builders. ������

  • More fake news to stop our children from living. Shame on you evil people. If the schools want to take responsibility for the damage masks does then my child will wear one. Sign that and I’ll be on board. Bunch of crooks ��

  • Hey jason, could you do a video on how to properly do a standing crunch? I try to do them and don’t think I am doing them correctly.

  • Completely agree. If there is one thing humans are specialised at I say it’s building which requires us to excel at long heavy loaded carries. Next blacksmithing course I’m doing I’m going to make among other things some farmer’s walk handles.

  • I love farmer walks! Do you increase the weight / progressive overload every week? I just take heavy DB’s and walk around the gym for my conditioning work.

    I workout in a commercial gym. I know, it’s a shame…

    I feel that when I’m using heavy DB’s, picking them up from the floor is already a workout. I’ve been using two EZ curl bars instead.

  • Alec, the Modelo Virus has essentially shut down local gyms. However, you’ve inspired me to make some homemade strongman stuff. I don’t have any plates or bars so I’m using 4X4s and cinderblocks.

  • Hello dan,
    Greetings from India.
    While doing loaded carries in a confined space, is it safe to turn while being loaded?
    Is it also safe to turn while doing prowler and sled work?

  • The loaded carry, AKA the farmers walk is one of those new “flavor of the week” exercises. Like the bosu ball, the arm rope, hip thrust, box jump, I can go on. See more and more people doing it lately. Not saying these are bad exercises, but it is so funny how exercises suddenly become popular and everyone starts doing them. Then they fade away and the newbies stop doing them and move on to the new flavor of the week. I don’t feel most people need any of them. Build a strong base first then worry about those specialty exercises.

  • Trump Administration stooge Jared Kushner is calling 170,000 Deaths a success? If that’s not a call to action to get rid of these Sociopaths I don’t know what is?

  • I know how to cook, drive, sew, do laundry, swim, I’m bilingual, minimal coding (my background is IT��) I can defend myself by kicking n punching����‍♀️, I’m CPR certified thanks to my job����, I’m pretty set. I would like to practice how to start a fire naturally tho �� n grow crops.

  • While I was working at a grocery store, I saw we sold 40 lbs (18kg) bags of water softener that had handle on them, being sold for around $4 (3.13 pounds, I think. I just googled it). I bought them and now I use them for loaded carries in my backyard.

  • Omg!! The way she pronounced ‘Sew’ was so funny!! Some people don’t even know to pronounce some words and she is the conveying us to learn some following skills. First of all u learn the skills how to pronounce the some words.

  • I know a lot of gyms don’t have the proper farmer’s walk equipment (whatever its called). But, I have been using a trap bar and it’s working quite well.

  • You should be taught to cook at least by age 8. Men and women both need to learn. Great least. I wish I knew car stuff I can drive though

  • When you don’t have a car. Going to the store and coming back with a lot of groceries is is intense!

    I use to walk a mile to the store and came home with a shit load of bags.

  • What normal use to be…. the foreshadowing. Normal, we will never go back to how the world was in 2019. I’m guessing by 2023 you will have to show proof that you’ve been vaccinated from this disease before even get hired on at job.

  • In the topic of moving weights across the gym, whenever some lazy slob leaves plates on the bars, I put them where they belong any time I pass.
    Of course, I make sure the station has actually been abandoned before I do this. Builds a little good will with the staff, too.

  • Saw this yesterday and was so inspired that even though our gym at work isn’t finished and has little equipment I decided to start doing some loaded carries (starting with light weight to see how I go) and using whatever I found at work…

    Just did carries back and forth for 15 minutes continuous without stopping…

    2 x 18kg temporary fencing feet (yellow)

    2 x dumbbells (7.5kg each)

    1 x roughly 30kg iron drain cover

    Got a sweat on, felt great!

  • This generation of millennials is lost.
    All autistics, ADHD, aspergers therefore bad at school. Plus 1 year lost without schooling. All of them will be cleaning toilets anyways.
    Let them die.
    We can reduce population and start again in some years.

  • Thank You, for the video, and common sense explantion!

    Farmer’s Walks, are A+!

    Health, and Time, are two of the most valuable assets, a person possesses throughout life, so it is very logical, efficient, and effective, to accomplish specific exercises, that have routine benefit, in our daily lives.

    Stay Active, Healthy; Live Well!

  • Hey Jason, not sure if you’re gonna see this since you’re obviously a popular guy. But CAN I trust AthleanX’s fitness advice?
    For a long time I’ve been getting a hodge podge of advice from multiple sources and I think it’s at my detriment. My main goal is to get strong and probably lose a couple pounds, which I can achieve by dieting. But is that goal counterproductive? Should I just stick to your advice and 5×5 program?

    Thanks in advance!

  • What volume and frequency would you recommend for a novice lifter wanting to start this exercise? Or would it be better to wait until I have more intermediate level numbers to start?

  • Top 10 skills should learn: do laundry, cook, do taxes, sew, swimming, grow fruits and veggies, karate, another language, and singing

  • Hey John, I’m just looking at your strength standards, you have the weight but you didn’t put how far. So I was just wondering how far should you do the farmer walk for. You have standard Half body weight each hand, gamer changer; Body weight on each hand. Just wondering how far. Thanks

  • I see one of Jessie’s biggest issues still hasn’t been fully addressed. His under-eating. He is one of the few who I would recommend “Dirty bulking” as it is clear he is a big time under-eater. With his appetite, I would guess he could easily get away with it and he could also put on a bit of fat and still be just fine. Anytime he wants to lose it he could easily too.

  • The way things like weighted carries work is that they mimic actually having a tough manual labor job and combining heavy barbell work… Its not something that should avoided as such but not going over the top with it
    It’s a MASSIVE advantage for older lifters that can’t do too compressive a collection of bodybuilding movements.
    Prowler pushes done dynamically can really build quads, as can Farmers carries build upper back, grip etc, even calves.
    Good old Jeff Cavalier ������

  • Not too sure why singing/playing an instrument is on this list or coding since there will always be some sort of manual labor job that coding wouldn’t be needed for and singing/playing an instrument isn’t needed for survival or make life easier unless you’re good at it and then you need to get lucky and be discovered.

  • I’ve said for a while that loaded carries are the most “functional” weight training exercise. Very few tomes in life arebyou going to lift a heavy weight and set it right back down where it was. But quite often you will have to lift something and carry it for a distance. Strength coach Dan John said that loaded carries are the single best exercise you can do. If that’s all you did you could be strong, muscular and in great shape. It really is a full body exercise. You look huge in the video by the way Mate! ��

  • You’re wrong about Coding that is a very backwards thoguht.
    Also “no matter how old you are.” I’m pretty sure my 9 year old doesn’t need to learn to cook yet.

  • made my cardio a lot more fun by walking with 2 5 liters gallons of water and i have noticed a big difference on my traps, upper back and forearms without doing specific workouts, all i do is push ups and squats, gotta increase that to 10 liters soon

  • Coach can u share your thoughts on the Gillette toxic masculinity ads? They lost 8 bil from it. How do u feel about it? I am awaring u of the situation

  • I knew it! They are out to get us. As soon as my niece who adored me turned 12 and started HATING me.
    Mark my words. They’re out to destroy us.��

  • Do you prefer trap bar or separate handles? There shouldn’t be much of a difference no? Looking to make the best purchase for my garage gym.

  • I want to farmers carry heavier weights so I can be able to press heavier dumbbells. Farmers walks the 100lbs dumbbells to press the 85lb dumbbells

  • Jason, sure you already know but Jerry just posted a very short, very stupid video about you and a failed bench press. Even I had to be fair and let Jerry know respectfully that it was pretty fucking bad. I don’t know if he was drunk or high when he made it but not good at all. I always try to be as fair as possible and take my own biases out of any youtuber’s video and will compliment, disagree, or call bullshit on any video “respectfully” even if I agree or disagree with 99% of other things they may say. However this video was unusually bad, even for Jerry.

  • If this virus is even real, this is good news. We need to get the population(especially the younger population) used to the virus which will slow, and eventually cut the chain of transmission. The guy at the end doesnt answer why we should not look for herd immunity, for a disease that has about a 0.3% IFR.

    And that 0.3% IFR is getting better by the day with treatments such as dexamethasone, remdesivir, and even simple stuff such as decreasing ventilator use. Sounds to me like the WHO wants to drag this out for some greater agenda….

  • Hey man, keep it up and hope you and your loved ones are in good health. Im skinny 59kg, should i farmer walk with 10kg each side at 100 yards? Will this benefit me alot?

  • The best way I get my loaded carry in is I don’t drive when I do my shopping and just carry everything home. I only live 15min walk away from shops though. I can imagine an hours walk would be tough. If you live further then 15 min walk to your car should do the trick (or however long you feel like walking). Any excuse to get some lifting in.

  • Teach us how to fight. What to do in a brawl, how to stay focused during a battle and not get blinded by rage and also what things to keep in check. I know its a goofy request but still����

  • Strongman training methods are unquestionably amazing! The only problem, though, is equipment: there’s no gym near me that has farmer’s walk equipment ��

  • As the mother of two adult sons, the things my sons call me most for help with: cooking, sewing and laundry. The kicker? They’re both in long-term relationships. What’s funny is that I could interest them in driving and car maintenance, and they use those less, because they live in a big city that has good public transportation. Lol

  • Ima say it now and if YouTube take my comment down il upload it again
    COVID-19 ain’t real flu has gone down since corona has gone up weird right oh now people like me (13) are scared of corona THATS NOT REAL there keeping people inside there homes just to play with u lot ALSO when the BLM was all around and the riots and stuff I don’t see any cases gone up from that do any of u take my word for it the news and government are absolute liers and if u don’t believe me have fun loving the rest of your lives in fear of getting the FLU NOT VIRUS

  • Hey:) thanks for another awesome video. Would you be able to do one on Stu Mittleman’s training methods? He’s an ultra marathoner, and advocates measuring heart rate and training in different zones to achieve peak performance. Thanks again, looking forward to more awesome content

  • Hey Dan.
    Can you provide more information?
    If I already have a program, I was thinking of doing my workout in the morning and loaded carries maybe every second day in the aftenoon.
    So day 1 farmers walk, day 3 one arm overhand other arm suitcase, and day 5 maybe walking bear hugging a heavy medicine ball.
    With 3 sets of each.
    Is that too much? Is that overtraining?
    If so what frequency would you advise?

  • My current job now requires me to perform loaded carries. I’m a mover, so I’m constantly walking furniture and boxes back and forth from the home to the moving truck. I’ll be more mindful of this the next time I go to work.

  • Morons.. “There have also been few reports of children being the primary source of COVID-19 transmission among family members. This is consistent with data from both virus and antibody testing, suggesting that children are not the primary drivers of COVID-19 spread in schools or in the community.”

  • I’ve started doing farmers walk recently since I purchased a trap bar. I find my grip is taxed way more than everything else. I’m hoping my grip gets stronger so I can get to a weight or distance that taxes every other muscle involved.

  • CDC Director Says COVID Guidance Not Meant to Keep Schools Closed
    Tobias HoonhoutJuly 8, 2020 1:13 PM
    Dr. Robert Redfield, head of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said Tuesday that his agency’s directives for education amid the coronavirus pandemic were not meant to keep schools closed in the fall.
    “Nothing would cause me greater sadness than to see any school district or school use our guidance as a reason not to reopen,” Redfield said. Currently, the CDC is advising schools to keep children six feet apart and to offer virtual learning “if feasible,” raising the possibility that such criteria results in fewer students being able to attend in-person classes.

  • Do you have any advice on a routine that can be done with just the body and a flat floor?(no pullup bar ir door frame ir whatever) i need to train and literally i only have the walls arround me and a matress on the floor right now… Well, and my celphone with internet, but i doubt that makes much of a difference

  • Dude I have a question why does my front side look like my traps are big but from my back it looks like an old fat lady will this help me?

  • When I was a kid I carried two 5 gallon buckets of paint across my yard to our garage and the next morning I was wondering why I was sore hah

  • Loaded carries for the win! I’ve gotten really in to doing them since subscribing to Brian Alsrue’s channel. You should check him out, he’s a strongman beast. Also I began realizing that in real life, any time I have to pick up a heavy object I also have to move it through space time.

  • This is 100% obvious. The information that has been given out on Covid from all sides has been so beyond dumbass why would this terrible highly contagious virus not be transmitted by young people, since almost everything else is.

  • …also incredibly good for training shoulder stability. Several muscles are responsible for keeping your shoulder joint intact. They work isometrically. Biceps, triceps, deltoid, coracobrachialis, pectorals, the rotators…

  • Young people are also significantly less likely to die from Covid-19 especially if they have no pre-existing conditions.
    Also why should we care what the WHO says? We don’t fund their propaganda anymore.

  • Deadlifts, deficit deadlifts, farmers walk, farmers walk for distance, farmers walk with fat grips. Hallelujah… Alec start doing a podcast

  • So your telling me that coding made the list, but CPR is honorable mention? What kind of mixed up logic is that.? I agreed with everything on your list except coding. You never said why coding is so essential…what in the world?

  • for the ladys: how to cook and do household work with minimum effort. dont even try that feminist crap. keep your live together, learn the basics. if you have a kid later in life, you will want to cook something properly thats tasty and healthy.

  • Whenever I am required to carry heavy shopping, furniture, large bags of rice or potting mix, (70 litres being the heaviest; don’t know the kg), I think “functional” in relation to the farmer’s walk. Other things which are different are carrying heavy items at the front of the body, and strange things like digging post holes with a manual auger. Also sawing logs. These require some other strength and endurance skills.

  • I think one really underrated thing you promote is a no stimulant approach to fitness. Every fitness YouTuber promotes supplements and stimulants to “maximize muscle/strength” and I used to always take preworkout or caffeine to put in the most work possible. You said the less stimulants you rely on for workouts the better, and the less stress you can subject yourself into while lifting the better (like how some people really pump themselves up and think of something that makes them angry). It’s a very underrated way of lifting that changes the whole approach of “fitness” and makes you realize most “fitness” people really aren’t about being fit at all. Nose tork, preworkouts, caffeine are all in the garbage

  • I’ve been considering loaded carries as replacement for the same old weight training movements. Thank you for your experience here.

  • I’m one of those people that just can’t learn a new language. I tried Spanish and Latin and couldn’t get it. I can read Spanish and somewhat remember Latin, but I can’t speak Spanish and can once in awhile catch words here and there in a Spanish speaking convo, but otherwise I’m useless in that department. I wish my family would’ve just raised me speaking both English and Spanish. My great grandparents had the fear of their grandkids having learning disabilities by learning spanish first, being in the US, so half of us were never raised with Spanish at all. It wasn’t til I was a teen that I realized the older gens (on my mom’s mom’s side) all spoke Spanish and I was like whaaa well thanks alot guys I could’ve been naturally bilingual but nooooo. I told them all that they’re allowed to speak to my kids, that I’ll have someday, in both English and Spanish so my kids are raised speaking both. Hopefully they’ll appreciate it.

  • You’ve been watching hajjime no ippo right? you seen ippo carry all that fishing equipment to the boat everyday and getting jacked like arnold and you thought…., “this would make for an insideful video…”
    And it was…., i was about to go grocery shopping, but i saw the tittle and thought
    “Awesome!, lets see if i can build some muscle with 10 kilos of dog food”

  • #10 How to make a fire
    #9 How to swim
    #8 How to grow your own veggies
    #7 How to to sew
    #6 How to code
    #5 How to do laundry
    #4 How to defend yourself
    #3 How to speak a 2nd language
    #2 How to drive
    Honourable mentions:
    CPR, maintain a car, play an instrument
    #1 How to cook

  • Learned quite a bit, I’ll try some of the exercises, the demonstration on the video was very light weights, what weight do you actually use?