Strongman Timber Carry
This exercise involves carrying a heavy timber for a certain distance or time, typically performed by strongmen or athletes to improve grip strength, core stability, and overall strength and endurance.
Strongman Timber Carry Instructions
- Approach the timber and stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.
- Bend down and grip the timber with both hands, making sure your fingers are wrapped around the top of the timber.
- Stand up and lift the timber off the ground, keeping your back straight and your core engaged.
- Begin walking forward, taking small, quick steps.
- Make sure to keep your shoulders back and your chest up.
- Continue walking until you reach the designated finish line.
- Lower the timber back to the ground and release your grip.
- Rest and repeat for the desired number of sets and repetitions.
Strongman Timber Carry Form & Visual
Strongman Timber Carry Benefits
- Increases flexibility and strength in the entire body
- Improves circulation and cardiovascular health
- Reduces stress and anxiety
- Improves digestion and metabolism
- Helps with weight loss and management
- Improves focus and concentration
- Can be modified for different fitness levels and abilities
- Can be done anywhere with no equipment needed
Strongman Timber Carry Muscles Worked
- Upper back
Strongman Timber Carry Variations & Alternatives
- Strongman farmer’s carry
- Timber frame carry
- Single-arm kettlebell carry
- Sandbag carry
- Yoke carry