Strongman Truck Pull

Strongman Truck Pull


This exercise involves pulling a heavy truck with a rope or harness, typically over a set distance or for a set amount of time. It is a full-body workout that primarily targets the back, legs, and core muscles. It requires a great deal of strength, endurance, and mental toughness.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Strongman Truck Pull Instructions

  1. Find a strongman truck or sled that is designed for pulling.
  2. Attach a harness or rope to the truck/sled and secure it tightly around your waist.
  3. Get into a low squatting position with your hands on the rope/harness and your feet shoulder-width apart.
  4. Begin pulling the truck/sled towards you by using your legs, hips, and back muscles.
  5. Take short, quick steps backwards while maintaining a steady pulling motion.
  6. Continue pulling the truck/sled until you have reached the designated distance or time limit.
  7. Release the rope/harness and carefully stand up to avoid any injuries.
  8. Rest and repeat the exercise for desired number of sets and reps.

Strongman Truck Pull Form & Visual

Strongman Truck Pull

Strongman Truck Pull Benefits

  • Improves overall strength and power
  • Targets multiple muscle groups including the legs, back, and core
  • Increases cardiovascular endurance
  • Enhances grip strength
  • Provides a unique and challenging workout experience

Strongman Truck Pull Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Calves
  • Core muscles (abdominals, obliques, lower back)
  • Forearms
  • Trapezius
  • Rhomboids
  • Deltoids

Strongman Truck Pull Variations & Alternatives