Strongman Yoke Walk

Strongman Yoke Walk


This exercise involves walking with a heavy yoke on your shoulders, which is designed to build strength and endurance in the upper body, core, and legs. It is a popular exercise among strongman competitors and can be modified to suit different fitness levels and goals.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Strongman Yoke Walk Instructions

  1. Start by standing in front of the StrongMan Yoke with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  2. Place your hands on the crossbar of the yoke and lift it up so that it rests on your shoulders.
  3. Take a deep breath and brace your core.
  4. Begin walking forward, taking slow and deliberate steps.
  5. Make sure to keep your back straight and your core tight throughout the exercise.
  6. Continue walking for a set distance or time, then carefully lower the yoke back down to the ground.
  7. Rest for a few minutes, then repeat for the desired number of sets.

Strongman Yoke Walk Form & Visual

Strongman Yoke Walk

Strongman Yoke Walk Benefits

  • Improves overall strength and power
  • Targets multiple muscle groups including the legs, back, and core
  • Increases grip strength and stability
  • Improves cardiovascular endurance
  • Helps with functional movements such as carrying heavy objects
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals

Strongman Yoke Walk Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Calves
  • Core muscles
  • Upper back muscles
  • Shoulder muscles

Strongman Yoke Walk Variations & Alternatives

  • Farmer’s Walk
  • Sled Push
  • Sled Pull
  • Atlas Stone Carry
  • Kettlebell Carry