Directions: Set up two points: point A (starting point) and point B. Now, hold a heavy dumbbell in each hand, standing up straight. Then, without leaning forward and keeping your shoulders pulled back and down, walk forward to point B, and then back to point A. Do 4 sets of 20 yards, with 75% bodyweight, 90 Seconds Rest.
Why It’s Tough: “Grip strength exercises should be a cornerstone of a program in cases where hand size is smaller than normal,” says Otey. Farmer carries place high emphasis on grip strength because it requires not only grasping ahold of heavy equipment, but traveling a recommended distance with that load. Nonetheless, this is a total body exercise that builds the quads, glutes, hamstrings, abs, forearms, and traps.Back to top