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Old 06-14-2009, 10:42 AM   #1
Matthieu Hertilus
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Default Carries for Conditioning

I hope this is in the right thread but I was wondering if anyone used or heard of implementing extensive carries (~10 minutes worth) with various loads and objects (sandbags, plates, kettlebells, dumbbells/ in front, racked, at the side, etc.) Seems like a great combo for strength and conditioning to be used at almost any point of a training session. Any thoughts?
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Old 06-14-2009, 11:09 AM   #2
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It's called rucking.

Also see the "Inman Mile". Farmers walks. Waiter walks. Etc.
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Old 06-17-2009, 03:18 AM   #3
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A weighted wheel barrow is what I call my treadmill .
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Old 06-17-2009, 11:02 AM   #4
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A weighted wheel barrow is what I call my treadmill .

Ha! we were just talking the other night about doing a SM contest that had a wheelbarrow event, either part of a medley or really heavy or uphill as a stand alone.
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Old 06-17-2009, 03:08 PM   #5
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No doubt! Here in Norfolk, VA at BSG(Brute Strength Gym) they finally got a really heavy duty one in and we have been discussing that and using the same wheel barrow as a car deadlift surrogate. This thing is REALLY heavy duty.

I think I hear it calling my name again...
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:27 AM   #6
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Paul,

I've been by Brute strength! Great facility. I'm up in Richmond, run a CrossFit gym (CrossFit RVA), but I train occasionally at The Weight Room, run by the NAS state chair. Great place to go if you're ever in town.
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