Perseverance and determination can get you through a carry. There are exemptions for injury or other issues, but not for just making it easier on yourself or that you do not feel like doing it.
Save your hands for all the grip obstacles by wearing gloves to push the gravel into the bucket. Think about pulling your shoulder blades into your back pockets and while holding something between your elbow and ribs. And Get your free copy of my 12 weeks OCR training program here.
If you are wearing pants with an elastic waistband and no drawstring, the below technique will not work. You are commenting using your WordPress. I like to have 1-to-2 days per week that have heavy carries in my workout.
Try to speed up the process either by digging the bucket into the gravel pile and sweeping armfuls of gravel into the bucket, or using a second bucket to dump gravel into yours. DO NOT carry the bucket up on the shoulder! A front-loaded carry will pull your shoulder forward.
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This is the bucket carry: Steep loaded hill climbs require activation from the quads, glutes, and hamstring. Out on the course there are a few common mistakes I see with the bucket carry. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
Like this: The gloves will protect you from this. Elevated Glute Bridge. How-To and Tips: Alternate when your hand get tired.