Posts Tagged ‘stone lifting’

general warm up (10 minutes)

Double Adex club front swings x 50 reps

Double Adex club side cleans x 30 reps

Sanddune push ups x 15 reps

Power Wheel roll outs x 10 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

stone carry set up and short practice carries

strength (20 minutes)

stone carries x 100 feet x 1/1/1/1

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

Neuro Grip push ups x 10 reps

dumbbell bench press x 10 reps

after completing both rounds do

wrist roller x max x 1/1/1

 

 

general warm up (10 minutes)

Americanas x 50 reps

resistance band Sumo high pulls x 20 reps

tin mans x 100 feet

recline rope climbs x 3

Sanddune push ups x 20 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

stone carry set up and practice

strength (20 minutes)

stone carry x 100 feet x 1/1/1/1

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

clamp curls x 10 reps

weight stack push downs x 10 reps

heavy Adex club front cleans x 10 reps

 

Most people know of stone lifting as a part of Strongman training. The roots of stone lifting are centuries old.

Some stones are legendary and well-known , like Iceland’s Husafell stone .

Modern day Strongmen, like Eric Fiorillo, will make the journey across the Atlantic Ocean to lift that stone.

Bud Jeffries seems to lift every big stone he finds during his travels. Many others have learned the benefits of stone lifting. It makes you crazy strong!

Lesser known is stone lifting done on the other side of the world, like ancient China or Okinowa.

Here is an article on stone training that you might not be aware of yet, you can read it here

Learn from the ancients and apply it to the present.