Overhead Carry

The overhead carry strengthens the shoulders and triceps while engaging the legs and core. This movement places more stress on your core by placing the weights overhead instead of down at your sides. The weight movement requires move stability and shoulder mobility.


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    Standing tall with your feet shoulder-width apart, raise a set of dumbbells directly overhead and lock your elbows.
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    Keeping your core tight and shoulders down and away from your ears, walk for a pre-determined time or distance. Lower the dumbbells.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Do not let your elbows bend during the exercise.
  • Maintain a slow, even pace throughout the walk.
  • Keep your core engaged and your back in a neutral position.