Carries are functional exercises that can often be overlooked. They are just as important as hip hinges, squats, push, pull, and core exercises. Yup, you guessed it -- carries are part of the "basics". One of the most common carrying exercises is farmer carries. You'll see those in the video below, along with four others that are effective in their own right. Watch the video with sound on.
Carry Variations: 1. Suitcase carries. 2. Front racked carries 3. Farmer carries 4. Off set carries 5. Overhead carries Throughout all of these variations, the goals are still the same -- - Maintain a tall torso - Keep steady in your footings - Stabilize through your core to minimize swaying