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Difference Between Dead Squat Carry and Farmers Walk?


#1

Hey, im starting this program next week. And I was just wondering, whats the difference between a dead squat carry and a farmers walk? I see that in this program the last exercise on fridays is a super set between the FW and DSC, and in my mind that would be a super set of the same excercise… What would be the difference and is it that big of a deal? My gym doesnt have proper farmers walk handles anyway, so i would have to use dumbells or kettlebells instead anyway.

Thanks


#2

I think farmers carry is one sided, dead squat is with the dead squat or trap bar.


#3

Farmer’s walk is having independent weights in each hand like dumbbells, kettlebells, barbells etc. Trap-bar or dead squat carry are basically holding one bar that you load.


#4

Ok, so single arm loading vs double arm loading is the principle of this super set then. Thanks for clearing that up!


#5

Not exactly… farmer’s walk use one weight in each hand, it’s not only one arm at a time. Normally it uses a special handle called a farmer’s walk implement (look it up). You can use dumbbells but it doesn’t have the same benefits.