Why some who embrace the Barbarian idea also don’t hang out at the gym
Something I’ve seen is that when someone embraced the idea of being a Barbarian in our modern world, their mindsets often change as well. Not always, but often.
They begin to not just embrace the attitude of the Barbarian, but their sense of aesthetics starts to change. They come to value things we often associate with barbarians like Conan.
And when it comes to unconventional training, it really seems that kind of training is perfect for those wanting to embrace the aesthetic.
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I’m a sucker for farmer’s walks as an exercise. Somewhere along the way, strength coach Dan John suckered me into embracing these things. Coach John refers to them as “game changers.” I’m not sure he’s right at this point in my training, but I do love them.
The reason is something I’ll go into later in more detail, but basically, when you talk about how strong someone is, there are usually a few ways we judge this. One is by carrying heavy things around.
Farmer’s walks are the epitome of that display, and if you want to carry heavy things, you need to carry heavy things.
With that in mind, I really wanted some farmer’s walk handles, but I wasn’t really in a position to purchase a really good set of handles. Or even a so-so set of handles.
But then Titan announced their strongman line of products a short time back and there they were. For $50, I could have something that would let me train farmer’s walks.
These are Titan’s version of the Fringe Sport’s mini farmer’s walk handles but at half the price.
When they arrived, I eagerly tore open the package, and here’s what I found: Continue reading “Review: Titan Mini Farmer’s Walk Handles”