University Recreation


Farmers Hold

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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Forearms
Secondary Muscles: Trapezius
Body Area: Arms
Modality Types: Free Weights Free Weights
Equipment: Dumbbells, Kettlebells

Farmers Hold

Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Grip weight evenly and hold them to the outside of your legs
  • Keeping your shoulders rotated back stand with a straight back and head up


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