Strongmen are known for brutish display of superhuman strength. The awkward implements and creative events make strongmen not only an extremely entertaining strength sport to watch, but also a very difficult one to compete in.

What is often forgotten about strongman events is the technical details that make the difference between first place and fifth place. A mistaken pick on an implement or a poorly set grip is often the determining factor for which competitor becomes champion on a given day.

In this video, Clint Darden breaks down the farmer's carry and covers the specific things needed for a faster take-off and a better finish time.

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