Carry That Weight (But Not That Weight)

Carrying weight for distance is the best form of exercise — but let’s not overthink it

Michael Easter
3 min readAug 28, 2021

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I recently wrote about rucking and how the human body was built to carry weight over distance. Humans are unique among animals because we can carry stuff from point A to B. As we evolved, we’d use this skill to hunt and gather, which allowed us to expand…

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Michael Easter

-New York Times bestselling author of The Comfort Crisis and Scarcity Brain. -I write about health, wellness, and mindset 3x a week at TWOPCT.com