I feel fucking awful this afternoon. It is raining heavily outside. Thunder rumbling and rolling.
The only positive is the acquisition of my scratch and dent Shoulderök, which is amazing. Makes you feel like a viking warrior.
I have been working out with maces and clubs for seven years. In combination with some chest expander moves, they do great things for the shoulders and core in general.
I am a big fan of non-standard fitness tools. Keeps things interesting and fun. I am guessing ancient warriors stayed fit for the most part by drilling with their weapons, marching and manual labor. Seems like a good formula, and I am at least partially following in that tradition.
I find it funny that so many think the only way to build a decent physique is through the standard barbell lifts, which are of relatively recent origin. I don’t bother with any of them, though I simulate them with heavy bands.
I think it is important to find your own way.