Sometimes, the simplest things in life can be the most effective. That maxim goes double for strength and conditioning, where you’ll be able to make the most out of the least technically difficult movements—as long as you’re willing to put the work in.

An exercise like loaded carries, which is as uncomplicated as a move could possibly be, is a prime example of this. All you have to do is pick up a weight and walk, and your whole body can reap the benefits.