Originally Posted by Trevor Lane
Also thought of just getting some tough rope and making a "rope yoke" with a BB, and hanging some plates off it. This also would be more similar to the chain yoke at the contest and if I can't hang with it I just have to lower the bar until the weights on the gound instead of trying to dump it wich is what scares me about just walking around with a loaded barbell.
Thats not a bad idea. If your gym has a fat bar or axle, use that on your back. The thickness of the bar adds a whole new level of strangeness the first time your do it, its more difficult to get it set against muscle instead of sitting on top of your spine.