First and foremost, sandbag lifting requires the activation of many more stabilizer muscles, especially in the core. Due to the variance in how the weight is distributed in the bag, the level of resistance changes depending on how the bag is grasped, what angles are being used, and how far away from the body the bag is. A sandbag exercise will prove to look and feel much different from using traditional weights.
The sandbag workouts training is split up into a three day split. Each day will focus on a different muscle group, but all will focus on building elite core strength. You can rest assured that no part of the body will be neglected, and there is a sandbags exercise devoted to building large muscles in drastically new ways.
Along with prototypical moves, such as the dumbbell bench press, triceps dip, and alternating biceps curl, you will find the sandbags workout to include sandbag squats, sandbag clean and press, sandbag slam, and the sandbag bear hug walk. Using a sandbag for exercise may seem like a bizarre concept, but the benefits of utilizing sandbags for workouts are widespread.
Add in a unique sandbag lifting session. Use some of the sandbag exercises described below and try a session that's either strength based (high weight, low rep, long rest periods) or conditioning based (light-moderate weight, moderate-high rep, minimal rest periods).
View the online workout guide:
Sandbag Exercise Guide