Sandbag Training Exercises – Strength and Conditioning

Recently I had a weeks holiday break over the xmas period and my plan was to take my sandbag and train with this all week so that I could explore in more depth the versatility of the bag and use it for whole body training.  The sandbag is a great tool because of its unique design (sand moves within the bag and therefore the load is constantly changing).  Add to this the many hand holds available (single arm, bilateral, offset grips) makes this the ultimate training tool.  I would probably say that the sandbag along with the kettlebell are two of my favourite tools because you can literally perform 100’s of different exercises and they both take up very small space when travelling.  Below I have posted a good range of different exercises that one could incorporate into their training program.  In each of the videos there is a short descriptor of what the exercise is.

This blog post was written by osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy. Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD leading Osteopathy clinics. At the clinic we treat a wide range of clients, ranging from the office worker, exercise enthusiast to athlete. We have 3 experienced osteopaths working across both of the clinics. The Melbourne City CBD clinic is located at 29 Somerset Place (basement), close to the corner of Elizabeth St and Little Bourke in the Melbourne City CBD. Our premises adjoin the Jon Weller Personal Training Studio, a fully-equipped training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials or specific training programs and rehabilitation. The Docklands clinic is located at 717 Bourke St (Ground Floor), beneath the Channel 9 building near the walkway from Southern Cross Train Station to Etihad Stadium. Our premises adjoin Pilates on Bourke, a fully-equipped pilates and yoga training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials, pilates or specific training programs and rehabilitation. To speak to an Osteopath or book an appointment at Principle Four Osteopathy, please book online or call 03 9670 9290.

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