There’s something undoubtedly rugged about training with a sandbag, it’s pretty much as close as you can get to wrestling without getting another person involved (vital to maintaining social distancing), and you can build your own bag for less than your Netflix membership, earning you bonus bro points.
This workout allows you to tap into all that primal energy with a calorie-crushing leg circuit. You’re going to be working in a ‘ladder’ format, starting with 15 reps of each exercise, followed by 14 of each, then 13, working your way down to a final, single rep a piece. When the workout wraps, you’ll have clocked up an impressive 360 reps.
1) Bag-To-Shoulder x 15-1
(A) With the sandbag on the floor between your feet, hinge down to grip it in both hands, keeping your back straight. Hug the bag, lift it to your chest, then sit down resting it on your thighs.
(B)Now Stand up explosively and simultaneously thrust the bag up and onto your shoulder. Drop to the floor and repeat, alternating shoulders each rep.
2) Sandbag Deadlift x 15-1
(A) With your cleans-to-shoulder dispatched, hinge down and grip the bag with both hands, keeping your back straight.
(B) Now stand up explosively, keeping a flat back, finishing standing tall. Return to the ground under control and repeat.
3) Sandbag Squat x 15-1
(A) After your last rep, lap the bag and stand up with it, ’hugging’ the bag as tightly as possible before standing upright. The bag should be covering your entire torso.
(B) Squat down until the crease of your hip passes your knee, before returning to standing. Maintain an upright posture and tight squeeze on the bag throughout.
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