Sandbags have been around for centuries. They were used by wrestlers, strongmen and in martial arts. In recent years it has caught the mainstream as functional fitness for both the elite exerciser and the everyday athlete. Sandbags are shown as a serious strength and conditioning too. In this article, I will give you some basic reasons, guidelines, and strategies for incorporating the sandbag in your workout.
It is great for conditioning and increasing cardio heart rates as well as constant integrating unstable movement in some HITT activities. Dumbbells are stable and sandbags with the same weight are not. Sandbags challenge both the mind and the body. Another benefit is that they are inexpensive and can be made cheap with homemade equipment or just a duffle bag securing closed.