Sandbag Situps

- Lie with legs fully extended. Hold a heavy sandbag over your chest. Perform a sit-up.

Easier said than done. This exercise is very difficult.

Turkish Get-Up - The sandbag Turkish Get-Up is one of the most difficult exercises you will ever perform. Lie on your back with a sandbag held in extended arms. Your goal is to stand up without bending the arms. You can turn to the side, to get to one knee, and then proceed to stand. This challenging movement can serve as a finisher to any workout. This exercise is commonly performed with a dumbbell or kettlebell. The sandbag version is MUCH more challenging. Start with a light bag.

Sandbag Situps
Fire Up Your Core

Fire Up Your Core

If you weaken the center of any freestanding structure it becomes unstable. Eventually, everyday wear-and-tear takes its toll, causing the structure to buckle under pressure. This is exactly what happens when the core muscles are weak – it compromises your body’s ability to support the frame properly. In recent years, there has been a lot of buzz about the importance of a strong core – and there is a valid reason for this. The core is where all of the powerful movements in the body originate – so it can essentially be thought of as your “center of power.”

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