You can easily combine a collection into a total-body HIIT circuit workout. Best part? The bag goes anywhere you go. No need to drive to the gym. Or put together a home gym that quickly becomes a storage rack.
If you love the gym, keep the membership. Sandbags are meant to complement training instead of replacing your current regimen. It’s functional fitness. Sure, you get the aesthetics of a workout routine, but it’s also functional strength.
Want a starter workout? Breaking Muscle has an excellent primer on a five-week plan to get you moving. Here’s a taste of week one:
Sandbag Clean x 10 repetitions Sandbag Floor Press x 10 repetitions Sandbag High Pull x 10 repetitions
Sandbag Deadlift x 5 repetitions Sandbag Back Squat x 5 repetitions Sandbag Overhead Press x 5 repetitions
Sandbag Get Up with a Sandbag Windmill x 5 repetitions on each side 400m Run
You can see the strength benefits of incorporating sandbags. The Man Bag may be the answer for those looking for a variable weight sandbag and one that can go with you on vacations and business travel.