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Looking for a fun new way to get fit? If so, sandbag training may be for you. More and more people are starting to realize the great benefits that sandbag training has to offer and are beginning to get started themselves. While you may not ditch your dumbbells and barbells entirely, sandbag training can serve as an alternative form of workout when you can’t make it to the gym or just want a change of pace from time to time. So what benefits will you reap from doing sandbag training? Let’s go over the key reasons to give this training mode...

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If you are looking to improve you fitness and develop both strength and power, the clean is an exercise you’ll likely want to consider. This said, you don’t necessarily have to use a barbell or a kettlebell when doing the clean. In fact, you can use a sandbag and get just as great of results, if not better. What muscles will the sandbag clean work and how do you perform it properly? Let’s go over what you need to know about this important exercise that should be a part of your regular workout routine. What Is The Sandbag Clean? The sandbag...

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 As you go about your workout program, you may start to consider using resistance bands on a regular basis. Resistance bands can be a great alternative to dumbbells as they are easy to pack with you when you’re on the go and also maintain constant tension on the muscle at all times. This in turn can lead to superior results. This said, while upper body resistance exercises are quite straightforward, you may not really understand how to use resistance bands for legs properly. Let’s go over some of the key ways that you can make use of resistance bands...

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Battle ropes are fast becoming one of the most popular pieces of kits for gyms to purchase, and it’s not difficult to see why. They’re exotic looking, they can be used in circuit training, or as a high intensity finisher to an exercise program. They can also be stored quite easily and make your gym look badass. But as a gym member you might not be familiar with how to actually use them. In this article we are going to look at how to fit battle ropes into your program, and introduce you to some of the most popular exercises....

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If you’ve recently bought a plyometric box, or your gym just added one you might be a bit curious as to what it is that you’re supposed to do with it. You might have seen some people jumping on it, or off it, or as is the case in most gyms – sitting on it while talking to their friends! In this article we are going to pick out five exercises that you can perform using a plyometric box, and then help you to organise them into a short workout that you can follow next time you get a chance...

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