Lift up the Sandbag
- Degree of Difficulty 60% 60%
First work from your legs then bend your arms
- Your legs are shoulder-wide and your back is slightly bent to the front. Hold the Sandbag with extended arms closely above the floor.
- Swing the Sandbag to the front of your chest and in the turning point, move it over your head.
- Finally move the Sandbag slowly back to the initial position.
- In the initial position your legs stand shoulder-wide apart and your toes are pointing to the front. Your upper body is bent forward, so that you are able to closely hold the Sandbag above the floor. Look to the front.
- Pull up the Sandbag close to your body supported by the swing. Support the movement with your legs and extend them at the same time. Move your hips to the front to support the swing (hip-drive). On chest level pull back your elbows, while your forearm still swings upwards. In the turning point extend your arms explosively and move the Sandbag over your head.
- Bend your arms in the elbow joints to move back the Sandbag. Put it on your chest. Extend your forearms pointing to the floor while opening the arms in your elbow joints. Finally bend your legs slightly and flex your upper body with your back straight to the front.
Keep your back in a straight position. Support the swing trough an extension of the hips (hip-drive).
Additional exercise instructions
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