Swing the Sandbag while performing lunges

  • Degree of Difficulty 90% 90%

Sandbag dynamische Bein und Rumpfübung Dynamic leg and core workout with the Sandbag

Short Description
  1. Upright stand. Sandbag on the shoulder. Hands in the straps.
  2. Make a lunge backwards and swing the Sandbag to the other side of the body.
  3. Swing back the Sandbag onto your shoulder supported by the power of core, legs and arms.
Long Description
  1. Upright stand, you look to the front. The feet are close together and your toes are pointing to the front. The Sandbag lays on your shoulder and your hands hold it by grabbing straps.
  2. Move back your rear leg while the other leg is still standing. Pull the Sandbag off your shoulder while you extend your arms in the elbow joints. The shoulder muscles support the movement of the Sandbag to the other side of the body. Prevent a hunchback.
  3. The impulse coming from the thigh muscles of the standing leg initiates the back swing of the Sandbag to the shoulder. The trunk receives the power coming from the legs. Your shoulders lead the movement of the Sandbag upwards and the power of the arms pull back the Sandbag to the shoulder.
  4. Train on both sides.
Tips
Maintain stability in abdominal and back muscles to avoid movements to the sides.
Additional exercise instructions

The Sandbag exercise Lunge and Swing is a dynamic exercise which strengthens all core muscles. The movement is initiated by the thigh muscles.

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