Drag the Sandbag from Side to Side
- Degree of Difficulty 60% 60%
- Push-up position on one arm. Lay down the Sandbag on the side of the supporting arm.
- Pull the Sandbag under your body to the other side, with the non-supporting arm.
- Repeat the exercise in the other direction.
- The initial phase starts in the push-up position. Your feet are close together and your head, back and legs are in one line. You look on the floor. Place the Sandbag next to your supporting arm on the floor. You rest on the floor with one hand only. The other arm is in the air.
- Grab the Sandbag with your free hand at the loop and pull it under your body as far as possible to the other side. The arm moves semicircular and extends to the maximum.
- The arm pulling the Sandbag becomes now the supporting arm. The other arm grabs the Sandbag and repeats the movement to the other side.
Keep your body tension. Pull the Sandbag in one line to the other side.
Additional exercise instructions
The Sandbag exercise Push-up Slide mainly trains the supporting muscles of the body. Additionally you strengthen your shoulder while dynamically pulling and isometrically leaning on the Sandbag.
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