Category: Powerbags

Troubleshooting Kettlebell & Powerbag lunges

Troubleshooting Kettlebell & Powerbag lunges by Boris Bojanovic Following on from the last article on Lunges, here are the common issues & how to correct them. Poor hip/knee stability This is by far the most common issue we see in lunges. Poor strength & control over hip adduction, caused by weak gluteus medius. This can.. read more

How to teach Kettlebell and Powerbag Lunges

by Boris Bojanovic So, we’ve covered the other major  lower body exercises with in past articles Kettlebell Squat Variations (www.kettlebellinstitute.com.au/kettlebell-squat-variations/) & Regressing the Swing (www.kettlebellinstitute.com.au/regressing-the-swing/). Now it’s time to have a closer look at the lunge. Lunges are a single leg variation of the squat movement pattern where one leg stays in front & mimics.. read more

Putting together a Powerbag training program

When starting a Powerbag exercise program the first stage is all about stability and controlling the desired movement. You will notice that our exercise selection starts with basic kneeling hip extension on the floor and using a very lightweight. Therefore developing high levels of skill within the system. Hip extension is fundamental in the use.. read more

Are Powerbags safe for Sport Specific Training

Are Powerbags safe for Sport Specific Training

Many sports-people quite rightly use Olympic lifting movements (snatch & clean) to increase their basic power. However many sports are complex and unlike Olympic lifts not simply linear. Functional training would suggest that at least some power training movements should be produced in the planes that also reflect the specific demands of the sport. In.. read more

What are Powerbags?

Why use Powerbags? Powerbags are used to teach your client how to effectively use hip extension as a means of lifting and assisting the development of more progressive and advanced exercises. Without the correct movement engrained injury is likely to occur when performing deadlifts, squats and even overhead press work. Training with Powerbags teaches the.. read more