Functional Bags are a fantastic tool, primarily due to their versatility. You can lift them, swing them, or even throw them. And more importantly, they are extremely versatile with different skill levels and body types. Whether you, or your client, is old or young, functional bags are a versatile tool that can be used in a range of different exercises.
In this video, Rob Harvey from Dingo Sandbags will show you functional bag versatility. Today Rob is going to show you how to use the functional bag to run, jump, swing, lift and drag.
Functional Bag Exercises:
- Loaded Carry
In this exercise you will be doing a fireman run. Simply chuck the bag over your shoulder and run!
- Functional Bag Throw
Use the handle to perform an overhead throw. Or try doing a push throw, throwing forward instead of overhead.
- Functional Bag Swing
Try side to side swings, through the middle of the leg swing or try folding the bag in half and swinging through the legs like a kettlebell.
Try a plank drag or bear crawl drag.
Try squats, rows and a press.
Try jump squats or forward hops