Unstable Swinging – Sandbag Swing Variations
Like its kettlebell and steel club cousins, the sandbag swing is a ballistic hinging exercise that works the entire body. However, the sandbag swing works the core and grip strength to a much greater degree due to the instability and shifting weight of the bag. Here are three basic variations to mix in with your Kettlebell and club training.
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Mark Smith is the owner of Asylum Fitness in beautiful Wilmington, North Carolina. He is a Movement and Strength Coach that uses unconventional tools and methods to make his students a little better with each practice. His main focus is movement, he believes, “We were born to move. Reclaim your birthright.” He encourages his students and all those he meets to just play, similarly to when you were a kid, believing that play is the foundation of movement and movement is life. “By learning to move better and improving our mobility, everything falls into place.” he says. Mark is an Outdoor Fitness Enthusiast, is well versed in corrective exercises, and currently holds a level 1 FMS (Functional Movement Screen), and is a MovNat level 2 certified trainer and is always seeking to learn from the best. He also has a background in track and field, martial arts, ballroom dance, and currently is practicing parkour.