I am joined by the creator of DVRT The Ultimate Sandbag Training System, Josh Henkin, to talk about the theory behind sandbag exercises, the different levels and 7 patterns of DVRT’s training program, and how simply shifting your movement with the sandbag will change the resistance, force, and intensity.
If you’re looking for a new type of exercise or want to build strong muscle, Josh gives a lot of great tips on how to do that with sandbags vs. traditional weight lifting.
DVRT The Ultimate Sandbag Training System
In the full-contact arena, athletes contend with an ever-shifting set of challenges: sudden changes in velocity, power, force, weight, and energy demand. The athlete needs to withstand powerful blows directed at any part of the body, to accelerate and decelerate at a moment’s notice, to strike back with blinding power and to remain stable in a highly unstable environment. The athlete needs to be this dynamic-while simultaneously minimizing the risk of personal injury. He needs a cat’s agile movement skills, a bull’s rock-like strength, and a stallion’s enduring power.
Ultimate Sandbag Training the Top Performing Fitness Program
About Josh Henkin
Josh Henkin is a CSCS and Master RKC with twenty years of experience. His innovative Dynamic Variable Resistance Training (DVRT™) has allowed him to present in more than 13 countries and publish in top outlets like Men’s Health and the Wall Street Journal. Josh has coached people of all backgrounds, including the U.S. Army Special Forces Recruiting Battalion and U.S. Marines. You can learn more about his programs at DVRTFitness.com.
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00:00 Open Sky Fitness Introduction
1:15 Opening comments with Rob and Devon
3:30 The official re-launch of the Sky Fit Challenge for only $47
5:50 Introduction to Josh Henkin
8:20 What you need to know about training with and the theory behind sandbag exercises before you begin.
9:40 The ancient idea that physical fitness was the completion of an individual.
12:00 The difference between something being difficult and something being productive in physical training.
13:30 The progression of trying new tactics and theories until the Ultimate Sandbag Training program was born.
20:00 Having a set goal or philosophy in your training program.
22:00 The old mindsets that metal is better than sand or anyone can just make their own sandbag.
22:40 His brand’s mission to be movement educators and teach people how to move more efficiently.
25:30 What you will get out of DVRT’s training.
29:40 The different levels and 7 patterns of DVRT’s training program.
33:00 The poor walking habits and other areas of fitness and lifting that people have developed.
41:00 What a dead bug movement is and the benefits of it to create stability for the rest of our body.
44:00 Physical differences between humans and chimpanzees.
48:00 Rob’s great experience trying Josh’s sandbag exercises.
51:30 Programming with the sandbags that people can do on their own at home.
53:00 Their extensive videos out there on YouTube and IGTV to help educate people to properly do the movements.
55:00 Their Jumpstart eBook to help you get started with using sandbags.
1:00:00 How simply shifting your movement with the sandbag will change the resistance, force, and intensity.
1:05:30 Closing comments with Rob and Devon
1:06:00 Join the re-launched Sky Fit Challenge at a discounted price!
1:09:00 Open Sky Fitness Closing
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