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An Introduction to Sandbag Training for Runners: https://t.co/pYa6myxl2X https://t.co/ml1hE8kz05

Sandbags have been used to build strength and joint stability in wrestlers, fighters and other athletes for quite some time. Essentially a bag of sand with strategically placed handles and grips (depending on what brand you have), sandbag lifting can provide a unique training stimulus compared to traditional barbell lifting. Not only are sandbags versatile, they are more dynamic as the contents inside the bag can shift thus forcing you to react and create joint stability with each repetition. Sandbag training can also build strength, explosive qualities and core stability.

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