Ep.#81 – Josh Henkin shares why incorporating sandbag training can enhance your current program, why his Ultimate Sandbag Training System is different than other sandbag training, Sandbags vs. Bulgarian Bags, why DIY sandbags fall short & more




Josh Henkin (http://ultimatesandbagtraining.com) is the creator of the Ultimate Sandbag Training System & DVRT (Dynamic Variable Resistance Training). For nearly a decade, Josh has been on the forefront of utilizing sandbag training as the go-to tool for improving rotational movement, enhancing other fitness and sports-specific training, as well as a great tool for fat loss, improving stability, strength, and power. Josh teaches his DVRT system around the globe, and has found great success in creating a training tool that has stood the test of time, in an industry full of gimmicks and snake-oil salesmen.
During this episode of the LLApodcast, Josh shares the following:
  • Josh explains how and why he created his latest book on sandbag training and how he partnered with Dragon Door
  • Josh shares the ups and downs of creating his Ultimate Sandbag System 
  • Although Josh’s sandbags were not the first, Josh shares why his sandbags are much better than the “poor man’s” homemade Home Depot sandbag
  • What exactly is DVRT and why it is not necessarily just “sandbag training
  • Josh shares what type of feedback he’s experienced from trainers and trainees over the years, compared to other types of training that features sandbags and other training implements
  • How much of Josh’s own training is based on sandbag training
  • How does training with Josh’s DVRT translate to other training goals such as powerlifting, olympic lifting, football, etc. and how DVRT can help athletes improve in those areas
  • Josh shares how much inspiration he received from Brooks Kubik’s writings on sandbag training and how what he created is different
  • What are the common problems Josh sees in the kettlebell community andh ow does his DVRT system serve as a compliment to kettlebell training
  • How are sandbags ideal for rotational movement, compared to other training implements
  • How do Ultimate sandbags compare to Bulgarian bags and why the rotational movements are different
  • Why the ultimate sandbag is the perfect tool to carry on any trip, no matter what the weight
  • Why is the ultimate sandbag a highly favored training tool in countries such as Japan
  • Why is the ultimate sandbag system is not as popular in the Crossfit community
  • What was Josh’s response to his Ultimate Sandbag system being feature on The Biggest Loser, as well as how his system has been received by the general population
  • What does Josh & the character Keller from the TV show “Oz” have in common, and how was an incident in the restroom w/ Steve Maxwell connected by this comparison 
  • Josh shares his opinions of the current RKC, and what he likes and what changes he would still like to see in the organization
All this and much more:

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