3 Exercises to Improve Your Barefoot Training


Jessica Bento, Physical Therapist   When I met Josh I have to admit, I seriously questioned our relationship when he pulled out this ridiculous shoes. You know the ones I am talking about!    Now I have nothing against these shoes, but c’mon guys, don’t wear them on dates!   On the other hand you… Read more »

My Crossfit Experiment


Possibly the LAST thing you might expect me to be talking about less than 6 months post three spinal surgeries is doing a Crossfit WOD. Well, at least if I still had any sanity left (which is always debatable). However, when Crossfit posted their first open for 2016 I was pretty intrigued. I am a… Read more »

Overcoming Is Learning to Be Strong


Amanda Thebe, DVRT Master (Fit N’ Chips) What I love most about our DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Training community is that we have such diversity of people. That means that when one of us is posed with a challenging case we have so many different professionals to seek out advice, input, and just general support. Such… Read more »

Creating Real Body Armor Strength


I’ve wanted to share my experiences with you because I hope it inspires you. Sure, you may not be coming off surgery, but you can achieve the great things that are meaningful to you. That is really what I want for you with DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Training. It doesn’t have to be complicated, overwhelming, time… Read more »

Better Core Strength=Better Flexibility


When we think of core strength, let’s be honest, we think of the great looking six pack abs. Hearing people without six packs belly aching that core strength is something other than great looking abs just seems like whining, doesn’t it?! The reality is that it is true! Body fat levels have very little to… Read more »

Treadmill & Ultimate Sandbag Training Workout?


Annmarie Licatese, DVRT Master (FitFoodieMama.com) A few months ago I shared a track and DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Training circuit workout- combining the two thing that I love the mosts- running and strength training with my Ultimate Sandbag.   Obviously, now that it is winter here and we are buried in 3+ feet of snow, the… Read more »

A Deadpool Type of Exercise


If you couldn’t tell yet, Jessica and I have the same weird taste in movies. You would think it would be one of those, sometimes we see hers, sometimes we see mine type of situations, but it isn’t! That is why you might better understand why going to see Deadpool for Valentine’s Day was the… Read more »

Beyond the Plank for Core Strength


Jessica Bento-Physical Therapist We all end up out of our comfort zones. It may come in different ways, but I’ve learned to really be successful or to make an impact, you have to sometimes take a big breathe and just go for it! For me, that meant going from working with predominately orthopedic patients to those… Read more »

5 Much Better Butt Exercises


Annmarie Licatese, DVRT Master (Fit Foodie Mama) It seems that lately I am known for two things.  The first being that I’m the resource or go to gal for everything Ultimate Sandbag Training related.  The other being….the size of my booty.  I know, two seemingly random things but actually, they are related.   Yes, I… Read more »

Real Hero Strength Ultimate Sandbag Training

Extreme Training, Foundational Programs, Moderate Training, Strenuous Training, Uncategorized.

Real Hero Strength DVRT Master, Ian Vaughn, (Creator of DVRT Obstacle Race Domination) When I first got into the fire academy one my favorite exercises to do in the gym was weight vested box step-ups to keep my endurance up. This is also apart of the CPAT (California Physical Agility Test) for fire academy candidates climbing… Read more »