Best Total Body Workout


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I admit, I look. When we go to the grocery store on Walgreens, I tend to wonder over to the magazine aisle and look in the popular fitness magazines. I do so because I like to see what the mainstream think it is popular. It is easy to get stuck in your world where you… Read more »

Massive Knee Injury to Marathon Running


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Cam Ward, DVRT Master (DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Training Australia) Starting a second career at the age of 29 is hard for anyone. As challenging starting over is, I would say much of my past had led me to this industry to help people move and feel better about themselves. It is a daunting feeling starting… Read more »

Perfect Kettlebell & Ultimate Sandbag Workout


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  Saturday means time to do some solid work! I’ll keep this short, but I wanted to share with you how Jessica and I have been using the concepts from our Progressive Kettlebell Movement and DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Training to create some really awesome full body workouts.  Part of me wanted to share this with… Read more »

EVERYTHING Wrong With Your Glute Bridge!


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  Their mouths were just about hanging open. I over heard the chatter of “how was I doing this wrong the whole time!” That was the response many of the attendees of our DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Training sessions were experiencing this past week in Australia.  What was it that they were still scratching their heads… Read more »

How Strength Improves Your Running!


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Annmarie Licatese, DVRT Master (Fit Foodie Mama) Runners run (obviously) but hitting the weights is a different story.  Part of the reason being that it takes up time and when you’re spending hours logging miles, extra time is precious.  The other part (and what’s probably the bigger reason) is figuring out HOW to incorporate strength training… Read more »

You Will NEVER Workout Again!


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  Having something taken away from you can be a very traumatic experience. Especially when that something is the ability to move. I’m not even talking about being an athlete, or doing hardcore workouts. Even the simplest every day actions that we all take for granted aren’t so little when they are taken away from… Read more »

How to Progress Your Pistol Squat


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Annmarie Licatese, DVRT Master (Fit Foodie Mama) It’s been a few very busy weeks but I am finally back to my regular posting schedule which means sharing ways that the DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Fitness System can take your training to the next level. Or in this case, problem solve and help progress!  Let’s talk about the pistol squat.  It’s… Read more »

15 Minute No Excuses Workout


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  I do expect some violins to be playing as I tell you that I get it! No, I really do! Having time to really focus on your own workout can be really tough!  When I ran my own gym the best shape I was in was when the gym was first open and I… Read more »

The Best Way to Becoming Injury Resilient


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Travis Johnson, PhD-DVRT Master Instructor (Kinetikos)   “This car accelerates from 0 to 60 miles per hour (0 to 97 km/h) in 3 seconds.  The brakes don’t really work though…want to go for a ride?” My friend Alex Sugai described this scenario over lunch in Tokyo the other day.  Alex is an excellent tennis player… Read more »