One of the funniest stories I ever heard was a popular fitness professional talk about the fact he was in the best shape of his life when he first opened his gym. Why? Well, he didn’t have any clients so he had A LOT of time to train! As he got busier and busier though it was interesting that even his own fitness seemed to suffer. That is why I thought writing about how to use our DVRT Ultimate Sandbag workouts for rapid fitness results was a good topic.
It is the FIRST thing people usually notice about our DVRT Ultimate Sandbag workouts, how even somewhat familiar movements feel so much more taxing due to the instability, shape, and “non-cooperative” nature of our Ultimate Sandbags.
That is all true, but I want to talk specifically on how to use one of the most powerful aspects of our DVRT Ultimate Sandbag workouts, COMPLEXES!!!
In DVRT we have two different forms of complexes, one being more of a typical complex where one exercise is performed for X number of repetitions followed by another exercise and another until all exercises in the complex have been completed. Here is a great example of DVRT Ultimate Sandbag workouts with a complex focus by DVRT Japan Coach, Taizo Omuro…
This allows you to train the WHOLE body in a very efficient way. One of the reasons though that the complex Taizo shows is so effective is because it is so well balanced in picking DVRT Ultimate Sandbag workouts that balance the movement patterns and muscles being used.
Not only are DVRT Ultimate Sandbag workouts intense, they are based upon teaching good movement habits so you also become more resilient to injury and have strength that works well in AND out of the gym.
That is why another popular form of complexes are what we call DVRT Flows. A DVRT Flow is different because it is one repetition that moves into another of a different movement.
DVRT Master, Brian Flynn, shows how we can create total DVRT Ultimate Sandbag workouts with just a few movements. We have an upper body pull, a hip hinge, a lunge, anti-rotation of the trunk, core stability, and multi-planar strength. In other words, a lot going on in just a few moves. No reason time should EVER hold you back from results!
So, how many exercises should you use in your DVRT Ultimate Sandbag workouts if you are going to use complexes? My usually rule is 3-4 movements. They can be as simple, or as challenging as you like! The more complex series require more technical proficiency but can deliver some awesome results like this one by DVRT coach, Enrique Ceniceros.
The advantage of understanding our DVRT concepts is that not only can you have infinite options with making your workouts challenging you can also keep them very purposeful. Here Jessica has a totally balanced workout and the goal is to get 25 repetitions each side. You time how long and if you can beat your first time by about 20% try going heavier!
You can always keep it simple too. DVRT Ultimate Sandbag workouts like this can still deliver killer results if you use the RIGHT load!
Time is a REAL challenge for people in today’s busy world so instead of making people feel badly about the trouble lack of time creates we should be focused on giving people better ways and solutions to their fitness goals. Try some of these Ultimate Sandbag workouts and see how you can do JUST that!
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