When Josh Henkin designed the Ultimate Sandbag he did so with a very specific purpose in mind. That meant giving people a lot of options, but also caused many questions. So, let's address some of the most common questions about our Ultimate Sandbags....
Q: Where do I get sand and what type?
A: We send the Ultimate Sandbag (USB) unloaded to save on postage costs. That is because if you go to your local hardware store you can get a 20 kilogram bag of sand for around $7.00 - $10.00. What type? We recommend kids play sand as the most common sand available.
Q: How heavy do I make my Ultimate Sandbag?
A: Each size of Ultimate Sandbag has a very specific use in mind, so we always recommend on error on lighter. For example...
Core Light: 4 kilograms
Core Heavy: 7 kilograms
Power Light: 9 kilograms
Power Heavy: 14 kilograms
Strength Light: 18 kilograms
Strength Heavy: 27 kilograms
Burly Light: 36 kilograms
Burly Heavy: 45 kilograms
You will see bigger jumps on bigger Ultimate Sandbags but we recommend you get our FREE e-book HERE to see how we use each size and some of our favorite exercises.
Q: How come the USB doesn't use 5 pound filler bags?
A: Part of the job of the filler bag (the insert inside the shell that holds the sand) is to not only hold the weight, but to also give some dimension to the USB. Five pound weights so great until you use them. They not only unreasonably flop around your USB, but they also feel like bricks taking away some of the best aspects of the USB. That is why we have the DVRT system so that you can learn how to make the same weight feel heavier or lighter for an exercise without changing the weight of the USB at all!!!
These are some of the most common questions, but feel free to write us at firstname.lastname@example.org or please check out our website HERE. Our website is constantly being updated so continue to check in.