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DIY Sandbag

ByCrossFitMay 18, 2020
Found in:200519,At Home

CFHQ Seminar Staff member and Kitsap CrossFit owner Dan Hollingsworth (CF-L4) demonstrates a simple way to make a durable sandbag, along with ways to easily incorporate it into at-home training.⁣⁣

Materials needed:

  • XL heavy-duty garbage bags (2)
  • Duct tape
  • Bucket of pea gravel
  • Old backpack

For less than $20 and under 10 minutes of work, you can make a highly functional piece of equipment to add to your home gym.

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Marcelo Grimberg Vaz de Campos
May 20th, 2020 at 7:33 am
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Is there a reason to use pea gravel instead of actual sand? Couldn’t sand make heavier and/or more comfortable objects?

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Grant Shymske
May 19th, 2020 at 6:29 pm
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Simple but effective!

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Tom Kelly
May 19th, 2020 at 2:35 am
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How do we want store sandbags? I notice the bottom to be damp when stored on the garage floor

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John Smith
May 19th, 2020 at 2:20 am
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I see Home Depot has a 0.5 cu ft bagged pea gravel--Don't know the size or weight, but I am hoping the bag will fit right into my old backpack I am thinking of using:

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