A sledgehammer is a tool with a large, flat metal head and a handle that has been used as a conditional training tool since the beginning of combat sports. The workout typically involves repetitive slams of the sledgehammer into the tyre. When training with sledgehammers, there is great emphasis on repetitive slams.
Is a Sledgehammer For You?
One-handed slams (also known as Tomahawks) improve balance and core strength
Swings are excellent for metabolic conditioning and can provide variety to your normal routine
Find a comfortable and efficient form that does not exert any one body part or muscle
Use gloves while performing this exercise to maintain grip and prevent torn up skin