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The bizarre water-filled fitness bag celebrities including Kate Hudson are going crazy for

A bizarre water-filled fitness bag beloved by the likes of actress Kate Hudson and other Hollywood celebrities is launching in Australia – and it promises to give you your best body yet.

The HydroCore ($195) is a fitness bag you simply fill with water and then swing around in your bedroom, living room, park or hotel room.

The idea is that the less water you have in your bag, the more your entire body will be ‘displaced’ and you’ll have to work hard to stabilise yourself using your deep core muscles.

On the flipside, if you want to challenge yourself to a strength workout, you simply fill the bag full of water and then lift it up and down repeatedly like a heavy dumbbell.

 

A bizarre water-filled fitness bag beloved by Hollywood celebrities is launching in Australia – and it promises to give you your best body yet (HydroCore pictured)

The HydroCore ($195) is a fitness bag you simply fill with water and then swing around in your bedroom, living room, park or hotel room (actress Kate Hudson pictured working out with it)

The HydroCore ($195) is a fitness bag you simply fill with water and then swing around in your bedroom, living room, park or hotel room (actress Kate Hudson pictured working out with it)

The HydroCore ($195) is a fitness bag you simply fill with water and then swing around in your bedroom, living room, park or hotel room (actress Kate Hudson pictured working out with it)

The idea is that the less water you have in your bag (pictured), the more your entire body will be 'displaced' and you'll have to work hard to stabilise yourself using your deep core muscles

The idea is that the less water you have in your bag (pictured), the more your entire body will be ‘displaced’ and you’ll have to work hard to stabilise yourself using your deep core muscles

CEO and founder of Agility and the Synergy Performance Institute David Mckintosh is behind the Australian launch of the fitness gadget that was originally invented by MMA trainer Maurizio Tangari in the US.  

He told FEMAIL it’s ‘unlike anything you’ve ever worked out with before’, and even super-fit clients struggle after just one minute of work with the HydroCore, because they are not used to it.

‘It’s an all-in-one body engagement tool,’ he told Daily Mail Australia.

‘Whether it’s full and heavy or only half-full and light, the HydroCore is an entire body workout that exhausts clients after just one minute. 

‘In the same way that those power plates displace the body and force you to react to it while working out, so too does the HydroCore upset your balance – meaning you have to work doubly hard just to stay standing up.’

Put simply: When you lift the HydroCore bag, it wants to keep going in whatever direction you were moving it. 

The water inside it sloshes around, and your shoulders, hands, hips, and core have to work to stop it from pulling you out of position and breaking form. 

CEO and founder of Agility and the Synergy Performance Institute David Mckintosh said even super-fit clients are tired after just one minute of working out with the bag (pictured)

CEO and founder of Agility and the Synergy Performance Institute David Mckintosh said even super-fit clients are tired after just one minute of working out with the bag (pictured)

CEO and founder of Agility and the Synergy Performance Institute David Mckintosh said even super-fit clients are tired after just one minute of working out with the bag (pictured)

While there is no ‘typical workout’ with the $195 device, David said there are a number of things you can do with it – from lifting it up and down like a dumbell to swinging it around your body, as actress Kate Hudson likes to use it.

‘You can do slow, steady movements with it or super fast rolling around on the ground,’ David said. 

‘You can hang it up and punch it like a bag or do partner work with it. It can also work like a weight station if you hang it up and do lat pull downs.’ 

One of the best things about the device, David added, is that it completely flat packs down, meaning you can use it on holiday, in a hotel room if stuck in quarantine or just down at your local park.

There are a number of things you can do with the bag - from lifting it up and down like a dumbell to swinging it around your body, or squatting and punching it (workout pictured)

There are a number of things you can do with the bag - from lifting it up and down like a dumbell to swinging it around your body, or squatting and punching it (workout pictured)

There are a number of things you can do with the bag – from lifting it up and down like a dumbell to swinging it around your body, or squatting and punching it (workout pictured)

Celebrities including Kate Hudson are huge fans of the HydroCore, with the actress recently sharing a clip of her using it in July. 

‘This gives “staying centred” a whole new meaning for me,’ Kate wrote on her Instagram page. 

‘First time taking this for a ride, definitely not the last.’

Other Hollywood and military clients have praised the gadget for its versatile uses.

What sets the HydroCore apart from other fitness gadgets? 

* The HydroCore bag uses the power of water dynamics to build stability, strength, and explosiveness like no other training tool.

The HydroCore bag (pictured) uses the power of water dynamics to build stability, strength, and explosiveness like no other training tool

The HydroCore bag (pictured) uses the power of water dynamics to build stability, strength, and explosiveness like no other training tool

* It is easily transportable. Fold it up and take it on the road for a workout you can do anytime, anywhere – no heavy weights necessary. 

* The device uses the power of water dynamics. When you lift the HydroCore bag, it wants to keep going in whatever direction you were moving it.

* The water inside it sloshes around, and your shoulders, hands, hips, and core have to work to stop it from pulling you out of position and breaking form.

* The water’s momentum will help you learn the right speed and timing with which to perform your exercises. 

* If the water sloshes a lot, you know something’s off. If it flows with you, you’re doing it right. 

Source: HydroCore 

One of the best things about the bag (pictured) is that it can be emptied, folded up and is easily transportable - meaning you can work out everywhere

One of the best things about the bag (pictured) is that it can be emptied, folded up and is easily transportable – meaning you can work out everywhere

Reviews online for the HydroCore are glowing, where it already has a massive fan base in the US (the bag pictured)

Reviews online for the HydroCore are glowing, where it already has a massive fan base in the US (the bag pictured)

Reviews online for the HydroCore are glowing, where it already has a massive fan base in the US.

‘The coolest piece of equipment I’ve purchased in a while,’ one reviewer wrote.

‘The build quality is stunning! It’s fun and travels well when flying. I work remotely and will just grab this and toss it around between calls. I love it!’

Another added: ‘A very versatile item. It’s my go-to for a workout’.

For more information about the HydroCore Australian launch and to sign up to pre-order the $195 equipment, please visit the Instagram page here.



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