How to Choose a Boxing Bag

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Bags For boxing, karate, kickboxing, grappling are used for practicing blows. Boxing bags are a mandatory projectile in specialized sports sections, they are also purchased for sports clubs, fitness centers, gyms, and are used for home training. This projectile is needed not only for those who are professionally engaged in boxing and martial arts, but also for amateurs, since exercises with a bag develop endurance and train the cardiovascular system.

Features of boxing bags

A boxing shell called a bag is essentially a stuffed bag. Its external part is made of various materials. The most durable is genuine leather, which has one drawback – high price. Artificial materials – vinyl, PVC wear out faster, but at the same time look presentable, like leather. Economical and reliable bags made of awning and tarpaulin. Both of these materials are strong and thick fabrics with special impregnation.

The life and the correct stiffness of the projectile depend on the packing. A bag full of sand is too hard; handling it can cause injury to the hand. Rag stuffing is, on the contrary, too soft, but suitable for children. Apply mixed packing, combining rags with sand, tyrsu (plant material) with sand. The best option is a rubber crumb that does not fall off, does not rot and, therefore, lasts a long time.

Types of bags by weight

Lungs – 5-30 kg. Suitable for children, adults are used to develop the speed of strokes. Medium – 30-60 kg. It is used for training punches, suitable for home, as they are relatively small in size. Heavy – from 60 kg and above. They are used mainly in halls, they allow practicing punches and kicks.