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Advantages and disadvantages of hanging versus standing punchbags

Ok, lets take a look at a few aspects of bags and how they might affect various uses. Surface Material This is going to range from leather to faux leather all the way down to vinyl. The more you get ...
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Can I damage my health if I box incorrectly (but for fun) with gloves and a standing punching bag?

Yes, it is certainly possible. The odds go down with the lighter bags, but there are still possible injuries. The most likely are: Sprained wrist Sprained elbow Fractured hand bones Fractured carpals ...
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What to do with old boxing gloves?

Here are some options for you: Donate to a beginner one who cannot afford Sell via classified websites or trade If their is any issue, repair them and use it
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Metabolic equivalent of task (MET) values for shadowboxing

MET is really just another one of those super generalized recommendations that shouldn't really be used to determine what type of workout to do. It is mostly useful for scientists to use in ...
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How to even out a punching bag when the weight gets settled on the bottom?

Reminds me of childhood so much. We used a bag filled with sawdust & sand for practicing punching and kicking. After punching about 10 minutes, the bag became like concrete. We kicked it for a bit ...
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Punching power and Incline bench pressing

At first bench press, incline bench press looks OK. However you need coordination, as @PoloHoleSet mentioned, but also punch is kind of explosive, while bench pressing is rather maximum power exercise....
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Can one prevent bleeding knuckles while boxing?

The question is old but I had the same problem, and found that there's not many good answers online. Firstly the OP is basically not doing a bunch of basic things right. He has much bigger problems ...
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