Punching Bag Question

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment Discussion' started by ufcDan, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. ufcDan

    ufcDan Orange Belt

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    I've been wanting to get a punching bag lately (not to train serious MMA or anything, just for fun and maybe some workouts) but I really don't know how heavy of a bag I should buy (40lb? 70lb? 100lb? etc.). I weigh around 150lbs, what size bag do you guys recommend?
     
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    KaosX Banned Banned

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    70-100lb will work, if it were me id just get a thai bag though
     
  3. Mumrik

    Mumrik Silver Belt

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    Yup. Length matters a lot. A 6ft thai/banana bag will flex when you punch or kick it instead of swing, so it does a good job of staying rather stationary even if it isn't all that heavy. I'm pretty happy with my used Fairtex HB6.
     
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    if it is in your budget, buy a 6ft Fairtex banana bag. You won't be disappointed, and its easier to practice virtually any combo. One step up from that would be the Fairtex Cross training bag, which enables you to throw uppercuts as well, but i have never used it myself so i cant tell you if it would be worth it or not.
     

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