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MMA Training – 3 Reasons To Train on the Heavy Bags

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1.  Striking Strength for that Knock Out Punch or Kicks

The heavy bag was actually designed for boxers to enhance their punching power. It allows for the perfect opportunity to focus on using as many muscles as possible, to ensure a punch is thrown with perfect technique, and with the greatest possible force – the bag never hits back.

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2,  Improve Coordination, & Core Stability.

Circling the heavy bag and throwing off combinations of punches will help with coordination. Keeping on the toes, and transferring weight from one foot to the other, to throw a specific punch, will help one to develop core stability, and, as a result, overall body coordination.

3,  Improve Your Body Shape.

I have seen the drastic improvement in terms of shoulder, biceps and back detail, as a result of heavy bag training. Although hitting the heavy bag does not equate to a pure bodybuilding workout – as would weight-training – it does provide an excellent way in which to add detail and strip body-fat.

3 Heavy Bag Recommendations:

Everlast Super Leather Heavy Bag 100 lbs.
This bad boy of a heavy bag will be the only one you will ever need. It has a great feel to it when you lay into it with a punch or kick.

Everlast Dual Station Heavy Bag Stand
This is a great way to setup your heavy bag if you are not able to hang it from a ceiling rafter or a wall base. This heavy bag dual station is made of heavy duty powder coated steel tubing combined with 3 weight plate pegs for maximum strength and durability.


Everlast Everflex Sparring HeavyBag Partner
This heavy bag reminds me of the SlamMan I used to have in my apartment. This is a perfect bag to get some heavy bag along with angles training. It also gives you that life like feel when you get that perfect knockout punch in the chin of your opponent.

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