Whether for contact sports professionals looking to improve their technique, or amateur sports, hitting a bag is the ideal activity to download our stress and relieve tension. This activity is very simple, but carries a serious risk of injury to our hands and wrists, so it is vital to have adequate protection and follow some simple guidelines for attaining the proper technique. Those who want to start in the beating of the bag and not have the supervision of a trainer understand the issue, should consider a number of issues that we consider below.
- First, we must choose the model sack large bags are designed and intended to develop punching power, while the lightest (Speed bag) fit better with those who want to work the speed and reflexes. Due to its characteristics, heavy sacks move less and absorb more shock, because the blows propose here must be deeper and stronger. On the other hand, the lighter sacks help us to better exercise evasive head, improving the speed of our reflexes and strengthen the waist. The weight of the bag shall be a minimum of 50% of the fighter in question, if he wants to be gaining power. Read more »