Boxing Forum
Navigation
Go Back   Boxing Forum > Boxing Forums > Training & Nutrition

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-15-2007, 06:23 PM #1
Cutthroat Cutthroat is offline
The King Krusher SOG 31-0
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Standin on the corner straight slangin rocks...
Posts: 6,391
Quoted: 459 Post(s)
Rep Power: 30
Cutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 23,038.56
Bank: 5,222,782,133,642,565,632.00
Total Points: 5,222,782,133,642,588,160.00
Have a gift boss - rorymac f*ck yourself - Freedom. kick this racist creep - Freedom. Great post about the NFL and boxing - RossCA No Message - RossCA 
No Message - RossCA No Message - RossCA 
Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - RossCA Gay and Lesbian Pride - RossCA Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - RossCA 
Default The Heavybag...

What's the biggest bag that they make and why would someone buy a bag that big?


The heaviest I've seen was from some store online, the bag was 300lbs.
I've seen Tyson hitting some big ass bags before, but I couldn't tell how heavy they were.
Cutthroat is offline   Reply With Quote
Advertisements
>>>TO REMOVE THESE ADS, PLEASE REGISTER HERE FOR FREE<<<
Old 03-15-2007, 08:23 PM #2
dario dario is offline
Contender
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: NW Houston
Posts: 222
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rep Power: 11
dario has a reputation beyond reputedario has a reputation beyond reputedario has a reputation beyond reputedario has a reputation beyond reputedario has a reputation beyond reputedario has a reputation beyond reputedario has a reputation beyond reputedario has a reputation beyond reputedario has a reputation beyond reputedario has a reputation beyond reputedario has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 15,388.93
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 15,388.93
Default

I'd prefer a heavy bag, around 150lbs, because it's a bigger target and it doesn't move as much as my bag at home which is a mere 100lbs. It may help toughen up your knuckles but I don't have any proof to back that.
dario is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2007, 05:53 AM #3
Cutthroat Cutthroat is offline
The King Krusher SOG 31-0
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Standin on the corner straight slangin rocks...
Posts: 6,391
Quoted: 459 Post(s)
Rep Power: 30
Cutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 23,038.56
Bank: 5,222,782,133,642,565,632.00
Total Points: 5,222,782,133,642,588,160.00
Have a gift boss - rorymac f*ck yourself - Freedom. kick this racist creep - Freedom. Great post about the NFL and boxing - RossCA No Message - RossCA 
No Message - RossCA No Message - RossCA 
Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - RossCA Gay and Lesbian Pride - RossCA Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - RossCA 
Default

I'd expect a hard puncher like a pro HW to use one of those big ass bags, it gets frustrating using the 100lbs since they fly everywhere! Probably why people use bigger.
Cutthroat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2007, 11:12 AM #4
DA1CATAS DA1CATAS is offline
Birth of a Monster
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: NJ-to florida
Age: 32
Posts: 4,500
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rep Power: 25
DA1CATAS has a reputation beyond reputeDA1CATAS has a reputation beyond reputeDA1CATAS has a reputation beyond reputeDA1CATAS has a reputation beyond reputeDA1CATAS has a reputation beyond reputeDA1CATAS has a reputation beyond reputeDA1CATAS has a reputation beyond reputeDA1CATAS has a reputation beyond reputeDA1CATAS has a reputation beyond reputeDA1CATAS has a reputation beyond reputeDA1CATAS has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 165,309.99
Bank: 3,711,693.48
Total Points: 3,877,003.47
Keep your head up. - Bendigo 
Send a message via AIM to DA1CATAS
Default

using the light bags (100- 175) you throw fast with quick power so the bag doesn't start doing a helicopter swing....

Big bags (200-UP) you still throw fast but ya wanna dig the punches a lil more...like ya trying to punch his heart from under the lungs and ribs...


250-UP HEAVY bags BUILD BIG POWER.... Lighter ones build power too.. but they get softer quicker of course...

The harder the bag the softer your opponents face.
DA1CATAS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2007, 10:29 PM #5
XionComrade XionComrade is offline
Undisputed Champion
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,022
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rep Power: 14
XionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 157,098.71
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 157,098.71
Default

Most heavyweights use a 70-100lbs heavybag. Foreman used a 70-100lbs one, but had his trainer hang onto it. Max Baer also used a 100lbs bag. Tyson used a 150 or so bag. Rocky Marciano is the only fighter that I have seen routinely hit the 300lbs bag, which is a custom made bag that is only made on special request. Probably the biggest bag you will be able to get ahold of on your own is either a 150lbs sand filled one, or a 200lbs water one. Go with sand!
XionComrade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2007, 10:31 PM #6
Southpaw Stinger Southpaw Stinger is offline
Trousersnake Fondler
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: England
Age: 31
Posts: 29,503
Quoted: 21 Post(s)
Rep Power: 227
Southpaw Stinger has a reputation beyond reputeSouthpaw Stinger has a reputation beyond reputeSouthpaw Stinger has a reputation beyond reputeSouthpaw Stinger has a reputation beyond reputeSouthpaw Stinger has a reputation beyond reputeSouthpaw Stinger has a reputation beyond reputeSouthpaw Stinger has a reputation beyond reputeSouthpaw Stinger has a reputation beyond reputeSouthpaw Stinger has a reputation beyond reputeSouthpaw Stinger has a reputation beyond reputeSouthpaw Stinger has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 18,559.83
Bank: 135,647,325,364,771,824.00
Total Points: 135,647,325,364,790,368.00
No Message - -veteran420- No Message - -veteran420- good for the liver lad - -veteran420- 5 years, pity I missed the 1st 4 - Clyde Barrow merry xmas - Subtraction 
No Message - - v e t - Merry Christmas - Flab Care to join me? :) x - *Boss Lady* Happy new year! - Toney Loc :) - *Boss Lady* 
:kiss: - *Boss Lady* :flirt: - *Boss Lady* :kiss: - *Boss Lady* Yes, your majesty. Your wish is my command. - *Boss Lady* Did you know that I walked around saying ... 'Breakdown, innit, innit, innit, innit, innit, innit, innit, innit ... ALL DAY LONG?! That would be your fault! - *Boss Lady* 
I need a drink, fancy it? - Bossy You're sex on legs. I'll get the pints. :luvbed: - Bossy Easter pint for my e-lover :love: - Bossy Who could stay miserable after that? :love: - Bossy Good Sir, I hope you are well. - Uns 
Gay and Lesbian Pride - _PlaT_NuM_ Hepatitis C - _PlaT_NuM_ Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - PensionKiller World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - Mr Jones AIDS/HIV - DARE - DUI Awareness - Epidermolysis Bullosa - Heart Disease - Lymphoma - MADD - Substance Abuse - Clyde Barrow 
Children with Disabilities - Parkinson's Disease - VACTERL - Young Onset Parkinson's Association - -veteran420- Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - Loccy Anti-Tobacco - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - MANGLER Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - Loccy Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - -veteran420- 
Gay and Lesbian Pride - -veteran420- Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - LeeVanCleef Autism - -veteran420- Autism - -veteran420- Male Breast Cancer - Pregnancy Loss - Infant Loss - Sudden Infant Death - -veteran420- 
Gay and Lesbian Pride - INSECT Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - Nani Loc Head and Neck Cancer - Southpaw Stinger Alzheimer's - Crohn's &amp; Colitis - Cystic Fibrosis - Domestic Violence - Fibromyalgia - Leimyosarcoma - Lupus - Southpaw Stinger Emphysema - Lung Cancer - Lung Disease - Multiple Sclerosis - - v e t - 
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by XionComrade View Post
Most heavyweights use a 70-100lbs heavybag. Foreman used a 70-100lbs one, but had his trainer hang onto it. Max Baer also used a 100lbs bag. Tyson used a 150 or so bag. Rocky Marciano is the only fighter that I have seen routinely hit the 300lbs bag, which is a custom made bag that is only made on special request. Probably the biggest bag you will be able to get ahold of on your own is either a 150lbs sand filled one, or a 200lbs water one. Go with sand!

I thought foreman used a 200 - 250lbs bag? At least thats what Archie Moore said in an interview I might be wrong.
Southpaw Stinger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2007, 10:33 PM #7
phallus phallus is offline
the lizard of ahs
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: deepe inside sarah silverman
Posts: 16,040
Quoted: 512 Post(s)
Rep Power: 229
phallus has a reputation beyond reputephallus has a reputation beyond reputephallus has a reputation beyond reputephallus has a reputation beyond reputephallus has a reputation beyond reputephallus has a reputation beyond reputephallus has a reputation beyond reputephallus has a reputation beyond reputephallus has a reputation beyond reputephallus has a reputation beyond reputephallus has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 75,531.14
Bank: 60,374,607,763,630,858,240.00
Total Points: 60,374,607,763,630,931,968.00
Hermano de leche.. - !! AI-Holmes!! Rimjob All-Star Team - DWiens421 have a drink on me bro. - Melly-Mel Big,thick, black cock in the ass - Mizzou To my long lost brother. - Round 1 
No Message - Dick Valentine Here homey. You need some food - mangler Here's a gift hermano.. - !! AI-Holmes!! top notch poster - BostonGuy eat some cake hermano.. - Round 1 
Happy Holidays phallus.. - !! AI-Holmes!! here's a leftover slice, enjoy! Brooklyn Pizza son!!! - -jose- You know what's up. Real recognize real. #respect - Just Now Hit Me No Message - -jose- 
AIDS/HIV - DARE - DUI Awareness - Epidermolysis Bullosa - Heart Disease - Lymphoma - MADD - Substance Abuse - _PlaT_NuM_ Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - !! AI-Holmes!! Gay and Lesbian Pride - mangler jr AIDS/HIV - DARE - DUI Awareness - Epidermolysis Bullosa - Heart Disease - Lymphoma - MADD - Substance Abuse - Mangler Jewnior 
Default

u probably don't need a 300 lb bag, there's other ways to get more punching power, like hitting a tire with a sledgehammer or working certain hard labor jobs
phallus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2007, 10:47 PM #8
WILSONRN WILSONRN is offline
Amateur
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 4
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rep Power: 0
WILSONRN has a reputation beyond reputeWILSONRN has a reputation beyond reputeWILSONRN has a reputation beyond reputeWILSONRN has a reputation beyond reputeWILSONRN has a reputation beyond reputeWILSONRN has a reputation beyond reputeWILSONRN has a reputation beyond reputeWILSONRN has a reputation beyond reputeWILSONRN has a reputation beyond reputeWILSONRN has a reputation beyond reputeWILSONRN has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 8,417.06
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 8,417.06
Default

what sight can you find a bag that is heavier then 100#, and where can you find a heavy bag/speed bag holder that can hold the 100+ bag? thanks, im new to this , and was wanting to possible purchase my first bag.
WILSONRN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2007, 11:46 PM #9
Cutthroat Cutthroat is offline
The King Krusher SOG 31-0
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Standin on the corner straight slangin rocks...
Posts: 6,391
Quoted: 459 Post(s)
Rep Power: 30
Cutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond reputeCutthroat has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 23,038.56
Bank: 5,222,782,133,642,565,632.00
Total Points: 5,222,782,133,642,588,160.00
Have a gift boss - rorymac f*ck yourself - Freedom. kick this racist creep - Freedom. Great post about the NFL and boxing - RossCA No Message - RossCA 
No Message - RossCA No Message - RossCA 
Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - RossCA Gay and Lesbian Pride - RossCA Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - RossCA 
Default

http://store.titleboxing.com/titlebo...ning-bags.html

You can get them cheaper from somewhere else.


I think there is something wrong with my bag, I softened it up within a week well most of it, but some parts are extremely hard. It feels like punching cement, sometimes hurts. The inside has reclaimed fibers...

It's a 100lb bag the company is Everlast.

Why do you suggest sand? Is it so that it doesn't get soft?

I have my bag outside, I can't fit it inside the rain probably did something to my bag.
Cutthroat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2007, 12:07 AM #10
XionComrade XionComrade is offline
Undisputed Champion
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,022
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rep Power: 14
XionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond reputeXionComrade has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 157,098.71
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 157,098.71
Default

The sand one is easier to maintain and gives a much better workout. Technically the 200lbs water moves way before the 150lbs sand does.

The everlast SUPER leather training bags don't get hard like that, its just the way the other bags are made, it eventually smashes the sand up and makes the bag as hard if not harder than a cement wall! Its just something some bags are supposed to do, they just get harder so your hands will have to adjust! But yes it is sand filled, water will make it a little crazy.

Ive seen Foreman hitting the bag, its on youtube http://youtube.com/watch?v=jvirljx6ob4 here, its not a big bag. You won't find a bag over 200lbs for personal use and that one has water. 150lbs is as heavy as you should be getting and it should be sand filled IMO.

Last edited by XionComrade; 03-17-2007 at 12:09 AM.
XionComrade is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share This With Friends

User Tag List

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
Forum Jump


 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:40 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.