Eating healthy and working out regularly is important, but the moment fitness takes over your life, you’ve already lost. Here are some tips on how to enjoy your life while being in great shape. Read More.
Whether in boxing, martial arts, or heavy bag training, the faster you punch, the better your skill. Here are some exercises to increase your punching speed. Read More.
Once you learn how to properly use it, the speed bag is one of the most fun workouts. For the purpose of fitting a speed bag into your fitness routine, we will discuss the benefits and take you through three awesome workouts. Read More.
For many of those who want to get in shape, the cry is the same. “I don’t have time to go to the gym!” We get it, it’s a fairly common complaint. Even though some gyms are open 24-hours, it’s still a hassle to get to there, work out, shower, and then drive home afterward. Not to mention that gyms are expensive and crowded. So, if you have the same thoughts, take a look at this article on how to set up a minialist home gym. Read More.
I am a fitness fanatic -- it’s all I think about. I like to take the hard way and work out until I’m on the brink of exhaustion. The sport of wrestling really opened up the world for me. I was a New York Golden Gloves boxer, a two-time NCAA All-American collegiate wrestler, and an MMA fighter. Wrestling really opened my eyes to the nutritional aspect of fitness. Aside from fitness, I love traveling to different countries and learning about different cultures. My family immigrated from Spain, so they really instilled my love for abroad in me. Traveling has helped me learn a lot, which in turn has led me to enjoy teaching others.Read More.
Although they are both useful tools in developing your boxing skills and getting a great workout, the speed bag and heavy bag are at opposite ends of the punching spectrum. While a speed bag is all about speed, timing, and precision, a heavy bag helps you develop your fundamentals and combinations. So, let’s take a further look into what provides a better workout -- a speed bag or a heavy bag? Read More.
Some people can spend hours at the gym. It doesn’t matter how you are feeling, what the weather is like, or what you do once you get to the gym -- you’re there, doing the same routine, grinding away.
And that’s the problem.
After a while, you feel like you are stuck in a rut. Suddenly, you are mindlessly going through the motions as your progress stalls and your workout starts to feel more like a chore rather than something you enjoy. If you are bored of your workout, switch it up with something fun and physically challenging. Read More.
Whether you are training to be the next heavyweight boxing champion of the world or just looking for a fun way to get toned arms, the speed bag is an indispensable tool. Working out with these small punching bags provides a host of benefits, and if you are using the right bag, you will have even greater benefits. A speed bag is a creative way to improve hand-eye coordination, quicken reflexes, increase arm strength and endurance, and provide you with a good cardiovascular workout. Using a speed bag can be a little difficult at first, but with some practice and patience, you will be able to impress your friends and yourself with your lightning speed! Here are some tips on using the speed bag for beginners. Read more.