Boxing workouts are rooted in repetition. By repeating a movement over and over, it becomes more natural, more instinctual and reactions start to become second nature. Creating the nuero-pathways in your brain, that let your subconscious take over so that you simply react, can be monotonous at times…even downright boring. So why not throw an [...]
To adjust your speed bag to the proper height, your eyes should be level with the fattest part of the bag. For maximum benefit, keep your hands up and in constant motion while working the bag. Doug Ward is the President and Trainer for the Underground Boxing Company.
There are few sounds that are as synonymous with boxing as the rhythmic pounding and rebounding of the speed bag. Opening the door to any gym and hearing that striking melody immediately let’s you know that “you’re home.” Yet, as much of a fundamental piece of equipment as it has been for more than a [...]