Punching bags are a great way to help train your body while developing coordination, endurance and flexibility. Practicing your punches and kicks on a regular basis will also help improve your reflexes and muscle tone and can even help relieve some stress as well.
Below we have sourced some of the best punching bags that are either freestanding or come with all the tools needed to hang properly from your ceiling. These water-resistant bags are built to take the most extreme beatings and can be used for high-impact combat training or for a great cardio workout.
These bags are also great for any size practitioner as they have adjustable height customizations that work for high, low and mid-level kicking. And two of our options even come with accessories such as heavy bag gloves and wraps to help set up your training and bag properly.
1. Century Original Wavemaster Freestanding Punching Bag
The Century Original Wavemaster Punching Bag is freestanding and built to help train your body while developing coordination, endurance and flexibility. Weighing in at 270 pounds when filled, this punching bag is made of vinyl and plastic and is great for any size practitioner as it can be adjusted to several different heights for high, low and mid-level kicking. This bag can take the abuse and handle round kicks, front kicks and sidekicks.
Pros: As this is a freestanding bag it does not require a place for hanging.
Cons: It is recommended to fill with sand rather than water for a more secure stance.
2. Everlast Traditional Heavy Bag kit
The Heavy Bag Kit by Everlast contains a 70-pound bag, heavy bag gloves and 108-inch hand wraps. The bag is stuffed with a custom filling of natural and synthetic fibers blended with sifted sand and has an adjustable height customization chain. The gloves and wraps work to protect your hands against the abrasion of the bag and a bungee cord is also included for adding greater resistance to the bag.
Pros: This is a great starter set for aspiring boxers and cardio workouts.
Cons: The gloves are a one size fits all and might be hard to fit smaller hands.
3. RDX Punch Bag for Boxing Training Set
The RDX Punch Bag is built to take the most extreme beatings and is ideal for high-impact combat training. This heavy bag set comes with 14 pieces including the bag, gloves, hand wraps, jump ropes, hand grippers and a wall attachment with a horizontal and diagonal bar. Rust-proof steel chains attach to the hook for ease and convenience of setting up and a swivel tool allows you to hang the punch bag from the ceiling.
Pros: The Maya hide leather on the bag comes with a protective, water-resistant finish and offers a barrier against liquid absorption.
Cons: This does not come with a floor anchor.