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Boxing Equipments needed before starting boxing classes


 
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INTRODUCTION

ABOUT BOXING EQUIPMENTS

 

INTRODUCTION

In America, Boxing has been the best pastime for a long time. Many gyms are offering boxing classes to people to get them into shape without competing against each other. But before you go out and sign for a class, it is important that you use proper clothing and gear. Here is a list of things that you should have before beginning your workout.

Boxing Equipments

ABOUT BOXING EQUIPMENTS

First and foremost and the most important things that you may require are boxing gloves, a mouthpiece and a headgear. No need to wear it during workout but it is important to wear when sparring. There are many online stores that sell boxing gear. Just select your product, make your payment and rest back. Within a few days your boxing equipments will reach home securely and on time.

You will require hand wraps for hitting a heavy bag. You can get these at any sporting goods store. If you want to use them you need to know how to wrap your hands fairly tightly. Make sure you spread your fingers out while wrapping, so that when you strike the bones in your hands have room to move. There are many kinds of gloves used in boxing. If you want to hit a heavy bag, you should start out with a good pair of 12-14 ounce gloves. A lot of sporting goods store is selling boxing gloves online. A heavy bag either hanging or standing are a good way to build up skill and power in a punch. These are the most famous punching bags and if you wish to compete you will need access to one either your own or at a gym. If however, you simply wish to box for a workout, you can substitute a hanging towel for a heavy bag. While you will not develop the power in your punch that you would on a true heavy bag, it is still a good way to get your heart rate up and practice the punches.

Speed bag is a small bag which you see boxers wailing on rapidly in boxing films. To properly use it you’ll need to develop a bit of rhythm and this will take some time. Just start slow, punch it once with your left hand in an arcing overhand blow, then follow up with the right.

Next you will need proper undergarments. Men will require protective cup. For women, a good sports bra will do. In any sport, a woman requires a decent sports bra that supports, but does not chafe.

In many sports, you will need a good sock. In fact, your feet are crucial to success in this sport. Socks are great for physical activity because they wick sweat away and they also are vented in certain areas to allow heat to escape. If you want to get into competitive boxing, it is important that you invest in boxing shoes.

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