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Handwraps

Handwraps

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Handwraps usually consist of gauze and medical tape, and are tattered by boxers under their gloves. They are designed to guard the bones of the boxers hands and wrists when punching. Hand wrap is a strip of cloth used by boxers to defend the hand and wrist against injuries induced by punching. It is wrapped steadily around the wrist, the palm, and the base of the thumb, where it serves to both maintain the alignment of the joints, and to compress and lend strength to the soft tissues of the hand during the impact of a punch.

A hand wrap protects against several common types of injuries that are familiar to most boxers. For instance, it supports the wrist joint, keeping it allied when the contact of a punch is immersed by the wrong part of the hand. It also secures the base of the thumb to the hand, thereby reducing the chance of a sprain or fracture that can result from the thumb prominent an opponents elbow. Most importantly, it extensively strengthens the metacarpus, reducing the likelihood of a fracture of one of the metacarpal bones. Such a fracture is often called the boxers fracture" -- which is usually a fracture in the neck of the fifth metacarpal -- because of its ubiquity among fighters.


Heavy Bag

Heavy Bag

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A long, cylindrical bag suspended by a chain, covered with leather, and filled with either a fibrous material or water. They weigh from 50 to 150 pounds. It is used by boxers to practice their punches, footwork, and stepping. It helps to build muscles in the upper body, wrists and hands.also helps build patience Boxers punch it,move around it,and push it back,just as they would an opponent.


Heavyweight

Heavyweight

The maximum weight for this division is unlimited (200+ lbs, 90.9+ kg, 14 stone 4 lbs+),one of the traditional eight divisions.

The Heavyweight division has its roots back as far as the 1720s with James Figg, but it was only with Jem Mace that the term "Heavy weight" became rampant. By the 1870s it almost certainly covered all weights above 160/166 pounds.


Headgear

Headgear

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HeadgearHeadgear, headwear is the name specified to any aspect of clothing which is worn on ones head. It can be served for various aspects such as protection, to keep hair tidy, for decoration or fashion, religious purposes, medical purpose, modesty; social gathering disguising hair loss distinction; an ornament of office. There are different variety of headgear are available namely helmets, hoods, caps, mask, hats, bonnets, turban, wigs, crown and many more to list down. It is mainly used for the protection of eye and head and as a piece of fashion. It is also worn for religious practices as it is said head should be covered in front of god.


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