“ Manufacturer: Gymworld / Type: Fitness Equipment „
Okay, so looking at the price of this punchbag (around £100) you may think that I am crazy saying 'great price' in the title. However, for a four foot bag of this quality, you are usually looking at at least £150 everywhere else.
Anyway, on to the review. As I have just said, the bag is a good price, and includes the chains so you can hang it straight up (after filling) without having to buy unnecessary extras - considering you already have the mount for the bag, of course. The bag is made of leather, making it extremely sturdy and giving it excellent longevity, but I have found that leather is the perfect material for punchbags because it's not too hard on the knuckles/wrists of beginners, but is still sturdy and good enough for the most advanced boxers in the world, meaning you will only ever have to buy 1 punch bag your entire life if you start out with a decent quality leather bag, like this one.
The bag will come empty. There are many places that will fill punch bags for you (a lot of fitness shops) and most websites have a feature allowing you to order the punch bag already filled, obviously at a more expensive delivery price and harder time getting it into your house, which i'm sure would be fine if you really had nothing to put in the bag. However, filling a punch bag is easier than it may seem, all you need is old clothes! Just fill the bag with old clothes/rags and put in a few small sand bags as you work your way up and the bag will be a perfect weight and soft enough to hit but hard enough and heavy enough to not go flying around after a few combos.
The bag being four foot is also really the perfect length, unless you are after one for Muay Thai or Kickboxing, in which case you'll want a six foot bag instead, ideally. Anyway, for a boxing punch bag, four foot is perfect really for everyone.
In conclusion, this punch bag is, as the title says, great quality and well priced. I would highly recommend it as I have owned it now for around a year and I filled it myself, and it is still in excellent condition, nothing has really changed at all! Great for every boxer from beginner to professional, just wouldn't recommend if you want a bag for kicking too, however, it would still be satisfactory for kicking, just not the best.
"The new Gymworld boxing range is designed to be a high quality, durable addition to any gym or training room. The Gymworld Boxing 4ft Black Leather Punchbag is made from sturdy leather with heavy duty stitching. Boxing is becoming more and more popular in the UK, whether you're a pro athlete, building strength, improving fitness or gaining confidence. There are many routines, workouts and training sessions to choose from."