What are punching bags filled with? That is a great question. It depends on the punching bag. In this post we will review different types of punching bags and what they are filled with.
Let’s first look at a punching bag. Most punching bags are filled with shredded textile material like clothing. The material is shredded then stuffed into the bag in stages. Each stage requires packing to ensure the bag leather is snug around the material inside. Shredded material is perfect for a punching bag for a number of reasons. The first reason is that the material allows for enough cushion while punching to not damage your hand/wrist. This combined with a good set of gloves and hand wraps means the boxer can have the best workout or training session possible.Continue reading “Punching bags, 4 things they are filled with.”