By Randy Pilares
Perhaps the only "good thing" to come out of a world pandemic in which masses of people are locked down at home, is that searches for "best Muay Thai banana bags" are WAY UP on Google!
Remember when you were still training at the gym? It was just a few weeks back but now seems ages go - an obvious effect of the lockdown that took effect everywhere.
At the time, there's a good chance you probably didn’t pay a lot of attention to the heavy back in the gym. Sure, you worked on it now and then, or when your trainer specifically instructed you to work on it. But chances are that you didn’t make it a top priority in training.
That's truly a shame, because the heavy bag offers a ton of benefits and advantages, for fight veterans and beginners to the sport equally. Let's break down everything YOU need to know before investing in a banana bag for home.
Advantages of Training with a Heavy Bag
With a pandemic forcing most if not all gyms to close, Muay Thai heavy bag sales have gone through the roof. If you didn't have a heavy bag before, chances are you're looking into it now!
Thankfully, there are a ton to choose from. The different lengths, weights, brands, styles, how much you workout, and how easy it is to set up are all important things to consider when you are looking to buy a heavy bag. You might want the same bag that you have at your gym; you may want a heavier bag to practice your power on; you may want a bag that’s harder so you can condition your shins.
To help you on your heavy bag buying journey, we’ve complied a list of five different heavy bags that are top of the line.
This article is only going to be talking about the standard type of heavy bag, so no double-end or uppercut bags here. Also, these heavy bags will all be prefilled....