The heavy bag is any boxer’s bread and butter, and whether you want one at home, or are thinking about getting one for your gym, a freestanding bag is an excellent option. The Fitven freestanding punching bag, in particular, is great for any Boxer or MMA fighter.
Fitven has been designing fitness equipment for years, especially punching bags. Their freestanding punching bag is an another example of their quailty work. It is durable, sturdy, and above all very easy to install when compared to traditional punching bags. Instead of using a wall mount, or a ceiling hook, this freestanding punching comes with a base that uses suction cups to attach to the ground, and the bag is mounted on the base with springs.
Many people like the Fitven freestanding punching bag, because it is easy to install, and it is perfect for Martial Arts training and fitness workouts.
Durability score: 9.5/10
The Fitven freestanding punching bag is made of high-quality materials, and therefore it is very durable. You can throw heavy kicks and punches at the bag without any worries. The bag has a multilayer construction, with a sturdy stainless steel tube in the center. The base is also made from strong plastics like PVC and ABS.
Easy to assemble score: 8/10
When it comes to assembly, this product can be a little difficult. Unlike many other free-standing punching bags, which have one central spring, or are mounted without one, the Fitven free-standing punching bag has four springs.
Moreover, the base has to be filled with either sand or water, either way, once it is filled it can be quite heavy and difficult to move.
Still, when compared to a traditional punching bag, installing it is a lot easier, because you don’t need to drill holes in the wall and install a wall bracket, or install a hook in the roof. Moreover, the free-standing punching bag is also a lot easier to move from one place to another.
If you do want to move the bag, take something like a playing card and slide it under the suction cups to help lift the base, then you can simply roll it to wherever you want, or empty it and carry it wherever you want.
Sturdiness score: 9/10
Though the four springs and the heavy base make the bag a bit challenging to assemble, they offer much more stability than other free-standing punching bags. Make sure to fill the base with sand for better stability.
After that you can throw as many punches and kicks as you like, the bag isn’t going to go anywhere.
Suction power score: 9/10
The base of the fitven freestanding punching bag is equipped with 12 separate suction cups, which make for very strong suction. The base can be filled with either water or sand. When filled with sand, the base will weigh about 205 lbs, and with water it weighs approximately 160 pounds. Therefore sand is the better option for suction and sturdiness.
pros and cons
- ● The bag has a sturdy multilayer construction, which ensures durability and better shock absorption.
- ● The springs on the base of the bag allow it to move in all directions, therefore, when you hit the bag, it comes back towards you, making for a more engaging training session.
- ● The base of the bag has twelve strong suction cups, which make sure that it stays in place even when it is hit with the strongest shots.
- ● Does not require any power tools for installation.
- ● Easy to move from one place to another.
- ● Can be a little difficult to assemble.
- ● Not suitable for all boxing drills, like using the movement of the bag to practice footwork and head movement.
- ● Base and Bag are shipped separately because of their large size.
- ● Multi layer durable construction:
The bag is made with multiple layers and different high-quality materials that make it very durable.
● Multi spring shock absorbinshock-absorbingg system:
The freestanding bag has a shock absorbing system made from two PVC shock absorbing plates and four springs, which allow it to move in all directions, and stay sturdy.
● Multiple suction cups for better stability:
The base of the bag has 12 separate high power suction cups, that keep the bag in place while you hit it with power punches and heavy kicks.
The bag is about 70’’ in height when assembled, it is shipped in two packages because of the size. The base and the bag are shipped separately.
The bag weighs 205 pounds, the weight of the base, after it is assembled depends on what you use to fill it. If filled with water, it weighs around 160 pounds, whereas it will weigh about 205 pounds when filled with sand.
The Fitven freestanding punching bag is made from high-quality materials. The bag has three main parts, the bag, the base, and the springs that connect the two.
Firstly, the punching bag has a multiplayer construction. In the center, there is a stainless steel tube stand, then there is an eco-friendly fabric buffer for the padding of the bag. The fabric is covered with a 10mm layer of high-density EPE foam to make the bag more sturdy and safer to hit. The outside cover of the bag is made from 2mm Premium PU Leather.
The base of the bag is made from a common thermoplastic polymer called ABS (Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene). It is 5mm thick, and has 12 rubber suction cups on the bottom to ensure that the bags stand in place while you hit them with power punches and even strong kicks.
The base, and the bed are connected with a strong spring system, it is made of two PVC shock absorbing plates, with four Hardened steel springs. This allows the bag to move in all directions as it is punched and kicked. This makes for a more interactive and engaging training session, as the bag comes back at you when it is hit.
Overall, the Fitven freestanding punching bag has a very sturdy construction and is made from high quality materials, that allow you to unleash all your stress on it, and train for a long time.
So, in conclusion, the Fitven freestanding punching bag is a great product for fitness freaks, boxers and mixed martial artists. It is durable, sturdy and robust. The bag is comfortable to hit, and the base keeps the bag in place even during intense and heavy workouts. Though it can be a little difficult to assemble, it is still a lot easier than a traditional punching bag. Therefore, we wholeheartedly recommend this incredible punching bag.