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How to Buy Heavy Bag Gloves

Watch more How to Do Basic Exercises videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to buy heavy bag gloves with these tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Assess your needs Assess your particular glove needs. The gloves used for mixed martial arts heavy bag training are generally lighter weight than those used for boxing heavy bag training. Step 2: Understand the weight range Understand that heavy bag gloves generally range in size from 12 to 16 ounces, based on your training needs. The heavier the glove, the more protection from injury you'll have. Lighter gloves allow for greater mobility. Step 3: Know top brands Know that the top three brands of heavy bag gloves are Everlast, Century, and Harbinger. These makers offer a wide range of products for a variety of training requirements. Step 4: Try them on Try on several sets of gloves at your local sports equipment store and test them with the store's displayed heavy bag. Make sure the fit is right, with the knuckle padding directly over your knuckles and the wrist guard just over the wrist bone. The glove should feel comfortable, with no movement or slipping. Tip Test out several manufacturers and styles of gloves. Step 5: Decide your budget Decide on a budget. Good quality gloves are essential to avoid injury. Expect to pay between $20 and $100 dollars for a quality pair of heavy bag gloves, but prices can exceed $200 for better gloves. Did You Know? Average gate revenues for the Ultimate Fighting Championship's mixed martial arts fights were $2.8 million in 2007.
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