Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: the punching bag and lifting

  1. #1
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2005

    the punching bag and lifting

    For a few months a while back, I hit up the punching bag several times a week, just for the hell of it...

    I duno if it was mental but it seemed like it was helping me increase my bench strength, especially my max bench...i felt like it was cuz of the motion of punching was giving me this explosive power in the shoulder/pec region..

    can someone tell me if this is all in my head? or is there really a correlation between the punching bag and benching/lifting?

  2. #2
    Team Chesticles! Unholy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Punching would be more about muscle endurance rather than strenght but im sure its both mental and physical.
    5'11" 185lbs 9% BF
    S/D/B PR's 445x1, 495x5, 335x1......Looking to get stronger and do a PL Meet this summer!
    Chronological Picture Thread 2005-Current
    Pro Status or Bust..2011

    At Large Nutrition, Optimize YOUR body!

  3. #3
    Senior Member pinky8713's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    When i learned to be explosive, it helped my bench a TON. I guess the punching could help you learn to be explosive...i guess it makes sense to me.

  4. #4
    Getting Swole hoser813's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    STL, MO
    punching is more of a back/lat workout than chest, but it would help with explosiveness needed to get momentum in the weight to get it back up.


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts