best free standing heavy bags

What Are The Best Free Standing Heavy Bags ?

If space is limited then a traditional hanging heavy bag might not be an option, the next best thing is one of the best free standing heavy bags. Although they are not as durable as a hanging bag there are some good ones available to buy if you know what to look for.

In this guide I have compiled the best free standing bags available to buy. These bags are suitable for most fight disciplines and weight divisions.

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Top 5 Best Free Standing Heavy Bags


Everlast Powercore Free Standing Punch Bag

 

best stand alone punch bag

Product Specifications
  • Height: 132 cm (52”)  to 165 cm (65”)
  • Height adjustable: Yes
  • Weight: 250 lbs (113 Kg)
  • Bag material: Synthetic leather
  • Bag filler: High Density Foam
  • Base diameter: N/A
  • Bag diameter: N/A
  • Base filler: Sand/Water
  • Colours: Black
Manufacturer’s Description

The Everlast Powercore Heavy Bag is the perfect punch bag for those long grueling cardio workouts and is the ideal training aid for working on speed, technique, power and fitness.

The bag is height adjustable making it a very versatile for people of different heights. An additional feature is a steel base plate which increases durability and the bag resilience meaning this bag can take a constant heavy beating.

The plastic collar of this free standing punch bag has been specifically designed to have some flexibility to it. Consequently this leads to the actual bag having a little bit of movement to it unlike most free standing bags.

The Good 
  • Height adjustable
  • Flexibility in the collar leading to some movement in the bag
  • A good weight in the base when full
  • Perfect for cardio workouts
The Bad
  • Could do with been a bit taller
Our View

This is an ideal first buy for somebody’s first free standing heavy bag, been both high in quality and design, at the same time as been relatively cheap. The base weight is just right, weighing the bag in at just over 110 KG when filled with water. A favourite feature of this bag is the flexibility of the collar. The movement of the collar means this bag is good for working on your Boxing combinations as it’s a lot harder to hit a moving target. Overall this is one of the best stand alone heavy bags and at a great price too.

Last updated on December 11, 2017 12:47 pm

Century Versys VS1 Fight Simulator 100 lbs

Product SpecificationsCentury Versys VS1 Fight Simulator 100 lbs
  • Height: 165 cm (66”)
  • Height adjustable: No
  • Weight: 110 lbs
  • Bag material: Synthetic leather
  • Bag filler: High Density Foam
  • Base diameter: 35 cm (13.75)
  • Bag diameter:  35 cm (13.75)
  • Base filler: Sand
  • Colours: Black/Red
Manufacturer’s Description

The Versus VS1 is a revolutionary fight simulator designed for every combat sport. The highly durable vinyl construction which includes a pre-filled base has natural rebound properties. Additionally there is top and bottom handles for practising various fight techniques such as knee strikes and throws. Recommended for all martial arts, kick boxing, MMA and general fitness fanatics.

The Good 
  • Good for multi discipline combat training
  • Large surface area
  • Top handles for clinch work and knee strikes
  • Good rebounding properties enables continuous sparring/training
The Bad
  • Comes pre filled
  • Can be knocked over with a really powerful kick
Our View

The Versys Vs.1 is a highly versatile free standing heavy bag that can take a real beating. In addition to been a free standing bag it can also be used for groundwork. This is mainly due to the fact it is only 110 lbs also making it one of the best portable heavy bag stands, been so easy to store away when not in use. The only downside to this bag is that if you have a very powerful kick and good technique it can be knocked over. More of a challenge than a downside. Overall this bag is a good piece of training equipment ideal for stand-up sparring and ground workouts. Finally the handles on both the top and bottom are a welcome added feature that adds to the versatility of this bag making it one of the best free standing heavy bags money can buy.

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Last updated on December 11, 2017 12:47 pm

Everlast Pro Everflex Free Standing Punch Bag

Product Specificationseverlast pro everflex
  • Height: 193 cm (76”)
  • Height adjustable: No
  • Weight: 250 lbs (113 KG)
  • Bag material: Synthetic leather
  • Bag filler: C3 foam
  • Base diameter: 85 cm (34”)
  • Bag diameter: 45 cm (18”)
  • Base filler: Water/Sand
  • Colours: Black
Manufacturer’s Description

The Everlasting Pro Everflex Freestanding Heavy Punch Bag is the most durable heavy hitting bag we have to offer. This bag can take the most brutal Boxing workouts whether it be punching combinations, kicks, knees or elbows.

The flexibility of the neck effortlessly absorbs the forces put upon it which allows for quick succession workouts with greater intensity. The contoured closed cell foam technology is designed with increased cushioning, support and force dispersion for maximum protection.

The Good 
  • Very tall (good for practicing high kicks)
  • Removable foam collar for added protection
  • Very stable due to good weight distribution
  • Low base movement due to flexible neck
  • Easy to fill
The Bad
  • Limited colour options
Our View

This free standing punch bag from Everlast is without question the most durable heavy hitting bag they have available. In addition to been able to withstand a constant barrage of kicks and punches, the flexibility in the neck of this bag allows you to train longer as you don’t feel like you are attacking a brick wall. The C3 Foam technology used as the filler for this bag is great for preventing it from tearing. Consequently this bag is ideal for big hitters. To sum up this bag offers really good protection and is about as durable as a free standing heavy bag can be. If taken care of properly this bag will last for years.

Last updated on December 11, 2017 12:47 pm

Century Power Line Wavemaster Heavy Punch Bag

Century Power line Wavemaster Heavy Punch Bag

Product Specifications
  • Height: 118 cm (47”) to 170 (68”)
  • Height adjustable: Yes
  • Weight: 270 lbs (when filled)
  • Bag material: Synthetic leather
  • Bag filler: High density foam
  • Base filler: Water/Sand
  • Bag diameter: 44 cm (17.5”)
  • Base filler: Water/Sand
  • Colours: Black
Manufacturer’s Description

With twice as much high density foam as the original Wavemaster, the Power line Wavemaster is ideal for all types of workouts. Featuring seven height adjustments, from 118 cm to 170 cm, with a base that can be filled with either sand or water. Made with a thick vinyl cover for maximum durability.

The Good 
  • 7 height adjustments
  • Easy to move for when not in use
  • Very sturdy
The Bad
  • Limited colors
Our View

First of all the extra thick foam padding has made a ton of difference in terms of the protection offered in this bag. In addition to the great protection, the sheer weight of this free standing bag means that you are going to need it, as this bag is solid and very sturdy. Another good quality is the highly durable synthetic leather that the bag cover is made from ensuring the durability of this bag. Overall this is one of the best height adjustable free standing Heavy bags on the market today and would be welcome in any gym up and down the country.

Last updated on December 11, 2017 12:47 pm


Century Wavemaster XXL Pro Free Standing Punch Bag

Product SpecificationsCentury Wavemaster XXL Pro Free Standing Punch Bag
  • Height: 175 cm (69”) 
  • Height adjustable: No
  • Weight: 270 lbs
  • Bag material: Durable Vinyl
  • Bag filler: Foam
  • Base diameter: 55cm (28”)
  • Bag diameter: 45 cm (18”)
  • Base filler: Water, Sand
  • Colours: Red, Black, Blue

Manufacturers Description

Century’s ultimate training bag, the Wavemaster XXL offers the largest surface area of any free standing Heavy Bag. This bag stands 69 inches tall with a diameter of 18 inches. The striking surface is high quality with a very durable vinyl cover sitting atop high density foam. The low profile base is ultra sturdy with an even weight distribution meaning this bag will hold up to the hardest of training routines. Features an extra-large fill hole for either sand or water. Weighs approximately 270 when filled.

The Good 
  • Has the largest surface area of all free standing bags
  • Can be used both inside and outdoors
  • Perfect weight distribution from the base up
  • Locking mechanism securing the bag to the base
  • Highly durable vinyl bag cover
  • Easy to fill due to the large fill hole
  • The rubber cap works perfect meaning there is no leakage
The Bad
  • Quite expensive but this is the best money can buy
Our View

The Century Wavemaster XXL holds the number one spot for the best free standing heavy bag for many reasons. First of all this is a professional piece of fight equipment at an affordable price for most people. This bag is made to the highest safety standards with regards to the foam filler and it’s absorption properties.

The entire weight of the wavemaster (270 lbs) ensures that even after continuous punching and kicking the base will hardly of moved. In addition to been heavy this bag is also one of the tallest models available. Consequently this bag is perfect for Muay Thai, MMA and any combat sport that involves kicks. Furthermore this is the ideal all round bag also suitable for Boxing workouts and cardio training.

Last updated on December 11, 2017 12:47 pm

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