Best Double End Bags for Workout (2019)

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Many people has debated whether a double end bag is necessary to get a good workout, especially if someone already has a heavy bag. What makes the double end bag almost forgotten by everybody?

Some expert has said that a double end bag could be as vital as a other popular bags such as heavy bag and speed bag, if used in the right way

Regardless of whether it is really vital or not, in this article i will review 10 of the best double end bags in the year 2019. I will also mention important details on each individual bags and how you can use the bag to the maximum potential

Why You Thought Double End Bag is Useless

If you already owned a heavy bag and/or speed bag you will be wondering why you will need more bags. Truthfully there are many things that you can do with it, it is one of the most versatile fitness equipment you have ever come across. You can use it for any martial arts that involves striking, boxing and muay thai are the first to come in mind. You will also get a good full body workout by working the heavy/speed bag for extended periods of time, especially on your upper body muscles. Bonus points can also be gained if you are using the speed bag because you can improve your eye-arm coordination and improve punching speeds

Why Double End Bags are Important

But there is something special about the double end bag that both of the bags mentioned above lack. Double end bag has the ability to move when being hit, meaning it can simulate real life striking because in live sparring your target will not stand still. If you have the money, this is a must have equipment for you to be the best martial artist you could ever be

What is Double End Bag?

A double end bag (also known as a floor-to-ceiling bag or the crazy bag) is a combination between a heavy bag and a speed bag. Similar to an usual heavy bag, a double end bag is attached to the floor and/or ceiling and you can move around while striking

Unique Features of Double End Bags

Double end bags is not meant to increase maximum strength and punching power. Its main purpose is to simulate how striking target reacts when being attacked. That is why you will always see a double end ball bounce randomly after being punched.

Double end bag is used to improve eye hand coordination. It is also meant to be used as an alternative sparring partner because if you do not concentrate there is a big chance you can get knocked out by the bouncing (no joke)

Double End Bag Functions

  • Improves Hand Speed
    • Speed kills. And you can develop amazing striking speed by using the double end bag. Improving speed means improving accuracy which equals to knockout blow (hopefully)
    • Your cardio will be improved, and not just general cardio. You will develop the type of cardio that is useful in a combat situation, also known as anaerobic workout.
  • Counter Strike Training
    • No i’m not talking about the game counter strike. Using the double end bag on a ongoing basis will develop your ability to not get hit
    • You will also be accustomed to miss punches while using the double end bag. This is also what real combat situation would look like, not all of your strikes will hit the target.
  • Improves Accuracy
    • This is a trickle down effect of improving hand speed. Whether you like it or not you will develop better accuracy when using the double end bag due to the target size
    • Not to mention your target will constantly moves and sway back and forth as long as you are striking it. This will develop your ability to accurately evade strikes

 

Best Double End Bags

 

RDX B2 BOXING DOUBLE END BAG

 

RDX Double End Speed Ball

Probably the best bang for your buck if you are looking for a quality double end bag without breaking the bank. RDX is famous for manufacturing premium products on a cheaper price tag. I would recommend this 10/10

Pros & Cons

+ Durable Material

+ Nylon Based Equipment

+ Adjustable Height

+ Simple Installations

– Pump Sold Separately

– Cord Need Adjustments

More Features:

  • 40.5 cm tall double-end ball, made from genuine Mayahide Leather
  • Easily-mountable, heavy-duty Nylostrap™ with 48″” adjustable rubber bungee cord
  • Pliable and tough Flexstring™ for quick movement and position retention
  • Includes tough PVC buckle and fixings along with four metal S-Rings
  • Exclusive V-Gravity™ technology for base stability

RDX B1 Double End Speed Bag


RDX Double End Speed Ball Bag

Similar to the other RDX product, this double end speed bag is also one of the best bags money can buy, unfortunately the price is a bit expensive than the previous one. That is why it is here

Pros & Cons

+ Durable Material

+ Nylon Based Equipment

+ Adjustable Height

+ Simple Installations

– Weird Bag Shapes

– Dull Color Options

More Features

  • Double-End ball with 40.5 cm length and original Mayahide leather built
  • Comes with a rubber bungee cord for up to 48″” adjustability and calibration
  • Tough Nylostrap™ with ease of adjustability and stability
  • Robust Flexstring™ for strength and rapid movement
  • Comes complete with the required fixings to install in your home gym

Title Boxing Double End Bag


Title Boxing Double End Bag

Title is one of the oldest brand in the world of combat sports, that is why this the Title boxing double end bag is famously known as a dependable bag, if you don’t want to buy anything from RDX (Some people don’t) then this one is for you

Pros & Cons

+ Leather Based

+ Premium Stitching Quality

+ Consistent Air

– Limited Size Options

– Not Available Worldwide

More Features

  • All-leather shell with triple nylon stitched
  • Extra-long 3.5” twin-ply leather attachment straps
  • Heavy-duty chrome O-rings on top and bottom have hook-and-loop security
  • Comes complete with two industrial rubber double end bag cables with S-hooks for hanging

Title Classic Double End Punching Bag

 


TITLE Classic Double End Punching Bag

Yes this one is not a true double end bag. The bag is too heavy and big sized, it is almost like a normal heavy bag but hooked on to the ceiling & the floor. If you need a bag that is a hybrid type of bag then this one is probably your only option

Pros & Cons

+ Synthetic Leather Based

+ Strong Base Welded Chains

+ High Intensity Foam Liner

– Might Be Too Heavy

More Features

  • Super durable full synthetic leather
  • Extra strength welded chain and swivel assembly
  • Triple reinforced D-Rings on top of bag for hanging
  • High density shock absorbing foam liner
  • Dimensions: 14″ x 42

Everlast Double End Striking Bag


Everlast Double End Striking Bag

Funny enough Everlast has only one double end bag worth mentioning. And the only reason it is here is because of the cheap price. Be warned that quality might not be the best considering the price

Pros & Cons

+ Cheap

– Looks Cheap

– Material Quality Questionable

More Features

  • No Listed Features

Ringside Limited Edition Double Bag


Ringside Limited Edition Double End Bag – 9″

The brand that almost any boxer knows. Ringside also has a line of product dedicated for double end bags. Since the limited edition bag is still available i suggest getting that asap. Because if not you’ll have find other options

Pros & Cons

+ Synthetic Leather Based

+ Rubber Cables Included

– Limited Edition

– Dull Design

More Features

  • No Listed Features

Ringside Leather Boxing Double End Bag


Ringside Leather Boxing Double End Bag

If the limited edition double end punching bag from Ringside is not available. This is the only good product alternative from the same brand

The Double End Bag will help you focus on these techniques and sharpen your reflexes to become a more fundamentally solid boxer.

Pros & Cons

+ Full Leather Based

+ Reinforced Top & Bottom Loops

+ Bag Cables Included

+ Multiple Size Options

– Expensive

More Features

  • No Listed Features

KUYOU Double End Ball with Pump 


KUYOU Double End Ball with Pump

If you never heard of this brand before that makes two of us. I never knew a brand named KUYOU exist in the combat sport equipment landscape. Turns out it is one of the “cheaper” brands and that prominently shown in the KUYOU double end ball. Only buy this if you really don’t have extra money to buy from better brands.

Pros & Cons

+ Cheapest Product

+ Pump Included

– Cheap Material

– Questionable Durability

– Dull Design

More Features

  • Universal Speed Ball: Suitable for MMA , fighting, boxing or daily training of reaction, accuracy, agility, endurance, etc.
  • Convenient: Speed Ball about 38 x 18cm/14.9 x 7.08inches,Elastic rope 70cm / 28inches, Suspended Type Special Design In This Speed Ball, Convenient To Use And Handle ( include 2 pcs Ring Locking 1pcs Pump)
  • Durable Materials: Durable PU material speed bag with double stitched and reinforced with triangle seams,Tight gas nozzle design, inflatable convenience.
  • Super-Elastic Rope: Double Strap at Both Ends with thickness elastic rope greatly adding the service life, High elastic hanging rope with strong extension,high elassticity,not easy to break.
  • Satisfaction Guarantee (?)

ARD Leather Boxing Speed Bag MMA Double End Dodge Ball 


ARD Leather Boxing Speed Bag 

This one is a similar one to KUYOU. I never met anyone using ARD in their workouts. Be wary of dodgy products. Personally i will save a bit money to buy from better brands

Pros & Cons

+ Speed Ball Type

+ Artificial Leather Based

– Expensive

– Unknown Brand

– Dull Design

More Features

  • Designed with high-quality Artificial Leather material, it is practical and durable
  • Comes with 2 x rubber bungee cords incorporating adjustment blocks
  • Includes two hooks and fixings which are attached to the floor and ceiling
  • The ball will enhance your endurance, speed and accuracy
  • It is a great workout tool for home or gym use

Eskaay Leather Double End Speed Bag


Eskaay Leather Double End Speed Bag

Another relatively unknown brand. Thankfully Eskaay seems to be built a bit better compared to the 2 previous product. Again i will opt to save more money and buy from better known brands

Pros & Cons

+ Leather Based

+ Durable Material

– Expensive

– Unknown Brand

– 1 Color Option

More Features

  • Leather
  • Double End Speed Ball made from Cowhide Leather which is lined inside with 2 layers of textile, Speed ball ideal for punching and training for boxing and general fitness.
  • Quality Eskaay equipment, Pro-style design, ideal for endurance training, lightweight design means lightning fast rebounds.
  • Tough construction,hand stitched & riveted attachment provides superior durability. All Panels reinforced with double layered fabric lining coated with best quality solution.
  • Best quality and Anti rust Stainless Buckles and rivets with double layered straps for better performance, a pair of Durable Elastic straps with Nylon Molded Buckle. PLEASE NOTE: Actual Colour May Vary Slightly from the Picture Due to Lighting Effects & Different Screen Display Settings.
  • Best quality Latex Bladder, durable and has best bounce result. A pair of Durable Elastic straps(Bungee Cord Un-stretched 3′ & adjustable up to approx. 40-48 Inches) with Nylon Molded Buckle.

Conclusion & Final Thoughts

Double end bag is not as popular as the heavy & speed bag variant. But it is one of the unique equipment that can drastically increase your capability in the striking arts, especially boxing.

But in all honesty if you are not a professional boxer/fighter then a sturdy good quality heavy bag is all you need to get a great martial arts workout

And even if you are, you have to take into consideration that a double end bag is considered a “luxury” bag, its hard to find a good bag that won’t break the bank

But if you are a professional fighter and you desperately needs a tool to sharpen your striking instincts especially in the counter and evade area. You have to shell the $ to get a good quality double end bag for an effective workout

So if you are planning to get a double end bag. You should choose one of the product above. You might be tempted to get the cheapest double end bag, but I would highly recommend sticking with brands that you know since 99% of the time the product won’t be disappointing

 

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