punch bag


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Noun1.punch bag - an inflated ball or bag that is suspended and punched for training in boxingpunch bag - an inflated ball or bag that is suspended and punched for training in boxing
ball - round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"
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S Handicap Hurdle 2m1f ATR Card page 53 PUNCH BAG has found his true calling over jumps.
BRENDAN DUKE'S useful jumping recruit Punch Bag made it two wins from three starts over hurdles at Limerick yesterday evening.
Monday was pretty much all weights, which I enjoyed more than I thought and Wednesday was a circuit of three-minute stints on the bike, punch bag and running up and down the stairs.
Muscle conditioning - activities such as lifting weights, hitting a punch bag, swinging a kettlebell, using a suspension trainer and exercising with a stability ball.
Meanwhile, Kal takes out his frustrations on a punch bag in the gym, before Leanne decides it's time to tell him how she feels.
The two teams, switched every half an hour - while one team rested, the other tackled 30 one-minute rounds of intensive punch bag pummelling followed by crunches and sit-ups.
If you weigh around 130lbs, an hour on the punch bag would burn around 400 calories.
And after she came back from the hospital the tears and begging for forgiveness until the next time he wanted a punch bag.
I WAS very annoyed at the sentence imposed on the thug who repeatedly punched and kicked his former girlfriend and used her face like a punch bag (Mail, June 6).
THE KID (15) WILLIAM Finn Miller plays a punch bag for volatile mother Gloria (Natascha McElhone) and father Dennis (Con O'Neill) until social services finally intervene, placing the boy in a home run by Uncle David (Bernard Hill).
I'd never boxed before but I was beating the c*** out of the punch bag.
The Coldplay frontman has taken up a boxing-based workout regime with an expert recommended by pal Jay-Z, with sources at his LA gym saying: "Chris is a big fan of boxing and loves nothing better than working out with a punch bag.