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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"We thought well, what better way to actually release frustration and anger than actually put on a Brexfit class as we've called it, where you can actually punch your most hated politician in the face on a punch bag," he told Reuters.
POLICE officers in West Yorkshire say they are being made "society's punch bag."
Adam, 22, from Newcastle, said celebrities did not deserve to be a "punch bag" for abuse and they were just "normal people".
Participants will have the opportunity to challenge others to the #ReebokUFCKnockout to see who can punch the hardest using the Reebok punch bag machine.
And Kate, 34, clearly has the sport whacked judging by the left hook she planted on this punch bag.
Andrew Lynch has been on board Punch Bag for all three of his hurdles successes and is in the saddle once more for this €26,000 highlight."I'm really happy with the horse," said Duke yesterday.
BRENDAN DUKE'S useful jumping recruit Punch Bag made it two wins from three starts over hurdles at Limerick yesterday evening.
TWO men have been jailed for a total of more than 14 years at Swansea Crown Court after admitting kidnapping and robbing a man they met in a pub, putting him through a terrifying ordeal in which they "used him as a human punch bag".
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.
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.