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Is New Sporting a legitimate business?

Is New Sporting a legitimate business?

The answer to that question is “Yes”.

But now that I have your attention, let’s consider what we ordinary consumers of boxing gloves should make of New Sporting.

New Sporting is a Mexican company producing Mexican-style gloves in its own factory somewhere in Mexico. It offers a..

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Why doesn’t Cleto Reyes get this lady a set of scales?

Why doesn’t Cleto Reyes get this lady a set of scales?

I really like Cleto Reyes. I own a pair of lace-up Cleto Reyes training gloves and they’re very high quality: well-padded, well-constructed, and well-balanced. And just as everyone who owns a pair of Cleto Reyes says, they do smell nice.

The general consensus among gear aficionados is that..

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Sorry to burst your AquaBag, but…

Sorry to burst your AquaBag, but…

Water punching bags seem to have become very popular in both commercial gyms and home set-ups over recent years. In contrast to traditional heavy bags, which are typically filled with either sand or shredded fabric, water bags are – believe it or not – filled with water.

Aqua Training..

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What are the worst gear review sites?

What are the worst gear review sites?

The first question asked by most newcomers to the sport of boxing is probably this one:

What gloves should I buy?

More generally, newcomers need to determine what gear (gloves, hand wraps, mouth guard, head gear, groin protector, footwear, heavy bag, and so on) is best for them given..

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Why be sceptical about boxing?

Why be sceptical about boxing?

I love boxing. In my opinion, it’s not only the most exciting and challenging of all sports, it’s also one of the best ways to instill the virtues of commitment, discipline, and self-respect in young and old alike. The mindset necessary for a boxer to overcome the struggles of training and fighting..

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