Century produces many bag types. These include hanging, free-standing and also reactor bags. This company is truly one of the best at producing quality bags. I used another popular bag of Century (“Bob”) and I am extremely satisfied with the results and durability of it. Reactor bag also has some of its materials.
- Very natural striking experience
- Suitable for everyone
- Suitable for low kicks (low base)
- Durable cover material (vinyl shell)
- Quality foam as filler
- Incredible for improving timing and precision
- Can be filled with sand up to 50 Ibs
- You can use it with or without gloves
- The best reactor bag on the market
- Sand is not included
Product: Century Reactor Bag
Warranty: 1 year
Durability Rating: 9.7 out of 10
Training Quality Rating: 9.8 out of 10.0
How many years can you use it?
Century always gives a 1-year warranty for its punching bags or heavy bag stands. And this bag also has a one year warranty period as well. However how many years can you use it? First of all this bag has foam as a filler and it is very common for quality bags. After you strike the bag, foam disperses shock and it increases the durability. And it will prevent rough or soft spots that can happen over the years. So you can continue getting a smooth punching experience for a long time.
Secondly, this bag’s outer shell is made of quality cover material and it allows you to train with this bag without gloves. It is simply amazing and even though many other bags are also “soft”, their cover material can hurt your hand however Century reactor bag won’t.
So how about users’ experiences? Many buyers use it for around three years without any issues. And still, they don’t report any problem with durability. If you consider its price, it offers a great value which is always the case with Century.
Reactor bags provide benefits that can’t be gotten from anywhere else. Sure speed bags are great for improving timing and hand-eye coordination but you can only punch it with a certain technique and by the way, it is not a regular technique like jabs, hooks, etc. This bag allows you to do this so you can improve your timing, hand-eye coordination while punching the bag hard.
There is a video below and you can see how to use it for striking and if you have a partner you can even use this bag for improving your defense technique and timing.
It is literally perfect for these and there is hardly any competition on the market for reactor bags. There are a few companies that produce reactor bags. And these do not have good reviews or even average reviews for the training quality. The other reactor bags just can’t seem to provide a decent and natural rebound rate. And as you can see from the video it will give you just these. And it also gets good feedback from boxing gyms as well.
Due to its nature, it does not give you much resistance like heavy bags and it gives an incredibly fast rebound rate. So you can have very sweaty workout sessions with it. It can be even used as a fat-burning tool.
Let’s continue with other unique benefits…
Your back muscles won’t work much during punching bag or speed bag training. Whereas when you punch Century Reactor Bag it will give you little resistance and definitely won’t hold you. So you will need to use your back muscles a lot during training with the reactor bag.
Thanks to its cover material it is really silent during a workout and if you think of using it in your home or just want your bag to be silent then it is exactly what you need.
Also after you fill it with sand (up to 50 Ibs), you can roll it easily and use it anywhere. It occupies very little space and it is suitable for everywhere.
What does this bag can provide for your boxing and martial arts skills?
If you do boxing, MMA or any other martial arts, which include striking, then you will get many benefits from this bag. As you know its rebound rate is very fast and it will increase your reaction and timing skills. This will prepare you for sparring and thanks to hand-eye coordination benefits, it will also help you to strike and punch more accurately. With that, it can also provide the same thing for your defense and blocking skills. These are truly crucial for boxing and any other martial arts.
If you want to improve your timing and hand-eye coordination with reactor bag is your only choice. Also, there is not any competition for this bag type and Century Reactor Bag provides the best quality among them. It uses foam and quality cover material and you can use this bag for at least 3 years. It is also very easy to move and can be used in small spaces as well. This bag comes with a one year warranty.
Why are not many Reactor Bags on the market?
You can see many free standing punching bags or hanging ones on the market but we rarely see reactor bags. So why is that? The reason is that many companies put so much effort into heavy bags because these are way popular than reactor bags and these simply don’t put the same effort or make enough investments for reactor bags. The other reactor bags on the market don’t provide a good rebound rate or durability. With that Century clearly did a perfect job for it and in my opinion, it is the best “bag” company out there.
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