Roy Gilbert

Review: FightCamp

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Billy Brown

Gear

07.17.2021 09:00 AM Review: FightCamp

Learn real boxing and kickboxing skills at home with this fitness system that marries punch-tracking tech with streaming video workouts. Photograph: FightCamp $1,219 at FightCamp

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Rating:

8/10WIREDVaried, creative workouts. Excellent boxing instruction. Authentic, enthusiastic trainers. Beginner-friendly. Punch trackers are a unique, fun feature.TIREDBag setup takes time. Big punchers may need to find a heavier stand. App is iOS only. No weights or traditional cardio.There are countless ways to get fit that don’t involve getting punched in the face. This is probably why you’ll see most people riding a Peloton bike or lifting weights instead of walking into their local boxing gym in their quest to get into shape. But boxing for fitness has grown into an activity with a vibrant subculture, mostly thanks to its gradual move out of dank gladiatorial dungeons and into boutique gyms. This growth spurt makes sense, as boxing is a terrific workout that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and body types.Throwing HandsFightCamp is a connected workout system created with the aim of bringing real boxing training into the home. The Personal package ($1,219) I tested comes with everything required to do boxing or kickboxing training in your living room or garage: a heavy bag, a workout mat, gloves, hand wraps, and a pair of digital […]

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