punch bag


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an inflated ball or bag that is suspended and punched for training in boxing

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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.
Punch Bag had to settle for seventh in a Clonmel handicap next time, but that race has been working out well lately.
In the real world men are ashamed to talk about abuse - the idea of a man being used as a punch bag by a woman is unthinkable.
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.
The youths said the house belonged to them and the punch bag was in a room inside which the youth offered to take him in and show him.
A family of four has won a punch bag signed by Welsh boxer Jamie Arthur in a competition held by Bellway Homes Wales.
It's not about punching away at a lonely punch bag.
Kevin (William Finn Miller) is a punch bag for his volatile mother Gloria (Natascha McElhone) and father Dennis (Con O''Neill) until social services intervene, placing the boy in a home.
The 31-year-old first came up with a punch bag echoing a scene in Rocky in which Sylvester Stallone's character trains by hitting sides of beef.
Daniel is convinced the lad will feel much better if he takes his frustrations out on a punch bag rather than on a stolen car so takes him to see Joe, his old boxing coach.
THERE are times in some books - this one especially - when I want to shout at one of the characters: "You have been treated like a punch bag and now you have bettered yourself - don't be fooled again
Peter, already rated as one of the world's fittest; SP; KNEESY DOES IT: Nicol gets tough with trainer Mike Kindley; FIRST TO THE PUNCH: Nicol drives a straight right into the punch bag, watched by fellow national league player, Tim Garner.
The team captain was impressive giving her luckless opponent three standing counts and, with a 16-0 lead the bout was wisely stopped when the Kenyan was little more than a punch bag.
AN entrepreneur who set up a novelty punch bag business after being inspired by boxing movie Rocky plans to expand overseas after walking away with a pounds 10,000 prize.