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    actually, to quote the textbook of medical physiology "bone is deposited in proportion to the compressional load that the bone must carry" along the lines of stress. trauma, as you put it, caused by repeated blows to a hard surface will cause stress fractures. anyhooo, back to the original subject, the idea is sound if ur using it for targeting and focus.

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    bone is deposited in proportion to the compressional load that the bone must carry -

    thats reffering to legs and stuff, basiclly means if you put on weight over time your bones will thicken slightly.

    Nothing to do with occasional massive stresses on your knuckles as opposed to a constant mild stress.

    Like i said, its completely stupid to ruin your hands

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    Hey, i suggest doing your knuckle work slowly over time. stretch your fingers and rotate your finger joints. This is the same princicpe as rotating your arms and legs and stretching them after a workout. you goto punch the bag lightly at first. if done properly your hands won't be messed up. your feet take the entire 150-200 pounds of your body, but not a lot of average people get arthritis in the foot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nayr01
    today i took my old tkd chest sparing gear and straped it on to my heavy bag i put it so that the circle targets are at my head hight. I hit the side targets that are on the side of the bag with hooks and hit the center circle with jabs and crosses it also sticks out from the bag about three or four inches so that its perfect for getting hooks in rather then doing them infront of the bag

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