I Hope You Aren’t Neglecting This in Your Boxing Workout Routine
It amazes me today how fighters keep making very fundamental yet overlooked mistakes in the gym and when they compete. I’ll discuss these errors in this article and what to do about them.Differentiating Between Brands of Boxing Gloves
Most people don’t realize just how vast the difference between major brands of boxing gloves are. Cleto Reyes boxing gloves and Grant boxing gloves, for example, are at the opposite end of the spectrum and are used for very different reasons. Knowing the differences between professional fighting gloves and their manufacturers allows you to make a better choice about which brand to buy.Perform This Heavy Bag Workout Routine to Become a Better Striker
Too many fighters train lazy on the heavy bag and develop bad habits from this. In this article I’m going to describe some heavy bag drills you can use to really get more out of your heavy bag routines.Arsenal – Manchester United – A Review
For all those who don’t follow boxing, Manny Pacquiao floored Ricky Hatton in a fight at Las Vegas on Sunday. This match was touted to be the next big thing in the boxing world. It lasted all of 2 rounds, at the end of which what you see in this picture had happened.Picking the Perfect Pair of Boxing Gloves
There are many different styles of boxing gloves available. If you don’t know which to buy, you could be wasting your money or worse even setting yourself up for injury. Here’s the rundown of the major types of boxing gloves to help you make your decision and find the perfect pair for your needs.Reaction – Hatton Vs Pacquiao
Luke W. Calvert surveys the fallout of Ricky Hatton’s demoralising defeat to Filipino boxing sensation, Manny Pacquiao. It’s official; my head is spinning. No, it’s not because I was at a work colleague’s stag night over the weekend (although that certainly hasn’t helped!) but it’s because I’ve just seen Manny Pacquiao destroy Ricky Hatton inside two rounds.Guide To Boxing Gear
Boxing is quickly becoming some of the most popular work-outs as well as a growing competitive sport. Here is a list of the boxing gear you need to get started and how to choose the right products.Happy 20th Birthday to the International Boxing Hall of Fame!
Millions of people all around the world love boxing. The sport has fascinated people since over seven millennia. The International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in Canastota pays tribute to outstanding achievements in Boxing. The class of 2009 will be a very special one – it’s the 20th birthday of the IBHOF! Happy Birthday…Former Heavyweight Champion Dies
The former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page passed away today in Louisville, Kentucky at the age of Fifty. Apparently his death came about after health complications related to a 2001 fight where he was brutally beaten and ended up in a coma. When he came out of the coma he suffered a stroke which left him partially paralyzed and just a shell of himself.Fight Your Way Into Better Shape
One of the spectacular aspects about boxing is that it is a competitive sport. I have a real problem trying to push myself to get onto the treadmill, but when I am boxing I am competing with someone, it’s as much a mental game as it is a physical game, and if you are not up to the challenge then you will take a beating.History of Boxing
Boxing has a deep history with records dated back to the Summer era of the 3rd millennium BC and the Egyptian era of the 2nd millennium BC making it the oldest sport in the history of time, subsequently fighting with fists the most natural form of combat to man. Boxing was not formalized as a sport until it appeared in the Ancient Olympic games of Greece in 688BC and carried the name Pygme or Pygmachia. Participants prepared for contests by striking punching bags called korykos. Fighters wore leather straps over their hands and wrists.Athlete Assessment – Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali is recognized as one of the greatest boxers of all time. This is worthy tag given Ali’s achievements inside the ring being a four- time universally recognized Heavyweight Champion of the World. But Ali’s eventual popularity was gained primarily for his accomplishments outside of the ring; coming from a minority and demonstrating an individualism and self-belief which was unprecedented. However, given Ali’s overall portrait of a person, one must not forget what a great athlete this man was.