The Secret to Getting a Boxer Body

It is a common misconception that boxers are supposed to, or do, have bodies like weightlifters. This is not the case. Remember that muscle mass does not equate to strength. Proof of this lies in the MMA/UFC cages. We’ve all seen very muscular fighters get completely owned by fighters who have very little muscular mass. A great example of this was the Lyoto Machida vs. Evans fight in UFC 98. So a boxer body therefore equates to a body with much inner and core strength.

Secrets to Filling the Punch Bags

If you look on the internet (just perform a Google search on filling a boxing bag) for questions surrounding the topic of punch bags, a vast number of questions are about how to fill a punch bag. The main question people have is what material do I use?

Championship Boxing – 4 Stupid Weight Training Myths Busted

Boxing is mostly an anaerobic sport, so your weight training will be at a faster pace than muscle builders. Especially for championship boxing, now that these 4 stupid weight training myths are busted, you have fresh knowledge to help give you an edge over the competition. Make sure you have a trainer who supports you and scientifically proven methods.

Boxing Tips – 3 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Career

I really want to excel as a fighter, but what steps can I take now? Some good boxing tips, 3 things you can do today to improve your career and training are almost like dating that leads to a marriage. Choice and commitment are central components to achieving the goals you set for yourself.

Boxing Training – Using Short, High Intensity Preparation For the Ring

When it comes to boxing training, using short, high intensity preparation for the ring makes the best sense for the nature of this sport. The time is now to get acquainted with the latest discoveries in working out. You will avoid years of bad habits that are hard to reverse and protect your health for the future.

Boxing Classes – Watch Your Health Closely While Making Weight

Does crash dieting work when I want to reach a competitive match goal? Although fast diet fixes are tempting when competing for boxing classes, watch your health closely while making weight.

The First Two Things to Learn in Boxing Classes

The first two things boxing classes should cover for the young boxer is the on-guard position and the left jab. All punches are thrown from the on-guard position. Also, the most important offensive and defensive punch is the left jab. This article looks in detail at mastering both these things.

Amateur Boxing – A Basic Lesson

Each father at some time or other during the “growing” years of his sons sees fit to instruct his proteges in the art of self-defense or amateur boxing. One of the most important things a dad can teach his son is “how to make a proper fist,” in order to avoid future hand injuries. We all know how a painful thumb or finger injury results when a baseball or football strikes the wrong part of the hand. This article looks at how you can teach this basic lesson.

In the Boxing Ring – Advice and Preparation

It is necessary that the right advice is given to the boxer between rounds in the boxing ring. Also, extra equipment can help the young boxer make the most of his bouts. This article deals with both these aspects to boxing in good detail.

How to Fight a Right-Hander

Here are some valuable tips for how to fight a right-hander. A right-hander must keep his chin down, and his left shoulder and left hand up. When the left hand or shoulder drops, the chin is exposed, leaving him open to a right-hand shot. We make it a rule that whenever an opponent is careless enough to drop his left hand the opening calls for an immediate right-hand shot. This and other guidance can be found in this article.

Your Boxing Training Guide to Sequences of Punches

For the purpose of this boxing training guide suffice it to say that I believe that once the young boxer has mastered the fundamentals, he should be guided in his practice of sequences of punches. The first sequence of punches is the one-two-three to the chin or, in other words, the left jab, the right cross, and the left hook. For the purpose of this boxing training guide we should study next the one-two-three sequence to the body. Both these sequences are looked at in some detail.

Profile of Muhammad Ali and Laila Ali

Muhammad Ali was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. His birth name was Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr, but he changed it to Muhammad Ali in 1964 after he joined the Nation of Islam.

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