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Nutrition & Diet Tips for Boxers

Nutrition & Diet Tips for Boxers 2 Comments

Serious boxers maintain disciplined diets. Read this guide to find out how to sustain a healthy weight while giving your body the necessary nutrients to box.
How to Become a Competitive Amateur Boxer

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You must be adequately trained and licensed prior to entering the ring for competition. This guide answers questions about becoming an amateur boxer.
How to Hold Focus Mitts in Boxing

How to Hold Focus Mitts in Boxing

It’s essential to integrate mitt training in your boxing workouts in order to improve accuracy and combination fluidity. This guide explains how to use focus mitts.
The Benefits of Boxing Shoes

The Benefits of Boxing Shoes

If you have questions regarding boxing shoes, then look no further. This guide discusses the benefits of boxing shoes, and explains how and where to buy them.
Agility Ladder Training for Boxers

Agility Ladder Training for Boxers

Improving foot coordination and speed is a goal for most boxers. This guide discusses a valuable tool for boxers who want to improve their footwork: The agility ladder.
Why Boxing is Called the Sweet Science

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You may wonder why boxing is often referred to as the “sweet science.” Read this guide and uncover the history behind this unique phrase.
Mental Training for Boxers

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Nervousness is simply a part of sports. This guide breaks down the idea of stress as it pertains to boxing, and suggests some ways to remain cool under pressure.
Speed Bag Training For Boxers

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The speed bag requires boxing coordination and rhythm. This guide describes the benefits of the speed bag and explains how to include the bag into your routine.
How to Score Amateur Boxing

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Learning how to score points is the first step to winning a competitive boxing bout. This guide describes amateur scoring systems in place under different governing bodies.
How the Pro Boxing Scoring System Works

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If you’re unfamiliar with the scoring guidelines in professional boxing, then this is the perfect guide for you.
Essential Footwork Tips for Boxers

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In order to “float like a butterfly” you have to develop effective footwork. This guide outlines fundamental boxing footwork drills.
Basic Strength Training for Boxers

Basic Strength Training for Boxers

Strength training needs to be incorporated into your regiment if you want to be a successful boxer. Read this guide to gain some strength training insight.
Running Routines for Boxers

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Even a skilled and talented boxer struggles if he’s out of shape. This guide explores useful running routines for dedicated boxers.
Boxing Drills: Double-end Bag

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Hitting a moving target in boxing is never easy. Find out how to improve important boxing skills, such as accuracy, by working with a double-end bag.
Breathing Techniques for Boxers

Breathing Techniques for Boxers

Breathing occurs naturally, but can serve as an advantage if practiced efficiently. Read this guide to find out how to breathe properly while training as a boxer.
Boxing as a Southpaw

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If you are a southpaw boxer, you are labeled as “strange” by some but “fortunate” by most. Learn about some of the advantages you have as a southpaw by reading this guide.
Common Boxing Injuries & Prevention

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Athletes of every sport – not just boxing – have experienced injury in some form. This guide describes common boxing injuries and potential preventative measures.
Basic Boxing Punches: The Cross

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Accurate power punches can make your opponent tentative to exchange with you. This guide discusses one of the most feared punches in boxing, the cross.
Basic Boxing Combinations

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Now that you’ve learned how to throw the basic boxing punches, it’s time to put them together in some basic sequences.
Boxing Styles

Boxing Styles

Boxers must use their strengths to their advantage. Check out this boxing guide to learn about some of the more prominent styles displayed by fighters.
How to Shadow Box

How to Shadow Box

It's important to incorporate different techniques in your boxing training. This guide explores the simplest drill of all: shadow boxing.
Jump Rope Training

Jump Rope Training

If you are looking to improve your conditioning or footwork for boxing, then look no further. This guide breaks down jump rope basics.
Basic Boxing Defense

Basic Boxing Defense

Boxing involves much more than just punching. This guide reviews basic defensive techniques that you can implement to substantially improve your boxing game.
The Boxing Stance

The Boxing Stance

Your stance is your foundation. Check out this boxing guide to learn some tips concerning the various aspects of your stance.
How to Wrap Your Hands for Boxing

How to Wrap Your Hands for Boxing

Hand wraps don't need to be a puzzle. Learn how to wrap your hands for boxing by reading this guide.
Sparring in Boxing

Sparring in Boxing

Without a doubt, sparring is the most sport-specific and beneficial training for a boxer. This guide outlines how to safely and effectively spar.
Introduction to Youth & Amateur Boxing

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Boxing instills incredible life values in young participants. Check out this guide to learn about the possibilities for young athletes.
The Basic Guide to Boxing Gloves

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Selecting the right boxing gloves can be a daunting task. By breaking down the different types of gloves, this guide will make your shopping experience less stressful.
Essential Boxing Equipment

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Boxing is a demanding sport that requires a fair amount of equipment. Check out this guide and get some insight into the necessities for every boxer.
Introduction to Boxing Handwraps

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Do you even need wraps when boxing? What types of wraps exist? From the importance of handwraps to the various styles and techniques, this guide has you covered.
Boxing Drills: The Heavy Bag

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The heavy bag is one of the best pieces of equipment in boxing. This guide discusses basic drills that you should incorporate into training with the heavy bag.
Basic Boxing Punches: The Uppercut

Basic Boxing Punches: The Uppercut

In this boxing guide you’ll learn how to utilize the uppercut, a punch that can be match-changing when thrown to the body or the head.
How to Choose a Boxing Gym

How to Choose a Boxing Gym

From heavy bags to sparring partners, choosing a boxing gym can be overwhelming. This guide offers the basics of what to look for in the gym that’s right for you.
Basic Boxing Punches: The Hook

Basic Boxing Punches: The Hook

This guide goes over the mechanics and uses of one of the most electrifying punches in boxing — the hook. Learn how to throw one of the sport’s best knockout punches.
Basic Boxing Punches: The Jab

Basic Boxing Punches: The Jab

Boxers who can utilize the jab properly have a much higher success rate in the ring. This guide discusses proper technique and uses of the most valuable punch in boxing.
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