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In this video John Shepherd talks to boxing coach Ian Burbedge about the basics of boxing conditioning. It also goes through a range of exercises designed to specifically improve punching power, using body weight, weights and resistance tubes.
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Boxing is an ancient sport and despite its ‘unsophisticated’ and (in more recent times) politically incorrect image, it remains hugely popular and with good reason. Unlike many sports, boxing can teach non-boxing sportsmen and women a thing or two; as well as demanding extraordinary levels of physical conditioning, it also requires formidable mental toughness.
Can boxing fitness help non-boxers improve their performance?
Successful boxers must desensitise themselves to the effects of inflicting injury and accept personal risks each time they compete
Making the weigh in