Boxing is another effective way to burn a lot of unwanted fats. It’s not only for men, so listen up ladies, because we have the ultimate guide on how to train like a boxer, with a few good workouts anyone can try.
Being punched over is not in any way fun, but if you’re careful and you’re able to avoid punches, boxing will certainly get you to your desired weight. In fact, it can burn up to 500 calories in just a 40-minute workout. It makes a great cardio workout, so your heart is undoubtedly in good condition as well.
To start, here are some of the best exercises boxers have in their workouts, on 12 Minute Athlete:
Train Like a Boxer: 10 Exercises to Get You in Fighting Shape
When I was younger, I punched a few holes in the wall (sorry, mom and dad), and pretty soon afterwards my parents bought me a punching bag (which is all I always wanted anyway, guess I should have brought that up sooner). Read more…
Jump rope? Yes! It’s not just for little girls, or boxers. Even if you’re not a boxer you can highly benefit from it. You’ve also read sit ups and push ups – yes, they’re pretty much in every athlete’s workout.
Let’s get going. Strength and conditioning coach Eric Velasquez has the perfect workout for you, which runs for a week, (or more if you’d like) on Muscle and Fitness:
POUND FOR POUND BOXER’S WORKOUT
What is it about Rocky training montages that are so empowering? Could it be the music? Eye of the Tiger is a pretty inspiring anthem, after all. Maybe it’s the anticipation of the big fight. Will he really defeat the odds and beat the obviously better boxer—again? Hey, it’s Rocky—what do you think? No, it was something more that had people, myself included, walking out of theaters punching the air. It was the fact that Sylvester Stallone was actually doing this stuff. That was no stunt double you saw pummeling the speed bag, running sprints on the beach, duckwalking with a log across his back and doing inverted sit-ups in a dusty barn. That was all Sly. Read more…
And of course, learning how to train at home is also essential so that you can still do it even on your busiest days. Here’s a video tutorial by fitness coach Anna Renderer on Pop Sugar:
This At-Home Boxing Workout Is a Knockout
Aside from helping you drop a few pounds, it can also ease stress, regulate blood circulation, improve overall body strength and hand-eye coordination, and increase muscle mass. Plus, you’ll be more confident with yourself because you’ll be stronger than ever.
It’s a good self- defence skill, so yes, you may now punch that meanie at your work. Kidding! Once you learn how to train like a boxer, like for real, it’s almost impossible to stop. It’s very fun, just be sure not to hit your partner too hard, or anyone for that matter!
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