How To Condition For Boxing

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Step 1

So, what do you get out of boxing? The first thing you find that you get out of it is conditioning. You are just going to be in great shape. You are going to be able to run, you are going to be able to do hundreds of push-ups. Do whatever. You are just going to be in great shape. Then, if you want to take it to the next level, you are going to learn how to fight.

Step 2

You are going to learn how to use your fists as weapons. And you will be able to take a hit. If you cannot take a hit, you cannot be a boxer. If someone is messing with you, you know what a boxer does, they keep their mouth shut, because the last thing you want to do is get slapped in the jaw with your mouth open. So, you are going to keep the brow down an just going to learn just basic things you need in life like not only conditioning, but discipline. How to stick with something. Its real easy to quit and if you stick with boxing, I think you can stick with a lot of things in life.

Step 3

So, when you start boxing, the first thing you are going to do is start conditioning. You are going to go in there. You are going to get on the Stepmaster, you are going to get on the ladder machine, you are going to do jump ropes until you want to cry.

Step 4

You are going to run a log of laps. The thing that is different about this workout than any other workout is it works in intervals. There will be a big timer on the wall, normally, and what it will do is three minutes on, one minute off. It will get your body used to rounds. So, what you will do is, you will train hard for three minutes, you will get a buzzer that will go off when there is 30 seconds left. You double your efforts. And then at the end of the three minutes, a big sounds will go off. And that is one minute of rest.

Step 5

You will do that, you will jump rope for three minutes, rest for one minute, jump rope for three minutes, rest for one minute, maybe do the Stairmaster for three minutes, and you will just rotate on the circuit. The next step to do after you do conditioning is. Obviously, you do not ever stop doing conditioning, you do that at the beginning of every workout.

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When did you first do this & how did you get started?

I have conditioned for boxing at an old-school boxing gym many times.


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