Imagine the dimly lit space of your home gym, a solitary punching bag hanging silently, gathering dust, awaiting your punches and strikes. Whether you are a dedicated boxer or just a beginner, you understand the importance of consistent training, but the struggle of staying motivated and finding new ideas for solo workouts can be a daunting challenge. If you were in a gym, you’d get inspiration, guidance, and the electrifying energy from your boxing coach. So training is not a problem. But how to stay motivated when training alone?
Is boxing a dangerous sport? It's a question that has divided opinions for years. Some people argue that boxing is too violent and that the risk of injury is simply too high. Others maintain that Boxing is a perfectly safe sport when practiced responsibly. So, who is right?
“I’m a scouser - we don't get knocked out.”
Paddy Pimblett is a 27-year-old mop-haired, straight-talking English MMA fighter who hails from Liverpool - and who’s currently taking the fighting world by storm.
When it comes to boxing, your hands (obviously...) are crucial. However, there are several muscles that are as important.
If you're thinking about taking up boxing, it's critical that you understand how your muscles work. You can then figure out how to train them so that you can get the most out of them when sparring, or working on your boxing technique.
In a boxing battle, jabs are crucial. In a typical boxing bout, jabs will account for the majority of the punches thrown. These are used for a variety of purposes. The jab's main aim is to determine the distance between you and your opponent. You jab, then execute a crushing blow with your strong hand.