Boxers are some of the most disciplined athletes. Let’s not forget they got where they are through a series of intensive training, building their psyche periodically and doing the right diet. Boxing training gives you endurance, strength and speed. If you’re just starting out here are 4 essential workouts you can try:
- Jump rope. Let’s start with the adequate warm up, this is the best way to improve balance and footwork, it also helps you control your breathing efficiency.
- Shadowboxing. Done with the right goals in mind, shadowboxing can improve your boxing technique. It is great to practice at home or even right before a fight. Set your mind on your opponent or the abilities you want to enhance and really take the habit of doing until you master said goals and set a new one.
- Heavy bag. This is perfect for beginners, it helps you with the overall coordination, footwork and punching power. After practicing for some time, you can try the speed bag.
- Sparring. One of the best ways to learn how to fight, training with a partner is a great way to know your own limits and techniques. Take note of your reflexes, endurance, jabs, and even your footwork.
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