Training

A boxer’s training depends largely on the point in their career at which he or she is situated. If the boxer is just a beginner, a minimal training routine might consist of learning how to hit the heavy bag, the speed bag, and the double end bag (a small bag with a cord on top and bottom connecting it to the floor and ceiling) as well as doing shadowboxing in front of a mirror, skipping rope, calisthenics and jogging every day, as well as an occasional practice bout inside the ring (sparring). Most beginning boxers will spend most of their early careers conditioning and establishing the fundamentals. For the amateur or professional boxer preparing for a competition or bout, however, training is much more stringent. Boxing is widely considered one of the most physically demanding sports in the world

 

Lose Weight

One of the most important reasons why you should start a boxing workout is due to the ability of the exercise to produce major weight loss results. In order to lose one pound of weight per week, you must cut 3500 calories, or around 500 calories per day. While this can be achieved by changing your diet, boxing is extremely effective in helping you burn calories. Boxing for only one hour per day can result in a calorie burn of nearly 600 calories, which is well above what you need to lose one pound per week, PLUS.

 

Sparring:

Sparring is “practice fighting” with the aim of training skills and fitness, not to determine a winner. Sparring should always involve use of a mouth piece, head-guard and groin-guard. Sparring gloves are often more padded than gloves used in actual bouts. Sparring partners sometimes agree to practice particular types of punches or defense moves to focus their training.

 

Cardio:

Boxing fitness training is an excellent way get a great cardio workout. Boxing is considered by many to be one of the best exercises because of its ability to help condition the entire body in one workout. This sport improves the cardiovascular and endurance fitness of its participants by providing a high-intensity, calorie-burning routine that promotes optimal physical fitness. To participate in a boxing routine, you will need proper equipment, proper technique and a planned routine. Required and Recommended Equipment In order to properly train with a home boxing fitness training workout, some pieces of equipment will be required. These include:

 

Boxing gloves

Wrist wraps

Jump rope