Entries by Champions

The Fundamentals of Boxing

The most highly conditioned athletes in the world are professional boxers because their sport demands that they be in supreme physical condition. When a boxer is in the ring with their opponent, they have no place to hide and any conditioning weakness they have will be exposed for all the world to see during the […]

Working Out Together

The advantages of having a workout partner are many.  However, when choosing your partner you want to most importantly make sure he/she is someone you like; someone you want to spend time with. Having a workout buddy will increase your commitment to working out, making you much less likely to “blow off” your trip to […]

The Practical Way to Stay Fit: Boxing

Why Boxing Is One Of The Best Ways To Work Out Keeping fit is essential, which is why finding a way to make it more engaging or fun is important. Boxing is a world famous sport, but it also serves as a practical way to work out and stay fit. By practicing boxing in a […]

The Tasty Killer – Sugar

Over the past few decades we have seen an explosion in the obesity rates in the United States, and a corresponding reduction in cardiovascular health, due to the amount of “added” sugars in our diets. The AMA recommends that we consume no more than the following amounts of sugar daily: Men 9 teaspoons 36 grams […]

The Best Overall Workout

In today’s busy world, it often is a struggle to find the time, several times a week, to perform separate strength training workouts and separate cardio workouts. So, why not engage in a total body, high intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, that combines both strength training and cardio in the same one hour session? Not […]

“Too Busy” to Work Out?

Too Busy To Keep Fit? Americans are busy, really busy. In fact, there’s a busyness epidemic in America at the moment with research showing that more and more Americans value being busy ahead of their own leisure time. There are still compelling reasons to workout but a reduction in leisure time means less opportunity to exercise, which is a […]

Improving Mental Health with Exercise

One of the best ways to improve one’s mental health is exercise. Studies show that moderate exercise for 30 minutes a day, five times a week, can treat mild to moderate depression as well as any anti-depressant medication without the side-effects. This is true no matter what your age or fitness level is. Exercise causes […]

Shadow Boxing

All of us have observed athletes shadow boxing. Shadow boxing is the art of moving around by yourself as if you are in a boxing match; throwing punches in the air, moving in and out, and fending off imaginary punches thrown by an opponent that is not there. It is as old as boxing, with […]

How to Increase Your Hand Speed

Hand speed is very important in most sports, especially in boxing. Following are three drills that should be incorporated into your upper body workout at least twice a week to get quicker hands. As your strength and endurance increases, do not be afraid to increase the length of time for each exercise. 1. Sideways Hand […]

Health Benefits Of Boxing For Women

3 Health Benefits Of Boxing For Women The start of the year is the perfect time to take up a new activity to improve your health, and one of the best ways to sculpt your body and achieve muscle strength is by boxing. Despite the stereotypes, boxing isn’t just a man’s game as models such as Gigi […]