Entries by Champions

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 […]

How to Slow Down the Aging Process

We cannot stop the aging process but we can certainly slow it down.  Slowing down the aging process begins with a healthy diet, which comes from eating right. Eating right helps ensure that your body functions as a well-oiled machine. View your body as a well-oiled machine, and just like any well-oiled machine, your body […]

The Muscle Building Rules For Naturally Skinny Guys

The Muscle Building Rules For Naturally Skinny Guys Genetically skinny guys can sometimes have a really hard time when trying to gain weight and muscle. However, success in boxing is also directly correlated to muscle mass. More muscle mass equals more force behind your punch. Even though building muscle mass shouldn’t be the sole objective […]

Can Dancing Boost Your Boxing Skills?

When Juan Manuel Marquez was training for his fight against Manny Pacquiao in 2011, he enlisted the help of a ballet instructor to help him strengthen his legs and improve his footwork. Timing, balance, and footwork are all essential facets of boxing and could mean the difference between winning or losing a fight. Boxers tend to spend […]

Get A Fitness Buddy

Having a workout buddy will increase your commitment to working out, making you much less likely to “blow off” your trip to the gym, knowing that your partner will be waiting for you.  You and your buddy planned a time and place to workout in advance and you will hold yourself accountable to show up, […]