Getting through a boxing match in one piece is hard for your mind and your body. It's a physically intensive sport, and if you're tired, you won't be able to defend yourself adequately. Train hard before your boxing match to work on your endurance and stay relaxed during the fight to conserve energy and box your way to victory.
Boxers have to be able to throw punches, block punches and move around the ring quickly to out-maneuver their opponents. There is a lot of energy spent in every round of boxing, which lasts for three minutes. It can be tough to catch your breath, let alone perform at your best.
Carefully planning your training before the fight is the best way to avoid getting tired during your match. Putting effort into things like running and jumping rope before you step into the ring will make you more prepared. It takes discipline to work hard before the
Most boxers run either sprints or moderate distances, between 1 and 5 miles. They call this type of running "road work" because it's usually done
For sprints, the most common distances are 100, 200 and 400 meters. If you have access to a track, you can do sprints there — the distance is already measured out. When you do sprint work, run your selected distance as fast as possible, rest for no more than one minute and then run it again. Do at least 10 sprints per workout.
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You don't want to rest more than one minute because that's the same length of rest that you'll get in a boxing match. This will help your body get adjusted to exerting a lot of energy
Distance running also makes your body more efficient at using energy. You don't want to run for too great a
When you jump rope, set a timer for three minutes on and one minute off, just to mimic a real boxing match. As you jump rope, you'll be bouncing on your toes and using your shoulders and arms to swing and hold the rope.
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Those muscles are all used in boxing and need to be trained for endurance. Jump roping is the perfect way to train them because it's not so intense that you can't keep going. You can jump rope for three minutes at a time and get tired, but it won't be the most strenuous part of your training. Try to jump rope for as many rounds as your fight will last three times per week during training.
Less Stress for More Energy
Part of the reason that boxers get tired during a match is that they use too much energy. Boxing is a stressful sport because you're literally under attack. In response to the stress of the
Staying relaxed is key to saving energy. The shoulders, traps and neck are often the