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Put Your Back Into It!

by Doug Ward on May 8, 2012

For most fighters and coaches, it comes natural to focus on increasing arm and upper body strength when you want to increase punching power, muscular endurance and overall ring performance.  The only problem is, in reality, that’s only one part of a bigger equation. Fighters who are intent on enhancing their punching power and muscular […]

From the Core of Your Being

by Doug Ward on April 24, 2012

Throughout the ages, astronomers have shared the belief that the Earth is the center of the universe, because all other objects orbit around it.  The stars, sun, and planets all make their daily revolutions around the Earth, which obviously makes it the center of the solar system. Similarly, the core could be considered the center […]

Jabs from Blydell – Power from the Core

by Blydell Martin on November 23, 2011

Sit down on your punches.  Use your legs and core to generate punching power.  Slightly squat, drop your buttocks down, bend your legs while throwing power punches.  Make sure you turn your waist and pivot your foot.  Using your legs will make your punches more effective. Blydell Martin is currently a boxing trainer with TITLE […]

Core Training – The Centerpiece of Your Workout

by Doug Ward on September 29, 2011

Core training has become a popular buzz word in the fitness industry over the past decade, on television and in exercise circles. It set off a rash of new fitness products ranging from balance balls to the latest and great “ab cruncher” machine that strengthens and tones your abs and core in less than ten […]

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