Thursday, April 24, 2014

gear

We’re Only Growing Boxers Here

by Doug Ward on April 4, 2012

Let your gear completely and thoroughly dry out after each use. Don’t stuff your gloves, wraps or shoes in a closed gym bag. Body oils, sweat, salt…all create an environment for mold and bacteria to breed. This breaks down the leather, foam and materials used in quality equipment and can reduce the life of your […]

Although it may be the only piece of equipment in the gym that a fighter doesn’t punch in one way or another, it is still one of the most crucial tools used in preparing a boxer for what he will encounter in the ring. When incorporated into a workout, the gym timer can become an […]

Tools of the Trade – Gearing Up for Success

by Doug Ward on October 24, 2011

The demands of boxing are very unique and specific, so it stands to reason that the equipment or tools used to perform specifically for the sport were designed with that in mind.  Just like a carpenter who uses the right kind of hammer to build a house, a golfer knows what club he needs to […]