Wednesday, April 16, 2014

nutrition

Real Men Eat Meat

by Spencer Ward on May 17, 2012

Not all athletes today are well versed on the subject of diet and nutrition and how it relates to their individual training and particular sport and yet, there is no other sport where diet plays more of a crucial role than boxing. How easily you shed the pounds to make your weight-class could be the […]

The Ageless Warrior

by Doug Ward on May 15, 2012

Boxing history has had a handful of fighters who were able to, not only compete, but reach a high level of success into what most would consider past their prime. The “Ole Mongoose,” Archie Moore, fought late into his forties, George Foreman won the heavyweight title at age forty-five and, more recently, forty-seven year old […]

Juicing for Fast Results

by Spencer Ward on February 28, 2012

At one point or another, most fighters and athletes find themselves staring at that large supplement shelf in the vitamin store, feeling confused and unsure about their knowledge of health. Because of the wear and tear boxing can have on an individual, it’s important to stay healthy and nutritionally sound. We all understand that we […]

Flush the System

by Spencer Ward on November 28, 2011

According to a recent study published in Obesity, drinking two eight-ounce glasses of water 30 minutes before meals caused participants to drop 44 percent more weight in 12 weeks time than dieting alone. Use this trick, along with a good diet, to feel fuller faster and consume less calories. Most fighters’ instincts, when cutting weight, is to […]

Supplement Your Diet

by Spencer Ward on November 21, 2011

As a fighter you have to treat your body like a well-oiled machine and that means fueling it properly. Contrary to the belief that well-balanced meals have all of the vitamins and minerals you need, they don’t.  Regularly taking a multivitamin is the best way to insure that you are receiving all the necessary nutrients that are […]

Thirsty for the Truth?

by Spencer Ward on November 10, 2011

With constant ads running on TV for products such as Gatorade, Powerade, Vitamin Water, etc; it’s no surprise that sports drinks are a billion dollar industry. When we see our sports heroes score that winning goal, make that slam dunk, or run it in for touchdown, and follow it with a big gulp of whatever […]