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The Weighting Game

In the sport of boxing, diet and nutrition are a critical component to a fighters success. His body is his weapon and keeping it in top physical condition is essential. However, when most people talk about nutrition and boxing in the same discussion, more often than not, it tends to center around the subject of weight loss.

Need to Lose a Few LB’s? Don’t Sweat It!

One of the most prevalent demands of boxing is the constant need to monitor and endure weight loss. It’s a requirement that casts a looming shadow over many fighters training camps and can be a constant source of anxiety in the gym.  Seldom do you see a fighter who maintains his optimum fight weight at all times, so there are a variety of methods that are often implemented to aid the fighter in dropping pounds. Most practices range from mildly effective, to detrimental, to downright extreme. Coaches use a wide variety of methods to get their fighter on weight, but one of simplest, most common forms comes in the way of the sauna suit.