Sunday, April 20, 2014

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Taking the Routine Out of Your Routine

by Doug Ward on December 18, 2012

Boxing workouts are rooted in repetition.  By repeating a movement over and over, it becomes more natural, more instinctual and reactions start to become second nature. Creating the nuero-pathways in your brain, that let your subconscious take over so that you simply react, can be monotonous at times…even downright boring.  So why not throw an […]

Stretching the Truth

by Doug Ward on April 26, 2012

Fitness traditionalists, old school gym class teachers and every morning workout show that hit the airwaves over the past few decades have pounded it into the public’s heads that exercise should begin with stretching.  Recently however, almost every study is proving that old belief system wrong and the more cutting edge fitness programs are beginning […]

Boxers Did it First

by Doug Ward on March 22, 2012

Although the sport of boxing hasn’t changed all that much since its inception, many of the tried and true principles and approaches to training are still the best thing going in terms of getting in shape.  Boxing fitness gyms are still widely popular because few athletic endeavors are as demanding and challenging as a traditional […]