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Put Your Back Into It!

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 recruitment should be targeting their glutes and lower back as much as they are their upper body.  These are the support muscles that help to stabilize your core, generate force, and also help you to absorb punches.