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10 Tips to Get in Shape for Boxing Workouts

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10 Tips to Get in Shape for Boxing Workouts

Liston versus Patterson, Ali versus Foreman, Tyson versus Holyfield, and now Mayweather versus Pacquiao; maybe boxing isn’t America’s pastime, but there’s no doubt it’s always had a huge impact on the country’s history, popular culture and, of course, fitness. According to Dr. Scott Weiss, a board certified athletic trainer, licensed physical therapist and co-founder of Bodhizone in New York City, boxing is without a doubt one of the best ways to work out and an excellent way to burn calories (up to 727 calories an hour), tone your muscles and improve your endurance. However, even as the sport (and its many variations) continues to increase in popularity, Weiss says there are still many myths that surround boxing practice and technique. Before you head to the gym for a boxing workout, Weiss suggests considering the following tips, which he says will help to debunk some of the biggest myths about the sport so you can safely get into fighting shape.

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