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Old 12-13-2012, 07:46 PM   #19
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Default Re: I thought punching power could not be improved at all!

Originally Posted by dealt_with View Post
Good post. That's the thing, most boxers never get near their true peak because of the outdated views of boxing trainers. Marquez incorporated some heavy weight lifting which is traditionally frowned upon, he hadn't done it before so he had massive benefits. If he had been training like that since the beginning of his career with periodised weight training he would've probably been a devastating puncher.
yea, imo if you get in great shape through plyo's, calisthenics and then do some weight training you'll see much greater results than having been lifting weights from the beggining

A good regime, get in shape via calisthenics, lift some weights, then go back to calisthenics and plyo's and you'll have a great mix of power and speed
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