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Old 12-24-2012, 04:04 PM   #159
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Default Re: Strength conditioning for boxing

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Originally Posted by watpoae View Post
Thanks.

So you'd stick with the same exercises but do made 4x4's?

Would you constantly increase the weight when I can lift more or stop at a certain weight?

Eg tricep dip up to 30kg then stop there?
I'd increase the weight, otherwise you won't be making any progress. When starting out, maybe adopt a linear progression of 5 lbs per week for smaller movements and 10 lbs per week for the larger movements.

Eventually your progress will stall where you begin to fail to complete your sets & reps. This is when people usually start incorporating deloads as well as adopting nonlinear progressive loading.

As far as reps and sets, some workout programs use a hybrid rep scheme. Some start at 3x5, 5x5, 3x3, or something like 5,3,1 or even 5,3,1,1,1, and using different loads in each set appropriate for the number of reps.
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