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Old 01-22-2013, 06:51 PM   #33
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Default Re: Why were many old time boxers so scrawny looking

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Originally Posted by janitor View Post
It is actually a very good question.

The answer is that they came from a different place, and were going to a different place.

A fighter back then likely came into boxing malnourished, while a modern boxer likely comes in needing to cut some excess body fat.

A fighter back then focused on stamina training primarily, while a modern fighter takes a more multi faceted training programme.

wonderful answer,

unlike some others who most likely never been in a gym
in their life and think
any slightly muscular guy is on roids or hgh
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