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Old 01-25-2013, 05:39 AM   #111
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Default Re: Why were many old time boxers so scrawny looking

Originally Posted by Unforgiven View Post
Oh yeah, fighters have always done 'interval' work, or wind sprints, hill running etc. Training hard and for fitness is actually quite straight-forward and athletes figured most of it out decades ago, perhaps millennia ago ! Trial and error, common sense and instinct.

I think in 'the information age' and with everything now a body of science, some people anyone who lived 50 years ago couldn't have had a clue about anything.
People might use words like 'plyometrics' and **** now, doesn't mean the method didn't exist a long time before the word was coined and some geeks wrote a book on it.
Yeah, its basically just that they added more fancy terms to things...
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