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Old 01-31-2013, 04:00 AM   #9
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Default Re: best muscles to work out for punching power

Originally Posted by brown bomber View Post
Squat and dead lift?

Why not clean and press, why not push press, why not KB swings... Don't fall in love with 'power comes from legs' it's your body working as a whole. You could train your legs for a lifetime but if your core and arms are weak you won't punch any harder.
squats are about the best lifting movement for anything though...and all the weight on your body actually does strength the core. Deadlifts works your back allot..and even your arms in a static way. however i would say you should do some other things as well.
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