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Old 02-06-2013, 03:33 PM   #6
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Default Re: Boxing & Strength & Conditioning

The boxing is the most important, at first.

You are training to be better in a fight. That needs to take precedence.

Once you've mastered what you can, 10 or 15 years into your boxing career, it can take a bit more of a backseat.

From about 15 years old till I was 35, I did 70% boxing, 30% strength and conditioning; Road work every morning, gym on MWF,two boxing workouts a day with sparring on Saturday.

I'd say, now, it's 60-40 strength and conditioning. I'm in the gym working my hands 4 days a week, do my cardio every morning, and get some form of S&C every day. The reason for the shift- I'm getting older and slowing down, so its more essential than ever I be in shape, and I've come as far skillwise as I'll ever go, more time in the gym isn't gonna make me better.
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