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Old 03-12-2013, 04:06 AM   #46
Son of Gaul
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Default Re: Shadowboxing with dumbells

Originally Posted by daly5050 View Post
In my gym this is done quite frequently, usually 4 rounds 2 with weights and 2 without. These are 1kg weights (i'm guessing 2 pound weights in lbs?)

I know this topic has probably been done before and it's hard to get a conclusive answer but thought i'd bring it up for some discussion.

As far as I know the pros (in theory) would be: Greater stamina, greater hand speed, greater power

And the Cons (in theory): Slower hand speed, injury, improper technique due to added weight

Anyone got any theories, examples, stories ect on shadowboxing with weights?
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