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Old 11-07-2009, 08:00 PM   #5
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Default Re: muscular chest a detriment to boxers?

Originally Posted by Boxmaster View Post
Muscular arms are definitely bad because the smaller your arms the faster your punches. The speed punches are thrown using the stomach muscles, not the chest or the arms. The power punches come from torque and from the leg muscles. You can generate more power by keeping your legs spread more widely apart and twisting your hips with your punches.

So the muscles you'd want to train are abs and legs. Abs are for speed and legs for power.
yeah because Roy Jones, Mike Tyson, Manny Pac and Floyd Mayweather are fast and we know how little muscle they have on their arms. Boxmaster?
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