Whenever sports anchors analyze a boxing match, they often talk about a fighter’s reach as an advantage. What is boxing reach and does it (really) matter? If you have a short reach, does it mean you have a lower chance of winning? How do you measure your reach? Let’s find out. What is “Reach” […]
This is a guest post by Tigran Bagdasaryan. Tigran has 15+ years experience and has fought professionally. 2020 hit us all hard, myself included. Now that we’re more than halfway through the year, stuff has settled down a bit and we’re getting accustomed to “the new normal”. Being a good boxer is hard as
Boxing has long gotten a bad rap for being a “killer” sport (literally). Cuts and blows to the face, concussions, ankle sprains, and hand injuries are just a few of its many consequences. Can boxing get dirtier than that? Unfortunately, yes it can. Dirty boxing is a vague word and it doesn’t always spell disqualification
The intensity of boxing (at both physical and emotional levels), makes it one of the most popular sports in the world. Whenever there’s a big match, such as Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao or Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather, we all anticipate an intense, action-filled, and heart-thumping fight. And as we make a
Whether you dream of becoming a professional fighter or simply trying out fitness boxing to stay in shape, you need a reliable pair of boxing gloves to start with. However, you should know that boxing gloves come in different types and sizes. In this guide, learn about the different boxing glove types and how to
So, you’ve decided to start boxing. Good for you. It’s a sport that offers numerous benefits, not limited to your physical fitness. And it doesn’t require a lot of athleticism when you’re beginning. You can acquire that through lots of practice. Of course, if you wish to start training, you’re going to need boxing equipment.
Throwing punches in the air without a bag or person to hit looks weird, really. But for pro boxers, it’s completely normal. As a matter of fact, very important. Shadow boxing is a popular exercise both in boxing and fitness boxing. As a newbie in this sport, you might be curious about how it can
Fitness machines come in so many forms. They cost anywhere from a few hundred dollars to several thousand. Often, they target just a few parts of the body which means you need several machines to tone up from top to bottom. This can also mean you need to have enough space in your home gym.
Before you learn how to punch as a pro boxer does, there’s one thing you need to master first – using hand wraps. This essential gear protects your hands from injuries and gives you additional support to increase your punching power. In this guide, learn how to wrap hands for boxing before a training session,
Keeping your boxing gloves clean and smelling fresh requires conscious effort. But it’s gonna benefit you (and your health) in the long run. Check out these steps to clean, disinfect, and freshen up your most important professional boxing equipment. Wash Your Hands Before Bour Boxing/Training Session The first and most important step to