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  • Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves

    Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves

    If you have ever given a consistent beating to heavy bags using poorly made boxing gloves, then you would already know that they generally don’t last long. The outer material gets torn, the [...]

  • Top 10 Best Heavy Punching Bags

    Top 10 Best Heavy Punching Bags

    It’s essential that you get the right heavy punching bag, especially if you punch hard and often. It’s where you can practice your boxing technique and combinations. Even if you don’t compete [...]

  • Top 7 Exercises On How To Improve Reflexes

    Top 7 Exercises On How To Improve Reflexes

    To have great reflex actions means using your sensitivity to be able to react almost instantly to a detectable change within your external environment. In boxing, this simply means dodging and [...]

  • Top 10 Best Boxing Combinations

    Top 10 Best Boxing Combinations

    If you’re looking to improve your boxing combinations to widen your arsenal, then you can start here. Many of the following combinations are simple but are also the most effective because [...]

  • How To Punch Harder

    How To Punch Harder

    A little while ago, I wrote an article on Top 10 Techniques To Increase Punching Power which demonstrated brief but useful tips. This guide on how to punch harder is a much more comprehensive [...]

  • How To Counterpunch

    How To Counterpunch

    The greatest fighters in boxing know how to counterpunch, quickly turning their defense into offense. A counterpunch is a punch that is thrown immediately after your opponent is made to miss [...]

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  • Top 3 Courses For Online Boxing Lessons

    Top 3 Courses For Online Boxing Lessons

    So I’ve had a few people email me recently to ask me whether I provided online boxing lessons myself. Unfortunately I don’t, but if you want to learn how to box, the best way is just to pop into your local boxing gym and begin hitting the bags. Another way […]

     
  • How To Throw An Overhand

    How To Throw An Overhand

    The overhand punch is a mid-range punch that is thrown using the rear hand, which loops over above your head and is aimed at the head of the opponent. It’s one of my favorite punches, and you’ll often see it thrown by brawlers and punchers. There are several advantages of […]

     
  • Top 5 Best Boxing Hand Wraps

    Top 5 Best Boxing Hand Wraps

    A boxer’s hands are his most important weapons, so they must be looked after carefully. Before you hit the heavy bag or spar, you should always wrap your hands with good quality boxing hand wraps, which helps to support your fingers, thumb, knuckles and wrist. Once your hands are wrapped, […]

     
  • Top 5 Best Double End Bags

    Top 5 Best Double End Bags

    Timing, rhythm and accuracy are the key components that the double end bag helps you to improve on. It’s also great for loosening your muscles and providing an effective cardio workout. It’s important that you get a good quality double end bag so that it doesn’t easily go flat, or […]

     
  • Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves

    Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves

    If you have ever given a consistent beating to heavy bags using poorly made boxing gloves, then you would already know that they generally don’t last long. The outer material gets torn, the stitching begins to come apart within the glove and the padding becomes unevenly distributed, increasing the chances […]

     
  • How To Choose A Heavy Punching Bag

    How To Choose A Heavy Punching Bag

    In every combat sports gym across the world, most notably boxing gyms, you will see a collection of different heavy punching bags that often show the markings of years of constant pounding. They are the very essence of boxing training, and they allow you to work on the various aspects […]

     
  • Top 5 Best Boxing Bag Stands

    Top 5 Best Boxing Bag Stands

    A boxing bag stand is ideal if you want all the benefits of a hanging heavy punching bag, but you’re limited on where you can hang it. It’s essential that you get the best possible boxing bag stand for your budget and needs, as an inadequate one can fall apart […]

     
  • Top 10 Best Heavy Punching Bags

    Top 10 Best Heavy Punching Bags

    It’s essential that you get the right heavy punching bag, especially if you punch hard and often. It’s where you can practice your boxing technique and combinations. Even if you don’t compete as an amateur or professional fighter, a quality heavy punching bag ensures that you will get a great […]

     
  • Top 5 Best Free Standing Heavy Bags

    Top 5 Best Free Standing Heavy Bags

    If you are limited in where you can hang a heavy bag, then the next best alternative is getting a free standing heavy bag. While it you can move it to pretty much anywhere you want, a free standing heavy bag is usually not as durable as a traditional hanging […]

     
  • Top 5 Manny Pacquiao Boxing Techniques

    Top 5 Manny Pacquiao Boxing Techniques

    Manny Pacquiao’s ascent through the weight divisions is nothing short of amazing, and throughout his reign, he’s sharpened his tools and added a few new ones along the way. He has turned from a whirlwind slugger to more of a boxer puncher. In his prime, he was super quick, hard-hitting […]

     
  • Freddie Roach Teaches Basic Boxing Footwork And Stance

    Freddie Roach Teaches Basic Boxing Footwork And Stance

    Legendary 5-time boxing trainer of the year, Freddie Roach has trained some of the best fighters in the world and has had first-hand experience as a boxer in the ring himself. His success can be credited to his knowledge of boxing fundamentals. In this interview, Freddie Roach teaches basic boxing […]

     
  • Ricky Hatton – How To Throw A Body Shot

    Ricky Hatton – How To Throw A Body Shot

    Ricky Hatton is one of the most popular, and arguably one of the best fighters to come out of the UK. Although he’s not gifted with great athleticism nor technical brilliance, he’s gritty non-stop come-forward style and ferocious body attack has grinded down many of his opponents. In this video, […]

     
  • Top 5 Gennady Golovkin Boxing Techniques

    Top 5 Gennady Golovkin Boxing Techniques

    Gennady Golovkin has been making some serious noise in the middleweight division, and is considered to be the most feared man in boxing, and even the best in his weight class. The man nicknamed GGG has garnered all this attention due to his aggressive style and tremendous punching power. However, […]

     
  • Danny Garcia VS Lucas Matthysse Prediction

    Danny Garcia VS Lucas Matthysse Prediction

    On the undercard of one of boxing’s biggest fights, Floyd Mayweather Jr VS Saul Canelo Alvarez, there will be one of the most highly anticipated fights in boxing in quite a while, Danny Garcia VS Lucas Matthysse. I’m really looking forward to this fight, even more than the main event […]

     
  • How To Use Boxing Feints In 5 Different Ways

    How To Use Boxing Feints In 5 Different Ways

    Boxing feints are maneuvers which are designed to distract or mislead your opponent, by making them think that a certain action will take place when infact, another action or no action actually occurs. This is especially important in boxing if your opponent is a defensive specialist, and you need to […]

     
  • British Champ Darren Hamilton Beginners Boxing Review

    British Champ Darren Hamilton Beginners Boxing Review

    It’s rare that you see an online course devised by a nationally accomplished professional boxer. Professional Fitness Tips have teamed up with the British Light Welterweight Champion, Darren Hamilton to deliver their Beginners Boxing course, which I’ve had the opportunity to review. Beginners Boxing is a well thought-out 12-week boxing […]

     
  • Top 5 Lucas Matthysse Boxing Techniques

    Top 5 Lucas Matthysse Boxing Techniques

    Seldom do you see a brawler who can box. Most brawlers tend to walk into range with no jab, no set-ups and with very little head movement. Even if blessed with a good chin, it’s only a matter of time before the limited brawler will be exposed. The explosive Argentine […]

     
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr VS Saul Canelo Alvarez Prediction

    Floyd Mayweather Jr VS Saul Canelo Alvarez Prediction

    On September 14th, 2013, two of boxing’s biggest stars will square off against each other in the ring. I’m a bit surprised at how quickly the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Saul Canelo Alvarez was made, but in hindsight, it appears that Floyd has once again got the right […]

     
  • Top 5 Resistance Band Chest Exercises

    Top 5 Resistance Band Chest Exercises

    Aside from giving you a strong appearance, training your chest muscles (pectoralis) allows for better movement of your shoulder joints, which in turn, improves movement of your arms for actions such as punching, throwing and lifting. If you don’t already have a set of resistance bands, I would highly recommend […]

     
  • Timothy Bradley – Vegan Diet Clears Mind and Boosts Energy

    Timothy Bradley – Vegan Diet Clears Mind and Boosts Energy

    It’s well known that three time world champion, Timothy Bradley, fasts 5 days before any serious training to cleanse his body and during training, he adheres to a strict vegan diet. It has been a method that has worked extremely well since 2008, when his nutritionist advised him to try […]