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Best Abs Machines for Boxing Training at Home

Best Abs Machines for Boxing TrainingEvery time that you turn on the television you probably see another commercial touting the newest, best abs machine on the market. Well, most of them are garbage and are a waste of money. This is particularly true for those looking at abdominal fitness equipment to provide functional strength and ability as opposed to simply improving looks.

Of course, this is crucial for boxing training, and finding the best abs machines and avoiding the worst is very important. Take a look at this quick guide to see some of the best abs machines you can utilize for boxing training at home and get to work on this fundamental area of your routine today.
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Using Jump Rope Exercises for Boxing Training

Jumping Rope Exercises for Boxing TrainingJump rope exercises have always been tied with together for training for boxing. While some people might think about jumping rope and think about kids playing a game, boxers are well aware of the many benefits that it provides.

Even the most hardened professionals, and fighters at all levels of the game, completely rely upon a jumping rope workout as an integral piece to their overall training session. Take a look at some of the benefits it provides and some of the exercises and routines you can put to use for boxing training.
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Youth Boxing Equipment: Buying the Best Kids Boxing Headgear

If you're child is interested in participating in boxing and boxing training, then it's time to look into the best kids boxing gear that's available. In our store, we have a huge collection of youth boxing equipment available for sale at great prices. Here though I wanted to focus specifically on kids boxing headgear and protective gear.

Quite simply, nothing is more important when it comes to children participating in the sport of boxing. You have to make sure that they are adequately protected at all times, and that they know some basics for safety to ensure that they never misuse anything or get themselves into any trouble.

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Top 6 Medicine Ball Exercises for Boxing Training

Medicine ball exercises for boxing trainingMedicine ball exercises have long been a staple of boxing training. If you ever watched an old boxing movie, or even some footage of an actual boxing gym from the 1940s or 1950s, you're sure to find some leather medicine balls lying around or being put to use.

It's not just for looks and stereotypes though, medicine ball workouts can be extremely effective for boxers looking for strength and fitness training. Here are the top 6 medicine ball exercises you should incorporate into your routine to see a huge range of benefits.
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Avoiding a Broken Heavy Bag Chain & Finding Replacements

Dealing with a broken heavy bag chainDealing with a broken heavy bag chain is never fun. It's really just a big hassle and a headache - and it's something that I know all too well about from experience. I'll be right in the middle of a great workout... and then snap! Chain broken, workout over.

Is there any way to prevent this from happening? And are there other alternatives you can consider?

Take a look at the following guide to learn how to deal with a broken heavy bag chain and prevent your chains from breaking. It will make things that much easier and you'll never have to worry about the annoyance ever again.

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Doorway Pull Up Bar Exercises for Boxers

Doorway Pull Up Bar Training for BoxingThe doorway pull up bar can be a boxer's best friend. There are a variety of exercises and workout routines that somebody training in boxing can use with a portable pull up bar or chin up bar. Some will focus primarily on building strength in the upper body and the back. Others will focus in on your core.

Either way, both of those areas are of extreme importance for training in boxing. Additionally, a doorway pull up bar comes with many other advantages for boxers and would be boxers. Take a look at some of these benefits and some sample exercises you can use with a portable chin up bar.

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Kettlebells for Boxing Strength Training

Kettlebells for Boxing Strength TrainingKettlebells are a fantastic tool for boxing strength training and they are one of the ideal solutions that you should consider using. Kettlebells can be used in a variety of different ways for training in boxing, including core strength training, stamina and endurance training, weight loss and much more.

Take a look at a few sample exercises that you can perform using kettlebells for boxing strength training. From there the options are truly endless, and you'll be able to create and customize your own routines easily.

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Boxing Training at Home: Essential Equipment

Essential Equipment for Boxing Training at HomeIf you're interested in boxing training at home then it's likely that you've already come across a wide sampling of articles, books and guides telling you what you need and what you have to spend money on. The truth of the matter is, there is a lot of great boxing equipment that can help you launch effective, creative and challenging boxing workouts.

However, not all of that equipment is really necessary. When you're on a budget, or when you're short on space, you can't simply buy every gadget or gizmo that's out there. That's why I've created this list of the most essential pieces of equipment you need for boxing training at home. None are going to break the bank, but all will help you get into great shape and hone your technical skills. More... »

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Sauna Sweat Suit: Essential Boxing Training Equipment

Use a sauna sweat suit for boxing training and weight loss

A sauna sweat suit is an always present piece of boxing equipment if you've ever watched somebody in training for a fight or if you've ever been to a crowded gym. They can be a great addition to your lineup of equipment and workout gear, and can really kick up your training to another level.

Whether you're serious about getting into phenomenal shape, you're looking for a detox workout, you have to make weight or you're looking for a more difficult challenge, then a sauna sweat suit could be the tool you've been seeking. More... »

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Boxing Speed Training with the Speed Bag and the Double End Bag

Use a speed bag for boxing speed trainingLooking for a great way to get in some boxing speed training at home? Then good news, you won't need very much to get you started. If you have both a speed bag and a double end bag, that's great. But even just having a speed bag you'll be able to improve your skills without any trouble at all.

There are actually a variety of different ways that you can incorporate boxing training techniques to improve your speed. Utilizing the different bags provides the best advantages because you'll be closely mimicking what you'll be doing during the fight and you'll be improving your coordination and your technical form as you train. More... »

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Benefits of a Boxing Bob for Boxing Training at Home

You may have heard of the Boxing Bob for boxing training at home, but you may not be aware of what it actually is or the different benefits that it can provide. This piece of equipment is a great way to get the most out of your workouts while boxing training at home. More... »

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Weighted Training Vests for Boxing Fitness

Another piece of equipment that you should be utilizing for your boxing and your overall fitness is the weighted training vest. Weighted training vests allow you to build explosive strength while really honing in on your core muscles and the stabilizing muscles in your back and abdominals. You'll build speed and power, and you'll do so without having to spend additional time weightlifting or bulking up with too much muscle. More... »

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Overlooked Pieces of Boxing Equipment: Round Timers

The round timer is one of the most overlooked pieces of boxing equipment that many people don't need they realize. Simply put, owning an automated round timer can make your life amazingly more simple. It will also make your workouts amazingly more effective, consistent and precise. Round timers are cheap and easy to setup, and are must-have additions to your boxing equipment collection. More... »

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How Are Different Types of Boxing Gloves Different?

There are many differences between different types of boxing gloves. Different boxing gloves are designed for assorted reasons and varying uses. There is no one "correct" way to make a boxing glove, so professional gloves only need to fall into regulated weight restrictions in order to be legal. This leaves a lot of room for gloves from different manufacturers to behave differently, and some gloves have taken on certain reputations as a result. More... »

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Boxing Strength Exercises: Mastering the Pull Up and Chin Up

Fighters in training often struggle with the best ways to build muscle for boxing. Strength exercises for boxing have to be different than strength exercises for other athletes. In boxing, a fighter's flexibility and lean muscle mass are extremely important, whereas you don't want to just pack on tons of extra muscle.

One of the best strength training exercises for boxing is the pull up, and it's close cousin, the chin up. Both of these are body weight exercises, meaning you aren't relying on extra weights or machines, you are building strength through working out with your own body weight. This applies great to boxing, and will help you add tons of functional strength to use in the ring, without bulking you up too much or slowing you down. More... »

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