BOX N BURN ACADEMY BLOG
Thoughts, tips, insights, advice and education from Tony, Glenn
& the Box N Burn Academy community.
When we teach our clients about fitness, boxing, and fat loss, we usually include a lesson about physiology that teaches them that there is never a zero change in body fat levels at any one point.
We reinforce that EVERYTHING we do is leading us down a path...And you are walking along that path and every time you do something that is aligned with what you want in your life, you are taking a step forward.
And to move the needle all we need to do is consistently take 1 little step...
My brother has been one of the biggest influencer of my life, he raised me while my parents were working 12 hour shift jobs trying to get by. I’ve always looked up to my older brother, I witnessed his passion and dedication to football during his high school years. I would help him train for his performances by being his dummy and would even wake up at five in the morning to join him for mile runs. During my brothers journey I learned what it was to be driven and ambitious. My father...
The speed bag improves hand speed, your hand-eye coordination, timing, and helps you to get into the habit of keeping your hands up.
Perfect the striking melody of the speed bag and you will have reached a high level of timing and that is crucial for a successful puncher.
Benefits of the speed bag
- Hand Speed and Punching Power. Both are required to keep the bag going at a constant rate of speed, as your hand speed increases, so does the power of your punch.
1. Consistency - This is the 3rd time I've attended a Box N Burn Academy Certification Course. I have witnessed the constant professionalism, excellent instructing and genuine care of other Fitness Professionals. BNBA has definitely enhanced my career. My passion for fitness as a whole has been ignited through Boxing. Its not only transformed myself as a coach but it's transformed my existing clients and has...
Punch Harder: Strategies for a More Powerful Punch
Author: Ayad Mirjan, trainer at BNB gym. Follow@Ayad_bnb on Instagram
You do not need to be a boxing expert to know that engaging the hips is as basic to boxing as jumping is to basketball. The hips are integral to throwing a powerful, yet efficient, punch. They are the engines that power the body and make hitting a target with a balled up fist possible.
Mechanically speaking, the hips generate the force that activates the core (abdominals,...
The last thing people think of when they hear “boxing” is that it is good for the brain. In fact, most people think it’s a brutal sport, and it can be. What if I told you an 89 year old man, with Parkinson’s disease, a pace maker, legally blind and a diabetic increased his reaction time with non contact boxing. Also, his pacemaker went from working 99% to 97%. All from boxing.
Learning to box is mental challenge.
Combinations, footwork, new movement patterns...
Boxing & Fitness Has Saved My Life!
By Guest Blogger and Certified BNB Trainer Kristy May
My whole upbringing as a child had been pretty traumatic from having drug-addicted parents to being moved around foster homes & abused, I experienced a lot of hardship at a young age. Then as a young teenager, I found Boxing & I can’t even explain how much it helped me mentally.
I used to go to 6am classes every day before school just to give myself that...