BOX N BURN ACADEMY BLOG
Thoughts, tips, insights, advice and education from Tony, Glenn
& the Box N Burn Academy community.
By Glenn Holmes
so inspiring being with a top notch group of fitness professionals at such a legendary gym, the English Institute of Sport / GB Boxing HQ: an incredible Olympic facility! Thank you everyone for turning out & taking the time to learn about boxing fitness from Tony Jeffries, Kevan Watson and myself, everyone did great, excellent work & I look forward to hearing all the success stories from here. It’s always a humbling experience doing these Academy...
FIGHTERS will always get injured, fact!
Boxing is rough and it’s very hard on the body. Just about all fighters will compete with an injury or at least a little niggle here or there, but you won’t normally find out about it until after the fight. When was the last time you heard a fighter say in his pre-fight interview: ‘Training camp was OK, apart from hurting my hand, which prevented me from sparring.’ Never!
We all know that prevention is better than cure, so I...
If getting into shape is part of your New Year’s resolution then I would highly recommend boxing is the way to go!
The amount of benefits you will gain from boxing training is endless!
You will shed a tremendous amount of fat, as you’re burning up to 500-700+ calories an hour. You will also tone up, improve your cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, hand-eye coordination and so much more!
Not only is it a great way to shed fat but it’s also a great new skill where you...
AUTHOR: Joe Buckner originally posted in The Art of Pugilism
Boxing is and has always been one of the best full body workouts that you can do and women around the country are making Boxing Fitness a big part of their fitness regiment.
A big part of the rising popularity is definitely the Victoria Secret models and celebrities like the Kardashians sharing their boxing workouts on social media like Instagram and Snapchat.
When ESPN performed their "Degree of Difficulty Project", they...
ABOUT THE AUTHOR GLENN HOLMES:
Glenn Holmes is Boxing, Performance Coach, Fitness Director & Co-Creator of BNB Academy.
Box 'N Burn Academy now offers an Online Certification that launched in October, 2017. You can learn the fundamentals of boxing and learn how to effectively teach them all - in your own time, from anywhere in the world. Register now for the Box ‘N Burn Academy Level 1 certification course.
In the Level 1 certification, we go...
The boxing fitness industry can be a great choice for
retiring boxers looking for a new career
Ten years ago, a boxer hanging up his gloves didn't have much to fall back on. Now, boxing for fitness is one of the biggest workout trends in the world, so if former boxers are smart they can earn a good living by teaching boxing to others, as they have more boxing experience than 99% of personal trainers.
I have been teaching boxing successfully for seven years, I was a very successful...
As a personal trainer you need to start to think and act like a BUSINESS. You are a BRAND!
Start to build your brand authority, recognition, and reputation.
99% of PTs are not doing all of the following, so get ahead of your competition!
Follow these tips below, they are all FREE
and will cost you nothing but your time!
1. Network - obvious but often overlooked!
Shadow boxing is great for a number of reasons.
It’s the perfect way to warm up specific muscles before you start your boxing session as you will be moving around:
- Use your legs, move your head, relax the shoulders, throw some punches, shake your limbs out, repeat!
- Make sure you breathe and put some purpose into your movements and you should break a sweat.
Shadow boxing is great for working on technique:
- It's great to work on certain offense or defensive moves;...
Footwork is the best form of defense. The reason is that if you're not there to be hit, how can they hit you?
Other defenses include slipping, rolling, leaning back, blocking, and parrying. They can all be great, but with these, your feet are still in range so there's a chance you can still get caught! Also, if you do get hit while you're moving away from a shot then you will take the sting out of it.
Footwork gets you in range to get your shots off and allows you to...