BOX N BURN ACADEMY BLOG
Thoughts, tips, insights, advice and education from Tony, Glenn
& the Box N Burn Academy community.
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,...
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...
Building Success with Box 'N Burn
Article by guest blogger and Certified BNB Trainer:
Stuart Holt - UK Personal Trainer/Coach
I have eight years experience in the UK fitness industry, developing a passion for boxing, strength and conditioning, and coaching as a certified elite level boxing for fitness instructor. I wanted 2018 to be my progression year, taking my skill-set to the next level, so I signed up for a number of courses.
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...