BOX N BURN ACADEMY BLOG
Thoughts, tips, insights, advice and education from Tony, Glenn
& the Box N Burn Academy community.
Back in 2012 at the age of 27, I was on the verge of retiring from boxing, the sport that I had competed in since I was 10 years old. From boxing, I had serious hand problems and it got to the point where I couldn't button a shirt, turn a key, and it was even hard to zip my trousers. It was time for major hand surgery.
At this point I was an undefeated professional boxer, having taken bronze in the Beijing Olympics just a few years earlier, winning 7 national titles and a European Gold medal....
In January of 2018 I decided to make a change in my life and dive back into fitness. As a lifelong athlete, I knew what I had to do. I walked into a local gym and gave it my all. I enrolled in the boxing program and fell in love with all it. The fundamentals, the mental and the physical part of boxing made me come alive.
I saw so many people that had so much potential. I also saw so many people that just needed a little push to get going because life had gotten in the way. That is something...