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Wed, 10 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400When Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao decided to pursue a professional boxing career following the tragic death of his close friend and aspiring boxer Eugene Barutag in 1995, little did he know that within just over a decade and a half, he would become one of the most respected boxers in the world today. Of the sixteen years that encompass his storied boxing career, Manny is the only fighter in boxing history to have won the world champion title in eight divisions.
Sun, 21 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400Choosing a heavy bag is an essential task if you want to start seeing some great results. There are a variety of heavy bag brands, some good some bad. If you are new to boxing equipment, then a safe bet would be an Everlast heavy bag. For many years, Everlast have been designing boxing gear and have a lot of experience with heavy bags allowing them to give you very fair value for money. However, before you buy your Everlast heavy bag, there are some things that you must take into account to ensure you own the correct size bag.
Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500For boxers the single most significant piece of equipment is the boxing gloves. In the initial stages of boxing, athletes where not required to wear gloves. In ancient Greece and Rome the fighters never wore gloves and fights some times ended in death. With the passage of time however, and as boxing became more civilized, the need for the boxing glove was imminent, in order to minimize fatalities and injuries.
Mon, 09 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500Punching with your fists and kicking with your feet come naturally when untrained fighters fight with each other. Add a few other tactics such as elbowing, kneeing, biting and head butting, and you have a complete fighting routine. Many of these are in fact are elements of some boxing styles like Muay Thai or Thai Boxing.
Sat, 17 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500My father loved to watch sports. And it is his influence that made me watch boxing as a sport, despite its seeming brutality. Who wants to watch two ring gladiators punch each other out into submission with gloved hands but is still guaranteed to inflict destruction?
Mon, 01 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500You may improve your health and have a physically fit body by getting into boxing training fitness programs. This is the best way for you to have a stronger body and gain confidence. Boxing workouts can help you to be at your best fighting form as well.
Mon, 24 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400What are the qualities of someone who can excel in the sport of boxing? Most likely, someone who is willing to much time, energy, talent, and patience into becoming one - and that means being willing to train long hours over many months, even years, to become an excellent boxer.
Tue, 28 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400The article offers information about boxing and the growing popularity of Philippine boxing. It offers recent information about boxing promotions as well as some results of recent boxing matches that involve Pinoy boxing prospects and stars.
Sun, 26 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400I like to consider myself reasonably fit; I'm an active healthy person with a good diet and well used gym membership. I can swim for an hour, run for 40 minutes and feel fine afterwards. So perhaps I can be forgiven for being overly confident entering my first pad based boxing workout.
Wed, 18 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0400Your hands might get damaged or broken if you don't properly take care of it for boxing. This process initiates by wrapping your hands with lengthy strips of cloth called 'hand wraps'; this is followed by digging the hands into the boxing gloves. Here are few steps mentioned below which one should follow before putting on the boxing gloves.
Sun, 17 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400An explanation of one mans introduction to boxing and martial arts and why he's never looked back. I imagine my story is very similar to many other people who have found themselves involved in the world of boxing and martial arts. I started as a lot of young men do, doing a normal 9-5 office job, eating rubbish and drinking far too much lager! This of course did very little for my body or my anything else for that matter so decided it was time to join a gym.
Thu, 08 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0500Boxing provides an all-around killer workout. One round of boxing stimulates all of the major muscle groups - delivering a total blast to the body that helps improve power, coordination, aerobic fitness (lengthier sessions with oxygen) to build endurance and stamina, and anaerobic fitness (shorter quick bursts of training without oxygen) to build power and speed. Indeed, boxing will whip you into the best shape of your life.
Mon, 08 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Boxing is one of most popular sports today in North America and continues to grow in popularity. Most countries of the world are familiar with boxing, with many of these countries having a multitude of boxing organizations within its borders.
Thu, 10 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400For many years, the world of sports celebrated athletes in various other competitions by inducting them into halls of fame. Baseball, basketball and football were among the most popular of these shrines, but boxing was somehow left out of the equation.
Wed, 14 Jun 2006 00:00:00 -0400Before buying your first pair of boxing gloves, here are a few things you should know.Leather gloves are recommended. Leather may cost a little extra, but will last longer and provide better support. For fitness classes this might not an issue, but for boxing training it is more important.
Thu, 30 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Wrestling, the name says it all, this is form of sports entertainment like no other. The wrestling of today is all about fanfares, lights, music and outlandish characters rather than in conventional wrestling sans somersaults and superfluous attractions. Of the most popular forms of sports entertainment, wrestling holds a position for being one of most popular sport in the world.
Sat, 28 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500Boxing has become one of the most celebrated sports of our time. With big name matches being held in glamorous locations like Las Vegas, it attracts the interest of media world wide as well as the attention of boxing enthusiasts.
Tue, 18 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400Do an online search of boxing gloves, and you'll get more results returned than you know what to do with! First of all, you need to determine the purpose of your gloves. Are they for full contact boxing? Martial arts sparring? Training? Bag work? Aerobic kick boxing? Establish which kind of fighting you plan on participating in first. Then look at the various styles, sizes and weights.