View Full Version : New boxer looking for help...
09-07-2005, 09:52 PM
Hey guys, I just started boxing. I've had a little experience with fighting, just not boxing (I always get in street fights, etc). I'm brand new to the sport, and after finding a gym I hope to start competing. I need some endurance excersizes. My lungs seems to get smaller on long distance runs, but enough of that.
Here are my stats
Age: 14 (just started 9th grade)
Bench: Roughly 130
Squat: Roughly 220
Ive got a wide shoulder set, if that means anything.
I don't really know what other stats are needed. If anyone could help me with a workout schedule or any excersizes to help me gain some endurance, I'd greatly appreciate it.
09-07-2005, 09:59 PM
wow.. youre pretty big for a 14 year old. Well, u want to increase your stamina right? You can do this exercise if u want. Do this: Sprint for 3 minutes then take a break about 1 minute.. keep doing that like 12 times so u can go 12 rounder.
09-08-2005, 12:10 AM
well, panic almost has it. start to jog 3 miles a day, EVERY DAY. then, once you get your rythm down....sprint for about 10-30 seconds, then back down to the jog. after a little bit, sprint, then back to the jog. do the whole 3 miles like that.
but before you do that, get a good trainer.
09-08-2005, 11:03 AM
BURPEE INTERVALS!!! Those are quite an asskicker.
30 sec shadow boxing (focus on fast hard punches)
-repeat 2-3 times no rest in between
rest one minute or less as condition improves
repeat 4-8 times or whatever you want
and the running stuff described before is also very good, keep varying everything so you don't adapt to one thing or another.
09-08-2005, 12:16 PM
in the army, they have a drill called 30:60...sprint for thirty seconds, rest for 60, and increase the sprint time once it gets too easy.
09-08-2005, 03:02 PM
Just like what most of them ^ said. Sprinting is a decent workout. I have a program i wrote in my article. Just click on the link on my sig. I don't wanna mulitple advertise the site here. I might get banned.
09-09-2005, 10:00 PM
Haha, thanks guys. I might switch to cross country (as opposed to hitting the weights at P.E.) since one sport/physical activity is required daily at my school, and a lot of my friends are in cross country, when barely anyone is in P.E... thanks a ton everyone.
And for my size, its wierd, I don't want to sound boastful, but ive always had much bigger arms/legs then everyone in my grade, but I only started working out about 4 months ago.
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