Originally Posted by Soju
I play futsal and train for boxing on alternating days. Why not? Futsal offers both anaerobic and aerobic conditioning while challenging coordination and balance. I wouldn't replace boxing road work with futsal if you're training for a fight, but I think it's a good way to mix up a stale routine.
there has been scientific evidence of that, it was on radio how 5-a-side futsal is growing as a good all round workout.
in terms of roadwork some players do 11-12k a match