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Boxing Lessons

So how do you get involved in the great sport of boxing?
Well you might be lucky enough to have a boxing gym or two with decent trainers nearby, but what if you don’t?
Maybe you are unsure if you want to go that far and would prefer to just practice at home first to see if boxing is the right sport for you?
There again, maybe cash is a bit tight or there just isn’t a boxing gym nearby?
Yeah of course you can practice at home, and luckily boxing is the type of sport where you don’t have to pay out a whole lot of cash to lay your hands (no pun intended) on the basic boxing …

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Are You Able to Learn Martial Arts From a Video

Can you really learn martial arts from a self defense video? Can you learn anything form a video for that matter.
The popularity of Martial Arts and MA Videos has exploded over the last few years. It seems that every where you turn, there is another new video with the latest and greatest techniques. To get you in shape using MA, for self defense or for just learning the sport.
A MA video can help you in conjunction with real training. Be it with a partner or by yourself. You will need to practice, practice, practice. It is like anything else that you are learning. If you do not practice you will never get good at it.
Now …

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Boxing: 4 Secret Steps For Increasing Motivation While Training On The Punch Bags

Training on the punch bags for fitness training, health, weight loss, and boxing has very astounding effects on one’s body. You can reduce your chance of getting cancer, lose weight which helps you to look good, feel good, and reduce your chance of heart disease, as well as fighter training to defend yourself and/or perform in an upcoming match.
However, if you’re like me, you purchased a heavy bag and a 3-arm powerstation and put it in your basement. Even if you go to the gym, you train on the boxing bag alone.
After doing this for months, years, you might find that training is boring. Of course, if you’re so passionate about boxing and training for …

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Exercises and Training for Muscle Building

Looking for the right routines that can help you build, develop, and maintain muscles? Here are some tips that you can use.
In order to build mass, you have to include core exercises in your training program. The types of exercise you will be doing will reflect on your body’s appearance and you need to know which are the most effective. Isolation exercises and compound exercises work hand in hand to make help you reach your goals. However, you need to know that as far as efficiency is concerned, you gain more from doing compound exercises; these target the simultaneous use of different muscle areas.
You will have to move and train for each part of your …

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Wrestling: Top 5 Strength Training Mistakes Made By Wrestlers

1. Strictly Training The Mirror Muscles
All too often wrestlers come to me with big chests, shoulders, biceps, and six pack abs. With such an impressive figure you’d expect them to be strong, but I couldn’t tell you how many wrestlers come to me that can’t perform more than a couple chinups. Wrestling is often said to be a sport of pulling, wouldn’t it make sense to develop the pulling muscles? Similarly, almost every wrestler that comes to train with me has weak hamstrings and glutes. These muscles are responsible for hip extension and are therefore hugely important in sprawling, lifting an opponent, finishing shots, throwing your opponent, and shooting on an opponent’s legs. A lot …

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A First Half-Marathon Experience

So you want to run a half-marathon. Maybe you’ve already signed up. Maybe you’ve never gone further than eight or ten miles at this point and you’re a little worried. Or maybe you’re not worried, and you just want to know more about the experience. If this is you, then read on because two years ago, I never would have dreamed I could run a half-marathon.
Up until that point it had been a fantasy. But not really. I knew I couldn’t really do it. I didn’t have a trainer. I didn’t belong to a running group. I didn’t even subscribe to a running magazine. I was just running for myself probably three to five miles …

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How To Run Your Best Marathon

After all the training, marathon day is finally here! You look out the window to see what the weather looks like, and check the local temperature. Will you meet your marathon goal? Or will you be struggling into the finish…?
A well thought-out race strategy will help you run the best marathon you can. There are many things that can affect you during this long event. If you have thought about them previously then you will be make the right adjustments during the run and complete a successful marathon.
The main factors that will affect your performance during the race are:
* Your marathon goal
* Your pacing
* Your conditioning and fitness level
* The weather
* The marathon course
Your marathon …

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