All posts by Fayz

The Power Squat

The Power Squat is a contested power lift and one of the main all-round strength and power builders. The Power Squat develops the quadriceps and posterior chain as well as additional areas of the body including the abdominals. This variation of the Squat is the one I prefer to do, I find it much easier […]

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Boxing Headguards

This is one of two headguards I use, the other being your standard open face headguard. This is great for those of you who aren’t planning to go amateur or fight in white collar bouts because you never have to worry about getting punched in the nose. It is a sizeable target so does take […]

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The Overhead Squat

The Overhead Squat is a great exercise, but especially great if you happen to be an athlete. This exercise helps to correct imbalances you may have in the hips, glutes or lower back and exposes any weaknesses thus forcing you to work harder and ‘catch up’ on those muscles. Make no mistake, this is a […]

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Self Defense and Confidence – Why Everyone Should Learn

Self Defense and Confidence When you think of someone who was very confident – who do you think of? If I was to ask you to think of a famous personality, past or present who you believed represented confidence, I am willing to bet one name would surely cross your mind, the man who proclaimed […]

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The Importance Of Roadwork

The Importance of Roadwork Roadwork – when fighters refer to ‘doing their roadwork’ they mean running or jogging. Roadwork is as old as Boxing itself, from the black and white film of the legendary Sugar Ray Robinson running in his boots to the late great Muhammad Ali, even the Rocky movies made roadwork famous when […]

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How To Fight A Southpaw

Southpaws(a left handed fighter who jabs with the right hand) will always present a tricky challenge to an orthodox fighter(someone who jabs with the left hand and is essentially right handed) as the majority of fighters are right handed, so whereas the southpaw is used to fighting orthodox boxers, the orthodox boxer wont have come […]

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Renegade Rows

Renegade Rows is a multi purpose multi joint two in one functional exercise that requires stabilization of the core, it is a two arm kettlebell row in a press up position and a rowing variation which on top of working the core, develops the latissimus dorsi, bicep and forearms, recruiting multiple muscle groups the way […]

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Boxing With The Stars – Celebrity Charity Event

Thursday 6th October was the night of Boxing with the stars, a celebrity charity boxing event in aid of Parkinson’s sufferers, injured boxers and after the untimely death of a Boxer, proceeds from the auction were for Iron Mike Towell who sadly lost his life just a week before the event on September 30th. The […]

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Finding Your Range

A short video with Spencer Oliver demonstrating how to find your range in Boxing. Training with him is 14yr old Yaseen. Finding your range is essential in Boxing and the best way to discover whats best for you is through sparring, come in too close and you will get tagged by your opponent, stay too […]

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Forgotten Legends Of The Ring – Willie Pep

Guglielmo Papaleo (September 19, 1922 – November 23, 2006) was an American professional boxer, better known as Willie Pep who held the World Featherweight championship nicknamed “WILL o’ the Wisp,” for his elusiveness, Pep is one of boxing’s all-time great artists, indeed before Floyd Mayweather Jnr and before Sweet Pea Pernell Whitaker there was Willie […]

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