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Anonymous 06/21/14(Sat)08:50 UTC+1 No.436563 Report

I'm doing boxing 3 times/week and I was curious what can I do between gym workouts to enhance my performance. Someone told me to do "Barbara" or something, which is basically (20 pullups, 30 push-ups, 40 squats, 50 sit-ups)x5 without any rest I suppose. What do you think, is it good for a boxer?
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TKDbravo 06/21/14(Sat)08:54 UTC+1 No.436566 Report

>>436563
>20 pull ups
>named workout

Punch that person in the face, they're selling you crossfit as anything but an elaborate injury summoning ritual

And shadowbox and do technique drills. You're not even doing boxing 6x.
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Anonymous 06/21/14(Sat)09:01 UTC+1 No.436571 Report

>>436566
But wouldn't it be harmful doing it outside the gym? I mean, there's nobody to correct my mistakes and that's why I was thinking about going all physical. A bit of technique won't hurt I guess, but what else can I do besides running? I want to do some conditioning, improve my endurance/power, it's probably the only useful thing I can do alone and flawlessly.
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TKDbravo 06/21/14(Sat)09:18 UTC+1 No.436580 Report

>>436571
If you're going to the gym 3x it's fine to shadowbox on your own as long as you don't start throwing looping haymakers.

Yes, it's possible to practice outside of the gym. No it's not perfect, but it helps you learn.

Bike for leg power and cardio without impact. Same with swimming. Do some handstand push ups. Get some resistance band stuff
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Kyoko-chan 06/21/14(Sat)09:51 UTC+1 No.436603 Report

>>436563
I don't see bench presses and shoulder presses in there! Those actually increase punching power significantly. Also, you should try doing straight punches and uppercuts while holding dumbbells. The weight is up to you.

One arm-lateral pull pullbacks will also help in your ability to "pull punches,"

I'm not a boxer, though. I do have a boxing coach, however which is how I know some of these things. The best option really is to ask your coach.
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Anonymous 06/21/14(Sat)09:59 UTC+1 No.436608 Report

maybe the word you're looking for is tabata
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Anonymous 06/22/14(Sun)09:31 UTC+1 No.437187 Report

This thread is still on? Bump.
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Anonymous 06/24/14(Tue)13:06 UTC+1 No.439468 Report

Running and skipping.
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Anonymous 06/26/14(Thu)02:42 UTC+1 No.440518 Report

run bitch run, and when you tired of running run some more! only if you serious about boxing.
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