5. The Verdict
THESE are the recommendations for a ‘balanced diet’. However, as boxers go through long periods of intense training, making weight and then short periods of fuelling for competition, it is important to understand that this balanced diet is the base of what boxers should eat. Next week we will discuss the ins and outs of a ‘making-weight’ diet and what this may look like in a safe, healthy but every effective way.
Robert Seaborne BSc (Hons), MS