AS the body ages, the strain of years of competition, training and making weight take their toll. The body finds it harder to recover after intense and exhaustive training sessions and the stress placed on the body during a fight is harder to repair. It therefore becomes crucial for the older boxer to utilise their nutrition to help maintain their peak physical prowess. Here are four rules to abide by if you wish to continue to make weight as you get older.

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Robert Seaborne BSc (Hons), MS

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