2. Get regular protein

AS previously stated, protein timing for a boxer is crucial. Getting a good source of protein every three hours will supply a boxer’s muscles with the nutrients needed to repair and grow muscle. This becomes even more crucial during periods of losing weight, as muscle breakdown is increased during weight-loss periods. Protein ingestion has the power to increase muscle protein synthesis – the building and repairing of muscle – which will reverse the loss of muscle.

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Robert Seaborne BSc (Hons), MS

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