3. Fuel around training

SIMILAR to the last two points – protein around sparring, gym workouts or strength and conditioning work is vital. Your body suffers during these periods of training, and muscle breakdown increases. To combat this, boxers should ingest protein before and after training. This will provide the amino acids (building blocks) needed to stay in a positive growth state – a boxer’s cloud nine!

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Robert Seaborne BSc (Hons), MS

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