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- Thu, 18 May 2017 00:05:52 EST Z0hXLoav No.94161
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I been considering taking fighting to the next level by joining a boxing gym then later wanting to chase MMA

What are some insightful advice do you fellow fighters have to offer like on diet, work outs, drills, cardio, scheduling, mentality, discipline.

I have experience on fighting but the main things I struggle on is self discipline, diet and I'm concerned about scheduling also due to having a job. What are good ways to combat lack of self discipline and unorganized diet.

What role does weight lifting play also and what kind of weight lifting should I be doing. I have so many questions so please just lay down any advice thanks
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Sidney Parryspear - Sat, 20 May 2017 11:13:55 EST fbrZCBMp No.94171 Reply
>>94161

>Basic beginner boxing:

Focus on actual training over everything else. If you take it up try to get in 3 sessions per week. Boxing is as much skill as playing pool. Everything else for a beginner is the finishing touch. You're sessions will likely involve a calisthenics/cardio warm up, so 3xweek in the boxing gym for 1-2 hours is all you need early on.

>diet

Don't be fat or 'overfat' (i.e. keep your waist under 36 inches).

>work outs

Focus on your three sessions per week and then add these (to be a better boxer) in order: 1) shadow boxing, 3x2min, throughout the week. 2) Footwork skills. 3) Roadwork, 20min jogs or 1 mile times runs would be very good for a beginner.

>What role does weight lifting play

Little, unlike MMA. Boxing coaches take a more longterm view compared to the "FUCK 'EM TILL THEY BLOW!" attitude I have seen in MMA coaches. This means WL is used offseason and secondarily as pure accessories. A common approach for a boxer would be two sessions a week, 1=3-4x5-8 across a few compounds (power clean, overhead press, squat) 2= a quick lift session (varies a great deal.) WL will be ceased weeks before a fight.

So, I would recommend:

>3xsessions at a boxing gym per week
>Getting them in?
>Add shadow boxing
>Then footwork drills
>Then 20min cadio 1x week
>Then 1 mile run 1xweek
>Then more training at the gym, and only when you've done all of this add WLing

I would recommend you head over to Ross Enamait's site. You'll get much better answers there.
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Martha Fuckinghood - Sat, 08 Jul 2017 02:40:41 EST 8gWBqnNF No.94298 Reply
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Box like you want to win
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Sidney Blipperheg - Sat, 08 Jul 2017 13:21:26 EST T6y6dfft No.94299 Reply
At different times during my life, I did:

Tae Kwon Do
Fencing
Jujitsu
Some form of Krav Maga/militarized martial art
MMA

The MMA gym I went to knew their shit. The leader guy believed that a combination of boxing/wrestling style with muay thai/jujitsu backgroud (for the meta) would make a champions combination.

I lasted about a month of every day training before I opted out. I got 3 injuries training there, got hit in the face, slammed, choked, kicked (though not hard since I basically mastered spacing in tae kwon do), and had pretty much all my major joints twisted in some way or another including my spine. Still can't figure out how to do a spine twister like that.

Anyways, call me a puss, but I don't like getting the shit kicked out of me. I mean, I wasn't being a bitch about it, and I was dishing out as much as I was getting. Plus I was surprisingly awesome at jujitsu for someone with no ground game (strength training and a sharp mind gave me an edge). But to the point:


You will get injuries faster in a fighting sport than any other sport. It will wear your body down over time, and you will leave with permanent injuries.


So if you're cool with that, get at it. I loved training in MMA and was in fantastic shape afterwards. But I'm turning 30 soon and I can't afford hospital bills from training accidents.
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Betsy Channersid - Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:34:57 EST fWxVPKWO No.94319 Reply
>>94299
Lol, every time I watch MMA, I'm sitting there like, Oh fuck slipped disk, god damn, back sprain, Jesus fuck, back surgery.
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Clara Febblefuck - Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:14:38 EST 56yO/v+X No.94322 Reply
>>94319

that's what i think every time i watch deadlifting
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William Croffingchene - Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:27:55 EST TQixDFs4 No.94323 Reply
>>94322
and yet I have gone 5 years deadlifting with no disc problems and can diddly into the 600s...
pussy
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Ian Pocklewell - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 21:33:51 EST aAeGhNNL No.94444 Reply
>>94323

wow your 5 years of amateur weightlifting beats my 2 degrees and 10 years of professional experience dealing with literally hundreds of disc-related patients. keep on keepin on, ape
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10/10 - Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:45:48 EST 4VflwSaK No.94461 Reply
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I get paid to BOX like a BISON!

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