How to train to become a professional boxer?
Before you start training, logically you should choose the type of boxing that suits you best. Training to box like a pro involves specializing in French, English, Thai, or kickboxing .
“I am convinced that I will obtain the title of Olympic champion or world champion!”
As we have said, in general, boxers practice between 3 and 5 hours a day, at least 5 times a week.
Spread over one day, here is an example of training time for professional boxing:
Running and squats: 30 to 60 minutes.
Warm-up: 30 minutes.
Exercises with the punching bag: 30 to 60 minutes.
Technical exercises: 30 minutes.
Sparring : 30 minutes.
Muscle development: 60 minutes.
Recovery and sit-ups, stretching: 30 minutes.
You will become an expert in skipping rope! More or less like this boxer who needs no introduction …
During amateur boxing workouts , the trainer tells his students to listen to their body and to stop if they cannot follow the intensity of the exercises (when the volume of lactic acid in the tissues is too large), while professional training Boxing aims to overcome oneself . You will have to be able to push your limits to gain stamina and power in the blows.
With his boxing gloves, mouth guard and cup, the boxer will learn to limit his fear of taking his opponent’s blows . It is a natural human reflex to be afraid of being hit, to act to avoid pain. That’s why you have to dodge and protect yourself!
Thus, in professional boxing, you train as a team, with a sparring partner , especially to put yourself in a combat situation and get used to any type of boxer.
And then you finally have to build muscle with every workout . What are the key bodybuilding exercises for the boxer? Considering the constitution of boxers, we can imagine it quite clearly: push-ups, burpees, and sit-ups!