Training like a boxer is all about intensity—you go hard. Aside from technique, that means lots of fast and varied movement, with active rest—you're rarely not moving in a fight unless, well, let's not go there.
Boxing workouts are often long—at least an hour—to fit in a warmup, conditioning, and drills. And when preparing for a match, sessions are five or six days a week. Rest is essential, but you need to be able to perform under pressure, The training gets your mind prepared for it, too.
Meditation is a connection between the mental and physical body and addresses emotional health, allowing your mind to calm and allowing you to connect with yourself. That sure sounds like fun to me. Haha. (Laughter) It's like exercise for the mind… the more you practice, the better shape you'll be in.
Children partaking in combat sports has been a hot debate for a long time now due to the aggressive nature involved. Many parents believe combat sports such as boxing, Jiu-Jitsu, kickboxing, and karate promote violence and lead to a violent temperament.
April Franks felt so unhealthy and overweight she viewed herself as “the fat PT”. But that all changed when she discovered a particular love. There was a time when April Franks couldn’t bear to look in the mirror. As a personal trainer, she felt embarrassed for “letting herself go” and viewed herself at “the fat PT”.
I spend a lot of time designing and developing a product, thinking about not only the mechanics of how it will be constructed to optimize performance but how it will be used ultimately for its intended purpose. I take a lot of pride in this process as I know what a difference it makes between having great equipment versus the average run of the mill stuff.