I love the gym. When I was about eight or nine years old, my dad set up a mini boxing gym for himself (and us) in our basement. There was, and probably still is, a free-weight set, a speed bag, a heavy bag, multiple jump ropes, and a few tennis balls for hop-dribbling drills (or whatever they call it).
Miami is the type of place where you can wear a swimsuit in every season. Fortunately, there’s no sweater weather around these parts, so staying fit and healthy should be a conscious choice in everything you do – especially when it comes to eating out.
Many athletes, including high performers, consider mobility work to be unnecessary. They fall into the dangerous mentality that if a joint doesn’t acutely hurt or if a mobility issue doesn’t directly prevent you from finishing a workout, everything is good to go. That line of thinking (which, unfortunately, almost all of us slip into
We have many mottos here at South Beach Boxing: routine is the enemy, do today what others won’t, so tomorrow you can do what others can’t, etc. All of them have many applications, and all are worth remembering.
Pull-ups are one of those rare things that are awesome and horrific at the same time. They’re awesome for a ton of reasons: they engage almost all muscles in your upper body and are a great way to build natural strength.