9 Boxing Workouts For Beginners, Straight From The Pros

Get ready to punch it out.

Work through these boxing workouts for beginners to master your punching form.
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Even the simplest boxing workout for beginners is chock-full of benefits. According to Anthony Crouchelli, a USA Boxing certified coach, the fitness modality is a great way to improve cardio endurance, mental acuity, and strengthen your entire body. Here’s how to get started.

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The Basics

“This opens up the shoulders, elbows, and wrists while helping to develop precision and endurance,” says DeVante Love, a martial arts instructor.

1. Punch in 4 directions: up, down, right, left.

2. Do 3 sets of 6 quick punches in each direction.

Rest and repeat.