9 Strength Training Exercises That'll Help Your Boxing Game

You'll wind up with faster feet and more powerful punches.

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Strength training for boxing exercises trainers recommend.
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Since boxing is a full-body workout, trainer Melody Klitzke recommends exercising multiple muscle groups, including the core, glutes, and abductors. Strength training these areas will translate to quicker boxing moves and more powerful punches.

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Kettlebell Swings

Klitzke says these work the core and glutes while also boosting cardio endurance.

- Feet shoulder-width apart, hips back, bell in front of you.

- Squat to grab bell with overhand grip.

- Squeeze glutes, thrust hips forward to swing bell.

Do 2 to 3 sets of 20.