For first-time boxers, the question of “what size boxing gloves should I get?” can be a daunting one. There are hundreds of different styles, types and brands of boxing gloves to choose from online and they all come in a wide range of sizes! Having boxing gloves that fit correctly is just as important as wearing them in the first place. Like all types of protective gear, they perform best when sized properly. Having the wrong size boxing gloves can not only reduce your performance but can also lead to serious injuries over time. Then, there are also hand wraps...
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Wear a clean pair of inner gloves or wraps to protect your hands and wrists and absorb sweat. Not wearing inner gloves or wraps with your gloves is like not wearing socks in the shoes you train in everyday, it is bound to get sweaty and gross. Wearing wraps is not only more sanitary it also has the added benefit of keeping your wrist and hand secure to avoid unnecessary injury. Again, just like your socks, make sure you wash your inners and wraps after each use either by hand or in the laundry. TIP: Put them in a delicate...
If your business email is publicly listed on your website, chances are you've probably received at least one email from an overseas supplier soliciting "cheap price" and "quality products". Most of us tend to mark this as spam, but what if you actually responded to these emails? Will you really be able to cut costs? Before you hit reply on that email, here are 8 things for you to consider before taking this risk: 1. Legal Are you aware of all the importing laws and permits? Are there any trade agreements or treaties that may affect pricing? The government laws...
This month I have chosen some workouts using my favourite pieces of SMAI fitness equipment. There are options for beginner and advanced athletes – give them a go and comment your results below! 1. DEATH BY AIRBIKE As awful as it sounds – a workout to test your mettle and aerobic capacity. Start by setting your clock for an unlimited amount of time. On 3, 2, 1, GO – you only need to hit 1 calorie within the first minute, you may then rest the remainder of the minute, on the second minute you must hit 2 calories, 3 calories...
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Let’s chat technique! You’ll often hear coaches and athletes say the most efficient movers tend to be the ones who take home gold at competitions. Take a look at recent Men's CrossFit Games champions: Rich Froning, Ben Smith, Matt Fraser; what do they all have in common? Exceptionally good technique and movement efficiency. Is this a coincidence or a sign that you should spend some time on your tech instead of smashing wod after wod? I’d say the latter. In my personal experience working and competing in the CrossFit space since 2011 I’ve had the privilege to work with exceptional...
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