COMING SOON: Train Like A Champion

    Click here to join our ‘Early bird’ list to receive 20% discount code Ever felt flat in training? Drained to make weight? Not seeing the progression you hoped for? With tireless hours spent in the gym, gruelling runs out on the roads, and intense pressure when stepping in the ring, not many people will argue against Boxing being the …

Protein for Boxers: Part 1

Boxing Science Nutritionist Lee Rickards outlines the benefits and general guidelines for protein in a Boxer’s diet. Boxers, athletes and keep fitters will have been told that protein is an important part of the diet…. but why? Each macro-nutrient is important for different reasons. Carbohydrates are important for fuelling high-intensity performance and aiding recovery, whereas fats are used during low-intensity activity and help …

Professional Boxers In The Olympics: Making Weight

Amateur or professional, making weight is always a tough task for boxers. However, there are different approaches for each discipline when making weight and refuelling for competition. Many national / international boxers will weigh-in on the day before, and will only need to make weight once (or check weigh-in next day). Whereas amateur boxers will have to weigh-in on the …

Protein for Boxers: Part 3

In the third and final part of the Protein for Boxers, Lee Rickards will be sharing information on how much protein a boxer should plan to have in his diet. How Much Protein Should I Have? Protein has a dose response relationship of 20-30 g of protein. Any amount less will not fully synthesise protein and any amount higher is likely …

Protein for Boxers: Part 2

In the second part of the Protein for Boxers series, we will discuss the different types of protein, and how boxers should carefully select their protein sources Type Protein is formed by multiple amino acids. There are two different kinds of amino acids essential and non essential. The body cannot synthesize eight amino acids therefore are determined essential. These essential …

Pancake Day for Boxers

Boxing Science would like to wish everyone a happy pancake day. All those boxers training hard and working towards making weight, you might be finding pancake tempting and frustrating. Well, not to worry, we have some healthy options to help fuel your training performance and help boost recovery. Power up with Peanut Butter – Pre-Training Pancake Mixture 2 eggs, 1 mashed …

INTERVIEW: Boxing Science Competition Winner James Jackson

In September, we ran our birthday competition for one lucky winner to receive over £200 worth of nutritional support with Boxing Science. Sheffield City Amateur boxer James Jackson was the happy recipient and feels that he has gained a lot from the competition prize. James is currently preparing to represent Sheffield Hallam University at the British University Championships (BUCS) in February next …

Boxing Science Christmas: Nutrition

We are not trying to be The Grinch! Before we start, we are not saying every boxer should be really strict at Christmas. This is a time to enjoy time with the family, you don’t want to be grouchy because you can’t join in the festivities. However, if you are fighting January / February, it is VITAL that you have …

COMPETITION: Win £200 worth of expert nutrition advice

Win £200 worth of expert nutrition advice As part of our first birthday celebrations, we are offering the Boxing Science readers the opportunity to improve knowledge, understanding and the ability to build their own diet plan. Enter our FREE prize draw competition to win £200 worth of on-line 1-2-1 support from our performance nutritionist Lee Rickards. Enter here by completing our …

Recover Without Money

The first article for our Boxing Science #WeekOfTheCentury is an intriguing one. We have seen Mayweather entering an ice chamber during this training camp, following this I have had many questions what it is, and what are the benefits…. A video posted by Floyd Mayweather (@floydmayweather) on Apr 8, 2015 at 8:35am PDT What is Mayweather doing? We have all …