Pre Fight Nutrition: Refuel

Are you a boxer that will binge on junk food after a weigh in? What if we told you, the type of food and how much you eat of it after the weigh-in would affect performance? Would you consider being more strategic with your food choice? If you’ve restricted your diet for a long time before a weigh-in, eating badly …

Immunity for Boxing – Part 2

35% of you will be knocked out by the common cold. That’s why it’s so common and most people just accept that it is going to happen rather than attempting to prevent it. Would you think otherwise if we told you that this can affect your performance, training adaptation and have a negative affect on the whole training camp? Dr …

Pre Fight Nutrition: Rehydrate

Making weight is one of the biggest challenges to boxers, but how do you refuel between the scales and the first bell? Rehydration and refuelling of carbohydrates are vital for boxing to optimise physical performance and avoid fatigue. In our new ‘Pre Fight Nutrition‘ article series, Boxing Science nutritionist Lee Rickards will explain how to Rehydrate, Refuel and Supplement your way to …

Boxing Nutrition: Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are needed for energy during training and competition. But boxers have somewhat of a love-hate relationship with them. Some boxers totally cut them out and some embrace them for ultimate training performance. Carbs are the main fuel source used for high intensity exercise. Eating carbohydrates at strategic times throughout the day, phase of your camp as well as before a fight …

Beat the cold… tips for boxers to avoid illness this winter

35% of you will be knocked out this winter… in this two-part series, Dr Mayur Ranchordas share’s his tips on how to beat your enemy…. the common cold! It’s that time of year again when you’re more likely to catch colds and get infections. An upper respiratory tract infection (URTI – mainly known as the common cold) is bad news …

Science Behind Kell Brook

In the history of sport, athletes and coaches look for every advantage to reach the pinnacle of any sport. Over the past 5 years, Kell Brook and his coach Dominic Ingle have embraced sport science by working with the Centre of Sports and Exercise Science at Sheffield Hallam University. In this feature article, Boxing Science’s Alan Ruddock and Danny Wilson review how we supported …

Boxing Nutrition: Types of Carbohydrates

Have you heard of the phrase a carb is a carb or flexible dieting ? Yes that’s right many people now think that eating 50g of carbs in the form of coco cola is the same as eating 50g of carbs from a sweet potato. However, carbohydrates are commonly scaled on glycaemic index (GI), this determines how quickly carbohydrates are …

Boxing Nutrition: Carbohydrates and Nutrient Timing

Floyd Mayweather is the king of timing in Boxing, but we are going to talk about a different type of timing that will be beneficial for your boxing nutrition, this is Nutrient Timing. We have already established the importance of structuring your carbohydrate intake effectively to successfully fuel performance and lose weight, and Nutrient Timing plays a massive role. Nutrient timing …

Sport Nutrition

Boxing Nutrition We know training hard and making weight is a battle. That\’s why we\’ve assembled our experts in sport nutrition to help you prepare for it! What to Expect: Food choices Hydration Nutrient timing Supplements Making Weight When you\’re aiming to lose weight, it\’s pretty easy follow a diet and exercise plan. But, structuring a diet for a boxer …