LeAnn Rimes demonstrates all the basic boxing workout moves you need to get tough and buff. Find out how to combine them into a powerful boxing workout routine.
Jab: Stand with feet staggered and shoulder-width apart, fists on either side of chin. Keeping abs tight, punch left arm forward.
Cross: Punch across your body
to the left with right arm, pivoting on your right foot.
Hook: Keeping abs tight and elbows bent, punch left arm out and to the right in front of body as you pivot on left foot; quickly repeat with right arm.
down and up with left arm, making a tight "scooping" motion and keeping elbow bent, as you pivot on left foot. Repeat with the right arm; Continue, alternating arms.
Side Shuffle: You can set up cones for this or just pick a point to shuffle to, such as a tree or wall. Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and knees bent in a semi-squat, fists near chin. Shuffle to the left for 15 seconds, then to the right.
Bob: With fists near face, lean forward, as if to avoid a punch to your head. Straighten up.
Weave: Lower into a
squat, as if you're trying to duck under a punch. Rise up.
Fist Push-Up:(This helps you develop good wrist alignment for boxing.) Get on a well-cushioned surface, like a mat or towel, with hands slightly wider than shoulders; make fists and turn palms to face each other. Rest on knees or toes and tighten abs so body is straight from head to knees or heels. Lower
chest toward ground, keeping wrists straight so hands are in line with forearms, then rise up; repeat. Do 12 to 15 reps.