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Boxing:

Boxing is a combat sport in which two players compete by throwing punches against each other.

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Boxing Events:

Men`s Events

Women`s Events

Light fly weight (46 – 49 kg)

Fly weight (up to 52 kg)

Bantam weight (up to 56 kg)

Light weight (up to 60 kg)

Light Welter weight (up to 64 kg)

Welter weight (up to 69 kg)

Middle weight (up to 75 kg)

Light Heavy weight (up to 81 kg)

Heavy weight (up to 91 kg)

Super Heavy weight (+91 kg)

Fly weight (48 – 51 kg)

Light weight (57 – 60 kg)

Middle weight (69 – 75 kg)

 

 

Boxing:

Energy Systems*

Anaerobic, ATP – CP

10%

Anaerobic, Glycolysis

35%

Aerobic

55%

Pre – Competition Carb Loading

Yes

Average Calories Burned per One Hour**

- Competitive boxing

- Punching bags

 

830

410

Endurance Diet Required

Yes

Risk of Muscle Breakdown (Rhabdomyolysis)***

Low

Risk of Sports Injuries

High

Benefits from Creatine****

Moderate

Fitness Demands

Agility      

Yes

Endurance

+++

Explosive Power

Yes

Speed

Yes

       

*See “Energy Systems” under the section of “Sports Nutrition”.

**Your body weight and body metabolism are important elements affecting the average calories you burn during any physical activities. This is the average amount of calories burned by a person with a body weight of 155 Ibs (70 Kg) within one hour of this sport.

***See “Post – Exercise Rhabdomyolysis” under the section of “Athletic Disorders”.

****See “Creatine Monohydrate” under the section of “Sports – Performance Enhancers”.

 

For the “energy paths” of this sport, see the “energy map” below.

 

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