Tag Archives: Boxing

Boxing Training: What To Expect

Some of my friends have recently started taking up boxing. This has got me thinking about my own experience with boxing training. Last year, writing for Men’s Fitness, I set off on a mission to write a first-person boxing story. … Continue reading

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MF Gets in the Ring: Day 3 – A New Hope

By Dean Stattmann Last week I realized that I needed to up my endurance. I’ve been strength training for years, neglecting cardio for the most part, and when I got in the ring for four-plus consecutive rounds, I felt it. So I … Continue reading

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MF Gets in the Ring: Day 2 – First Sparring Session

By Dean Stattmann I arrived at Chelsea Piers yesterday for my second training session with CP boxing coach Jason Lee. Once again, Jason wrapped my hands, but this time in tandem with a lecture about how I should have learned … Continue reading

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MF Gets in the Ring: Day 1

By Dean Stattmann Oh man. Oh man oh man oh man. That was tough. After arriving at Chelsea Piers and making my way to the boxing ring, I found my coach, Jason Lee, who got things moving right away… First, … Continue reading

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Fight Quest: An MF Hardgainer Prepares to Get in the Ring

By Dean Stattmann For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to do a first-person combat story. Boxing, Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai – Anything! There’s just something about chronicling the process of developing as a fighter that really attracts … Continue reading

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