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Guide for Buying Beginner’s Boxing Equipment

Boxing is a good sport for both losing weight and personal defense. The fast rhythmic movements can burn a lot of calories and increase body tolerance toward impacts. It is more intense than aerobic and improves the trainee’s dexterity in responding to the opponent’s action. Aside from those benefits, boxing equipment is easy to get and not expensive.

Here is the guide for beginners to choose boxing gears.

The shoes

Choosing a pair of boxing shoes is not easy since there are too many choices available on the market. Some brands claim that their shoes increase the likeliness for the owner to win in any boxing fights. While there is truth in that to some extent, but the statement is too much for an advertisement exaggeration. Comfort, mobility and the flexibility of the shoes’ material do affect the boxer’s agility in the ring. But good shoes are nothing without skill and attitude.

Your boxer outfit defines who you are in the ring. Choosing eccentric shoes will unintentionally make you look tacky. It can affect your confidence and later will ruin your focus. Elegant designs like Cleto Reyes lace-up or Reebok Man’s Boxing Sneakers express serious tone with subtle intimidation. If you want to know more, open this guide on the top 5 boxing shoes. Pick one from the list and try whether the shoes fit or not because loose shoes can seriously pulverize your performance.

The active movements in boxing require the boxer to distribute his/her weight mainly on both feet. This stance gnaws the shoes’ sole, and that is why you need a very thick sole for each of your boxer shoes.

The shorts

The first thing to look at when buying a boxer shorts is to check whether the fabrics and the materials can handle perspiration well. You certainly want to avoid looking wet on your shorts, don’t you? Also, see if you get allergic reactions from the fabrics. Getting itchy can be very annoying and distracting during the training.

The hand protection

Gloves-boxing01Before putting on the boxing gloves, you need to wear hand wraps first. The fastened wraps will protect your hand’s structure and absorb the sweat from your hands during the boxing training. Wet gloves can cost you to lose strong grips.

After covering your hands with hand-wraps, it is time to put the training gloves on. The most important part of the gloves is the padding. You need gloves with padding that does not decrease the attack of your punch but the impact of a hit to your bones.

The mouthguard

boxing-mouthbguard05A mouthguard is essential for a boxer to have. It protects your teeth, gum and all of the inside parts of your mouth. Although mouthguards come in one size, they do have a difference that can’t be felt unless you really wear one.

Choose for a mouthguard that fits your dental structure. If the size does not fit, do not wear it at all. Such a mouthguard can influence your gag reflex and result in vomiting.…