Olympic medallist Tony Jeffries is sharing masterclasses on training at home
I think for the general public it’s important to do even
just five minutes of exercise at home. Even if you do five minutes, it’s better
than not doing five minutes. Just doing it, starting slow and going at your own
pace, that’s a big thing. I think that’s a big thing for the general public at
home. Exercise is incredibly important.
You don’t need any equipment to train at home. The sessions that
we’re doing at Box N’ Burn we’re doing boxing sessions, HIIT sessions, where
it’s all body weight, you don’t need any equipment. (So that can get rid of
that excuse for people.)
With the boxing, if we’re talking about people who have
never boxed before and might be intimidated to go to a boxing gym, the great
thing about training at home you won’t feel stupid doing it. This is a great
opportunity for people who have never boxed before to try it.
You can do a proper session just shadowboxing. On my online
sessions, that’s some Olympic level stuff, you can do Olympic level training
even if you’ve never boxed before without any equipment. There’s lots of drills
and techniques you can do.
In shadowboxing you get a really good workout. Shadowboxing
is great for a number of reasons. It’s great for a warm up, for working on
technique, it’s great for high intensity work as well. If you’re moving on feet
and using your full body as you should be doing, you burn a tonne of calories
and get a great workout.
If you’re an experienced boxer, it doesn’t matter who you
are, you can always get a better jab, better cross, better step back-cross or
whatever it is you’re working on. You can always get better.
Below is a sample class: