NATASHA JONAS new year resolution is to win a hat-trick for the year such that she can take home a lot more medals to inspire Liverpool pupils.
The Great Britain Olympic star Jonas is a part of the Sky sports, living for Sport, a free program in joint venture with the Youth Sport Trust which sends athletes into schools to inspire students, which means she has an additional motive to elevate her training ahead of what is a crucial year for the trivial.
Having said that it is a massive year for boxing, she has also said that they have got the European Championships, World Championships and Commonwealth Games all in 2014. Therefore her resolution is to be triumphant and get as many medals as possible and become a Commonwealth champion.
She is planning to inspire the students with her medals and she also adds that I know how much the Olympics helped in getting the message across and we want to take that legacy on. It’s such an amazing initiative – I’ve been doing it for three years now and I enjoy every minute of it.”
Having returned to the gymnasium subsequent to being given the all-clear, Ricky burns recommences his boxing line of business.
At some stage in a divisive draw with Raymundo Beltran in September, burns had to go through a surgical procedure. However, Ricky has said that he is planning to return to the square circle as soon as possible with a little defense in opposition to Terence Crawford in Glasgow scheduled for February.
With that said, Ricky has reported to the sky sports news saying that “When I was in to see the surgeon last week, (we) got an X-ray and they’re happy the way the bone’s healing. The bone’s knitting together nice; they still can’t tell what it’s going to be like, obviously when it starts taking punches again when I start back sparring”
Having got a deadline prior to the fight Terence Crawford, the surgeons has suggested that the later he could have the fight the better it would be.
An immediate rematch with Beltran was ruled out when the WBO ordered Burns to take on mandatory challenger, American Crawford, in a fifth defense of his belt.
Off all sports, boxing is one of the toughest, requiring real stamina protective gears are a must! Involving repetitive and powerful punching, there are loads of chances for the boxers to get hurt in such a way that their career will be life jolting. Fatal and painful punches can lead to damage of bones. Wearing protective gears will help a boxer stay confident and competitive. As far as this sport is concerned, injuries are inevitable, be it a match or training session, you won’t be able to get away without injuries if you do not wear proper protective gears. Following are some of the boxing equipments that are required in order to protect a boxer from injuries during the game.
- Boxing gloves
- Hand wraps and gauze
- Punch mitts
- Mouth guard
- Boxing shoes
- Chest protector
Equipping yourself with the safety accessories will save you from causing any harm to your face head and more importantly your chin. With all that said, finally make sure that you go with quality safety equipment that comes a long way. In addition, it must have that capacity to stand out from other products for quality coupled with durability.
The Boxing legend and the most popular person in the world, Muhammad Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1984. This was the main reason for link between Boxing and Parkinson’s disease. All over the world people believing that Muhammad Ali was diagnosed with this disease only because of Boxing but is it correct to blame boxing?
Ali was diagnosed at the age of 42, but normally this disease would affect the people at the age above 60. This was the main reason for this blame about boxing.
The fact behind this case is not clear but most of the studies stated that, boxing was the reason because Ali’s command by specialists at the world-renowned Mayo clinic, where he underwent various tests. The results of those tests reported that brain stem of Ali had suffered a degenerative changes which was caused by Boxing. Lack of Dopamine in brain is the reason for the cause of Parkinson’s disease and that Dopamine is closely linked with brain stem. So studies believe that Muhammad Ali was affected by Parkinson’s disease only because of Boxing.
Ali’s long-time ringside physician, Dr. Ferdie Pacheco believes that boxing alone is not a reason for his brain damage but it may be. He played long period at an advanced age, which may be the reason for this problem.
“Boxing in and out of itself is not the cause of Muhammad Ali’s brain injuries, but rather, it was Muhammad Ali fighting for too long and fighting at an advanced age that resulted in his injuries,” he stated.
When questioned after which match he felt he should have to retire, Ali said “Foreman”. This refers to George Foreman and that match was world heavyweight title fight in 1974.
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