By Kerry McCarthy, RW Commissioning Editor on
The fourth blog in our new series, in which we guinea pig ourselves trying training programmes and workouts from different sports to see which ones can help your running. This week we explain why punching bags and pads can make you run faster.
The first three blogs in this series concerned some of the supplementary aspects of boxing training: sprinting, weights and so on. We were, in effect, circling the real subject, dancing round it like Ali prancing round Foreman in Manila. But now KAPOW! We’re down to the business end: the act ...