1. #1

    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Hell yeah! Hell no!

    Weight training for Judo + Boxing

    Hi there,

    i decided to do both judo and boxing twice a week. Here how my schedule will look like:

    Monday: boxing or weight or rest
    Wednesday: boxing or weight or rest
    Friday:boxing or weight or rest
    Saturday:boxing or weight or rest

    To add on the top of that , i would to add strength training for my judo. I would like to focus on the functional strength. Therefore, does the following routine would be enough: squat shoulder press ,bench press,chin up
    I know its only 3 exercises, but i just want to improve my overall strength.

    Also, i'm kinda puzzled where to put these between my judo and my boxing.I still want to be able to recover and rest. Do your think that 1 full day for rest is enough ? I'm 33 years old.

    Thanks for your help
    Last edited by caca; 10/11/2012 7:04pm at .

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Fargo, North Dakota
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    If I were you I would do judo tuesday and thursday, boxing monday and friday and not lift, wait and see how your body handles training hard 4 times a week before adding pure weight lifting.

    If you decide to lift I do a 5x5 of squat, bench, and seated row. It takes me about 45 min to an hour and its been the best program that I have tried.

    Info on 5x5 http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/mahler73.htm

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I would suggest getting a copy of Easy Strength by Dan John and Pavel T. Lots of good info for strength work when lifting is not your main discipline. Also, deadlifts are probably the best functional strength builder.


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