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  • My Weight loss Journey

    Believe it or not when I stopped Boxing I went from 165 lbs to 220 lbs! Yes, part of it was I wanted to bulk up, but I soon found out that having that much weight is no fun! It was a journey and process to come back down. Even though I intentionally gained weight I still got a first hand experience of all the pitfalls people face with permanent weight loss. I found out that the hardest part wasn’t the exercise, because I already had great Boxing workouts I was doing that were burning literally thousands of calories a day! It was my relationship to food. I didn’t even know what a portion was! I thought that I could out train a bad diet and that just isn't the case. ....

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  • Achieve Weight Loss

    The are so many fitness clubs around these days with Orange Theory, Pilates, Big Box Gyms like Crunch and Athens Fitness, Crossfit Gyms: Crossfit Liberate, Crossfit South, Crossfit Oconee and then there are a good number of Martial Arts Schools: AKF, SBG, X3, ATA, ABB… But the best way to regain your health, get in the best shape of your life and create permanent weight loss is Boxing and we are the best place to do it. Unlike many other types of exercise classes and workout gyms we keep it fresh and you are learning a real skill in a safe and supportive environment where you don’t have to roll on the floor with some sweaty guy or lift hundreds of pounds over your ....

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  • How to Have Better Boxing Technique in The Classic City

    Everyone wants a quick fix and this might be the closest to it when it comes to increasing your Boxing Skill and ability. You can know all the moves, the Correct Boxing Stance (can your coach tell you the 4 key pieces of a good Boxing Stance?), correct footwork, how to throw clean jabs and straights, sharp hooks and how to have razor sharp defense all while getting in the best shape of your life!... But you will be falling short if you don’t know this one thing. It took me years to really learn how to do this, but with the special systems of coaching we provide at Athens’ Best Boxing Gym we help you achieve this in record time. Once I give you the tip, it’s up to you ....

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  • Martial Arts Schools in Athens Part 2

    Glad you could make it back! Now let’s talk about the 3rd and most important factor when deciding the best Martial Arts Schools, MMA Gym or Boxing Gym… Safety We are going to break down safety into two categories, think of it as a jab, cross: Safety of the training and workouts and safety of the Facility. You’ll understand why these are important as you read further! Safety Of Training There is an optimal way to train a Martial Art that is going to limit the amount of injuries that can occur. There is always an inherent danger with anything you do (even sitting or standing up), but there are reasonable level you should accept. The ....

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  • Martial Arts Schools in Athens GA

    Perhaps the best way to stay excited with exercise and maintain an amazing level of fitness is to do some form of Martial Arts training. Of course there are a few things to consider…
    Which style you are interested in
    Which is beginner friendly
    Safety In this post we’re going to address each of these and help you block, slip and weave yourself around less than ideal options and find your best fit! Which Style are you interested in? There are so many styles of martial arts (jiu-jitsu, taekwondo, kickboxing, muay thai, judo, boxing, wrestling) it’s a long list!!!! We recommend that you try out a bunch of them to see what better suits ....

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  • 4 Secrets to Success with Fitness, Boxing and Life - Fitness Gym Athens GA

    Here is a list of the four key components for massive success. Out of all the sports out there Boxing is the closest to real life. You don't metaphorically get knocked down or have your back up against the ropes or are backed up into a corner and half to fight your way out. In Boxing that is the actual situation you can find yourself in! Therefore the lessons learned in the squared circle, the lessons I have learned there as well, can be perfectly applied to success at anything in life. I hope this article inspires you to make a change for the better and gives you not only the knowledge, but the drive to do it. Let's become a Champion.

    1. Extreme Preparation
    In order to be a ....

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  • Unleashing Your Potential With a Boxing Gym Near ME!

    Unleashing Your Potential With a Boxing Gym Near ME!

    Unleashing Your Potential With a Boxing Gym Near ME! Epictetus wrote “If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid”. We are all concerned with what other people think of us. This can be a good thing, but it can also hold us back. When we start a new workout routine, join a gym or make a life change, others will often make a judgment on us. Most people are great at offering criticism, or wise cracks that aren’t so wise, but lack the presence of mind to be supportive and motivating. What's sad, is that in some Martial arts Facilities, Boxing Gyms and Fitness Facilities they still don’t know how to REALLY treat their clients. ....

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    New Core Box Class!
    Coach Keith Keppner | May 28th, 2019 We are so excited to announce our newest and most exciting class yet… Core Box! It’s 30 minutes of intense Heavy Bag work and Core work. It’s a wonderful and quick way to get in a workout and also makes a great cross training option for runners and cyclists. The main focus of this Boxing Class in Athens is conditioning and toning your upper body muscles like your arms, shoulders, and back and doing the same for your midsection by targeting your abdominal's, transverse abdominal's and obliques. Every Core Box starts off with a warm-up of jump rope or shadow boxing while your Boxing Coach runs ....

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    Coach Keith Keppner | May 6th, 2019 There are a lot of fun and challenging fitness routine, but in our opinion boxing is the king! It is a time tested workout that was the original cross training. If you want to know where people got the idea to hit tires with sledgehammers, jump rope or many other forms of training, boxing is the root of most of them. Unfortunately boxing in the past has a bad wrap of just getting beat on. IT’S NOT! Sure back in the old days it was just dark and dirty gyms that were honestly pretty violent places, but now with gyms like ours it’s way different! There are so many programs where you never even ....

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    Coach Keith Keppner | April 29th, 2019 If you are in this position of wanting and needing to lower your weight then you need to understand just some simple and basic concepts and strategies that I have listed below. Here we go!
    Get general blood work! Just going to fitness and weight loss gurus for answers isn’t always the best place to start. If you have an underlying health condition they won’t be able to help you determine that, and if anything they are incentivised to sell you their fitness program, diet program or some other product. I have experienced this myself and with others that have been trying to change their ....

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