One Ring Circus: Dispatches from the World of Boxing by Katherine Dunn

By Katherine Dunn

Released jointly for the 1st time, this anthology of essays on boxing covers the game in all its kinds and at its many levels. Written in bestselling writer Katherine Dunn’s attribute vernacular, those items variety from photographs of mythical warring parties comparable to Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Marvin Hagler, and Mike Tyson to the unsung tales of boots, amateurs, promoters, cutmen, and a couple of pugilistic monks. Spanning 30 years and together with all who make up the colourful boxing global, this compilation—from probably the most unique voices in American activities literature—finely elevates the game and communicates its attractiveness, ardour, and personality.

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1 Repeated-Sprint Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Sprint Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Small-Sided Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Resistance Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2. Training the Limiting Factors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Energy Supply. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Phosphocreatine Resynthesis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Anaerobic Glycolysis . . . . . . . . .

Abstract 741 742 743 743 743 744 745 745 747 748 748 750 750 751 752 Short-duration sprints, interspersed with brief recoveries, are common during most team sports. The ability to produce the best possible average sprint performance over a series of sprints (£10 seconds), separated by short (£60 seconds) recovery periods has been termed repeated-sprint ability (RSA). RSA is therefore an important fitness requirement of team-sport athletes, and it is important to better understand training strategies that can improve this fitness component.

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