myhong10 saidI know I am really late to this topic but I've been part of LA Boxing in Herndon, VA (Work in Herndon, Live in DC) for almost a year now. It's been a great experience, the classes are definitely tough and keeps me challenged in the gym. Although my body is not up to where I'd like it to be at this point, I know I have to be patient and be persistent. It is my understanding that the compound movement exercises that I do take more time for the muscles to show as opposed to going and lifting weights doing isolated movements. Right? Correct me if I am wrong.
I was looking for a gay boxing group to practice with on weekends in DC. I am not quite comfortable with sparring yet but having other guys around who are also into boxing and can be helpful to keeping me motivated and perhaps get the courage to spar and have a sparring buddy. If anyone has any information that would be greatly appreciated.
I've looked on Team DC's website and was surprised that there was no gay boxing group.
Dude if you are doing this just for muscles to show then just take up bodybuilding ! ..Otherwise yeh ur right, compound exercises give you better cardio exercise and leaner muscle growth where isolated exercise makes them bigger quicker, however, they are two different work out programs for different outcomes!!!! Cross-fit is good for boxing.
Why are you looking for a 'gay boxing group' ? Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought boxing is boxing, regardless of age, gender, race, or sexual orientation. I'm a boxer and I'm gay, but I wouldn't want to be segregated by sexual orientation... that's just weird..... I only wanna be segregated by the rules which is fighting weight and experience LOL
Stop ur bitchin and get in the ring! ;)
Last time I checked boxing magazines, the fighters in there still had banging bodies. Boxing will get me there soon enough.
I was part of a Gay Flag Football League in DC and it was great, had tons of fun, met lots of people and played football. There were straight people in it too but majority were gay. It is just nice to meet other gays that you can workout with and talk about other topics as well, like guys. Just as when I was on the crew team, guys talked about girls all the time. The league was fun because it was not only about being on a team and winning games but building friendships and being ourselves. It's a preference. It's also shared by the tons of other gay sports leagues in DC and cities across the country (i.e. Gay Bowl, Pride Bowl). If it isn't your thing, that's fine but no need to attack it.