Muhammad Ali once said the following:
“Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.”
He’s probably right.
When you look at modern science improvements and the new ways people train and look after themselves these days, this rings true in boxing.
Bernard Hopkins for example in recent times becoming world champion at 46.
But it’s not all about world champions, either.
The sport of boxing at various levels of activity has hugely positive benefits for both physical and mental health.
Boxing couple and retired police officers Pat and Dawn Barry, of Barry’s Boxing Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, proof of this here:
(Hat tip Fit Builders YouTube)
Barry’s Boxing is one of the largest amateur boxing facilities in America and internationally, in less crazy times for travel, frequented by fighters and boxing coaches all over the world.
Happy Easter Sunday to everyone wherever you are in the world.
Have a good one.