Boxing in The Iliad

Boxing in Art and Literature Today’s selection comes from The Iliad, by Homer. Some background: The Iliad is set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy by a coalition of Greek states. During the Trojan War, Achilles refuses to fight after a quarrel with King Agamemnon, leader of the Greek forces. Patroclus, a close companion…

What does boxing do for your body

How Does Boxing Benefit Your Body?

Classic boxing is a quite popular form of exercise for individuals who want to conquer new challenges, discover the strength they didn’t know they have, and improve their overall health. However, even some regular practitioners don’t what benefits boxing has to offer. In fact, a great number of people take up boxing because they want…