Boxing has become one of the fastest growing fitness crazes of recent years. And it’s not about punching like Nicola Adams or scoring knockouts like Anthony Joshua. What boxing does is provide high impact, high intensity training which also boosts your all-round flexibility and well-being.

Birmingham Living asked Richard Westwood, personal trainer at Edgbaston Priory Club who specialises in boxing, to spell out the benefits.

In a manner befitting of boxing, he came up with 12 rounds of advice and tips which you can read about here.

Ask one of our gym staff about the boxing classes on offer here at the Club.