Boxing with Bengals

07/26/2014 05:15 PM

If you head down to Training Camp, you may see some Bengals players working on hand combat or boxing drills on the sidelines. During the season, you’ll see players doing some of these same drills in pre-game warm-ups on the field.

The trainer leading those drills is Ignition APG’s Ben Creamer. He let me join in on a session with Bengals’ Domata Peko and Terence Newman to get a feel for what a typical boxing workout is like for an NFL athlete in the offseason and how it translates to the football field.

Kaci Kust

Kaci is a Production Specialist based out of the Northern Kentucky Spectrum News bureau. When she’s not working at the station she is covering high school sports, Bengals or EKU games for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. She played basketball for Hope College in Michigan where she earned a degree in journalism. She says if she wasn’t covering athletics for a living, she’d still be up early checking scores and stats. You can get the latest on the Bengals, EKU or high school sports in Northern Kentucky by following Kaci on Twitter @Kacikust.


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