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GET FUN OUT OF TRAINING, SAYS GIBBONS
Some of Tommy Gibbons' outdoor traininjç stunts. Below a cross coun try run with Ills pointer; above, slUnning up a tree. Tnerp is a wide difference of opin ion among managers and trainers of boxers as to how they should train for a bout. Back in the old days when John I,. Sullivan. Paddy Ryan and men of the beef trust variety depended almost entirely upçn brute strength to win the training- was confined for the most part to exercises with heavy weights and little road work to keep up wind. It was Jim Corbett, if reports are to be believed, who invented shadow boxing, which since has been consid ered one of the big aids to fast foot work and agility in the ring. In a recent statement Corbett con tended that the average present day boxer does not train hard enough for an Important flght. The old-timer, he contended, started training several months before an important bout. There was one thing Corbett over looked. The boxer of today and the fighter of two decades ago are two very different types of men. Tlie old-timer as a general rule be gan celebrating; winning or losing a fight as soon as he could get into street clothes and did not end his dis sipation until ho began training for the next. He naturally was compelled to go into some strenuous training. The boxer of today ALWAYS is in condition. The wise boxer docs not dissipate. Some of them may drink a glass of beer or ale occasionally with a meal, but they do not smoke cigar ets, indulge in spirits or champagne I — or follow the paths of the older clan. A few days ago Γ talked with Tom my Gibbons, mentioning to him Cor bett's statement. "Why should I train for week» or months for a fight?" Gibbons asked. "I'm always in condition to go ten rounds with and middleweight and a week of work puts me in shape for the fifteen or twenty-round route. A boxer can easily get stale on too much training and the answer is to always be iu shape. "One of the essentials of this kind of training is to make yourself believe you are not training. Then you get a lot of fun out of it as well as exer cise and it is a help mentally as well as physically. "I like to take my pointer out for a cross country run. A smart dog is a mighty good companion. When I get into the country I hurdle fences, climb trees, chop wood or do anything I feel like. When I get back I am refreshed and have had ray outdoor exercise. But if I confined myself to so many hours on the road I would be bored and it wouldn't do me nearly so much good. "Of courso there Is the Indoor work which must be done, the bafi punch ing, shadow boxing and boxing with sparring partners, but the outdoor work is the real conditioner. How Could She? "Ah, Hoile," I sold, u I hold her pretty little pink hands In my big burly brown mltte, "you hnve told me repeatedly that you love me and that vou would fulfill my every wish, t have done everything you requested of me. Tonr whlmsled wish has been my one desire. We have gotten along perfectly together and wonderfully noble thoughts have raked my brain. After all this, how could you put such a high polish on yonr finger ualls when you know I like a dull finish 1"—Penn 8tate Froth. THAT ANNOYING, PERSISTENT COUGH m»7 lead to chronic lunff trouble·, or mean that the chronic «tag· already la reached. la either cm· try ECKMATTS ALTERATIVE This tonic and tiswnie-repalrer eup pllee the acknowledged benefits of Cal cium treatment without disturbing· the stomach. Contain· no Alcohol· Nar cotic or Hablt-Forxaiar Drue. $2 tixt, BOW $1.5·. $1 ·Ϊ1·, law Mc. Prie. Include, war tsx. Alt drucgiatA Eckman Laboratory. Philadelphia A Business Should be as Big as Its Job If bigness is of benefit to the public it should be commended. The size of a business depends upon the needs which that business is called upon to serve. A business should be at big a* it· job. 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