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Midlothian, IL
A 23-year-old male asked:

Im a boxer and must lose 9 pounds for my fight tomorrow. how can i do this? dont tell me its not healthy, i know that. but all boxers cut weight

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
A lot to ask.: That is a lot of weight for 24 hours and if you intend to dehydrate yourself to achieve it then you will probably be too tired to win the bout. So why take that risk? If you had more time there are better strategies.

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