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So how much training exactly does it take to have a realistic shot at that gold?
She said: “I do my strength and conditioning training with one coach Bryan Roberts from Full Throttle – it’s mostly plyometrics and supersets. Then I do my technical training five days a week with Garry Hamilton; my crazy British Trainer from Middlesbrough. I also do kickboxing training one day a week to bring me back to my roots with Gaz Rees at Chopper Muay Thai. One of my favourite training projects is mountain running. I love it!”
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And her final tips for staying sane when your daily grind involves getting hit in the face?
“My friends and the group around me have given me so much support. You need that when things get hard; they keep me grounded and focused. I also make sure I am always laughing.”
Keep up Bianca’s fights at Bianca Elmir on Instagram
And I’ll be speaking to Jemma from Lolapolooza Films soon about the documentary she’s making on Bianca.
UPDATED: Post updated Saturday Dec 19th to correct factual errors