No matter how life hits you, just give it back a punch hard, is the so-calling of one of the known boxers, Manny Pacquiao. His journey starts from a construction worker and now he is reaching and shinning in the boxing universe. Before Pacquiao became a successful boxer, he worked as a gardener and construction worker. He also used to sell donuts and chilled water on the streets. Manny has proved that money doesn’t matter to gain fame or to become famous. (manny had left the school earlier to help his mom by getting some money by working in the laundry). The financial crisis has never discouraged manny, although Manny got his idea and start working hard, and now he has been awarded with various awards like a fighter of the decade, World highest-paid athlete 2019. Now he has a net worth of a 220million$. Now he has fame, name, respect, honor, money and he fits into the category of a successful person in the world. This all happened just because of his determination and hard work of Manny, Manny has got his skill and he had used it in the perfect place. Let us see and learn about the daily routine of one of the strugglers to a successful person, Mr. Manny Pacquiao (Pac-man)

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manny Pacquiao abs workout

Who is Manny Pacquiao

Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao Sr., (born December 17, 1978), better known as Manny Pacquiao, is a Filipino politician and former professional boxer. Nicknamed “PacMan”, he is regarded as one of the greatest professional boxers of all time. He has been serving as a senator of the Philippines since 2016, and as party president of the ruling party PDP–Laban since 2020 (disputed since 2021). He was the representative of Sarangani from 2010 to 2016.

Personal life

  • Manny Pacquiao was born in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines, on 17th December 1978.
  • He is the fourth among his six siblings, two siblings from the first husband of his mother, and four siblings from his parents
  • His parents Dionesia Dapidran-Pacquiao and Rosalio Pacquiao were separated when Pacquiao was in the sixth grade of junior school.
  • Manny Pacquiao married Maria Geraldine Jamora, nicknamed “Jinkee” on May 10, 2000, and the couple together has five children.
  • The Pacquiao family currently resides in General Santos City, South Cotabato, Philippines.

Morning of Manny Pacquiao

  • He wakes up early
    Pac-man is an early riser, and wake up before sunsrise. This is one of the important habit that everyone should include in their routine.
  • Starts his day with running
    He runs for 10 miles a day. It gives him a great warm up and energy.
  • Workout on speed and agility drill
    After his run, Pacquiao work with his strength & conditioning coach, Justin Fortune, on speed and agility drills.
  • Have his breakfast
    Manny Pacquiao will head home for breakfast at 8am.
  • Morning nap
    After morning breakfast he takes a nap and rest his body after heavy workout.

Afternoon of Manny Pacquiao

  • Way to Wild Card Gym
    At around 1-1.30pm he’ll arrive at Wild Card Gym in West Hollywood, owned by long-time trainer Freddie Roach, to work on his boxing.
  • Performs various workout
    A typical routine will see Pacquiao spar 10 rounds, with two separate opponents; 15 rounds on the heavy bag, double-ended bag, speed bag; jump rope and shadowboxing. 
  • Sit-ups
    Every workout finishes with a thousand sit-ups, a daily tradition ever since Pacquiao lost from a hard body shot against Thai boxer Medgoen Singsurat in 1999.
  • Lunch after workout
    After training they go to a Thai restaurant near the gym for lunch and then head back towards home.

Evening of Manny Pacquiao

  • Spends time with Friends and family
    At home he relax, play chess with friends or watch a movie and having fun with his love ones.
  • Dinner time
    After relaxing, he ways toward dinner and have a healthy and high calorie diet.
  • Reading bible
    After dinner he read The Bible or discuss it with his family
  • Early riser, early sleeper
     He is usually in bed by 10 p.m. and take peaceful and deep sleep.

The most important thing as a leader is your relationship with God.

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manny pacquiao workout

Workout routine of Manny Pacquiao

Monday and Wednesday Manny Pacquiao Workout Routine

  • Running for 10 miles (stamina building)
  • 8 rounds of shadowboxing
  • 15 rounds of sparring
  • 10 rounds of speed bag
  • 10 rounds of heavy bag
  • 7 rounds of Jump rope
  • 2 sets of Ab crunches of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of knee-ups of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of diagonal crunches (both sides) of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of alternate bicycles of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of leg scissors of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of vertical leg crunches of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of side crunches of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of floor wipers of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of Russian twists of 100 reps
  • 10 rounds of agility ladder drills (speed workout)

Tuesday and Thursday Manny Pacquiao Workout Routine

  • Warm-up exercise (running for 10 miles) (stamina workout)
  • 8 rounds of shadowboxing with dumbbells in each hand
  • 15 rounds of mitt training
  • 10 rounds of speed bag
  • 10 rounds of heavy bag
  • 7 rounds of jump rope
  • 2 sets of ab crunches of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of knee-ups of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of alternate bicycles of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of leg scissors of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of vertical leg crunches of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of side crunches of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of floor wipers of 100 reps
  • 2 sets of Russian twists of 100 reps
  • Plyometric exercises

Friday Manny Pacquiao Workout Routine

  • Warm-up exercises (stretching)
  • 3 sets of shadow boxing of 3 minutes
  • 8-20 rounds of mitts
  • 3 sets of double end bag of 3 minutes
  • 3 sets of speed bag of 3 minutes
  • 3 sets of jump rope of 3 minutes
  • 6 sets of shadow boxing of 3 reps
  • 10 sets of ab exercises of 100 reps

Saturday Manny Pacquiao Workout Routine

  • Stamina building workout (running/sparring)

Sunday is a rest day for Manny Pacquiao
Even when Manny Pacquiao is not training too hard, he likes to keep it pretty busy for himself and he stays active by doing his chores and playing basketball or any other kind of sports. It is known as active recovery and Manny Pacquiao thinks that it is important to keep up a healthy lifestyle and maintain stamina.

Nobody can say that I’m lazy in training

Interesting facts about Manny Pacquiao

  • He holds the distinction of being the only Filipino boxer to have a postage stamp dedicated to him.
  • Pacquiao, who runs a charitable foundation, provides educational scholarships to 250 children.
  • The Philippines government has awarded him two titles: the “National Fist” and “National Treasure”.
  • Pacquiao’s first punchbag was made from a cardboard box stuffed with clothes.
  • In the beginning of his career, Pacquiao was underweight and so he used to put weights in his pockets to meet the weight limit of the matches.
  • Pacquiao began his professional career at the age of 17 and started gaining popularity with a boxing TV show called Blow By Blow.
I’m just a regular person who believes life is simple, and I like a simple life.

Octuple champion

  • An octuple champion is a boxer who has won major world titles in eight different weight classes.
  • Manny Pacquiao is the only boxer in history to have won twelve major world titles in eight different weight divisions.
  • Nine of his world championships came from the “Big Four” sanctioning bodies (WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO) and three were from The Ring.

“Life is meant to be a challenge, because challenges make you grow.”

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Manny Pacquiao workout routine and diet plan 1

Things to learn from Manny Pacquio

1. Never underestimate your opponent

2. Use age and experience to your advantage

3. Don’t just punch, fly

4. Don’t be afraid of getting hit

6. Trust your instincts

7. Prove People Wrong

8. Always believe in yourself.

9. Never give up

10. No pain, no gain.