Cardio. Many dread it, some love it. Either way, to obtain your dream body you may need to fit some cardio into your routines. If you don't like running, don't worry. We got you. A great alternative to running is jump roping. Elite boxers include running and jump roping especially to ensure that they're light on their feet and flexible with their movements. In addition, cardio is a great way to shave off some of the extra body fat that you want to lose.