Reasons To Start Kickboxing

Finding a workout that is fun and gives you the right amount of exercise is not easy. Having a workout with a balance between strength training and cardio is important in order to achieve weight-loss and tone your muscles. Kickboxing is a sport provides that perfect balance. It is a full-body and high-intensity cardiovascular workout that takes a lot of stamina and endurance. Here are some reasons you should include kickboxing in your weekly schedule:

  1. High Intensity Interval Training – You are almost always giving your 100% energy and then resting for a short while before doing it again-over and over again, so you’ll remain pumped throughout and get an intensive and productive workout.
  2. Gain Flexibility/Balance – Kickboxing will hone your flexibility and inner balance at all times. These are very important skills that are usually overlooked in other forms of exercise or in gyms workouts.
  3. Anyone can do it – To kickbox, you don’t necessarily have to be strong or flexible or in shape—you just need that motivation and will. It’s a suitable form of exercise for anyone from teens to adults as well.
  4. Learn about self-defense – Several self-defense moves are incorporated into kickboxing techniques. You learn how to stand your ground, throw a punch, aim an effective kick and block others from hitting you. These may come in handy someday.
  5. De-Stress – Kickboxing allows you to channel those stressful vibes and punch it out – literally. Along with a great workout you also get a great outlet to channel stress and relax. Not only will you feel energized, but you are sure to feel strong and refreshed as well.

Are you going to make kickboxing a part of your cardio regime?

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