Boxing is no longer just for athletes, and almost anyone can perform boxing as part of an overall workout program or exercise routine. It’s one of the best and most effective ways to get in shape and it produces visible results more quickly than many other types of workouts. If you are wanting to get into boxing as a means of improving your overall fitness, and maybe to try something new, then boxing classes at Martial Arts Fitness Academy are for you! Learn how to box by taking classes trainers who are current, or ex-boxers. What better way to learn this combat activity then to be taught by experienced pros who have logged many hours in the ring professionally. Read on for more information about the benefits of boxing training at MAFA.
Boxing can help to improve your heart strength
The quick movements of boxing combined with throwing punches are excellent for increasing your heart rate. Boxing works your lungs and heart to provide more blood to your bodily systems. This will boost your cardiovascular health and strengthen your heart. It’s comparable to the effects of the increasingly popular High Intensity Interval Training workouts.
Boxing training can help you lose weight
Because it’s high intensity training, you have the additional benefit of burning more stubborn fats and shedding those excess calories. Just a few minutes of boxing will already burn a lot of calories compared to other exercise programs, making it a terrific way to lose weight without spending too much time exercising.
When you train in boxing, you can effectively manage stress
There are healthy and unhealthy ways of coping with stress. Fortunately, boxing is a good way to vent your frustrations and a healthy method of stress management through exercise. It not only has positive effects on your physical health but also on your mental and emotional health. It’s a safe way to let loose and release your tension, helping you feel relaxed and calmer afterwards.
Boxing is great strength training
All of your core muscles are given a workout when you’re boxing at MAFA. As you move and strike, this builds your strength especially in the arms and shoulders and gradually increases your power. At the same time, boxing enhances endurance thanks to its resistance training. Some conditioning is also usually incorporated in boxing routines.
If you are considering boxing training as a means of fitness, then we encourage you to start taking classes at MAFA! For more information about our martial arts fitness classes and our group fitness classes, please feel free to continue browsing through our website. Click here to find our contact information and to fill out our contact form.