Are you losing your interest in the workout or looking for a new type of workout to kick off your fitness regime? Then my friend, you need to punch shit out of some bags, even maybe douchebags. Kickboxing workout is definitely the best choice for you.
Whether you want to lose fat, boost your confidence level to dare those street guys who bully you, or just simply want overall body conditioning, kickboxing workout can give you the desired result.
What is Kickboxing Workout?
Kickboxing is a form of martial arts and its origin can be traced to karate. Apart from karate it also mixes the move of Muay Thai, Boxing, and Taekwondo.
It was first introduced in Japan since then it has been practiced as a contact sport, self-defense and for fitness.
Besides being a popular sport it is also rapidly gaining attraction for fitness regime as it has a lot of benefits. Here’s an interesting kickboxing workout training video which might give you a little idea about the routine.
Benefits of kickboxing
Flexibility plays important role in our everyday life to avoid injuries from any instant shift in our physical position or fall.
One of the major benefits you get in kickboxing is flexibility, in kickboxing workout you are constantly stretching and upping your legs to kick forward stretching out your hamstring that increases flexibility.
Apart from that before start kicking you need to do stretch and warm up to avoid injuries, it adds more flexibility to your body.
To kick you need to stand on one leg and consistently having one leg in the air, obviously balance going to be an issue. For that, You have to train yourself to balance. The more you train the better balance and stability you will get to kick harder.
Another important perk that you have besides flexibility and balance is the self-defense aspect of it. We are not endorsing or suggesting to learn kickboxing for violence but you never know when you stuck in dangerous circumstances where you have to defend yourself. Kickboxing gives the ability to get out of yourself from this kind of situations.
Punch out stress and aggression
Life is full of ups and downs and daily events in our life cause so stress and anxiety and sometimes it is too high to control.
You might have been in a situation when your boss told you something that made you aggressive and you can’t scream or throw a punch. we also not suggesting to beat up your boss or any people but sometimes the situation comes like when you have gone so mad that you start taking your aggression out on wall or table.
Yeah, we know that satisfy you a little bit as your brain release the feeling good hormone called Endorphins. But there are other less risky ways too and in fact, more effective and better ways to beat up those frustrations and stress like kickboxing.
Yeah right, any physical exercise increases the release of endorphins hormone. #PointNoted.
Improve coordination and focus
Not to mention that it requires a lot of coordination and focus to acquire mastery in kickboxing. Every set of kicks and punches require a better coordination and focus between your legs and arms. While practicing kickboxing you will master on those things. These skills are not only required in kickboxing but also in our daily life.
Helps in fat loss
As being one of High-intensity interval training workout it requires a lot of energy and calories to kick throw the bag.
Another benefit of kickboxing is that it helps you to lose weight. According to studies, you can burn around 800 calories in an hour of kickboxing workout.
Also read about other types of fitness available in our blog section.
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