More and more women are joining kickboxing classes – find out why
High Calorie Burn
On average, a person can burn 600-800 calories during a 45-minute kickboxing class, making this form of exercise a very efficient way to melt fat and get toned.
Great Cardiovascular Workout
If your goals are to lose weight, reduce stress and improve overall health, incorporating cardio into your routine is a must.
Kickboxing is a great way to get cardio inand also have some fun at the same time! During a class, you will improve blood circulation, strength and stamina with every kick.
Holding proper form requires constant muscle engagement. This tightens and tones the entire body while keeping the heart rateup from start to end.
Total Body Workout
During a kickboxing class, you will be moving nonstop: Jabs, hooks, crosses, and uppercuts work the upperbody which will leave the chest, arms, shoulders, and core feeling tight.
Other moves includeroundhouse kicks, front kicks and sidekicks, toning the thigh and butt areas.
With each class, your coordination, flexibility and balance will improve. You’ll sharpen your reflexes. We will ensure you have the proper technique and movement.
Kickboxing is not only physical, but mental, too. It relieves stress, builds confidence, and demands self-discipline. Nothing relieves stress more than practicing a roundhouse kick while picturing that work project!
Self Defense Skills
Kickboxing is great for general self-defense. You will learn moves that will empower you as you become stronger and fit.
The intense physical activity involved in this high-energy workout will lead to weight loss. It is especially effective for losing that stubborn fat around the stomach area.
Performing a high-intensity kicking boxing routine would be seen as something that would wear you out. But that is not the case at all. Sure, your muscles will be nice and worn out, but a kickboxing session will leave your body and mind invigorated.
Within the benefits of kickboxing lie the fundamentals of every martial art, which is discipline. Following instructions and mastering set movements while learning stances and technique require determination and discipline.
As you begin to excel in the routine, you will begin to subconsciously apply the discipline to your daily tasks and manage your life better.
The benefits for kickboxing are numerous as it works your body and mind while delivering optimal fitness results. It also provides a fun alternative to other high-intensity exercises.
You will find camaraderie and support at a Rise Fit kickboxing class, while getting expert instruction.
“A good workout is when you make your dry fit shirt look like false advertising.”
Reminder: before you begin any new physical routine you should always consult your physician.