We know what you’re probably thinking: Boxing is for guys. Well, throw that notion out the window because it’s for ladies too! Victoria’s Secret models love it, and there’s no reason why you shouldn’t. Read on to find out more why boxing you be brought into your fitness regimen.
It’s a total-body workout: Boxing is a two-for-one cardio and strength workout, so it targets the entire body. Not only does it increase your strength and cardiorespiratory fitness, it can also improve a number of other fitness-related skills: balance, coordination, reactivity, and agility.
It flattens your belly and burns calories: Isn’t this what many of us are sweating for? Boxing works your core with intense workouts where you need to rotate to deliver more powerful hits. It’s also an exercise that requires a lot of energy so burning calories is high on the list.
It’s a stress reliever: This workout is ideal for people on-the-go, who have especially stressful lives. Running may be a way for some to cut down on stress, but boxing can also be extremely satisfying. I mean come on, you’re constantly punching and hitting a big bag, what else could you need?