7 Benefits of Kickboxing

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Kickboxing is a sport that combines the punching techniques of boxing with the kicking techniques of karate.  It was introduced in the 1970s by karate champions Joe Lewis and Chuck Norris. Until few years back, Kickboxing was viewed as a male-dominated form of exercise.  However, over the past few years, this scenario has changed.

Kickboxing has gained immense popularity among women after numerous celebrities included it in their fitness regime. It is not mundane like running on a treadmill.  Kickboxing includes boxing maneuvers and cardio elements for providing a total body workout.  This article discusses 7 benefits of kickboxing for women:

1.    Ideal for self-defense

Learning to protect oneself from a potential dangerous situation is a must for every woman. The self-defense moves in kickboxing teaches you to come out of a dangerous situation safely.  We also include dedicated self-defense training every month during the classes. 

2.    Melts fat faster

A one-hour kickboxing session can burn about 450- 750 calories. For better weight loss results, it can be combined with walking or jogging. The cardio-conditioning element of kickboxing helps lose the stubborn belly fat faster.

3.    Provides stress relief

Kickboxing releases endorphins, which helps alleviate stress and relieve depression. It also improves the mood and mental clarity.

4.    Tones the whole body

Kickboxing builds muscles and strengthens them. It concentrates on core muscle groups in the body including back, waist, legs and arms.

5.    Improves endurance and stamina

Kickboxing requires a lot of energy. As a result, your endurance and stamina will also improve.

6.    Prevents calcium deficiency

Many women face calcium deficiency after menopause. Kickboxing takes care of bones that brittle with age. It stimulates bone growth and increases the overall strength.

7.    Builds your confidence level

Kickboxing is a challenging workout, and when you accomplish your challenges, you feel more confident. 

On the whole, kickboxing can make you look and feel good, help you in leading a healthy life.  Join for a few classes in the beginning and later perform it within the comforts of your home.  

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