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If getting in shape will become one of your New Year’s Resolutions, have you considered boxing classes rather than a standard gym membership?

Boxing workouts are the best fitness programs to tone you up and help you lose the pounds fast all in a fun and competitive environment!

The majority of us our concerned about our health, shape and fitness but very few act on it. With more and more health warnings and with a population fixated on consuming high amounts of fast food, sugary drinks and alcohol the situation is getting worse. Every year the resolution for most will be to lose the pounds by joining the local gym however, it is worth noting that many of the activities are not very effective and in most cases you’ll lose interest in a few months if not a few weeks. What you need is a demanding physical activity that is fun and of course helps get you into shape.

So why not consider boxing…

Whilst you might think boxing is an aggressive sport which is dangerous this is an unfortunate myth. Like any sport boxing can be dangerous but only for people who have no experience and who intentionally look to not follow the correct rules. However, if you are looking to learn the basic techniques and to be physically pushed through an intense fun effective workout, then this is the ideal fitness activity for you!

If you’re not convinced then just consider how popular boxing fitness is as a form of workout and why numerous people are more than happy with the results they achieve to that of a gym session.

All you need is dedication, will power and a good club to benefit from boxing!

Boxing fitness has many different practices and they all require a form of dedication and intense training which you won’t develop on a treadmill. Boxing provides a strong cardio workout whilst boosting your agility, flexibility, speed, coordination and stamina. This form of workout doesn’t require actual fighting in the ring, but uses activities such as shadow boxing, bag work and padwork as part of the training process. Just by listening and following a trained instructor you will be in a perfectly safe environment reaping the rewards of a training regime that will aid you in losing weight and gaining confidence.

Boxing classes including the following:

1. Jump rope training (develops footwork, cardio and anaerobic system)

2. Body weight exercises which build upper and lower body power

3. Strength work through explosive punching.

4. Footwork training, which improves co-ordination, balance, speed

5. Serious AB work that engages the entire core through explosive rotational movements.

Find out more and contact us at Wimborne Boxing Club

This blog has hopefully inspired you to consider boxing as an excellent fitness workout, that will help reduce weight, tone up your entire body and provide you with a dedicated mentality to avoid the potential pitfalls of modern day life.

Remember, fitness boxing is all about improving overall health and enhancing all the things that help boxers become better like increasing lean muscle mass, improving speed, mobility, flexibility, discipline, self-confidence and self-esteem.

So why not give it a go?

About Dave:

Dave Rimmer is the Head coach and is qualified Level 2 England Boxing Coach, a Professional Boxing Trainer and a Level 3 Personal Trainer. He is looking to continue the growth of Wimborne Boxing Club and give to continue to offer top class sessions for boxers of all ages

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