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5 Health benefits of training in boxing for fitness.

Boxing is a great workout for the lungs, heart, and muscles. your reward will definitely be health benefits, such as longer life, less stress, and more muscle. Below are the health benefits of training in boxing for fitness:


1. Improves your heart health:

During boxing, there is always a quick movement which is accompanied by the throwing of punches and this has been proven to be effective for increasing your heart rate. Boxing is effective on both your lungs and your heart to supply enough blood to your body systems. The outcome of this is the stimulation of your cardiovascular health and strengthens your heart. This is in comparison to the effects of increasingly commonly known high-intensity training exercises.


2. Weight Loss:

Being a high-intensity exercise, there is always an extra advantage of burning more stubborn fat and losing those excess calories. Only a couple of 2 minute rounds of boxing will consume a lot of calories when compared with other exercise programs, this makes boxing a superb method to lose weight.


3. Reduced stress:

Nearly all moderate to intense physical activity has shown positive results in the reduction of stress, exercise increases some hormones within the body such as endorphins, exercise stimulates mood, and acts as a form of meditation and also, exercise enhance sleep, which assists in the reduction of stress.


4. Fat Loss:

Looking at the physical appearance of boxers, you notice that they are famous lean athletes. The major reason behind boxers having a little amount of fat on their bodies is that the boxing is a weight-class sport. In weight-class sports such as boxing, the fact is that you have to battle with individuals who are almost the same weight as you, so the goal is to be in the lightest weight possible with a lot of muscle.

if your doctor says you are overweight, it would be good to engage in boxing.


5. Improvement of Cardiovascular Health:

Boxing can be an effective cardio workout that aims to keep your heart for maximum effectiveness. This exerts a moderate amount of stress on your heart and lungs in order to make them work at their very best. This will allow you to burn some calories and improve blood circulation. Some individuals are of the opinion that engaging in a run and being part of a spinning class is the only way to achieve effective cardio training. Maybe you should try boxing?


Garry Wasson is head boxing trainer for Blue Cattle Dog Boxing. 2018 copyright.

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