Taking up boxing might seem a little daunting, but there’s a reason why it’s becoming more and more popular. Not only is it a killer full-body workout, but it’s also a great way to grow your confidence and embrace your inner badass. Here are some of the benefits you could feel from throwing on a pair of gloves and going hell to leather…
We might go on about it all the time, but there’s good reason we preach about it all day long - exercise is mean’t to be fun, not a punishment or chore! For us, there’s nothing more fun that heading to a boxing class, especially one with strobe lights and blasting music, and getting yourself lost in those combinations…
All Round Workout
A good boxer is an all-round athlete, with impressive endurance, strength, power, speed and agility. Regular sessions in the ring with have you feeling fitter, stronger and more agile in a matter of weeks. And if weight-loss is your goal, boxing also gives you an incredible calorie-burn too!
Improving your health and fitness is a confidence booster in itself, but with boxing in particular, you’re learning a new skill. When you work at a skill, slowly becoming more competent and talented, it breeds confidence, which will seep into other areas of your life too!
Even if you’re not used to hitting an actual person, boxing is still a great way to learn fighting techniques and self defence. Although we hope you’ll never be in such a situation, your mind will be more at ease knowing that you’ve got skills to defend yourself if you ever needed.
Not only is boxing an impressive physical workout, but the mental health benefits are huge. There’s nothing that reduces stress, beats anxiety and boosts your mood more than punching the living daylights out of a bag. Get out those mounting tensions in a healthy way and ride out of class on a wave of endorphins.