In sport boxing, the idea is that you try to eliminate your opponent as quickly as possible. But boxing is more than that. Boxing is at the same time a cardio and strength training and good for the entire body. By boxing you become stronger and you improve your general health.
Boxing also reduces your stress level and you burn extra calories - a powerful combination to get rid of belly fat and allow you fit on a safety boxing body protector.
Boxing for ladies
Although many people really see boxing as a men's sport, the number of ladies who go boxing is growing enormously. And rightly so, it gives you a better condition , your muscles grow and above all it is super fun to do.
Boxing as the perfect workout
Boxing is a form of HIIT training (High Intensity Interval Training). With an HIIT training you erase periods of very intensive exercise with active rest periods. And did you know that you burn 13 calories per minute during boxing?
Boxing and anti stress
Do you suffer from stress , a high workload or a rushed feeling? Go boxing. You can kick and hit freely, so you can relax. And because of all that action, endorphins are released, so that you will leave the training with a smile.
Full body workout
Most forms of cardio training are primarily focused on the lower body. In boxing, on the other hand, most of the movement comes from the upper body. Boxing is extremely suitable for a full-body workout. In addition, it is challenging and it will no doubt get you out of your comfort zone, but in a safe way. Your body moves in a natural way, but at a high pace.
Kickboxing is often seen as dangerous and really something for men, but nothing could be further from the truth. Martial arts are also becoming increasingly popular among women. Kickboxing is a variant of boxing where you can use both your hands and your legs. The punches from regular boxing are combined with kicks from sports such as karate and taekwondo.
What is kickboxing good for?
Because your entire body comes into action, combined with boxing techniques, a lot of fat is burned during intensive training. From 475 to as much as 830 kcal per hour. You also train your heart and blood vessels . In addition, kickboxing strengthens the body from head to toe, stimulates the mind and helps to develop a strong and positive mental attitude.
It is important that your body recover well after a good boxing workout. With this after work-out smoothie you can help your body with that.
After workout smoothie
250 gr. Greek yoghurt
20 grams Fitshe 100% natural protein powder (banana-strawberry)
quarter cup with vegetable milk
1 tbsp raw cocoa
1 tsp cinnamon
Optional smoothie mix
Make & Shake
Put all ingredients (except the smoothie mix) in a blender
Blend until a smooth mass is created
Pour the contents into a glass, decorate with cinnamon and the smoothie mix, and enjoy!