Jan 20, 2016

Boxing Fitness - The Ultimate Challenge

Over the last few years, boxing has become increasingly popular for those wanting to increase their fitness, achieve a strong body composition, burn fat and keep it off for the long term. So why are so many women turning to boxing to get fit and lose weight? Today we are going to take a look at the key benefits that separate boxing fitness from some other styles of workouts.

The key difference is the intensity of a session compared to your average aerobic treadmill workout. These high-intensity, anaerobic boxing workouts push the body to the point of whole-body energy expenditure. Another big difference between anaerobic and aerobic workouts is that anaerobic continues to work your body and burn calories for much longer after each session due the sustained metabolic rate. The variety of cardio exercise and resistance training included in a boxing session provides the perfect combination for toning and strengthening muscles, and strengthening bones which has been proven to increase bone density and help prevent diseases like osteoporosis later in life.

Boxing for fitness not only provides real health and fitness results, it's also quite fun to do. Gone are the days of boring, stale treadmill workouts while watching TV or listening to the same old 'workout' tunes. If you're looking for the ultimate fitness challenge, then boxing fitness is for you. You'll leave every session with your head held high - knowing you've given it all you had - pushing your body to new limits and improving your self-esteem along the way.

Another fantastic reason to try boxing is that it is a great way to relieve stress. Exercise, in general, has fantastic mental health benefits, but with boxing you can unleash all of your daily frustrations onto that bag. This tangible outlet lets you sweat out those negative emotions, and at the same time replaces them with your brain's natural 'feel-good' endorphins, putting your mind, body and soul in a better state.

Boxing fitness provides a dynamic workout that combines resistance training with cardio exercise. This perfect match puts your body in a higher metabolic state that lets you burn fat for longer even after your workout is done, and will leave you feeling like you've actually achieved something. So, if you're looking for a fun new fitness challenge, or if you're just wanting to tone up and increase your strength, then boxing fitness might just be for you!

Today's post was brought to you by Damien Kicic, a contributor to The Active Mum.  Image is courtesy of photostock at FreeDigitalPhotos.net


  1. Boxing is always a good fitness exercise but punches on the face never seems to be good.

  2. Everyone should concern about his fitness and body building, now a days peoples have don't time to do exercise, but their are so many product available in the market to boost muscles, crazy bulk is one of them.

  3. Boxing training is full-body functional exercise that builds up major muscles and their supporting muscles fast. So, assignment help also tell us that the physical and mental strength the sport provides can increase confidence, the determination as well as stamina, muscle mass and weight loss.


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