There’s a common misconception that boxing is only for strong men – well, news flash: women can do that too! Plus, it’s not only for strong, bulky men, even the weaker ones can try and develop power and stability as they practice more.
Boxing can help you shed a few pounds effectively, and it’s a good way to tone your arms. Who would have thought that a simple jab-straight move can torch a lot of calories? It’s very easy!
Before you start to engage in boxing, know a few facts about it in this article on Wellness Bin:
Punching Off the Pounds: How to Lose Weight with Boxing
If you think that boxing is an activity reserved for the mean and the tough – then you’re wrong! Though you see it being practiced by those bulked-up fighters, this punch-and-jab sport is actually one of the most effective cardio activity you can do. Boxing can provide you with total body workout without you even noticing it. It’s a versatile, high-impact sport that delivers massive results in terms of endurance training, muscle toning and calories burnt. Different boxing styles will ensure that you have something that can cater to your fitness abilities and goals, especially if you are making your way through weight loss. Read more…
An hour of boxing can burn at least 350 calories? Yes! You can easily burn more as you develop your boxing skills.
To start, Well and Good listed the basic moves in boxing that you have to know:
Boxing basics: 5 steps to throwing punches with perfect form
Boxing is the current golden child of boutique fitness, but as more studios open and workout buffs used to spinning and running sign up to throw punches, they’re not necessarily learning how to do it right. Read more…
You can easily throw a punch without actually making use of your arm muscles, and this will not benefit you at all. Always, always make sure that you are doing your moves correctly!
For the final tip, here’s how to throw the perfect boxing punch on Men’s Fitness:
HOW TO THROW THE PERFECT BOXING PUNCH
“All punches were not created equal,” says Adam Colberg, a pro boxing coach at NYC’s legendary Gleason’s Gym. His perfect punch is an explosive right cross for a right-handed guy, or a left cross for a southpaw. Read more…
Believe me when I say boxing can actually help you lose weight, and if you’re not yet convinced, try it and see for yourself!
Aside from achieving your desired shape, boxing can also develop your self-defense skills, improve your cardiovascular health, ease stress, and increase bone density. It’s also a good way to release your feelings of anger, and you don’t necessarily have to punch that person in the face!
from Cornelius Steinbeck Blog https://corneliussteinbeck.wordpress.com/2015/09/29/throw-the-perfect-boxing-punch/
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