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The benefits of boxing training classes

Boxing training is a superb way to learn the art of self-defence and get in shape at the same time. If you wish to boost both your physical fitness and health then a boxing training regime could be for you. Not only will a program improve your overall body strength but it will also aid in building your confidence. And, best of all, boxing workouts are suitable for all ages and abilities.

Taking off in the past decade as part of a serious fitness regime, boxing training usually begins with what is commonly known as Boxercise. This is the most popular part of the training and incorporates burning body fat, muscle toning and improving the cardiovascular system. It is also the part most suitable to all as involves non-contact exercises such as jogging, skipping and shadow punching.

For those that wish to take the next step, boxing training classes can progress into a combat scenario. Here you will practice striking a partner with gloves and pads, guard postures, defence techniques and foot and body movements. This is still a safe environment, however, as all participants are kitted out with gloves, mouth guards and head protection.

If you are keen to start boxing classes you only need to drop into your local gym or sports centre. Due to its popularity, this type of class is extremely common so you should find a time that fits in with your schedule. Be sure to check the credentials of the instructor, then show up and get involved.

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