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Kickboxing Houston: Top 7 Advantages Of Kickboxing Workouts

Author : Scott Sullivan

If you're stuck inside a workout rut or searching for a motivating fitness routine, you may consider adding a high-energy kickboxing workout to the schedule. Kickboxing workouts combine fighting techinques techniques with
heart-pumping cardio, which means you can get total body workouts and whip yourself into shape very quickly.

Whether you're a fitness newbie or long-time gym aficionado, undertaking a kickboxing workout at least one time per week will help you feel re-energized and from a rut. Listed here are seven more advantages of kickboxing workouts:

Kickboxing Benefit #1: Lessen Stress

You can kick and punch the right path to a stress-free zone within minutes of your high-energy kickboxing routine. The movements in kickboxing challenge several core muscles and can provide you with a total body workout, fast.

Kickboxing Benefit #2: Increase Confidence Levels

According to Dr. Rose Windale of, kickboxing can help you release endorphins that will give your mood a boost and help you feel well informed. Endorphins will also cause you to feel happier and more positive for several hours following the workout.

Kickboxing Benefit #3: Improved Coordination

If you're suffering from posture problems and have poor coordination, you can strengthen your 'core' and enhance your reflexes and coordination skills. The speedy punches and takes over the kickboxing routine provides you with a chance to focus your time to execute each movement successfully.

Kickboxing Benefit #4: Burn A Ton Of Calories

Muscle and Fitness Magazine reports that fitness kickboxing can burn over 800 calories each hour, and you'll be toning up your whole body as you ramp up your metabolism. It is a high-power cardio routine that's great for weight reduction and becoming you in shape, fast. (Source:

Kickboxing Benefit #5: Excellent Cross-Training Workout
If you have been pounding on the treadmill for several weeks and want a break out of your usual cardio routine, kickboxing may be the perfect cross-training workout. You can add some weights by putting on wrist weights or
ankle weights, or simply putting on a set of lightweight boxing gloves for extra resistance. Just a few routines per week can help you get out of a fitness rut, fast.

Kickboxing Benefit #6: Get An Energy Charge

Kickboxing is a high-energy cardio routine that will provide your body and mind a boost, and can increase your energy levels. You will be breathing hard and sweating out toxins; this method will give your time levels a much-needed boost.

Kickboxing Benefit #7: Improved Posture

If you are hunched over a computer all day long, kickboxing workouts will challenge many muscle groups that do not get enough attention throughout the day, and you will begin to develop your core. Core muscles in around your abdominal wall are targeted with kickboxing workouts because you need to use your waist and abs for balance, and to execute each carefully coordinated move.

Kickboxing workouts provide several benefits for you and mind, and are a great choice to get through an exercise rut. Whether you're a fitness fanatic or just starting out with a workout program, kickboxing can help you reach your workout goals.

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