A new option for all lovers of physical exercises is setting the standard in recent weeks and has to do with the union between two traditional phys
Meet Piloxing, the trendy combination of boxing and pilates to lose kilos
A new option for all lovers of physical exercises is setting the standard in recent weeks and has to do with the union between two traditional physical modalities that now together, according to specialists, offer better results in the short and medium term.
This is Piloxing, a new fitness trend based on a mixture of boxing and pilates movements, but all centralized at the speed and intensity of the music with which it is being accompanied.
Characteristics of Piloxing
As music is another of the main characteristics of the exercise, many can confuse it with the popular dance-therapy. However, the marked mobility of boxing and pilates has given it an originality that has made thousands of people already practice it in the United States and every day there are more who begin to implement it in various regions of Latin America.
The creator of this new discipline is the Swedish Viveca Jensen, a former ballet dancer and personal trainer who wanted to combine pilates and boxing to give a twist to what was already in the gym.
It all came about when Jensen had to withdraw from the dance due to an injury. To maintain his physical activity, he began to give classes in gyms and some asked him to complete the work to lose weight with pilates exercises. At that time, the trainer created piloxing with the aim of working various parts of the body such as the abdomen, legs and buttocks at the same time and in a fun and fast way.
Piloxing is a registered trademark and requires specific training to teach in gyms. “There is no single way to train. With a presence in more than 92 countries and more than one and a half million participants a day, Piloxing Academy LLC is a leading fitness company,” said Viveca Jensen in the New York Times.
Jensen expressed that one of the great advantages is that any type of person regardless of age can practice this discipline and it does not matter what physical form they are in. The important thing is to want to improve the body, the resistance and the flexibility at a high intensity.