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Why boxing is the perfect exercise to gain strength

Vicky Martín Berrocal, Pilar Tubio, Elsa Pataky... and internationally, Jennifer Lopez, Gigi Hadid, Adriana Lima... If all these goddesses practice


Vicky Martín Berrocal, Pilar Tubio, Elsa Pataky… and internationally, Jennifer Lopez, Gigi Hadid, Adriana Lima… If all these goddesses practice
boxing to keep fit, they can’t be wrong. And this sport is in fashion because
and burns a lot of calories It strengthens muscles and it’s also fun. What more could you want?

Until a few years ago, the
boxing It was a sport reserved for men, since contact in the middle of a fight was very
violent for the women. But luckily those
prejudices have already been discarded and there are more and more
women who dare to give this sport a chance.

And it is that boxing is a very
completesince you activate the whole body and train all
s muscle groups. On the one hand, you use
arms to throw punches and protect yourself, but the
torso and the
legs they also have to work actively and, above all, be agile to move around the ring.

But don’t think that everything is
physical contact, since you can take advantage of all its
Benefits without actually fighting another person. is the call
fitboxingand is based on high-impact cardiovascular exercises that offer an important burning of
calories.

A typical boxing session can burn
up to 1,000 caloriescompared to other training
cardio which we are more used to. To give you several examples, how walking can make you lose
243 calories, jogging you consume
398 calories and when you run you burn
544 calories.

But you can also think of it as a
hiit workoutcoming to burn
between 500 and 800 kcal per hour if you combine intensive training phases with small
breaks. For example, your training can be divided into three minutes in the ring and one minute off. These intervals help you set your goal
abolism in motion since your body follows
burning calories even after training.

But it is also that, although
burn calories in a localized way is very difficult, boxing can help you when it comes to getting rid of the
Abdominal fat. And it is that the high intensity of a training of
fitboxing makes this sport excellent for burning
visceral fat, or the fat commonly found around the waist.

Not to mention his ability to
tone the body. Your arms, legs and buttocks will be much more defined and
powerful since the continuous movements and blows that are included in the
boxing improve muscle flexibility. Remember it’s not all
lose weight, but it is also important to strengthen the muscles.

And, how could it be otherwise, boxing also includes important
Benefits for our mental health. Not only does it end
stressunloading all the day-to-day frustrations in front of the sack, but also helps you increase your
self esteem and to leave the complexes buried. In addition, thanks to an increase in your production of
endorphinsboxing gives you a great feeling of
strength and well-being.

In short, boxing
lose weight,
tones the body, you
amuses and helps you feel
better with yourself. Well, maybe all those who practice it are not so wrong…