Recreational Boxing and Fitness – Train like a Boxer!
Thrive Boxing Gym offers all levels of boxing and fitness classes and coaching. Classes are geared for individuals at all levels of boxing and for those new to the sport as well. Coach Peña ensures that at every class, participants train at their own speed and pace.
Boxing is a well-rounded sport that includes conditioning, strength training and aerobic exercise. According to Harvard Medical School, boxing for fitness can help improve your strength, endurance, and balance. Because boxing is a great aerobic exercise, it may also lower the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Physical Strength and Mental Agility
Boxing helps condition and improve both physical agility and mental agility. When you are boxing and training, you learn to think fast, and quickly change your position, and your posture.
Every part of your body is involved in boxing training. You will find yourself becoming stronger all around when you use boxing as your fitness routine.
Arms move and swing, legs bend and position into a crouch, the brain learns to move your body quickly without a second thought. Boxing for fitness is one great way to work your whole body in one training session.
Benefits of Boxing Include:
- Improved balance
- Better posture
- Strengthens upper-body and core
- Boosts endurance
- Increases alertness
- Enhances mood
- Improves hand-eye coordination
- Sharpens focus
- Builds confidence and self-esteem
- Builds self-defense skills