Benefits of Boxing
Boxing as a sport requires a high level of athletic prowess: strength, speed, agility, hand-eye coordination, endurance, nerve, and power, just to name several required attributes. Boxing as a fitness activity enables the average person to hone those same athletic skills, all without having to take a punch. If you’re hoping to get in great shape and improve your health, you just might want to sign up for a membership to your local boxing gym. There are several reasons why.
1. Release of stress
Nothing like getting in front of that bag and smashing your pressures away.
It is a proven fact that physical exercise is the best reliever of stress and will also give you a massive release of endorphins which will change your mood in a positive way
2. Get Stronger
All that pounding the bag, skipping and round work will give your muscles a workout, You will find muscles you never thought you had and it will feel GREAT.
3. Better Hand-Eye Coordination
Hitting a moving bag or working on the focus pads will enhance your motor skills, improve balance and over time, get faster and faster.
Your reaction speeds will increase, and you will be finding that you will be trying to catch flies and now getting them.
4. Learn a life skill
Learning to fight even if just done for fun will teach you how to move, see things coming and give you a great sense of awareness of your surrounding and it could be that one edge to need one day to keep you safe.
Boxing training will give you so much more than just hitting pads, you will build self-confidence, self-esteem, and you will find you can face challenges you never thought you could.