Boxing training refers to the routine followed by boxers in order to get fit for their sport. Boxing trainers and doctors claim that it is one of the most ascetic forms of training, which makes it a popular choice of exercise for both fitness instructors and personal trainers. Boxing training has scientifically proven benefits including cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance and weight loss.
“To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.” – Sugar Ray Robinson
“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion’.”
– Muhammad Ali
Professional athletes and teams can use boxing exercises to improve their performance in their respective sporting events, while other participants can attain weight loss and fitness goals through a fun and highly beneficial boxing program at Kamikaze. Experienced trainers and coaches have realized that boxing provides an advanced level of cross training that significantly enhances the athlete’s physical performance with regard to balance, power, speed and endurance. Boxing exercises are particularly useful when there is limited time to develop these attributes, which are necessary for optimum performance in sports like rugby, soccer, swimming, cricket, tennis and dancing.
Proper boxing exercises provide you with both physical and mental benefits. Physically, you will acquire strength and endurance without the need for strenuous weight training; exercise your joints with high intensity, low impact work-out; improve your cardiovascular system in less time; burn more calories through high energy expenditure in a short time frame; and incorporate aerobic and anaerobic training in your program. The mental benefits of boxing training include enhanced focus and thinking; challenging routines that build self confidence; better time management; and the variety of exercises. The high energy expenditure also enhances the release of negative emotions.
Attributes such as strength, power, stamina, focus and coordination are associated with top performing athletes, successful body builders and winning teams. Whether you pursue training by yourself or as a team, you and your colleagues or teammates will witness the physical and mental benefits associate with proper boxing training.