Why take a boxing class?

Why take a boxing class?

Boxing training has gained a lot of popularity in recent years. With the increasing interest in fitness and combat sports, more people are turning to boxing as a way to get in shape, improve their skills, and relieve stress.

But it is about much more than learning to box. Boxing training is a popular way for those interested in a range of sports and activities to improve their physical conditioning and mental wellbeing.

Did you know many famous celebrities and athletes take part in regular boxing training, including:

  • Gigi Hadid
  • Jason Momoa
  • Jennifer Garner
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Justin Bieber
  • Kevin Hart
  • Khloe Kardashian
  • Sylvester Stallone
  • Usher

It no surprise that so many fit and healthy celebs swear by boxing. Contrary to popular belief, this type of training involves little if any physical combat. Your trainer will make sure that each movement is safe and you will usually shadow box or work with pads and bags rather than sparring with other people.

It’s a fantastic overall workout for many reasons.

  • Cardiovascular fitness: Boxing is an intense, full-body workout that can get your heart rate up and improve your cardiovascular fitness.
  • Total body strength: Boxing requires the use of multiple muscle groups, including your arms, shoulders, legs, and core. The repetitive motion of throwing punches, combined with the resistance of a heavy bag or sparring partner, can help to build strength in these areas.
  • Endurance: Boxing training is often done in rounds, which can help build endurance by pushing your body to work for an extended period of time.
  • Agility and coordination: Boxing requires quick, precise movements and good hand-eye coordination. Regular training can help improve these skills and make you more agile and coordinated in your everyday life.
  • Stress relief: Boxing can also be a great way to relieve stress and improve mental health. The physical activity and focus required during training can help to clear your mind and reduce stress.

Business benefits of boxing training

Boxing is great for the body and mind, and its benefits even stretch into the corporate world, too.

Better physical health has been shown to improve mood, self-confidence, focus and productivity, all of which can only help when it comes to work.

Boxing classes are also a great way to improve social, team building, and interpersonal skills. Training or sparring together requires communication, support and adaptability which are traits that can all be easily transferred to a corporate environment.

Finally, boxing training offers many opportunities for networking. You will meet people from all walks of life in the gym, and that includes entrepreneurs, business owners and decision makers.

Ready to hit the pads?

As you can see, there are many great reasons to take up boxing. Whether you are looking to improve your physical fitness or mental health, or meet new people and learn a new skill, boxing ticks all the boxes.

So, if you’re ready to sign up, book a class with Villa and the team. Or, if you’d like to know more, head over to our boxing page.