Boxing can often be misunderstood as simply a way to build muscle mass and look psychically fit. For a multitude of health reasons that challenge every part of your body, boxing has boomed in popularity among a broad range of ages and abilities. Boxing is the ideal way to stimulate anyone’s mind and body; not just the body-builders and professional MMA fighters. Looking to kickstart your health with boxing training Melbourne wide? Senshi has the class for you!

Build Muscle, Strength & Coordination  

From aesthetics to functionality, boxing is a sure way to build up your strength! Using your legs for stance, abs for stability and the shoulders to pack a punch – boxing uses the whole body!

Using the leg muscles and abdominals for a precise stance, boxers up their balance and stability by default. With this precision, the body’s posture is improved for better bone and muscle health, assisting in everyday activities. With focused movements and coordinated footwork, boxing literally uses every muscle in the body.

If weight-loss and sculpting is your game, boxing is for you. With just one hour of boxing, your body can burn up to 800 calories. Losing weight reveals muscles you didn’t even know you had, so you can look fit, while feeling healthy.

Enhance Your Heart & Lung Health Through Stamina & Endurance

Being a cardio-respiratory form of exercise, boxing gets your heart rate up, fast! Decreasing stress in the blood vessels, your heart can pump blood throughout the body with ease. By building cardiovascular strength, your systolic and diastolic blood pressure is controlled, decreasing your risk of heart disease, such as heart attacks, strokes, and type 2 diabetes.

Boxing delivers oxygen to your lungs through endurance training. With an increased heart rate and blood pumping, your body requires more oxygen, thus increasing your lung capacity. Developing endurance and heart rate while boxing also accelerates your resting heart rate, for better heart health 24/7. Establishing your stamina and endurance assists in keeping your lungs and heart pumping. Get ducking and jabbing to up your health game!

Improve Alertness, Brain Functionality & Mental Health

With growing knowledge around mental health, fitness has never been more important in combating stress and calming the mind. It’s widely understood that exercise releases endorphins, which make us happy!

Boxing requires a broad range of focus and coordination. By focusing on the task at hand, your mind can be clear and fixated, putting the stresses of daily life to rest. Boxing requires concentrating on your hand-eye coordination to ensure every action is precise. By using coordinated actions and focused movement, our brain is hyper-focused on the activity, keeping you level-headed for other activities. This built up agility makes everyday tasks easier to action. Agile body means an agile brain!

Life can be busy! Using pent-up mental energy as a result of the modern lifestyle, your brain becomes more calm, resulting in a better night’s sleep. Many of us sit at a desk for the majority of the day, making the body stagnant. Getting up and moving your body is a great way to get the blood flowing, ensuring your muscles are tired for a deeper slumber.

Want to up your fitness for a holistic enhancement to your lifestyle? Contact Senshi today to see what classes will suit you!