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What are the Benefits of Boxing over Gym?

Published 10/11/2019, 1:31 PM EDT

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In the modern world where people are growing increasingly cautious of their health, it is important to know the kind of workout required for your body. And gym is not the only kind of physical workout method that is available in the world which has evolved to a great extent. With so many options available, people are growing increasingly confused as to which method to follow. While going to a gym remains the most popular option, boxing is not far away especially among young men who fascinate the sport.

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Here are the benefits of boxing-

Good for heart-


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Boxing is known to be a good cardio exercise. Maintaining a good heart condition is really important, and boxing helps to maintain it. Boxing trains cardiovascular strength and endurance more effectively than the majority of the workouts available today. It has the power to condition the human body into an energy-efficient machine. Take one look at the body of a professional boxer, and you’ll see an incredibly lean and cut athlete that is in prime condition.

Helps to burn fat-

One of the most common reasons observed among people that workout is to burn fat and become leaner. Many times, in an attempt to maintain a lean body, people often try different kinds of workouts. The way the body exerts while Boxing really helps in  burning fat. According to a study, Each one-hour session in boxing can burn up to 1,000 calories. That’s a huge amount, and combine that with proper diet, it can really have a positive effect on your physique.

Fun Sport-

Things like running, for a longer period of time, can prove to be quite boring. Same can be said about most of the things done in a gym. But boxing, for most people, can be a fun sport and one can enjoy it, while getting the other benefits along with it. It engages you brain as much as your body, making it less boring, and also improving you thought process.

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Written by:

Saketh Kandadai


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