Question 3 – What are the top 5 health and fitness benefits of boxing for kids in Abu Dhabi?
1. Enhanced Cardiovascular Health
Cardio health and fitness is important for all ages. This includes kids too. As a child’s cardio health increases it help with endurance, allows them to train for longer and train harder.
2. Improved Total-Body Strength
When you use boxing for fitness overall body strength is increased because of nature of this total body workout. Children will become stronger, they muscles will become stronger.
3. Better Hand-Eye Coordination
Kids can be clumsy, this is part of being a child. However, boxing teaches kids many aspects of co-ordination. Improved hand-eye co-ordination increases as children learn to box.
4. Decreased Stress increases self confidence
Children suffer from stress too whether that is because of school , peer pressure or something else. A good boxing workout effectively reduces stress and whats more the energy children exert during training helps release pent up anger – making children more calm and relaxed.
As children grow their confidence can take a knock from time to time. Being actively involved in a sport like boxing in abu dhabi does increase self-confidence and improved overall self-esteem.
A recent study found here demonstrates that boxing for kids can help reduce aggression, improve mood and increase self-control.
5. Improved Body Composition
Boxing as a sport can work all the major muscle groups helping with body toning in children as they grow. However, it is also a useful fitness method to help with weight management too.
If your child is overweight a regular sports activity like boxing can help them lose weight and keep their weight in check.
Question 4 – For children in Abu Dhabi who are very inactive and over weight is boxing a good exercise to help with weight loss?
Yes. As mentioned above boxing can help with weight loss because it is an active sport that uses a lot of energy. It will help to burn calories and when use with a calorie controlled diet can help shed the pounds.
Children often find even the thought of dieting for weight loss unappealing but an active sport is more fun than a chore. Many kids see sports training as an activity and not really exercise.