Boxing Fitness In Abu Dhabi & Dubai

Looking for a energetic and proven way to shed some weight? Boxercise might be the right choice for you. Suitable for adults and children, boxing for fitness uses the same fitness techniques professional boxers use to stay in great shape.
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Boxing for fitness in the UAE - weight loss, body toning and much more.....

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If you want a great physique is Boxercise the right training method for you in Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Sharjah?

In the UAE Boxercise is a relatively new fitness method that can be done on a 1-2-1 personal training basis or for more fun as part of a Boxercise for fitness class. It’s a form of exercise that uses many of the different training techniques and equipment that traditional boxing uses but in a fun and friendly workout which is designed to provide an full body workout or as a way to target specific areas that you want to improve.

There are many benefits to doing Boxercise – just look at how fit professional boxers are!

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What is boxing for fitness - or 'Boxercise'

Boxercise is an exercise class based on the training concepts boxers use to keep fit.

Classes can take a variety of formats but a typical one may involve shadow-boxing, skipping, hitting pads, kicking punch bags, press-ups, shuttle-runs and sit-ups.

As no class involves the physical hitting of an opponent, it is a fun, challenging and safe workout.

With plenty of pad work amongst other exercise it is a great way to mix up your training but keep pushing towards your fitness goals no matter what they may be.

A high-paced style of workout, Boxercise can also be used as a form of aerobic exercise which really helps get your heart rate up to providing a great cardio workout.

How does boxing fitness help?

Boxercise is a great way to work out your upper body and help strip away fat, all while building muscle at the same time. Boxercise will not only burn away hundreds of calories. It will help improve your endurance, strength and is also a great way to relax and de-stress after a stressful day.

Here are a few of the benefits boxercise training in Abu Dhabi and Dubai provide:



Mental Health Benefits

The controlled and specific movements in Boxercise require a great deal of focus, so much so that trainers actually say that it can improve your concentration and discipline.



Tension Release

If you’re feeling tense or stressed, Boxercise is the perfect way to let all that go by channeling your aggression in a safe and controlled manner.

Even though Boxercise is non-contact, you will feel more in control of your body, and certainly more relaxed and de-stressed after a class.



Burn Fat Quickly

Boxercise is the ultimate combination of strength and cardio, so after a few classes you may start to find that the excess pounds are melting away.

The classes take the form of HIIT (high intensity interval training) where you combine short bursts of intense exercise with recovery periods – the very best method for losing weight.



Full Body Toning

Boxing itself requires quick movements, which encourages your muscles to develop, and Boxercise takes this element and incorporates it into the classes.

But it works your whole body over, from your arms, back, legs and core.


Can boxing for fitness help with weight loss?

With the high level of exertion focused on muscles which do not tend to endure long term exercise as much, it really helps gets the heart rate going and burn of plenty calories to help you lose some fat and some of the weight you are looking for.

Don’t forget though, what goes inside does show on the outside so make sure you are also following a healthy eating plan to get the best results from any form of exercise.

If you need diet and nutrition information as well as some training in Boxercise a boxing coach in the UAE with boxing and nutrition planning experience can really help.

Boxing is extremely taxing on the core. Your hips need to rotate in order to get full extension and deliver a more powerful blow.

And since you’re burning more calories than you would lying on the floor for isolated abs work, you’ll be ready to show off that flat belly sooner.

A boxing training session involves every muscle in the body, but especially the core and the shoulders.

A good boxing workout tones your legs, arms, chest, shoulders, back and helps you build a strong core – so yeah, that’s pretty much everything.

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Do you need any special equipment at home for Boxercise?

In the Boxercise session both pads and gloves and used, both of them are provided by the instructor, we suggest each client get your own wrap (for hygienic reasons) to protect your hands, wrist and thumbs the wrap is very important to support your wrists as punching can cause wrist strains on impact.

But if it is the desire of the client he can have his on gloves. Gloves are usually weighted depending on your body weight so look out for this when purchasing it.

It’s all about balance…

It is necessary to find a balance between the duration of cardio workouts and the intensity. If the exercise is on high intensity, then the optimal duration can be only 20-30 minutes for each session.

However, If the exercise is of moderate intensity, your optimal duration will be 30-45 minutes.

With low intensity, it is likely that the duration will be 45-60 minutes.

Each of these exercises can burn a similar amount of calories due to different levels of intensity.

And instead of fat in the fire of metabolism, the blue flame burns protein amino acids. After two hours of cardio, the body loses up to 90% leucine (an amino acid that predetermines muscle growth).

What does a typical boxing for fitness routine look like?

In Boxercise routines, four elements are mixed and matched with the possibility of hundreds of combinations:


Boxing Drills:

Designed to involve plenty of padwork with elements of fitness to teach the clients how to box, have fun and get fit. In this situation arms and upper body are working all the time. Boxing is a high repetitive workout, it results in toning rather than building muscle.


Fitness Workouts:

Circuit and HIIT style workouts specific to boxing and all bodyweight so the clients do not need any special equipment.


Padwork Finishers:

These are short killer boxing drills designed to quickly finish off the clients so they feel like they’ve had an awesome workout.


Abdominal Workouts:

Short and simple abs workouts to finish off the class.

Can anyone do boxing for fitness in Abu Dhabi & Dubai?

Yes – Boxercise is suitable for anyone! It is fun, enjoyable and a great stress buster all while working your body hard towards its fitness goals.

Unlike Boxing there is no actual matches or ‘sparring’ and the session is purely focused on the fitness element of Boxing therefore there is no need to worry about getting harmed and you can just enjoy getting healthier and in better shape.

It’s also a great sport for overweight children, and it also helps build self-esteem and respect in young people who may be bullied or lack physical confidence.

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