Boxing For Women In Abu Dhabi – Can It Help Reduce Stress?

Boxing for women in Abu Dhabi can be a great way to get in shape and stay fit. However, did you know that boxing can also help with your mental state and help to reduce stress?
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Boxing For Women In Abu Dhabi - Can It Help With Stress?

Article Contributor: Andrew

In Abu Dhabi, there are plenty of ways to get fit and stay in great shape. Walk down any street and you’ll find gyms and health centres as well a man freelance personal trainers offering their services. 

Boxing for women might not be the first thing that comes to mind if you want to shed a few pounds and tone up for the summer but boxing for fitness in Abu Dhabi is one of the best ways you can give your body a complete workout. 

Often seen as a male sport (and a contact sport too), boxing isn’t always taken seriously by women. Many still believe that you’ll literally be in a ring punching another women into submission. 

Although boxing is also a contact sport for women it’s also now a mainstream fitness method which is helping ladies all over Abu Dhabi lose weight, get fit and slim down and most importantly helping with stress relief.

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Many professional trainers and fitness experts in the UAE advocate boxing as a method of stress relief which can lead to improved mental well-being.

Considering the last couple of years has been stressful for everyone many women in Abu Dhabi are really feeling the pressure when it comes to their mental health. 

Whether you’re single or have a family to consider, you should take steps to help alleviate stress before it takes hold. 

Yoga and other exercise methods that promote a healthy mind are all well and good but sometimes you just want to release that built up stress by taking more action. There’s nothing wrong with feeling like that – it’s human nature. 

For women, boxing is an extremely positive way to manage stress (and other mental health issues).

How Does Boxing Help With Stress?

Whether you’ve had a really bad day at work or you just don’t have enough hours in the day to juggle work and family commitments the end result is the same. 

You feel wound up, get a headache and feel burned out. Stress negatively impacts the body and your overall health. You can feel it in your body – your muscles become tight, your digestion suffers, you can’t sleep at night and your immune system starts showing signs it’s under pressure. 

Long term stress can also lead to many diseases including heart problems, high blood pressure and more.
Boxing helps you to take control of stress in a couple of ways.



Take it out on the bag. The physical aspect of boxing really helps to get stress and anger out of your system. Just using a punch bag with hits and kicks as part of your workout will gradually make all that stress and anger melt away. It will relieve the built up tension in your muscles and make you feel loser than you might have done for some time. It feels good and after you’ll be fairly burned out too which can help you sleep better at night.



As well as the physical relief you and your muscles will feel after a good boxing workout in Abu Dhabi your mind will feel so much clearer too.
When we feel stressed our mental health can really suffer. Our judgement is clouded and because we don’t sleep well at night we spend most of the day in a dreamlike state. 

When you box for stress relief it’s just you and the bag. Get into the workout, punch and kick that stress out of your system and feel clarity once you’re done.

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Boxing Is Suitable For All Ages

Boxing is an ideal stress reliever for women of all ages. Sometimes be wrongly think that stress is just part of adulthood.
However, there are plenty of young girls and even teenagers in Abu Dhabi who are suffering and have stressful situations in their lives on a regular basis. 

Peer pressure, school exams, self-confidence issues and much more are a part of daily life sadly, but, getting young girls involved in boxing at an early age can help them with acute and chronic stress. Helping them deal with day to day situations better.

In Summary.....

If stress in negatively impacting your life in Abu Dhabi boxing may be able to help. Using the same workout techniques that professional boxers use you’ll be enjoying better mental and physical health. 

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