Boxing is certainly one of the tougher sports you can do from a physical perspective. You need to be fast, evasive, skilled, strong and have an ability to think while under duress or attack from your opponent.
It's a brutal sport and certainly not for the light hearted.
There has been a real growth in boxing these days as a lot of boxing gyms have moved to provide the good elements, allowing you to train for a fight without actually having to step into a ring. With workouts varying and the pace is constantly, is the reason why boxing so good.
If you are a runner, or cyclist what benefit would you get from hitting the bags at your local boxing gym.
Give it a go... like everything it might just be what you need as part of your overall fitness regime. A good local gym that the Epoch team workout at in Christchurch is www.1moreround.co.nz
Fast hands and Light feet.