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. Is boxing the ultimate alternative for gym?
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.
You know that feeling, you’ve gone on an extended bike ride, or smashed out one too many burpees/lunges at the gym.
Delayed onset muscle soreness or DOMS is the pain and stiffness felt in muscles several hours to days after strenuous exercise. The soreness is usually at its worse 24 to 72 hours after the workout.