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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

K is for Kickboxing

Letter K is for Kickboxing.. in the A-Z challenge... MY new obsession.
I go to a place called JUST FOR KICKS Martial Arts Center...


the work out was much like the exercise workouts on Youtube for kick boxing.
Lots of cardio...




My top 5 reason to kickbox


1. It's fun.. exercising to music.. where you can kick, punch... and not be in trouble... 
2. Kickboxing stretches your whole body.. and gives you a whole body work out.. Many of the exercises or moves.. help improve balance...
3. If you eat correctly and do kickboxing it is an effective weight loss workout... You can burn 400-600 calories in an hour.
4. I am interested in losing weight but body sculpting is important to me too... and this exercise does both.
5. It helps you learn some basic protection skills... in case you need to defend yourself.

10 comments:

TheyCallMeVarmit said...

you're soooo right! Kickboxing is a great calorie-burner, and it's a useful defense as well. When I was in HS, one of my (boney!) girl friends was really heavy into it and could take down grown men. It's a good defense sport, for sure.

Nice "K" post!

Hart Johnson said...

I've never tried this, but it doesn't seem half bad. I normally prefer dance stuff, and have taken karate (a boyfriend in college wanted me to take it with him) and didn't like THAT at all, but kickboxing seems much scrappier--not the memorized katas and such... Glad you enjoy it!

sam said...

Looks fun, one of my old teachers was a kick boxing champion or something like that so no one messed with her

Marjorie said...

That does look like fun. My husband might resent it if I actually started it though. He prefers karate.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Kickboxing wasabi mommy! That means you're a Ninja.

Marie Rearden said...

Visiting through the A to Z Challenge, and I love your blog already. I do a workout called TurboFire. It's kickboxing cardio to fantastic music with a high intensity interval workout element. Great fun!

Marie at the Cheetah

Lynda R Young said...

I've never tried kick boxing.

Ella said...

I use to do this; I loved it, now I'm into Turbo Jam! A bit of kicking and punching. enJOY your new found fitness find! xXx

Ellie said...

I'd love to do this as a weight loss and toning programme. It certainly looks like fun!

Glad to have met you through A to Z.

Ellie Garratt

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