Whether you’re looking to increase srength, confidence, coordination, or you’re just after a kickass cardio workout, kickboxing will keep you coming back for more. The flexibility of the term (and its students) has contributed to the sport’s tremendous popularity:
At GDSMA You’ll find kickboxing classes focusing on everything from cardio conditioning to self-defense, martial arts, and one-on-one competition. But deciding which kind of class to attend is just the first step in preparing to raise those fists for the first time.
To get better balance, power and agility, kickboxing is king among workouts. Experts who have studied the sport say nearly everyone—even older people who might shy away from such things—can benefit from throwing a punch.
Unlike most other types of exercise, kickboxing emphasizes powerful movements. Power is different from strength, and for older adults, it’s an even better predictor of mobility and their risk for falls, says Sifu Rajveer, “Pure strength is what a weightlifter uses, but producing power is about both force and speed,” he says.