Strength Boxing at ENRGI Fitness

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Kickboxing has a bevy of benefits. Throw in two pound weights to give your self more of a challenge and in turn, more results.

ENRGI Fitness‘s strength boxing class builds cardiovascular endurance which strengthens the heart and protects you from heart disease. Because a lot of the form in class comes from your core, you’re going to blast abdomen fat which is commonly linked to diabetes and various forms of cancer. An added benefit? While building strength and endurance, you’re also learning valuable self defense moves.

Form is important, so make sure you get these moves down:

  • Basic Jab: Form a 90 degree bend with your left arm and raise it so it’s parallel to your chest. This will be your guard. Jab your right hand forward, palm down, pivoting your right foot slightly.
  • Hook: Bring your right arm parallel to the ground at a 90 degree angle. Keep your left arm raised as a stopping point and bring right hand to meet the left. Pivot on your right foot slightly.
  • Uppercut: Form a 90 degree bend with your left arm and raise it so it’s parallel to your chest. This will be your guard. Bend your right fist toward your body and jab straight up toward your chin (but don’t hit your chin!).

ENRGI is located at 215 W. Ohio St. and can be reached at 312.846.6989.

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