The Basics You Need to Know Before Your First Boxing Class

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Boxing is slowly becoming so popular among men and women, that soon everyone will want to see what this sport is all about. Sure, you’ve watched it on TV and have a general idea of how it works, but there’s so much more than just throwing fists around. It is an amazing sport that will not only active so many muscles, but also help you forget about anxiety and stress. Here’s what you should know before the first class.

It’s a Full-Body Workout

It does not look like that, but boxing engages muscles in your body that you’ve never even knew existed. In other words, be prepared for a few days of soreness after the first class. This is a very active sport that also includes engaging the cardiovascular system as well.

Technique is Important

In order to prevent injuries, always pay attention to your technique. In most cases, it will be even more important than strength.

It’s Not That Easy

The chances are you’ll probably have no idea what you’re doing during the first few classes. And you’ll be horrible at boxing. Sometimes even scared. But you have to understand that it’s not an easy sport, and it will take some time for your body to get used to it.