Feeling lazy? Pull your socks up and beat quarantine boredom with kickboxing. As it is a vigorous workout, kickboxing demands both your mental and physical strength. It requires stamina, conditioning, balance, agility, and athleticism. And if you include sparring in your workout, then your strength training gets to a whole new level.
What makes kickboxing so great?
Kickboxing is a high-intensity form of workout which includes the lactic threshold training, the fast burst of energy and the interval training and the unpredictable movements, which keep your core engaged and strengthen it.
How to do the basic moves?
The basic moves listed below are for beginners, but they are practiced even by the pros for training. If you are able to master these 5 basic moves, then it will be easier for you to put together endless combinations of kickboxing methods. Use a heavy bag or pads (Thai pads or focus pads) since they allow you to throw leather with full force and let you increase the intensity of your workout. However, these strikes can also be done in front of a mirror at home. But don't forget to do a warm-up and stretching session before your workout. Here are the 5 kickboxing cardio moves to start with -