Besides keeping your body fit, kickboxing has tons of other benefits. According to a study by the ACE, you can burn anywhere from 350 to 450 calories an hour with kickboxing!
Kickboxing also reduces and relieves stress. It's a rigorous workout - controlled punching and kicking movements carried out with the discipline and skills required for martial arts - that can do wonders for feelings of frustration and anger. Practicing kickboxing moves can also help to improve balance, flexibility, coordination, and endurance.
Kickboxing is also a great way to get a total body workout. Kickboxing fans say the sport helps them to feel more empowered and confident.
So get out there and jab, punch, and kick your way to fitness.