Kickboxing is a highly versatile fitness sport. Like most fitness routines, variation is a key element of increasing not only the physical aspect of the exercise, but the mental part by keeping things new and fresh. One of the focus areas of our kickboxing classes involve speed kicks. Speed kick routines involve the use of pads and heavy bags to work both the strength and cardio elements of your fitness routine.
As the general rule, executing and chasing your kicks in slow motion will help refine your technique. Such when you do kick fast, you will still be able to maintain good form. This is a great way to develop your slow fibrous muscles tissues that increases your endurance and ability to sustain a lasting, steady pace for speed kicks. Another important factor in kicking effectively regardless of whether you are kicking fast or just kicking hard is your posture. You will notice that with a strong core, you will be able to maintain balance or a good posture for kicking. The speedy punches and kicks in the kickboxing routine will give you a chance to focus your energy to execute each movement successfully.
Kickboxing has shown to improve power and flexibility. It emphasizes powerful movements. Power is different from strength and for older adults, it is an indicator of mobility and their risk for falls. It gets rid of rigidness and adds fluidity to your legs. It helps you gain control over your kicks and helps you to express the kick at a correct timing and at a higher speed. Be sure to be patient and not get ahead of yourself. Kickboxing will improve your overall movement, reflexes and kicking speed and are a great choice for getting out of a fitness routine.
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