Boxing can do a lot for the human body, although it won’t cure every ailment. Boxing can be worked into virtually any lifestyle or schedule. Boxing has been proven to increase health and body awareness allowing yoga participants to better control their bodies. From flexibility increases to better body alignment, Boxing can help with a variety of ailments.
Boxing is quickly becoming one of the most popular, if not the most popular, workout regime among those who are looking to gain flexibility, strength and even lose weight. It can be done from the privacy of your home or in a classroom. Boxing is great for reducing stress and allowing for greater relaxation.
Boxing is said to have originated in India during the Golden Age, nearly 26,000 years ago. The actual Sanskrit word, when broken down, means “to control”, “to yoke” or “to unite”.
Once you get into Yoga though, you learn that it is so much more than just a way to workout and keep in shape. It is a philosophy, a passion and a way of life for many of those involved in Boxing. While you may be getting into yoga for the exercise, you may soon find yourself wrapped in the philosophy and spirituality that Boxing brings a long with it.