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Another martial art I got myself into: Kickboxing

Another martial art I got myself into is Kickboxing. Omg, but I kinda like it I must say. The reason behind is that I was making a self test and research about strong glutes and mobil hip. Why? Because my hip range of motion decreased 2 years ago when my coccyxs pulled inwards. After that day my constant pain runs from the glutes all the way to the ankle. That means I had to drop my favorite human movement which if you know me you know it is the deadlift.

So I signed in with Darko Banovic at the Gym 23 for a Saturday morning kickboxing class. The class is divided in cardio and stretching for warm up, boxing technique as a group and in pairs, implementation of the kick.


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 Another martial art I got myself into: Kickboxing

nother martial art I got myself into is Kickboxing. Omg, but I kinda like it I must say. The reason behind is that I was making a self test and research about strong glutes and mobil hip. Why?

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Mixed Martial Arts, better known as MMA, has seen a substantial increase in interest over the past few years, thanks in part, to Ronda Rousey and Anderson “The Spider” Silva. This means that different forms of fighting as exercise, like kickboxing, are once more becoming a popular form of fitness.

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There’s something romantic about the perception of boxing training: One envisions an early-30s Sylvester Stallone prancing through the streets of Philadelphia, sprinting up the steps of the Museum of Art to the triumphant Rocky soundtrack. Real boxing is less Springsteen-esque; it’s as rewarding as it is painful.

7 Kickboxing Benefits That Will Make You Want To Punch A Bag Right Now

Kickboxing packs more than a one-two punch for your health—it’s more like a 4-6-10 combo. Like most workouts, you'll break a major sweat while you jab, cross, and kick—but the benefits of this form of fitness go well beyond strength and cardio (though those top the list).

Top 7 Benefits of Kickboxing Workouts

f you're stuck in a workout rut or looking for a motivating fitness routine, you might consider adding a high-energy kickboxing workout to the schedule. Kickboxing workouts combine martial arts techniques with heart-pumping cardio, which means you can get a total body workout and whip yourself into shape in no time. Whether you're a fitness newbie or long-time gym aficionado, undertaking a kickboxing workout at least once per week can help you feel re-energized and out of a rut. Here are seven more benefits of kickboxing workouts...


If you’re going to put in hard work, you want to make sure it’s worth your time. Our workouts are next-level challenging. Boxing, plyometrics and body-weight exercises are fused into one high-intensity interval-training session that works your full body and mind.

Kickboxing Fitness Institute

The Kickboxing Fitness Institute is the world's leading resource for Kickboxing Fitness Trainer programs. Health clubs from the USA and around the world recognize and respect our Certification.

Without question, it's tough to be a professional fighter, to train for countless hours, sacrifice, suffer, and then be judged on how you perform for 15 minutes or so in front of thousands, when one second of lost focus could be the difference between victory and defeat

World Kickboxing & Karate Association

The WKA is world's oldest and largest sanctioning body, and continues to grow. The new-look WKA website provides the latest information on all aspects of the sport and will be updated on a regular basis.

American Kickboxing Academy

The American Kickboxing Academy offers top-level public instruction for men, women, and children. In addition to providing top-level public instruction, AKA also provides private professional training as well as professional fighter management.

Fitness Kickboxing Canada

It is the goal of Fitness Kickboxing Canada to standardize Kickboxing for Fitness training world wide for a safe and effective training program that will ensure authenticity in kickboxing technique and adherence to the principles of fitness training.

International Kickboxing Federation

Sanctioning Kickboxing Around The World!

Kickboxing Canada

CKA/CASK is committed to the development of amateur kickboxing across Canada. We are a membership-based organization that encourages all individuals and groups to join, regardless of other affiliations.

CKO Kickboxing

At CKO Kickboxing, get ready to burn fat, reduce stress and tone up by punching and kicking real heavy bags. Fitness Kickboxing is the number one fat-burning, cardio exercise, with up to 1,200 calories burned during a one hour class.


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