1. Benefits of Boxing

    When it comes to working out, there are so many different types of exercise and programs that you can take part in. From yoga to CrossFit, people have an endless amount of choices when it comes to choosing a workout style. While all of these exercises are beneficial in multiple ways, we are going to focus on one — boxing. Boxing is a fun, unique, and extremely beneficial workout style that peopl…Read More

  2. FITNESS AND MEN AS THEY AGE

    As the years go by, it often becomes easier and easier to justify not taking care of yourself. As family and work life becomes more and more demanding, exercise and eating well drops lower and lower on the list of priorities to attend to, and it becomes harder and harder to justify leaving the “more important priorities” to head to the gym.  The truth is, staying active throughout your entire…Read More

  3. HOW THROWING A PUNCH CAN REDUCE STRESS AND INCREASE CONFIDENCE

    When you think of boxing, what comes to mind? Most people think of a big, muscular person punching a heavy bag. While hitting the bag is part of training, it isn’t the purpose of boxing. Boxing is a great workout, as well as a great way for participants to relieve stress and increase their confidence. It gives you all the same benefits of cardio, strength, flexibility, and core training in one. …Read More

  4. WHY BOXING IS FUN, BEGINNER FRIENDLY, AND EFFECTIVE

    When it comes to fitness, not many people take boxing seriously. It’s easy to think about Rocky or Muhammed Ali, and avoid boxing as a workout because you’re afraid to take a punch. However, not many people know that when you are boxing for fitness purposes, not competition, you are perfectly safe and do not need to fear physical contact. You will not be punched, or hit in any capacity. You wo…Read More

  5. PUNCH FIT: BASIC COMBINATIONS

    Punch Fit Lake Bluff Combatives Combos Basic Combos  1 Jab 2 Jab, Cross 3 Jab, Cross, Hook 4 Jab, Cross, Hook, Cross Combos adding Uppercuts  5 Jab, Cross, Hook, Upper cut, Hook 6 Jab, Cross, Hook, Cross, Upper cut, Cross 7 Jab, Cross, Hook, Upper cut, Cross (Upper cut, Cross same side) 8 Jab, Cross, Hook, Cross, Upper cut, Hook (Upper cut, Hook same side) *With the exception of combos 7 and 8 p…Read More

  6. 19 REASONS TO GET FIT BESIDES WEIGHT LOSS

    Typically, people start a new fitness program to lose weight but do you know what else happens your body besides weight reduction? Below are 19 addition reasons to Get Fit Builds aerobic power- Ever feel like you are winded from simple tasks like walking upstairs or playing with your kids? Your aerobic capacity is your body’s ability to work at maximum capacity by getting oxygen from the air t…Read More

  7. MOTIVATION VS. DISCIPLINE

    Motivation is a powerful thing that can help us jump start a new adventure but what happens when the motivation is gone? What happens when that friend that signed up with you at the gym suddenly quits or you lost all the weight but your friends and family no longer comment on how good you look or you notice the coach that that was so helpful in the beginning of your fitness journey has shifted the…Read More