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Thu 16 May, 2019

I am Strong Challenge – July – Kick Ass Body Combat


“Remember this: your body is your slave; it works for you.” – Jack LaLanne

During these hotter months, it can often become much harder to maintain fitness. Make sure to change up your exercise routines because this is how results will appear. In our next I am Strong Challenge. We are challenging you to try something new such as combat. At many Simply Gym’s we offer a variety of classes such as Body Combat.

Body Combat will get your heart racing. It is a great alternative for cardio. Its inspiration comes from martial arts and offer a large number of benefits including

  1. Helps to burn large number of calories. On average you can burn up to 750 calories in a 50 minute class.
  2. Helps your body to improve its agility and reflex due to the rapid change in direction and positions. It puts both your mental and physical health to the test and therefore is highly beneficial.
  3. Helps to tone muscle. It utilises muscles in your body that may not have been focused on before. It therefore helps to become a full body workout.
  4. It helps to build self confidence and reduces stress. By improving yourself both mentally and physically from body combat classes. You will start to see results, improving your confidence. Also with this it a good stress relief because it can often often realises a number of endorphins, therefore improving your mood.

(JustRunLAH, 2015)

So make sure to try something completely out of your comfort zone. Make sure to check out our classes that we have available across all of our gyms: http://www.simplygym.co.uk and see if you can change up your exercise.

See if you take up our kick ass body combat challenge this month and attend 5 body combat classes!

 

JustRunLAH, 2015. 5 Benefits of Body Combat. Retrieved from: https://www.justrunlah.com/2015/07/23/5-benefits-of-body-combat/