Is Kickboxing a Good Workout? All the Data You Need.

When you’re serious about dedicating time to the gym and fitness classes, one question always comes to mind: Is that really a good workout? If you’ve never tried a kickboxing class before, but are considering taking one, this question is very likely at the top of your mind.

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How to Get the Most Out of Exercise Classes

Exercise classes can be a great way to get in shape, and burn tons of calories very efficiently. For the most part, they offer a great whole body workout - but, like anything in life, you only get out what you put in.

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Is an MMA Workout the Best Full Body Workout?

There are so many different workout routines out today, but how can you find the workout that best suits your body type? MMA athletes are trained and conditioned to use their entire body for a successful outcome in the octagon and a full body workout is the best way to your ideal body.

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The Best Group Exercise Classes for Full Body Results

There's plenty of value in working out certain parts of your body to build muscle in those areas (we're looking at you, triceps). But when it comes to efficiency and results, a full-body workout can take you to new levels of endurance, flexibility, strength, and skills.

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Why a Gym Membership Helps You Achieve Fitness Goals Faster

There’s something the fitness equipment commercials never tell you: that treadmill, elliptical trainer, or exercise bike doubles as an excellent clothes rack. Sound familiar?

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How to Incorporate MMA Conditioning into Everyday Fitness

When you commit to exercise, it’s easy to get into the routine of doing the same things when you workout: You run a couple kilometres every day, you lift weights, you practice yoga or hop on a bike for a cycling session. While these exercises do work, they can get a little...repetitive.

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Get Your Fitness in With This 20-Minute Workout

Hitting the gym every day for a solid one-hour workout is well-intentioned. The truth is, life can throw obstacles in your way, making it not always possible to get your workout in. Business trips, vacations, family time, and even weather can play a role in diverting you away from your scheduled workout..

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Boxing for Kids

Boxing…It’s the go-to workout for models, actors, busy mums, millennials and more. Boxing as a workout has become popular because it provides the best full body, fat burning workout and challenges you both mentally and physically. With benefits like muscle toning, torching calories, and relieving stress, it may seem like a workout fit for adults, but Boxing is actually an extremely effective workout for kids as well.

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Why Kickboxing is a Great Full Body Workout

UFC GYM's Kickboxing Conditioning class is a 50-minute high calorie burning, high intensity workout that incorporates all your limbs and muscles. It starts with a 10-minute warm up, preparing the body to move, followed by bag work which includes punches, kicks and knees within 7 three minute rounds. Between rounds, expect active rest movements for maximum calorie burn.

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Benefits of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

HIIT training, which stands for High Intensity Interval Training, have become one of the most popular methods of training in recent years. It focuses on pushing participants to their maximum effort level for short periods of time followed by recovery…then repeat, repeat, repeat.

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Functional Fitness Means Training for Your Real Life

You may have heard the term “functional fitness” or the term “functional training” before, but what you might not know is how functional fitness can benefit your real life. The goal of any functional fitness program is to strengthen body parts that help you perform different activities throughout the day.

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30 minute D.U.T inspired workout!

You dropped the kids off at school, picked up the dry cleaning, caught up with a friend, and before you know it, it’s almost time to pick up your little one from pre-school! Where has the day gone? Trying to stick to your goal of dropping a pant size, you know you need to get a workout in but you only have 30 minutes. Luckily for you, we’ve created a quick at-home workout inspired by the UFC GYM Daily Ultimate Training class, a high-intensity, full body workout that is designed to get your heart rate up while increasing strength and shedding unwanted body fat. So, let’s grab a pair of dumbbells and get to work!

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WHAT TO EXPECT IN DUT CLASS

Boring workout? Not here! Expect the unexpected when you sign up for Daily Ultimate Training, UFC GYM’s signature high intensity interval training class. Lingo alert: high intensity interval training is commonly known as HIIT.

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WHAT TO EXPECT IN A UFC GYM BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU CLASS

One of UFC GYM’s most unique offerings is our Brazilian Jiu-jitsu program. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or BJJ, is very popular among our members because not only does it provide a full-body workout, but builds character and mind power as well. UFC GYM’s BJJ program allows you take what you learn on the mat and apply it to your everyday life.

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12 MINUTE HIIT WORKOUT WITH COACH CAMERON

The UFC champion is the best-trained athlete in the world. To succeed in the Octagon, these athletes work daily to master multiple martial arts with supreme strength and stamina. And though their disciplines differ, their determination to get back up and be better tomorrow never wanes.

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BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU FOR WOMEN

Do you have any idea how good it feels to physically stand your own against a man more than double your size? Jiu Jitsu was designed to use technique to overcome brute strength. A weaker and smaller opponent can dominate the big tough guy by using technique alone.

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Kickboxing Classes for Beginners: What to Expect

Whether you're getting back into fitness, hitting the gym for the first time, or just looking for a way to switch up your workout, kickboxing can be an excellent way to get a whole body workout.

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4 Unexpected Reasons You Get the Best Workout at a Boxing Gym

Movies have created some memorable images of boxing gyms as places where trainers scream at street-tough boxers, and the stripped-down equipment is usually a lone punching bag and a jump rope. While those places certainly exist, more modern gyms have tons of equipment and resources that make boxing more appealing — and trainers that guide instead of bully. Best of all, you can get what boxers have had for decades: a truly killer workout.

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Time for a Fitness Assessment?

A fitness assessment by a UFC GYM Personal Trainer evaluates your overall health and physical fitness levels through a series of tests.

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AT HOME D.U.T INSPIRED WORKOUT

You’re having “one of those days” when all you want to do is go home, but you know you need to work out. No gym mojo today? No problem! We have an at-home workout inspired by UFC GYM’s world-famous Daily Ultimate Training (D.U.T) class that delivers the perfect full-body challenge. We get it. Not everyone can make it to the gym every day, but don’t let that sabotage your goals. Use this at-home D.U.T inspired workout to keep you on track during those busy days when you just can’t make it into UFC GYM. So, who’s ready to get sweaty?

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WHY YOU SHOULD GET YOUR CHILD INVOLVED IN TEAM SPORTS

As a father of two teenage kids, i have felt the various emotions that come along with watching my children compete in an organised sport. as a parent, it is common to feel nervousness and anxiety as if we were the ones on the field. it is very nerve-racking to think about the possibility of injury, the potential failure, or the chance of an embarrassing mistake that can negatively impact the success of the team. the flip side of these crazy emotions is the joy of witnessing your child experience a big win and pride of watching your child make the game-winning play.

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UFC GYM PODCAST EPISODE 02- CUB SWANSON

You finished your boxing workout at UFC GYM and are getting ready to whip up a healthy post-workout meal in the kitchen. What better way to entertain yourself while cooking with UFC GYM's podcast?

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MAINTAIN THE MOTIVATION! SIMPLE STEPS TO KEEP THE MOMENTUM GOING WHEN YOU FEEL STUCK.

You’ve been consistent and you’ve established your workout routine for quite some time, but now that trusted routine is making you feel like you’re in a slump. As creatures of habit, we find comfort in consistency, but how do you shake it up and get excited again? Many of us use life events or vacations to keep the momentum going but there’s not always something on the calendar to help you strive for long-term health and fitness benefits. Here are some ways to reinvigorate your drive and keep that motivation strong.

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