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You need a way to combat stress and anxiety.
You want a workout that will burn a ton of calories and help you lose weight.
You’re worried about losing flexibility and strength as you age.
Ever feel in a rut from the same old workouts at the gym?
Studying martial arts provides you with a physical challenge combined with a mental one – and teaches you to defend yourself, too.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a unique form of martial arts that teaches students to apply techniques that leverage their body weight to defeat an attacker or opponent. A descendant of Judo, and Japanese Jiu Jitsu, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is both a sport and a martial art – and it’s fun to learn.
you will grow with every class!
Kickboxing combines the discipline and focus of martial arts with an intense, body-toning workout that can help you lose weight, improve your cardiovascular health, and minimize your stress and anxiety.
Get the Results You Want from Your Workouts
We all have times when we fall into a workout rut. We go to the gym, but we aren’t getting the same results we used to see.
One problem may be that you’re doing a workout that doesn’t challenge your entire body. Kickboxing workouts require students to use every major muscle group – and that means it delivers a great workout every time.
In addition to providing an intense workout, Kickboxing builds muscles and tones your entire body. It’s the workout you’ve been looking for.
Kickboxing Burn Calories and Fat
The secret to losing weight is finding a way to burn more calories each day than you take in. For most people, that means getting regular exercise to burn some of what they eat.
A single Kickboxing workout can burn as much as a thousand calories. That means that your body will easily burn more calories than you take in, leading to a net loss of weight.
And, Kickboxing increases muscle mass. Since muscle burns more calories than fat does, regular Kickboxing workouts can boost your metabolism, making it easy to lose weight.
Maintain Flexibility and Strength As You Age
As people age, they tend to lose flexibility in their joints and may find that they lose strength as well. Experiencing a physical decline can limit your ability to do the things you love.
People who practice Kickboxing reinforce their body’s strength and flexibility with each workout. By emphasizing core strength and overall fitness, Kickboxing can help you combat the aging process.
Just as importantly, Kickboxing people of all fitness levels and ages can benefit from Kickboxing.
Kickboxing Banishes Stress and Anxiety
Stress is a part of modern life. It can have a negative impact on your physical, emotional, and mental health if you don’t find ways to minimize it.
Working out regularly releases feel-good hormones called endorphins. Kickboxing workouts will help you maintain the proper hormonal balance so you can cope with stress as it arises.
At the same time, Kickboxing can also make you feel better about yourself and your body, which contributes to good mental health and makes it less likely that stress will affect you.
Crossroads BJJ is an excellent place for anyone with zero experience to more advanced. The classes are thought by people who are willing to help you out throughout the learning process and understand the importance of the basics in other to develop cohesive and fundamental grappling skills. Also, the classes vary from a larger group to more intimate sessions. So, there is really nothing to be afraid of; Crossroads BJJ in CT has you covered.
Had a great time with the folks at crossroads BJJ gym. I'm a visitor from out of town and the welcomed me in. No attitudes nothing but friendly folks! Their professor Dustin Rhodes is very knowledgeable and inviting. I got a chance to roll with him and even though he could shut me down with every move you was light and respectful of my abilities. This is reflected in his students. Not one meathead in the bunch �. Any way, top notch. Thanks for letting me train with you all!
Cool men and women that enjoy learning and helping one another get better. Quality of instruction is very good, and it’s obvious that a lot of care is put into the development of the trainees. Nothing is free so you’ll have to put in the time on the mats to progress. Be prepared to discover the many stages of white belt. Great exercise and a lot of fun learning a useable skill that not many people out there know.
Dustin’s instruction is high level and detailed, everyone is extremely welcoming, and the gym is beautiful. It was an excellent visit and I definitely recommend Crossroads!
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No. In fact, Kickboxing is one of the best workouts you can do to get in shape if you’re not happy with your current fitness level. It works your entire body. Over time, you can increase the intensity of your workouts to continue to challenge your body.
Yes. Kickboxing teaches students to leverage their own body weight as well as their opponent’s weight. Students learn practical moves that are ideal for self-defense – and Kickboxing also builds good reflexes, which are essential in a fight.
Yes. However, it is important to combine Kickboxing with a healthy diet and lifestyle if you want your body to be lean and strong. Kickboxing burns a lot of calories but you may have problems if you eat a diet high in sugar and processed foods.
Kickboxing is not dangerous for beginners, especially if you wear the proper equipment. If you choose to compete, there is some risk of injury. Here again, though, proper protection can help you minimize injuries in the ring.
Learning Kickboxing can help improve your confidence and self-esteem.
Kickboxing helps decrease insomnia and improves the quality of your sleep.
Kickboxing workouts improve cardiovascular fitness and reduce the risk of heart disease.
Kickboxing can help you defend yourself and the people you love.
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