Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Put’em Up: 4 Tips To Uncover The Boxer In You

Prepare to be a knockout!  The classic sport of boxing is getting a chic upgrade with boutique workout classes popping up across the country.  In this post, Julia Gschwind from Austin Boxing Babes and Brian Pedone from Boxing for All in New York tell you everything you need to know about this challenging workout.

What Makes Boxing Such a Great Workout?

If you’re looking for a total mind and body workout, boxing is an ideal option!  Julia says that while most people think of boxing as an upper body workout, there’s plenty of footwork involved and all the power comes from your lower body, meaning your legs, core and arms are engaged in every punch.  She also points out that boxing is a bonus mental workout as you’re constantly engaging in delivering each movement and staying calm under pressure. Brian says that boxing is a very therapeutic workout and that people tend to find it really fun – even to the point of forgetting they’re working out!

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25 Must Do Workout Moves For Partners

Ready to get sweaty with your swolemate?  Try these innovative moves designed to build strength and increase flexibility from some of our favorite Instagram accounts.

 

Photo by: DC Photograpghy by Kristen McBride Models: Erin Sowmya and Bryan Chalien

Photo by: DC Photograpghy by Kristen McBride
Models: Erin Sowmya and Bryan Chalien

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We’re all smiles just looking at this picture, which ensures you get a great back stretch while gazing into your partner’s eyes.

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Couples That Sweat Together, Stay Together

While we all know how great exercise is for us, it turns out there’s even more benefits if you get your sweat on with your sweetie.  Check out all these ways you can improve your health and your relationship at the same time.

Boosts Your Happiness

Cue the endorphins!  While exercising solo can also boost your mood, exercising with your partner can make it even more enjoyable.  What’s so great about this?  It can deepen your connection and also make you more likely to work out together again.

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