One of the best ways to celebrate women this March is to empower them. Boxing is an outstanding outlet that helps women lead healthier, more balanced, more empowered lives.
Female boxing training will positively impact both your body and mind unlike any other exercise. Here we’ll take a look at insight and personal experiences straight from women who box, as well as offer up some amazing female boxing workouts for you to try!
How To Start Boxing For Women
One of the many awesome aspects about boxing is that it is easy to do at home, on your own schedule, so you can start whenever you are ready.
“The fact that I can do FightCamp in my home is great because I am a stay-at-home mom and don’t have a lot of time to head to a gym. I know that I can get a quick and effective workout in before my daughter wakes up for the day or while she’s napping,” says FightCamp user Destinee Fisher.
6 (Six) Boxing Resources For Women
1. How Boxing Benefits a Woman’s Body
For a deeper look at how boxing can help you reach peak physical fitness, check out why training like a boxer gets you in amazing shape.
2. Boxing Basics
When you are just starting out, it’s great to get comfortable with some basic boxing moves. Check out these five (5) boxing basics you can learn right now, no equipment needed.
3. Setting up a Boxing Gym
You can start boxing with no equipment at all, but if you want to get the full effect you may want to consider how easy it is to set up an at-home boxing gym. Just check out these five (5) things you’ll need and five (5) things you don’t to get started.
4. Beginner Workout for Women
If you’re ready to learn how to start boxing, take a look at this excellent 20-minute beginner’s boxing workout for women.
5. Boxing Workouts with FightCamp Trainer Shanie “Smash”
For an endless supply of motivation to keep you pumped, FightCamp trainer Shanie “Smash” Rusth is in your corner. Her personal motto is: “You got this, girl!” Shanie has a great beginner boxing workout for women, as well as a great library of training videos to keep you going.
If you’re ready, you can really take it up a notch with a full 7-day full body strength workout plan to get you #ShanieSmashed!
6. Boxing Nutrition for Women
Shanie also has some excellent tips on the best nutrition for boxers. A boxer’s diet is an important aspect to getting the full benefits of training. Check out what to eat before a boxing workout and what to eat after.
Is Boxing Good For Women?
Boxing is great for women. Women’s boxing is becoming increasingly popular as more women discover how life-changing it can really be.
The health benefits of boxing training are unbeatable – it is a full-body cardio and strength workout all wrapped into one. Better yet, it is incredibly fun to do and knocks stress out of your life with one session.
What Does Boxing Do For a Woman’s Body?
Boxing training will get you in the best shape of your life. You can actually feel the immediate results of women’s boxing workouts in your overall mood and energy level.
FightCamp user Tonya Short feels the energizing effects of boxing right after her workouts: “I feel amaaaaazing… I have more energy and I feel strong,” she says.
With continued training, you will soon see the results, as well. Here is just a short list of what boxing will do for a woman’s body:
Women’s boxing will INCREASE:
Resting Metabolic Rate
Women’s boxing will DECREASE:
Women’s boxing will STRENGTHEN:
What Are The Benefits of Boxing For Women?
There are so many benefits of boxing for women, both physically and mentally. In addition to the short list above, the empowerment factor that comes with learning to box cannot be overstated.
The Head of Customer Success at FightCamp Claudelle Jette was new to boxing, but quickly fell in love with the feeling of confidence it instilled in her. “Before boxing, I wasn’t really into any sort of exercise. I was the person who’d be chosen last in gym class because I wasn’t athletic. I also wasn’t really a gym person. But once I started boxing, I felt great! I felt empowered. It was amazing to throw punches and use a positive outlet to combat stress.”
FightCamp user Destinee Fisher perhaps sums it up best: “FightCamp makes me feel empowered. It’s not just a workout, it’s training. Unlike other workouts, FightCamp gives me the confidence and knowledge that I could hold my own in a scuffle if I needed to!”
Boxing is a perfect way for women to improve their health and well-being. Every woman deserves to feel her own power, and there is no better way than to unleash it on a heavy bag. FightCamp has all the resources a woman needs to start transforming her life with boxing.