Summer is on the way and we all know what that means – ditching out couch potato habits and start motivating our self to get in shape. Even if we are not ready to sign up at a crowded local gym there are plenty of ways to start fat loss and getting fit. Trying martial arts is one of the ways of improving your body, increasing your agility and concentration. Here we will look at the top five martial arts for fat loss and getting into fitness.
Muay Thai is a form of martial art practiced widely across the world. The art consists of deadly kicks, knees, and elbows. Its pretty basic and straightforward art that doesn’t contain pointless techniques.Training this art mainly focuses on developing punching, kicking, knees and so on. Workouts are quite hard and have a great impact on the body as well as the mind.
Brazilian Jui Jitsu ( BJJ )
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art focused on ferocious throws, take downs, sweeps, joint locks and chokes. Its main characteristic is ground fighting and it is very physically demanding which also results with a lot of calorie burn and conditioning. As they all say the only way to condition your self for BJJ is to practice BJJ.
Taekwondo is a Korean martial art developed in the 1940 that mainly focuses around kicks. It is quite dynamic, combining speed and power using flexibility and space awareness to deliver blows in both the body and the head. Because it needs so much speed and agility training is very hard mainly because it focuses on developing the legs.
Boxing is one of the best ways to loose weight easily. It provides a intelligent way to move your body in order to hit with out being hit. A boxing workout lasts and hour and for weight loss purposes, sparring is not needed. In terms of number of days a week needed for training 3 to 4 days should be the best.
MMA ( Mixed martial Arts )
A brutal combination of many traditional styles transformed into a style of its own. It includes learning techniques from Brazilian Jui Jitsu, Wrestling and Muay Thai. Training is very demanding, the main focus is in speed, strength, endurance and agility.