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Kickboxing - an effective tool for fitness buffs!

Shannon Hudson

If you want to shed those excess pounds fast then you should try adding kickboxing to your regular fitness routine. Kickboxing is an effective and valuable tool used by many fitness enthusiasts. In the years before kickboxing gained popularity most people had to spend long, boring hours at the gym. However, kickboxing has drastically changed this scenario by making your fitness routine fun and exciting. You can easily achieve your fitness goals and have fun at the same time. According to the American Council on Exercise, one hour of kickboxing burns around 500 to 800 calories. This is twice the number you can burn during a one hour aerobic class.


There are many benefits associated with adding kickboxing to your fitness routine. Kickboxing can strengthen your core and improve your coordination. It can burn a lot of calories, increase your metabolism and help you remain fit and healthy. A kickboxing fitness routine also releases endorphins into your body that boosts your confidence and makes you feel good. If you are interested in owning your own kickboxing franchise, then 9Round is your one stop destination.

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Shannon Hudson, founder and CEO of 9Round Franchising, LLC is the current IKF Light Middleweight Kickboxing Champion of the World. He trains under legendary boxing trainer Xavier Biggs, brother of 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist Tyrell Biggs. He has a 5th degree Black Belt in Japanese Shotokan Karate and a 4th Degree Black Belt under Joe Lewis's Fighting System JLFS.