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Boxing: A Stress Reliever
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Mark s Eckenrode

 
By Mark s Eckenrode
Published on February 9, 2009
 
Life is a complicated thing, and it would be a different story if we don't get hit by the stress involved in it. All the messy situations can ground you down, if you will allow them to. Therefore, have a positive thinking and believe that you can do anything.

Life is a complicated thing, and it would be a different story if we don't get hit by the stress involved in it. All the messy situations can ground you down, if you will allow them to. Therefore, have a positive thinking and believe that you can do anything. Sports play an important role in removing your stress. Boxing is one of the stress relievers, where you can get all the frustration out by hitting the heavy bag. Here are some scientific and colloquial explanations telling about the stress relieving benefits of the game:
  • If you love sound, then think that there must be something primal about them. A visceral feeling of satisfaction is somewhere involved in it. So, look forward to release all the stress by finishing your own heavy bag session.
  • Think about the heavy bag. Find out if it is the ultimate guilt free stress reliever.
  • Working on a heavy bag is beneficial as it will ultimately give you relief from stress.
  • May be you don't know that heavy bag training is an anaerobic activity. It will just work like an antidote to remove the stress. You need an extreme focus to do fast pace punching combinations. All the negative thoughts in your mind are removed with it. Punching also pumps you up and eliminates the metabolic byproducts of stress.
  • You push through your lactate threshold during heavy bag drills. These wipe you out temporarily and you feel tired.
  • After recovering the oxygen debt, the tension in the muscles ease and you feel rejuvenated. There can also be some positive changes in your brain with the release of serotonin due to intense pace. This will give you a feeling of satisfaction and relaxation.
So, whenever you feel that stress is making you feel low, don't think of anything and start searching for the heavy bag. A game like boxing clears off your mind and helps in finding a solutions to the problem.