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My kickboxing experience

Monday, June 04, 2012

I had an AWESOME time!!! It was SO much fun and a fantastic workout. I have a couple kick boxing videos, but doing it with a partner in a class was great. I was really nervous about going, so I was really glad that one of my oldest friends agreed to go with me. I was nervous about not being able to do the moves, and being the biggest one there, and getting all sweaty in front of people... I've done Zumba in front of others, so I don't know WHY this was freaking me out.

It was 45 minutes long, and we only did 4 different moves, most of them being leg work. We did them in a circuit fashion in rapid succession and we never stopped moving the whole time, what a workout. I would have loved to sign up for a class, but I just can't justify the cost.

On the way home my friend told me that her husband did martial arts training for about a year and they have ALL the equipment we would ever need to do this ourselves. So, every Monday, I'm going to go down to her place and do a little kick boxing for FREE! She said her hubby would LOVE to help us out and teach us some new moves as well. WooHoo!

If you want a new workout, give kick boxing a try, it's tons of fun and a great workout!
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CATDUG19 6/21/2012 10:03AM

    Good for you, for stepping out of your comfort zone. I would love to work up the nerve to do kick boxing so thanks for the inspiration.

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SCOUTMOM715 6/6/2012 10:50PM

    So happy you loved the class and that your friend her hubby offered their place & equipment for free! emoticon emoticon

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MOONBIRD 6/6/2012 3:05PM

    I would really like to take a class! It's so expensive though. I do tae bo and feel like I get a good workout when I do that. I'm glad you had so much fun and have friends that will work out with you.

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KARENDEE4 6/6/2012 11:32AM

    Sounds great!! Also so nice of your friend and friends hubby to help out!!

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CHANGING4ME49 6/6/2012 8:55AM

    You sound like you really enjoyed it! It's great that your friend is able to help you continue on. Kick boxing is on my list of exercises to try too. Hope I like it just as much. Have fun with your new workout!

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BE-THE-CHANGE 6/5/2012 6:40PM

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DATMAMA4 6/5/2012 4:50PM

    I've heard great things about kickboxing. Glad you have a friend who can help you continue a fun new exercise!

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TEMPEST272002 6/5/2012 3:35PM

    Good for you for trying something new. I'd like to try kickboxing one day too. Nice that your friend has all the equipment & her hubby will help train you guys.

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CLPURNELL 6/5/2012 12:03PM

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Glad you had such a good time!!!!!

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VLKSHA 6/5/2012 11:19AM

    Way to push your comfort zone and discover fun! So happy you have the support of a great friend!

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NYMORNINGGLORY 6/5/2012 10:46AM

    Sounds like you had a blast! It's always so fun to find a new way to work out - and great that you and your friend were able to figure out a way for both of you to continuing enjoying it! Yay!

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TRACYNOTGIVINUP 6/5/2012 9:52AM

    Thats awesome. I used to love doing Tae Bo, but have been slightly nervous about it with my problems with my knees, but maybe it is time to give some dvds a try. I am glad that you had such a good time.

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DARKLIGHT31 6/5/2012 9:27AM

    Way to go!!

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JMMACKIE 6/5/2012 8:45AM

    Woohoo! You've inspired me to pull out a kickboxing video or two and give it a try!

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LIBELULITA 6/5/2012 7:29AM

    It's wonderful when you find exercise that gets you excited and stoked up so I'm glad you've found something new that you love. look forwards to hearing how you get on with it....and for FREE!! You can't get better than that (although YOU alone are enough reason to justify the cost if needs be). emoticon emoticon

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MADTHENURSE 6/5/2012 7:01AM

    Sounds like fun!! Glad you had a great time!

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PATIB13 6/5/2012 12:38AM

    Way to go!!!! I love kickboxing, especially after a particularly hard day at work . That is great that you have someone to do it with weekly. Keep it up! emoticon

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ADVENTURESEEKER 6/5/2012 12:14AM

    Way to go on the kickboxing class!! I love mine emoticon emoticon

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FOXY13445 6/4/2012 11:04PM

    I tried sooooo hard to be a "gym girl"... and then I found kickboxing too!!! NOTHING COMPARES!!! Except Zumba! muahahahaa love em both

Keep it up!! Aside from doing it for free in your friends basement, I would suggest maybe trying some Jillian Michaels DVD's if you havent already emoticon

She has a whole shlew of different DVDs at walmart and they're only like... $9 a piece. Her background is in kickboxing so she uses a lot of different move combos, worth a try!!

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CHRISKENANDKIDS 6/4/2012 10:29PM

    I'm so proud of you! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE my Tae Kwon Do classes and have done one or two kickboxing classes and love those too. They're a GREAT workout. I'm so glad you had fun! You go girl!

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POOKASLUAGH 6/4/2012 10:15PM

    Woohoo! That's awesome! The only kickboxing i've done is Coach Nicole's 10-min video online. It was fun, but I imagine a class would be even better!

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KIBAISREADY 6/4/2012 10:10PM

    GET IT GIRL! emoticon

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MUSICALLYMINDED 6/4/2012 9:58PM

    Get over this fear of being the biggest one! You most certainly weren't at a measly 170-something pounds!! emoticon

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PICKYNICKI 6/4/2012 9:50PM

    So happy you found something you enjoy! It certainly makes activity that much easier and fun too! :)

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