Kickin’ Cooldown: Post-Kickboxing Stretches

by: Lynne Skilton-Hayes

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Help maintain flexibility and alleviate tension with these post-kickboxing stretches.

Kickboxing is an empowering class that builds confidence and improves balance, cardiovascular endurance, proprioception, strength and dynamic flexibility. It’s an effective total-body workout, especially when taught correctly, with key tenets in mind. Some say kickboxing is on the downswing; however, it’s possible that any decline in popularity is due, not to the format itself, but to how it’s being taught (or mistaught). It continues to be a staple in many facilities.

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Fitness Journal, Volume 16, Issue 5

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About the Author

Lynne Skilton-Hayes

Lynne Skilton-Hayes IDEA Author/Presenter

Lynne Skilton-Hayes is the Fitness Program Supervisor at the University of Guelph where she is responsible for hundreds of programs for students, faculty, staff and community. She is a canfitpro and ACE certified group fitness instructor and master personal trainer. Lynne holds a B.SC. degree and brings over 20 years of education and experience to the fitness industry. She is an International Fitness Presenter/Educator, a canfitpro ProTrainer and a master trainer for Bender Ball. Lynne has done work for television and print. Certification: ACE