7 Things You Should Know Before You Take Your First Boxing Class

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Boxing is one of those sports that’s really gaining traction within the fitness world. Everyone from models like Gigi Hadid and Adriana Lima to fashion bloggers and influencers like Hannah Bronfman are becoming boxing devotees, putting the workout right up there with cult favourites like Barre Core, Psycle and Barry’s Bootcamp.

Boxing doesn’t just leave you physically stronger—it can also be super beneficial to your mental health. In fact, as this writer found out, boxing can even help overcome bouts of anxiety.

Ready to lace up your gloves and try an old-school boxing workout in 2018? Before you jump in the (proverbial) ring, keep scrolling for seven things you should know, courtesy of the staff at popular L.A. boxing studio Prevail.