It is well known in the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) community that wrestlers are among the most well conditioned and mentally tough athletes there are. Wrestling is a Grappling Martial Art that does not involve punches or kicks, as opposed to Striking Arts like Muay Thai Kickboxing. Other similar arts to Wrestling are Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), Sambo, and Judo.
According to Harvard Medical School, Martial Arts like Judo, Kickboxing, or Boxing Sparring can burn anywhere from 400 to 444 calories every 30 minutes for a 185 lb. person. That’s up to 888 calories/hour!
Not only will you get in shape and gain energy, you will also learn a skill that could help you protect yourself and your family in the future. You will lose weight and tone up without realizing the workout you are actually getting. Thinking about the techniques and what to do next keeps your mind on the moment instead of the workout. You will relieve stress and have a great time!