9Round Fitness Blog

29 Dec 2018 | Kevin Hudson | Health & Fitness

The Self-Policing Warm Up at 9Round

One question we get periodically from 9Round clients is, “Why isn’t there a warm up round in the 9Round workout?”  To answer that, let’s look at the warm up a little more in-depth.  Over the years I’ve heard fitness professionals across the globe have pretty...

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26 Dec 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Big Benefits of Kickbox Fitness

For many people, one of the biggest obstacles when it comes to fitness is finding a routine that gives them as many health benefits as possible, in as little time as possible. Most people don’t have time to spend an hour on a treadmill or in a spinning class, another hour lifting weights, and another...

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7 Dec 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Get a Head Start on Your New Year's Resolutions

We all know that following a fitness and healthy eating regimen will help us look and feel better, and science backs it up. So, WHY do we find it so hard to start a routine and stick to it? Because we live in a busy, demanding world where almost everything comes before our own health and wellness. Well,...

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2 Dec 2018 | Kevin Hudson | Health & Fitness

Stretching for Overall Wellness

Flexibility is paramount for anyone desiring a long, pain free, and productive life.  As we age flexibility usually decreases without deliberate effort to maintain whatever level of flexibility you’re at. People often ask, what’s the best time to stretch?   Should...

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27 Nov 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

9Round's 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

In addition to the obvious choices, like raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, these are a few of our favorite things for the fitness-minded people on your holiday gift list this year.   9Round 2018 Holiday Gift Guide 9Round Buddy Lee Jump Rope Whether they’re a fitness fanatic...

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18 Nov 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Stop Resisting Resistance Training

Adding muscle mass to your body is critical for long-term success when it comes to losing weight, maintaining a healthy weight, or – obviously – getting stronger. Resistance training, in the form of bodyweight or free-weight, is essential for this outcome. Strength training sustains and increases...

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13 Nov 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

4 Tips To Help You Fall Into Fitness

It’s New Year’s Day, and you’re full of hope (and possibly a little hung over from all of the champagne you drank last night) as you sit down to write out your resolutions for the new year. After what feels like a solid month of over-indulging and escaping the cold weather curled up...

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4 Nov 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Benefits of Working Out with a Trainer

It’s safe to say that the average American has average knowledge when it comes to working out. Whether you are exercising to shed pounds, get toned, or simply to improve your overall health, a lot factors into achieving your desired results; how often you work out, what type of exercise you do,...

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28 Oct 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Kickboxing Basics : Kicking' It

Before you try your hand at a Tornado Kick, you'll need to master what are considered the basic kicks in kickboxing. We've given a short tutorial on each, below. But first, get familiar with the four basic parts of every properly executed kick:   The Chamber - This is the most...

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21 Oct 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Kickboxing Basics : Punch Perfect

Before you tackle moves like the spinning back fist, you need to work on perfecting your punches. Mastering the basics of kickboxing will allow you to kick (or punch) your workout up a notch when the time comes. Keep reading for our breakdown of the four foundational punches in boxing, including a short...

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