Morristown Fitness Kickboxing | Cross Kickboxing of Morristown (2023)

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Are you ready to feel empowered, lose weight, and get your health back on track? Cross Kickboxing of Morristown will leave you feeling ready to take on life.

Not only will you be burning through calories, but you will be having fun with a group of like-minded people. Our group-oriented approach will have you feeling motivated and also keep you inspired throughout our workouts.


Cross Kickboxing

Our Cross Kickboxing classes give you the ultimate balanced workout with 30 minutes of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) kickboxing combined with 30 minutes of functional strength training. Whether you are new to kickboxing and/or boxing, have intermediate skills, or even advanced skills, our in-depth training protocol will help you hone your skills and increase your strength and durability.

Within the protocol we have developed, you will learn how footwork plays an integral part in your kickboxing training, all the while developing speed and accuracy in your punching, striking and defensive moves.

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Using heavy bags, as well as partnering up and using pads, will give you the skills needed to develop power and finesse. Combining that with our footwork drills will keep you moving and engage your cardio response mechanism, burning hundreds of calories. You will learn the do’s and don’ts of correct technique, how weight transfer will increase your punching power, how to defend and how to attack.

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Strength training is achieved through the use of functional body weight movements, as well as using equipment such as TRX straps, kettlebells, resistance bands and traditional free weights.You will get a balanced strength workout encompassing push/pull exercises, squats, and lunges.Adding strength training to the cardio intensity of kickboxing will send your fitness level through the roof!

You get all this in a fun filled class with a positive community of like-minded people, motivating each other to go that one step farther to reach their fitness goals.Whether it’s weight loss, increasing your strength, as well as cardio endurance (or all the above) that you are seeking, these classes are your road to your bettering yourself!

We offer sixCross Kickboxingclasses per week, all lead by instructors that have decades of experience teaching and instructing clients, old and new, as well as practical experience in the ring.

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You have a hard time sticking to a workout plan, you are extremely busy, and your energy levels are down.

You’re tired of running and walking on treadmills and stair steppers and you know you should be improving your health, but you don’t know what’s the best way.

You look at yourself in the mirror and know you can be better and feel like you are in a rut.


We recognize the flaws and mind-numbing boredom that can come along with some other gym-bound activities. Here at Cross Kickboxing of Morristown, we have designed classes to work your butt off, but it will feel effortless because of how much fun you will have and how engaged you will feel with other participants. Even better, unlike aerobics classes, Cross Kickboxing has real-life application.

As you punch, jab, and protect your face from an imaginary attacker, you’re learning to protect yourself. By practicing these simple self-defense moves in our fun atmosphere, you will gain a greater sense of empowerment and self-confidence.

This will not be easy, but once you start to see the results, you will begin to get that feeling of empowerment!



In today’s world, there are too many products and services that make us inactive. Even at our jobs, we are prone to sit, or remain motionless, for long periods of time. We must keep our bodies moving to remain physically and mentally healthy.

See for yourself the many health benefits Cross Kickboxing has to offer…

  • Stress relief
  • Full body workout
  • Increased flexibility
  • Muscle toning
  • Increased cardio endurance
  • Improve balance
  • Improve coordination
  • It’s FUN!

Come see for yourself what our Cross Kickboxing classes at Cross Kickboxing of Morristown have to offer.

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No matter who you are, our Cross Kickboxing family will immediately welcome you if you are a part of our class. We appreciate and respect each other because we all know the challenges of starting Cross Kickboxing. Growth is a process, and we are in this together.

We design our classes to be FUN so that it makes getting healthy feel effortless. Our group leaves their day’s worries at the door!

The environment in our classes is one you can be sure to meet plenty of friendly people who are all working towards a certain fitness goal. Come join us in one of our upcoming classes, and we promise you will feel like part of the family.


Let’s face it. We all reach points in our lives when we feel in a rut, lose focus on our priorities, and possibly lose some confidence and self-respect in the process. Here at Cross Kickboxing of Morristown, we are devoted to give you that boost you need to start looking at you and your life in a healthier way.

Our workouts are challenging, but when you push yourself and get through them, you will feel like you can take on any of life’s challenges.

There is no greater feeling than overcoming a challenge, or meeting a goal. Our classes, along with our tight-knit community, will help you reach workout heights you never thought you could!

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Do I need to be in shape before I start Cross Kickboxing?

Short answer; absolutely not! We have members of all health and fitness levels, and our classes are designed to fit around each one of these levels.
The only thing we ask is that you bring your best attitude when you come to one of our classes. If you have the mental framework determined to become physically healthy, that is all we want to see. Our trainers will help you get into the best shape of your life!

Can I lose weight with the Cross Kickboxing program?

Of course. Although, we must say you get what you put in. If you follow a consistent workout pattern, you are bound to see the results you want. On average, kickboxers burn an average of 820 calories per hour.

Do I need any kickboxing experience?

No, we love teaching new members. There is no better way to gain respect from our community than someone who has the will to join our class without any experience. If you can take that first step, you have already proven to our group that you are a strong-minded individual. We will teach you everything you need to know.

Does the physical training include weights or machines?

Most of the training comes from the natural, isotonic, aerobic, anaerobic, and isometric exercises, although, some kettlebells may be recommended or used. These exercises help our members with losing weight and toning the whole body; our focus is for you to develop speed, flexibility, and force.

What should I wear or bring?

Sweats and a T-shirt, or yoga attire, work best. You’ll also want to bring a towel and a bottle of water. And of course bring the mental attitude that you’re going to kill this workout!

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How often should I attend classes?

We understand how busy your life can be; we would love to see you at least three times a week. We believe three times a week will be a good start for you to build your overall endurance and capability to implement the basic kickboxing moves.
Once you have built the basic foundation of the Kickboxing moves, we encourage you to then increase the amount of frequency and intensity of your workouts. We want you to go at your own pace, but make sure to challenge yourself to see the best results.

As a member of Cross Kickboxing of Morristown you can attend as many Cross Kickboxing and Skills and Drills classes as you would like!


Discipline to work hard and follow through with setting and accomplishing goals.

Feel a sense of personal accomplishment.

Empowerment & self-confidence.

An ongoing desire for self-improvement and learning.

A sense of family and community.

Relieve stress.

Improved mental focus and clarity.

Developing a habit that promotes health, wellness, and prosperity in the mind and body.



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Is 29 too old to start kickboxing? ›

If you're in your 30s and think it's too late to start training in martial arts, you could be mistaken. Just because you didn't reap the benefits of joining a gym at a young age, doesn't mean you can't take advantage of learning a martial art now.

Is Kickboxing considered HIIT? ›

Kickboxing is usually done in 'rounds'. A round is usually 2-3 minutes long followed by a brief break of 30-60 sec depending on the intensity the instructor likes. This is considered to be a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout.

Is Kickboxing strength training? ›

Tone and Strengthen Your Entire Body

Kickboxing strengthens and tones your legs, arms, glutes, back, and core all at once. You're moving through the entire workout, causing you to burn more calories while strengthening your muscles. This equates to fat loss, not muscle loss!

How much does kickboxing cost UK? ›

After the free training is complete, normal training fees are £26 per month paid by Standing Order (equivalent to £6 per session). Family discounts and flexible options are available if you cannot train every week.

Is kickboxing hard for beginners? ›

Kickboxing can be more intense than a normal exercise program. Classes may challenge your body in ways it's not yet used to. “Everybody's welcome, but they need to be brutally honest with themselves and their teacher about their faults and their limits,” says Ortiz.

How many years will it take to learn kickboxing? ›

Learning martial arts is a lifelong process that involves dedication and constant practice. You must take classes for a minimum of 5-7 years.

What are the disadvantages of kickboxing? ›

A disadvantage of kickboxing is that you won't learn how to move as well as boxers who are frequently practicing and improving their footwork. Your stance will be square which opens the middle of your body and your head movement also won't be as good as someone who has trained in boxing.

Is kickboxing a good way to lose weight? ›

Kickboxing provides an aerobic workout that burns calories and can help you lose weight. Research shows that elite and amateur kickboxers have more muscle mass and lower percentages of body fat. A person who weighs 155 pounds can burn 372 calories during just 30 minutes of kickboxing.

Is kickboxing better than gym? ›

Reason 3: The gym is not mentally challenging.

Kickboxing and martial arts will develop both your body and mind. The techniques and exercises used in kickboxing will help you burn calories, tone up, lose fat and develop flexibility but thy will also challenge you mentally.

Who should not do kickboxing? ›

About 30% of Americans experience lower back pain, and kickboxing probably will not be the best option for them. If you are already experiencing issues with your lower back, the amount of strain that throwing kicks can put on this area of your body, as well as your hips, is not worth the exercise benefits.

What are 3 benefits of kickboxing? ›

Top 7 Benefits of Kickboxing Workouts
  • Reduce Stress. You can kick and punch your way to a stress-free zone within minutes of your high-energy kickboxing routine. ...
  • Boost Confidence Levels. According to Dr. ...
  • Improved Coordination. ...
  • Burn Mega Calories. ...
  • Ideal Cross-Training Workout. ...
  • Energy Boost. ...
  • Better Posture.

What kind of body does kickboxing give you? ›

Your entire musculature will get stronger, but the muscles that get the most buffed from Kickboxing alone (meaning, without including other strength and cardio exercises) are the deltoids, trapezoids, abdominals, triceps, and legs (quads, calves).

Is 30 minutes of kickboxing enough? ›

30 minutes is just the right amount of time to build strength as well. You just have to make sure that you are exhausting the big muscle groups such as the chest, legs, and back. We do this at BRKM through HIIT training, and we are not only punching and kicking the bags, but we also use kettlebells.

Is 2 days a week enough for kickboxing? ›

So, how often should you take Kickboxing practice? If your primary goal is to burn fat and get in shape, training kickboxing three times a week will get you in excellent condition. If you want to compete in the sport on a high level, five or more Kickboxing practices weekly will be required.

What age should you start kickboxing? ›

For instance, younger children's training focuses on general physical development and usually takes place in a playful way. According to many kickboxing coaches, five to six years is the best age for kids to start kickboxing lessons.

Do you wear shoes when kickboxing? ›

You generally kickbox barefoot. You don't wear any shoes because when you pivot and kick you don't want a lot of grip. Too much grip can cause injury to your knees. Aaron explains that it is common to feel some soreness after kickboxing barefoot because it takes time to condition the muscles and bones.

How do I prepare my body for kickboxing? ›

6 Tips to Prepare for Your First Day of Kickboxing
  1. Start hydrating throughout the day. ...
  2. Eat a light meal, and nothing heavy 2 hours before. ...
  3. Wear the right gear. ...
  4. Ensure you're attending the right class. ...
  5. Arrive early. ...
  6. Enjoy the experience!
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Does age matter kickboxing? ›

That's what you need to remember here. You might imagine kickboxing could be harder for certain age groups, but really, it can be more challenging for some individuals than for others – regardless of age. It all comes down to whether you want to give it a try.

Is kickboxing harder than boxing? ›

Is Boxing Harder Than Kickboxing? I don't think any of the two sports is harder than the other. In kickboxing, you have more techniques to learn and master, but the more limited rules of boxing mean the level of the allowed techniques will be much higher.

Is kickboxing harder than karate? ›

Both of these martial arts are effective for self-defense. However, the power behind Kickboxing can't be disregarded. Therefore, it is a bit more potent than Karate when it comes to being able to defend yourself from any attack. You approach the attacker much more aggressively, disregarding the damage you might cause.

Is kickboxing hard on your body? ›

However, the swift whole-body movements required in kickboxing could also cause injuries. Back, knee, hip and shoulder strains are all common among kickboxers, found a study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.

What happens to your body when you start kickboxing? ›

Kickboxing can be good for your heart, joints, strength, balance, and coordination. It's a great way to tame stress, too. But always check with your doctor before starting a new fitness routine. You can expect a physically demanding workout, especially if you go all-out for an hour-long class.

Is kickboxing good for a woman? ›

Kickboxing allows women to reduce fat, tone and strengthen their bodies simultaneously. Because kickboxing is a full body workout, women can also increase their cardiovascular fitness, improve coordination, burn calories and increase their flexibility.

Is kickboxing good for beginners? ›

You get the most effective workout and functional fitness when you begin at a level that works for you — not for the whole class. That's excellent for beginners, because it means you won't feel like everyone in the class is a professional while you're just an amateur.

What should I eat after kickboxing? ›

Interested in healthy foods post-kickboxing? Get them below.
  • Peanut butter and bananas.
  • Mashed sweet potatoes and a protein drink.
  • Apple slices and almond butter.
  • Sushi.
  • Tuna salad and crackers.
  • Hard boiled egg and grapes.
  • Oatmeal.
  • Yogurt.
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Is kickboxing better than HIIT? ›

In terms of weight loss kickboxing scores higher in terms of burning calories but you will probably feel hungrier after training whilst HIIT seems to reduce your appetite. I would call it a draw and there's no scientific evidence to prove one is more effective than the other.

Does kickboxing give you a flat stomach? ›

According to research, the cardio-conditioning involved in kickboxing exercises is a highly effective way to burn stubborn belly fat.

Can you get ripped with kickboxing? ›

The answer is yes – if you follow the proper kickboxing training drills. Kickboxing has several benefits. It helps build muscle mass, boosts your metabolism, and pushes your body to lose weight faster. It is a full-body workout that uses every muscle and strengthens your core.

Can you get ripped doing kickboxing? ›

Kickboxing does not build muscle as there is little to no resistance when throwing kicks and punches at speed so little force is generated. Building muscle for kickboxing requires lifting weights to maximize mechanical tension and metabolic stress.

Which kickboxing style is the best? ›

Muay Thai is the best and most popular type of kickboxing. It is much better and more effective than other types like French Savate or Sanda. The others might think that Lethwei is better, and there is a strong argument for that. But Muay Thai teaches you the same skills, and it is much safer overall.

Can you wear leggings to kickboxing? ›

When choosing leggings to box in, look for compression, moisture-wicking material, and make sure they stay in place! The last thing you want to do in the middle of throwing a boxing combo is having to quit and take your gloves off to adjust your pants. Also, make sure they are squat-proof and not see-through!

What are the most common injuries in kickboxing? ›

The most common kickboxing injuries include:
  • Concussion.
  • Lacerations.
  • Contusions.
  • Neck pain.
  • Shoulder dislocations.
  • Shoulder tendonitis.
  • Finger fractures.
  • Low back pain.

Is kickboxing good for seniors? ›

“Kickboxing is also great for residents' heart health as it's a moderate to intense cardio workout. Additionally, this class can help improve their strength, and even their memory, as they have to remember the various punches and sequences,” she says.

Is kickboxing good for anxiety? ›

Kickboxing is an excellent stress buster, as mentioned above. Research shows that regular exercise such as kickboxing training can build resiliency to stress. 5 Similar to how exercise can regulate your mood, it can help with stress reduction through endorphin production.

Does kickboxing work in a street fight? ›

Kickboxing is very effective for self-defense, even though you don't learn grappling or ground combat. You will get physically fit and strong and have the technique and knowledge to read your attacker and respond quickly and precisely.

Does kickboxing make you skinny or bulky? ›

Kickboxing training helps to build muscle mass, boosts your metabolism and pushes your body to lose weight even faster. Moreover, it is a great cardio workout, which means it can help to tone your body faster than other forms of exercise. Kickboxing is particularly helpful in toning the belly and love handles.

What are the pros and cons of kickboxing? ›

Kickboxing provides a great workout with many positive benefits, but it also has negative consequences. Some of the pros of kickboxing include reducing stress levels, boosting confidence and coordination, and giving you an energy boost. In contrast, its cons include high injury rates and excessive exercise frequency.

What are the three types of kickboxing? ›

The Three (Main) Styles of Kickboxing: Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Savate.

Can kickboxing reduce breast size? ›

Cardiovascular Exercises

Burning 500 calories a day, every day, would help you to drop 1 pound of fat each week, decreasing breast size and trimming belly fat. Choose exercises that work the major muscle groups in your body such as brisk walking, running, cycling, swimming, kickboxing and rowing.

How many times a week should you do kickboxing? ›

For fitness freaks / people who are doing kickboxing for cardio I would advise 3-4x a week in an hour long class.

How much weight do you lose kickboxing? ›

a person will burn about 350-450 calories in a 50-minute class. Therefore, assuming that you are not eating more calories than your body can burn and add kickboxing class 3 times a week, you will burn about 1,200 extra calories every week. This will translate to . 34 lbs.

Does kickboxing build hips? ›

Many people view kickboxing as mainly a cardio workout that tones and strengthens. However, it can also help improve flexibility and range of motion in your hips.

What is a good kickboxing routine? ›

Warm-up (5–10 minutes) – Complete each warm-up exercise for 30-60 seconds.
  • Light jog.
  • Alternating high knees.
  • Easy side-to-side shuffles (right and left)
  • Jump rope.
  • Light jumping jacks.
  • Squats.
  • Alternating reverse lunges.
  • Alternating reverse lunges with a knee.
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Is 30 too old to start kickboxing? ›

If you're in your 30s and think it's too late to start training in martial arts, you could be mistaken. Just because you didn't reap the benefits of joining a gym at a young age, doesn't mean you can't take advantage of learning a martial art now.

Can you train kickboxing without fighting? ›

We often see kickboxing used in major fighting sports, such as in the UFC, but does that mean you have to be a fighter to learn the sport? Absolutely not. Kickboxing can be approached in many ways from fitness kickboxing to professional boxing, or even as cross training for other martial arts.

How long should I train before my first kickboxing fight? ›

A general rule of thumb is at least 20 hours training per week, or in other words 3.5 – 4 hours per day, 6 days per week, for 6 to 8 weeks. On an average day you should try to do AT LEAST: 30 minutes of running. 30 minutes of strength and conditioning.

Is 30 too late to start kickboxing? ›

It's never too late to begin. Part of learning a new sport is embracing all that comes with it. This includes bruises and injuries.

Is 29 to late for boxing? ›

Despite the common misconception that martial arts is a young man's game, starting your boxing training in your 30's is an amazing idea. First of all, you're never too old to start boxing. It does wonders for your physical fitness and athleticism because it's such an intense and effective workout.

Is there an age limit for kickboxing? ›

It's not. No matter what age you are, whether you're eight or 80, it's never too late to begin training.

How often should a beginner do kickboxing? ›

Most beginners start with two 60-minute Kickboxing sessions a week until they get a bit of cardio to sustain more. It's important not to force anything. If you're feeling more pain than usual, stop training and rest.

Who is the oldest boxer to turn pro? ›

Stephen Ward (born 12 August 1956) is an English former professional boxer, notable for having held the accolade of being the oldest professional boxer in the world. He was first confirmed as such in 2011 at age 54.

Is 50 too old to start boxing? ›

You can never be too old to start a boxing workout regimen. It doesn't matter if you are in your 40s, 50s, 60s, etc. Boxing is a great way to get into and keep in good shape, and it's a workout that's never going to be boring.

What age is peak for boxing? ›

Generally speaking, a boxer hits his or her physical prime between the ages of 28 and 35. At 35 years of age, Father Time starts to slowly introduce himself. From that point and beyond, there is evident physical decline.

Can I learn kickboxing at 35? ›

There is no age limit to kickbox: there are 55 year-olds who practise it for fitness.


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