Jakarta – Pound Fit is a modern sport developed by Kirsten Potenza and Cristina Peerenboom in 2011. This sport uses a combination of dance, cardio and strength training movements that are carried out by swinging and beating small drumsticks (Ripstix) which are usually made of plastic.
Here are some of the benefits of Pound Fit as a modern sport. Curious? Let’s take a peek!
1. Calorie Burning: Pound Fit is an intense and energetic workout, so it can help burn a lot of calories in one workout session. This can aid in weight loss and maintenance of a healthy weight.
2. Cardiovascular Exercise: Pound Fit involves cardio moves like jumps, steps and dance moves that help increase heart rate and breathing. It improves blood circulation and lung capacity.
3. Improved Strength and Flexibility: The Pound Fit move also includes elements of strength training, which can help strengthen the muscles of the body. In addition, the dynamic movements in Pound Fit can also increase body flexibility.