Determining the best martial arts for fitness is almost impossible. There are dozens of martial arts that have been practiced for thousands of years, and martial arts creates incredible transformations to this day. We’re going to go through the most effective martial arts that you can practice and try to settle this long-held debate. Let’s do it!
1. Martial Arts
We offer a general adult martial arts class that includes a bit of every other martial art we offer – and all of our students LOVE IT. You’ll learn how to punch and kick properly, have a blast with like-minded people, and break quite a sweat too.
Our basic routine is to condition at the start of class, run through drills and teach new skills, and wrap up with a cool down.
You WILL get sweaty in this class- so if you’re just starting to explore martial arts and looking for the best martial arts for fitness, our Adult Martial Arts class should do the trick.
2. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Brazilian jiu jitsu (BJJ) is a different form of martial arts that’s practiced around the world.
A BJJ student will learn more moves on the ground, leveraging their body through physics and motion to strategically fight an attacker that may be bigger and stronger than they are.
BJJ for women’s self defense is popular as well. BJJ also takes the cake on ground work- that means a lot of working your core!
3. Muay Thai
Muay Thai will both kick your butt into the next town over.
Our Muay Thai classes are excellent for competitive fighters, as there are plenty of opportunities to compete. Lots of punching and kicking and using your elbows and knees to attack as well.
Muay Thai is intense forms of training, and you’re sure to get a fantastic workout in class – the best martial arts for fitness is dependent on if you want to compete and use elbows and knees, or if you want to focus more on real life self defense applications.
Bottom line- you’ll get fit, FAST, with any of our martial arts classes. Each class is packed with fast-paced, full-body moves that are sure to relieve stress and boost your adrenaline.
There ARE some key points to consider, however, when looking for the best martial arts for fitness. Do you want to be able to protect yourself against someone bigger and stronger than you?
Go with Glory Martial Arts Center.
If you’re looking for next-level fitness, Muay Thai and BJJ are your best options. And finally, you can get a taste of all of our martial arts modalities with our general Adult MMA class in Brooklyn. Check out our incredible Martial Arts for Fitness classes right here at our school!