Seven-time world champion in karate Billy Blanks in the early 90-ies of the last century, developed his technique of fitness training, which combined elements of dance aerobics, kickboxing, thekvondo and karate, accompanied by energetic music. This complex is called “Tae-Bo” and in the beginning of XXI century, has gained enormous popularity, surpassing even classical and step aerobics.

Tai-bo is a kind of martial art with oriental ethics, philosophy and strategy of the warrior. Therefore, taibo is more fighting aerobics. In the US, most women are now engaged in this type of fitness. Why? First, tai-bo is a great way to quickly burn calories, and, secondly, modern methods of self-defense. For a month of regular training you can lose 4 kilograms of excess weight (about 650 kilocalories per hour are burned). Properly chosen exercises are a good fat burner without diet and medication. Also, with the help of tai-bo in the body the potential of active life, vigorous spirit and strength of the body is laid, there is a constant release of adrenaline into the blood.

In addition to physical activity is very important andmental attitude. It is achieved with the help of special breathing exercises, which originate from wushu and tai-tzu. Meditation is still necessary. Daily practice of combat techniques is a good emotional tempering for the body. The person is improved, the fighting spirit awakens in him.

As a result of lessons Tae Bo your body will become strong and beautiful because of active simultaneous work of several muscle groups

If you thoroughly decided to do Tae-Bo, your body required initial training. To do this, preferably 1-2 months to go to step aerobics classes. When the muscles get stronger, you can begin to Tae-Bo. For this you need any sports uniform or t-shirt and shorts made of natural fabrics. Choose shoes with nonslip soles and good shock absorption. Be sure to allocate the time, the main thing – the regularity, without skipping any workouts. Only in this case will be a positive result.

Class should be provided slowly. but confidently, then there will be no pain in the muscles and unpleasant sensations. Usually classes begin with a warm-up in the rhythm of step-dancing movements, running. Next are endurance exercises and in the end - stretching. After that, the basic movements. It punches and kicks on the punching bag and random moves and jumps. At the end of the classes, the energetic pace of the exercise goes into the so-called "fighting dance", thanks to which the breath is restored.

There are various areas on the basis of Tae Bo. which are now being studied in many fitness clubs. For example, KIBO, A-Box, Aerobox, Kik Box, Body Combat and others. The main differences between these all kinds - in the format of lessons and the predominance of any elements (more punches or kicks, etc.).