By Erica Tempesta For Dailymail. A woman has lost more than lbs from her frame in less than two years after years of struggling with her weight, thanks to her newfound love of boxing, which drove her to embrace a healthier lifestyle. Desiree Richards, from Arlington, Texas, knew she had to make a drastic change when doctors had to restore her heart to its natural rhythm after chest palpitations sent her to the emergency room. Although year-old had tried to lose weight before, it wasn't until she stepped into Title Boxing Club, clocking in at almost lbs, that she had finally found a program that worked for her. Amazing motivator: Desiree Richards pictured , from Arlington, Texas, lost lbs in a year and a half thanks to her newfound love of boxing.
You're Not Too Old/Weak/Overweight To Start Boxing
You're not too old/weak/overweight to start boxing
Sorting Last Post on Top Message:. Thanks for the information. It's a wonderful and tough workout. I had already lost most of my weight when I joined, so I wasn't starting out obese -- but there are several heavy people, both men and women, in my class. We're told to work as hard as we can to the best of our ability, and everyone has a different fitness level. There are actual pro fighters in my class as well as beginners who only signed up for the workout.
Obesity and Boxing
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God no. She started off pretending to slay vampires a la Buffy during Body Combat classes and only had her first boxing match two years ago at the age of Not only that, but Ben was named the NSW assistant coach. When you walk into a boxing gym, you expect to see guys covered in tattoos.