45 minutes of FIRE 🔥 — that’s what this intense, total body barre workout is (reference the sweat on my sports bra in the pictures below).
Blending traditional barre exercises with cardio kickboxing moves and strength training exercises. All in one butt-kicking, barre workout.
The addition of cardio boxing intervals raises the heart rate, making this a true cardio barre workout!
You have the option to keep it low impact, or add high intensity jumps if your fitness level allows. I’ll offer variations for all fitness levels in the workout video.
This upbeat cardio boxing class brings the energy of the barre studio directly to your home.
We’ll start with a warm up and then punch our way through lunges, pliè squats, and cardio kickboxing intervals.
Let’s knock it out!
This workout is intense, but accessible to beginners looking to try barre or cardio boxing for the first time.
I’ll coach you through each movement pattern, providing modifications for all fitness levels, all you need to do is follow along!
It’s a full body workout. Hitting every muscle group in the body with large, multi-functional exercises.
This barre boxing workout specifically targets:
These are just the physical benefits of this barre kickboxing workout.
Additional benefits include:
Kickboxing is SO mentally engaging, which makes it great for those days you’re struggling to motivate yourself through a workout.
This cardio kickboxing routine is also really empowering! I love how strong I feel when I’m throwing jabs, cross punches and kicks that make up the punching combinations.
This is a high intensity workout is a great way to burn calories at home. I personally burned over 500 calories.
That said, calorie burn varies from person to person.
Women’s Health Magazine estimates that kickboxing workouts burn 750 to 900 calories an hour — that puts this workout at about 560-675 calories in 45 minutes!
This cardio barre kickboxing workout is an intense, 45-minute fitness kickboxing class at home!
No barre, heavy bag, dance or kickboxing experience needed.
Optional set of light dumbbells (2-5 lbs).
I personally started with 5 lb dumbbells, but dropped down to 3 lb dumbbells for the cardio kickboxing intervals (like jumping rope with dumbbells in hand for a bicep burn).
You can always do this cardio barre workout with just your bodyweight or sub soup cans or water bottles.
Follow along with the fitness kickboxing video lead by certified personal trainer and barre fitness instructor, Lindsey Bomgren.
In traditional barre style, we’ll flow from on exercise to the next.
Here’s a general outline of the barre kickboxing workout:
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