The Athlete

Tae Bo: Is It for You?

Tae Bo is the short form of Total Awareness Excellent Body Obedience. Tae Bo combines the defensive art form of karate with rhythmic dance movements along with relevant music to give you the benefits of a fun-filled workout. All the different parts of your body receive the necessary amount of exercise, as this is a combination of boxing, kicking, dancing, aerobics, etc.

Tae Bo gels well with both men and women alike, although the latter prefer it more because of the fine arts of dance and music. It helps to build up your inner and physical strengths and on the same platform burns out many calories for your total benefit. Of course, the results will differ from individual to individual.

It is very essential to get a clean chit from your physician before going in for Tae Bo. As with any other form of exercise, you should never overexert yourself. Then the ill effects will bypass the benefits of this form of exercise. It is but natural that your body needs time to acclimatize to this vibrant form of exercise. Therefore, it is better to start with short durations as per your stamina levels and do not take a deep plunge.

Tae Bo is available in video packages for you to begin the workouts at your home. However, you should adhere to the specific instructions to reap the maximum benefits for your physical self and your mental strength and alertness. Initially it may tire you a lot. Alternatively, you can take the help of instructors to guide you along the best path.

Tae Bo will yield you many benefits by way of better flexibility in the muscles, tone up your entire body and increase the coordination levels between the different organs and body parts. It also keeps your vital systems in perfect condition and the best part is that it keeps you in perfect shape. You are both physically and mentally 100% fit.