12 May 2004

What is Tae Bo?

Rudo Chasakara (21), South Africa’s first certified Tae Bo instructor tells us more about Tae Bo, a new kind of workout.

Tae Bo is a workout for the body, mind and spirit. It is a combination of martial arts, dance, aerobics, boxing and several muscle-conditioning movements. A seven-time World Martial Arts Champion, Billy Blanks, developed Tae Bo about 27years ago.

T – Totally commit yourself to whatever you do
A – Awareness of your body and self.
E – Excellence, the truest goal in everything you do.
B – Body as a force for total change.
O – Obedience of your desire for accomplishment.

How will the Tae Bo fitness programme benefit you?

  • Greater self-confidence
  • Overall improvement in fitness
  • Increased balance and co-ordination
  • Strength
  • Muscle conditioning and a cardio-vascular workout in one
  • Weight loss
  • Toning
  • And you will have fun while achieving your goal.


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