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boxercise

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Definition of boxercise in English:

noun

[mass noun] trademark
A form of exercise based on boxing training and using boxing equipment.
Example sentences
  • The group is also recommending that schools introduce new exercise classes such as boxercise, aerobics and yoga to lure teenagers off the couch.
  • The schools offer more than 20 activities including water aerobics, line-dancing, boxercise and girls-only weight-training.
  • A football league has grown up around the astroturf pitch next to the office and aerobics, boxercise and bodypump sessions are among the classes available at no extra charge.

Origin

1980s: blend of boxer and exercise.

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