Martial arts-style workouts to try: Muay Thai, Krav Maga and Brazilian jiu-jitsu

Boxing gyms have made a Rocky Balboa-like comeback over the last few years with fighting-inspired workouts gaining popularity with everyone from supermodels to millennials to moms. 

But the calorie-torching combination of strength-training and cardio — which also is a satisfying way to get out pent-up stress — has long been a way for staying fit across various martial arts practices. 

Here are three places to get in a full-body, high-intensity workout in NYC.

Cemile Kavountzis