Muay Thai’s ancestral land brought about several legends since the popularization of this discipline. Amongst these legends is Wangchannoi Sor Palangchai, an athlete who enjoyed great fame in the 1980s and 1990s. Now retired, Wangchannoi is one of those household names when it comes to Muay Thai. His first steps in Muay ThaiBorn on the… Continue reading Wangchannoi Sor Palangchai
Muay Thai is such an effective striking art, and while other martial arts focus a lot on theory as well as combat simulations, Muay Thai focuses on sparring and fighting. Since Thai boxing is one of the most demanding sports in the world, it virtually works all the muscles of the body. Without a doubt,… Continue reading The importance of Running in Muay Thai Training
Fighters in traditional boxing are allowed to use the fists only. Muay Thai boxing technique, however, enables the fighters to use their elbows, hands, feet and knees to deliver some powerful blows to the opponents. Hit pads are important training tools with Muay Thai training, but unfortunately some people don’t use the pads effectively. A… Continue reading The benefits to hit pads in Muay Thai training
Muay Thai is a complete sport, which not only teaches you self-defence but also makes you fit physically and mentally. The bag workout among Muay Thai fighters is an important tool for improving speed and power. These bags simply make one a better, stronger fighter. Doing intense workouts is an excellent way to improve your… Continue reading The role of Bag workout in Muay Thai training
We know that a good diet is essential to our well-being. But do we know just how much this is so? Studies have shown that there is a clear correlation between mental health and diet. It has also been shown that certain mental states can be influenced by our diets. Because of this, diet has… Continue reading How does diet affect your mental health ?
Muay Thai is a martial art whose origin can be traced back to Thailand. It is commonly referred to as the “Art of Eight Limbs”. This is so because it makes use of kicks, punches, knee as well as elbow strikes, thus using eight “points of contact”. The Muay Thai athlete has to be super… Continue reading Why Swimming is beneficial to Muay Thai athletes?
For those starting, sparring can be particularly intimidating if you do not know what to expect. Most beginners take sparring to be one step away from being in a real fight. The fact is that better one is at sparring, the more success he will have in preparing for a real fight. As a Muay Thai fighter, the purpose of… Continue reading Why Sparring is a crucial part of the Muay Thai Training?
The heart is a muscular pump that pumps blood through the body and it needs to be kept fit. The demands of exercise overload the body’s systems and it adapts to these demands with improvements in muscular- and cardiovascular function.
Diet affects every aspect of our lives; it gives us the energy to do the things that we do and the right diet helps keep our minds alert. Muay Thai fighters and trainees usually have to keep a close eye on their diets to ensure that they are performing at their peak levels. In order… Continue reading How does Diet affect your training in Muay Thai
While most of us know that exercising is the best way to keep our bodies healthy, how many know that exercising can also be good for the mind and for our overall mental well-being? Well, regular exercise has been shown to help our bodies by helping keep our bones, muscles and joints healthy while at… Continue reading How exercise affects your mind and mood