Month: June 2016

Progression Through Boxing

Progression Through Boxing

Succinctly defining the progression of boxer is not a straightforward process. Boxing falls into the realm of combat sports where belts are only given for victories in the ring, rather than meeting laid-out proficiency criteria. We know we get better through practice and application but much of the assessment is […]

Why do HIIT training?

Why do HIIT training?

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a method of training that pushes you to your maximum energy output through intense bursts of exercise along with short active or inactive periods of rest. Just a simple fifteen-minute session of HIIT training can leave you gasping for air while you lie in […]

Conditioning For Boxing  – The Lower Body

Conditioning For Boxing – The Lower Body

Many people look to boxing when they think of toned arms, taut biceps and broad but defined shoulders. As such boxing is looked at as a sport that primarily focuses in the upper body. And it is true. Someone with high level of upper body control and strength will probably […]

Top Muay Thai Fighters of Today

Top Muay Thai Fighters of Today

How familiar are you with the professional Muay Thai scene in Thailand? You’ll probably know 3 to 4 popular names when someone asks you, “Who are your favourite Muay Thai fighters?”, and I’ll commonly hear names such as Yodsanklai Fairtex, Buakaw Banchamek and Saenchai PKSaenchaimuaythaigym, but there is a wealth of talent […]