CONSEQUENCES Of Overtraining

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Overtraining & Training Smarter To Avoid It Every athlete and fitness enthusiast has heard of the term “overtraining.” People often confuse this term with feeling fatigued, but take note: overtraining is not as simple as that. Its consequences are quite sobering, especially for those who are serious about their progress. Let’s take a closer look at overtraining and how you can best avoid its worst effects.   What Isn’t Overtraining? It is not soreness. It …

The Money Bag: Training with Tires

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  “The Best Punching Bag I’ve Ever Used”   I’ve used many punching bags: Thai bags, teardrop bags, even those old-school Century dummies. It wasn’t until a trip to Thailand that I got to sample the tire bag. I was hooked. Like a vacationing foreigner on a ladyboy, I banged that thing to hell and back. Once I got back to the States, I forgot all about it. I went back to my favorite teardrop at …

How To Achieve More From Your Muay Thai Training In 2017

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A Simple, Effective Way To Progress In Your Muay Thai Evolution First off Happy New Year to everyone, and since you are reading this, one of your New Year resolutions will probably be to either start training Muay Thai or to drastically improve your skills in Muay Thai or your selected Martial Art style. I am here to help you achieve your goals with some very solid tips and strategies to get the most from …

To Rest or not to Rest: A Fighter’s Guilty Conscience

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Rest and Recovery Tips for Muay Thai I struggle with rest. I like routine. Regardless of how I feel, my fight camps read like a schedule. My training sessions and meals are planned out perfectly. During fight camp, every moment of my life revolves around my fight. If I get an injury, that’s just too bad. If I am exhausted, oh well. I struggle to understand you need to give your body and your mind …

Top 3 Heavy Bag Training Mistakes

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Avoid These 3 Most Common Heavy Bag Workout Mistakes  “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery “It’s not daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.” – Bruce Lee Making a mistake means you’ve wasted a portion of your time, or worse still, you’ve set yourself back so far that you must now spend even more …