Modern Life with Muay Thai Training for Weight Loss in Thailand

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A Brief History

In 2015, 600 million adults (12%) and 100 million children were obese in 195 countries.  Weight loss has become a common goal for the majority of people in industrialized countries. We live a modern life, but that does not mean it is healthier or better, and even if the worldwide trend of infectious diseases is reducing significantly, there are more chronic disease problems than ever, including type 2 diabetes and childhood obesity.

Digging Deeper

One way to prevent these chronic health ailments is by an appropriate diet and enough exercise. By doing this, you will not only achieve healthy weight loss but also an admirable body that will show off your efforts for everyone to see. That is why many people are setting fitness goals in order to achieve a good-looking body, and a longer lifespan with higher quality of life. But how can we achieve that?

Muay Thai is becoming one successful way to achieve these goals, and it is becoming recognized and taught worldwide due to its many health benefits. Muay Thai combines aerobic and anaerobic exercise in a perfect blend that is exactly what your body needs to speed up your metabolism, reduce sizes, prevent metabolic disease, and much more. It is a sport native from Thailand that’s different from many others because it won’t limit to workout your upper torso or legs but your whole body at the same time.

This sport is also known as the art of the eight limbs because you will be using every extremity of your body in ways you’ve never imagined. After achieving and mastering a succession of strikes, you will advance to others, and teaching will become more and more complex, strengthening your body and the connection between your body and your mind. You will not only attain a great-looking body but also an improved health, a fitness body, more dexterity and endurance.

Additionally, Muay Thai is an excellent choice if you’re looking for ways to relieve stress and anxiety. It is a social sport that will allow you to meet new people, enjoy while you’re learning, and obtain a great experience every day that will make you feel motivated to keep coming for more.

As stated before, Muay Thai is being taught all over the world, even though it is the national sport in Thailand; however, if you really want to get the spirit of this sport and be taught by real authorities of Muay Thai, there’s no better place to learn than Thailand.  Suwit Muay Thai with marvelous sport is good for your health. If you ever come to the country, and if you are here visiting, come by and visit one of our training camps. All over the country there are plenty of them, and you will receive personalized treatment to reach all of your health and fitness goals.

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Historical Evidence

For more information, please see…

Fight Guru.  Muay Thai: A Way of Life: Understanding its Culture, History, The Rituals and its Influence on Thai Society and the World (The Fight Series Book 1).  2014.

The featured image in this article, a photograph by Dmitri Markine of a boxing match in Bangkok, Thailand, is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.


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Abdul Alhazred

“But I don’t want to go among mad people," Alice remarked. "Oh, you can’t help that," said the Cat: "we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad." "How do you know I’m mad?" said Alice. "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldn’t have come here.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland