A Brief History
Thailand is a real paradise, if you come and see. Even if you do not, there are plenty of movies and TV shows filmed in this beautiful country, and the reason why filmmakers choose this location is because it has one of the best coasts in Asia. Actually, beaches in Thailand are an absolute paradise, and you cannot visit Thailand without visiting one of its beautiful islands. They are truly amazing. Note: This post is sponsored by Suwit Muay Thai.
But visiting a new country is not complete without having an approach about their culture and habits. That is why we recommend people coming to Thailand to be open to learn about the Muay Thai culture we have in this country. Muay Thai boxing is an emblematic sport practiced by Thai people, and it is thought to be one of the reasons why these folks are more healthy and suffer less from heart attacks and cardiovascular conditions. The majority of teenagers and adults have had an experience of Muay Thai at least once in their lifetime, and it is a true pride to see how this fantastic discipline has reached many countries, making Thailand more famous every time.
The reason why so many fitness people is learning Muay Thai has to do with its benefits for weight loss and general health. Muay Thai or Thai boxing is a great martial art that requires focus and strength, and although it is demanding, new users walk through a series of steps to increase their physical performance. As they do, their reflexes change and they start experiencing a series of health improvements.
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For more information, please see…
Baker, Chris and Pasuk Phongpaichit. A History of Thailand. Cambridge University Press, 2014.
The featured image in this article, a photograph by Claudio Scott of a fighter leaning back to evade a round kick, is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.