5 Benefits of Muay Thai

1. Muay Thai Training Will Develop Mental Toughness Muay Thai is a tough and grueling sport both mentally and physically. Imagine your opponent coming at you for 3 - 5 rounds with constant pressure. Your body is under great stress and you are in pain. As your body aches, your mental toughness pushes you forward. This mental toughness doesn’t always come naturally, it is developed in training! Muay Thai training is tough, sometimes much tougher than a fight/competition. This difficult style of martial arts training will help you develop a strong mind- one that can overcome obstacles, fear and doubt. Over time, the strength you develop in training will not only serve you well in Muay Thai, bu


The teep (push kick) is IMO one of the most underutilized and underrated kicks in striking. An effective teep can control your opponents distance and the tempo of a fight. Here are my top 3 reasons why you need to start utilizing the teep in your striking game. 1. Control your opponents distance - keep your opponent at a range where you feel comfortable. If they have good boxing, keep them at the end of your teep! If they are trying to close the distance to clinch when you don't want to - teep! Easier said than done, I know! BUT now is a good time to shut up and go PRACTICE! 2. Set up other strikes - have you ever landed a good teep to your opponents mid-section? What happens next time you b

Lifting Myths Debunked

Lifting heavy weights is arguably one of the most effective styles of training you can do to reach your fitness goals. It is unfortunate that many people don't embrace heavy lifting as much as they should. We all have this inner strength just waiting to emerge. No matter what age or fitness level, every single person can benefit from strength training. It is the foundation for all athletic abilities and will literally transform your life for the better. Nothing irks us more than when good people are misled by fitness myths. These myths sabotage results and keep people miles from their fitness goals. The truth is that strength training is the number one thing you can do for your health, fi

©2017 by Absolute Fitness Red Deer.