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#MeToo

The #MeToo movement and what it means to us

I had been following the Harvey Weinstein fiasco with interest — partially because it involved so many movie stars  I thought were unbreakable. Starting with Ashley Judd and Gwyneth Paltrow. Followed swiftly by  Angelina Jolie and Taylor Swift. Hollywood heavyweights who endured…

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December 12, 2017
festive gains

How to stay Fit, not Fat over the Festive Season – Positive Festive Gains – part one

Ahhh…. Christmas. The festive season conjures up images of indulging in your favourite sweets, freshly baked artisan breads and pastries – and for some – their body weight in alcoholic beverages and meats. Even the most stringent diets tend to…

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December 12, 2017
Sweat

Gym hygiene and etiquette – Part Two – BO and Sweat

How do you know that you sweat a lot? When the buddy that you’ve been clinching with for a few rounds, has prunes for fingers. True story, but it brings us to today’s topic of discussion. Sweat. To be more…

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November 13, 2017
friend

Featured student – our friend James

  We recently bumped into an ex-student of ours at a nearby food court.  James (not his real name) trained with us on and off for about six months over a year ago. When he was on, he was at…

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November 12, 2017

Training while pregnant – guest post from a Muay Thai Mummy

A message to the keyboard warriors from THAT pregnant lady at the gym I am a firm believer in a simple fact that pregnancy is not a disease or a disability. It is not contagious (as far as I know).…

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November 8, 2017

Vegetable Gains – Using nutrition to supercharge your Muay Thai training

How to add Protein Gains to your Vegetable salad We recently had a conversation with one potential fighter we’ll call “X” that went like this: JAI: You’ve got some great speed and quick reflexes unusual for someone your size (He’s…

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October 1, 2017
BAG WORK

Bag work for Muay Thai – what you should be doing

Are you one of those who does anything to avoid doing their bag work? Yes, working on the bag MAY seem boring and unproductive, but only if you choose to make it that way. The heavy bag can be a…

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September 13, 2017

The magic of Thai Oil – Namman Muay

Ahh the smell of thai oil. Like it or love it. Anyone who has ever stepped into a Muay Thai camp or stadium knows this smell. It has a strong musty, peppermint menthol aroma with a scent which can permeate…

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July 17, 2017

10 ways to get good at Muay Thai fast (aka lessons we learned from Bruce Lee)

This post has totally been endorsed by Bruce Lee. OK, that’s not entirely accurate (don’t sue us please!).  But a lot of what we learned has been echoed by him, and learned the hard way – through blood, sweat and…

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April 17, 2017

Siam no.1 Fight Night 25 March 2017

                      10 JAI fighters will be getting into the ring for Siam no.1. Here are some of them Tommo “Khunseuk” Ward Tommo Khunseuk Ward 6-2-0 fighting Tyson Patrick (Kun Muay…

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March 10, 2017