Traditionally known as the “Science of Eight Limbs,” the popular sport of Muay Thai is not only limited to the males. In fact, there are a good number of women seriously training for this ancient Thai martial arts to become true fighters in the ring and those engaged in it for the purpose of keeping their body in tip-top shape.
One major reason why a growing number of women prefer to do Muay Thai or kickboxing as it also known is because it works out the entire body. As one uses his eight limbs, it is one of the best cardio training that can help a person build and tone his muscles as well as shed off the extra pounds.
In addition to the physical benefits, females who train at a Muay Thai gym are also able to develop mental discipline, humility and respect. This means that as one gains knowledge about this national sport of the Thais, she also develops an understanding of the techniques involved and respect for other fighters. [Read more…]