Kickboxing Training Articles

Weird, gross and unexpected things that happen when you run

(CNN)According to Bruce Springsteen and modern research, we were born to run. In fact, studies (PDF) show that our legs and body mechanics are naturally suited for covering many miles for long periods of time. But while running may be a natural body movement, the things that happen to us when we run can be downright weird. Mark Beams, a …

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Khabib Nurmagomedov: UFC’s first Muslim star on the verge of greatness

The 28-year-old Dagestani brawler boasts a 24-0 record but he faces the stiffest test of his MMA on Saturday with the interim lightweight title on the line Since its founding in 1993, a diverse mix of men and women have laid claim to belts as the best of the best in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Saturday night in the co-main …

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4 Workouts You Can Do For Each Stage Of Your Breakup

We’ve all been through that phase where heartache felt like actual physical pain because the person who was the stars and the moon to you is now history. Situations, actions or just falling out of love can end your relationship, which was once the centre of your universe. As humans, the next best thing to love are carbs and sugar. …

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Turns out Idris Elba has some seriously badass kickboxing skills

Madonna recently shared a video of Idris Elba in a kickboxing match.Image: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/instagram/@madonna/mashable composite LONDON It’s already common knowledge that Idris Elba is something of a badass just look at him in The Wire, or Luther, or pretty much anything else he’s ever been in but you might not have known that he’s also a kickboxing badass. SEE ALSO: …

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Pesky golfers draw the ire of this fuming kangaroo

Forget lightweight boxers, the fiercest foe around is a kickboxing kangaroo. Two golfers in Queensland, Australia, almost learned that the hard way after being chased by one of the pouched punchers. While at Harvey Bay Golf Course, the two men said they were just minding their business when a kangaroo started following. It eventually started chasing half of the duo, …

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From crystal meth to Olympic glory: the recovery and rise of Luvo Manyonga

Three years ago Luvo Manyonga was a crystal meth addict. Now he is an Olympic silver medallist. This is his journey from the tik-addled townships to Rio glory, with the help of an Irish former street-sweeper turned strongman Luvo Manyonga has already created my favourite story of the year but, on a gentle summer afternoon in Pretoria, the South African …

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Dana White attacks ‘uppity 80-year-old’ Meryl Streep over MMA comments

The UFC president has taken aim at Meryl Streep after she criticized mixed martial arts and football in her Golden Globes speech It was perhaps not a surprise that Meryl Streep took aim at the president elect, Donald Trump, during her speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night. Her attack on sports was a little more unexpected though. Streep …

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VIDEO: Things Got Crazy During This Wild 31-Second Long Fight

Its 2013s Glory 9 Kickboxing event and Tyrone Sprong is taking on Michael Duut in a fight which will go down in history for the pure intensity involved from the stare down to the opening round. A massive flurry of punches after the bell rings drops Sprong to the mat. But it was that knockdown that fueled the burning intensity …

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Hooters’ first Hong Kong restaurant stirs local controversy ahead of opening

Chinese waitresses dance the Hokey-Pokey Friday in front of guests during the pre-opening of Hooters in Shanghai, China. The first Hooters restaurant in Asia opening in Shanghai in 2004. (AP File Photo) Hooters, the American restaurant chain renowned for its wings, breasts and legs only in alphabetical order is introducing its special mix of burgers, beer, orange hot pants and white …

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