Can you do Muay Thai If fat?

There is never a bad time to try to get yourself into an activity or a sport. Muay thai (or thai boxing) is an excellent way to take someone who is out of shape or overweight and get them burning an extreme amount of calories incredibly quickly and get them into the best shape of their lives.

Can big guys do Muay Thai?

Tall guys typically do very well with Muay Thai as you can take advantage of your height and reach. If you’re slightly overweight now, you won’t be after a couple months of Muay Thai training. If getting in shape is a major part of your desire to learn a martial art, go with Muay Thai since it is very cardio focused.

Is weight training bad for Muay Thai?

Lifting and strength training will breakdown your body. Make sure you are getting adequate sleep, protein and overall calories so that you can recover sufficiently and keep training hard. Getting hurt or over trained due to lifting will not benefit your Muay Thai.

What is not allowed in Muay Thai?

You can NOT use the hip or shoulder to throw an opponent in any kind of judo throw or reap. You can NOT step across, or in front of, your opponents leg with your leg and bringing your opponent over your hip. You can NOT grab the opponent’s hip in a waist lock and throw them using a hip throw.

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