• 4 Muay Thai moves to protect yourself from any physical attack
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    Saloni Dhruv

    4 Muay Thai moves to protect yourself from any physical attack

    There is a good reason why Muay Thai is considered to be the most effective martial arts. Its use of knees, elbows, shins, and fists, and combinations of these allow any practitioner to use all the weapons available to the human body. This ancient form if Thai boxing is rightly called as ‘the art of eight limbs’.

  • How to get fit with one of the ancient forms of martial arts - Muay Thai
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    How to get fit with one of the ancient forms of martial arts - Muay Thai

    Apart from karate, kung fu, boxing and kickboxing, there are many more forms of ancient martial arts that are great for overall fitness. Muay Thai is one such method. Also known as Thai boxing, Muay Thai is a combat sport of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques.

  • Beyond song and dance: How actors train for their roles as sports persons
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    Beyond song and dance: How actors train for their roles as sports persons

    Dangal: Mr. Perfectionist, Aamir Khan, is known to go the extra mile while preparing for all his roles, and with his latest, Dangal, he has taken perfection to a whole new level. Apart from gaining around 20 kilos for the film, where he portrays wrestler Mahavir Phogat, Khan also has been going through rigorous workout sessions to get the stamina and strength required for a wrestler. Khan has also been spending hours learning the game, and learnt a wrestling move – dhobi pachad - in ten days.