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5 REASONS TO START MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING

When people think of exercising, they usually think of muscle-bound weight lifters, yoga classes than bend you in half, or sweat-inducing spin classes. But what about martial arts? This ancient form of exercise and self-defence is growing in popularity and combines everything you need to lead a fit and healthy lifestyle. So, whether you are […]

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5 FAT LOSS TIPS FROM A BOXING CHAMPION

We’ve all had that moment when we take a look in the mirror and think we could do with losing a few extra pounds. Although it may seem like an impossible task, many top athletes manage just fine – so what is their secret? Working day to day as a personal trainer, boxing champion Marija […]

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5 REASONS YOU SHOULD ALWAYS RUN ON AN INCLINE

Even at the best of times, the idea of running can seem like a bit of a chore, especially if you’re tasked with running on a gradient. But while the idea may not be the most appealing, it actually has several untold benefits on the body which can accelerate your results and make working out […]

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5 ASPECTS OF MARTIAL ARTS THAT CAN BE APPLIED TO EVERYDAY LIFE

As more people get into the world of health and fitness, there’s a higher demand for new and interesting ways to workout – with martial arts and combat sports becoming increasingly popular. However, while the fitness benefits of these sports are well known, they also teach values that can be applied to everyday life in […]

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5 REASONS YOU’RE NOT GAINING MUSCLE

For the majority of people going to the gym, the end goal is to build muscle and tone up. While you may have done your research and watched plenty of workout videos online, many still make a variety of common mistakes that can lead to hampering gains and slowing down their progress. Here at Fight City […]

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5 UNIQUE WAYS TO USE DUMBBELLS

As usual during the months leading up to Summer, gyms are packed with people trying to create the perfect #SummerBod. But while the majority of people mean well, they often don’t know how to use gym equipment to it’s full potential, falling into a boring pattern that won’t get you the best possible results. Here […]

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What a week for Fight City Gym!

From gradings and a BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) seminar to the Winter of War white collar boxing show, it’s been brilliant. We’ve not even mentioned Marija (a boxing / Muay Thai / K1 coach of ours) winning the WAKO European Kickboxing Championships and us teaming up with ZR Team to train the British Army! See, […]

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What Are The Physical and Mental Benefits of Muay Thai Training

What Are The Physical and Mental Benefits of Muay Thai Training

Muay Thai, which is dubbed as “the science of eight limbs,” is a form of kickboxing sport that hails all the way from Thailand. This intense type of contact or combat sport has been soaring in popularity in recent years because of its promising benefits not only in physical aspects but in mental acuity as […]

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The Fundamental Basics of Mixed Martial Arts

The Fundamental Basics of Mixed Martial Arts

Claimed to be the fastest growing sport in the world, Mixed Martial Arts continuous popularity attracts a following of enthusiasts and combatants alike. To the common person who has never seen a mixed martial arts fight before, it may be hard to fully comprehend what the sport is all about and may also form the […]

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Functional Training, Why it is Important

You may have heard of functional training, but do you really know what it is and the benefits? Simply put, functional training involves improving your body to better perform your daily activities. Human movement doesn’t usually use one muscle group at a time, whereas typical gym routines focus on one muscle group. Functional Training originates […]

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