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Muay Thai for everyone Centuries back "The Art of Eight Limbs" was the Martial Art used by Thai soldiers in a real warfare in case of becoming unarmed. Later it has become the national sport of Thailand, and once was...
Carnage Striking I finished off 2018 with two Carnage Striking Muay Thai seminars held over the past few weeks, firstly in Minneapolis and then in Seattle. It's always great to meet new people from all across the country, and now that...
Editor's blog One can say the industry of combat sports is a narrow niche. It is perhaps indeed quite far from food, health and fitness, for example, where almost everybody can relate. Nevertheless, each fighting discipline has its own fans. Whether...
When it comes to fitness 'machines', I'm always a bit skeptical. They can limit your natural range of movement, which I don't really like. I'd prefer to do pushups or bench press with free weights than use a bench...
Muay Thai fighting tips for beginners Muay Thai is known as the Art of Eight Limbs with its arsenal including punches, kicks, knees and elbows, which consequently makes it eight points of contact. One can say it is also arguably...
American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. (50-0) still appears to be the most desirable opponent out there to date. His previous bout against another boxer was in September 2015 when he took a unanimous decision against Andre Berto. Before that...
UFC star Conor McGregor was last seen in fight action last month when he was submitted by Khabib Nurmagomedov in the fourth round. The bout was his first appearance inside the Octagon since November 2016 when he stopped Eddie...
Making eight points contact, the sport of Muay Thai is known as "The Art of Eight Limbs". Its' arsenal includes punches, kicks, knees and elbows. Muay Thai elbow strikes is an art on its own (alongside clinching of course). One...
Muay Thai training for beginners Starting something new can be quite challenging and stressful. Whether it is a new job, moving countries, basically anything new and unknown that pulls you out of your comfort zone. Here we are talking about...
Boxing pad work benefits for Muay Thai Last week, I returned to my home town of Melbourne. After spending a couple of months in Western Australia before my fight in Perth the week prior, it was nice to be back...
After spending the past month back in Australia it was time to get back to America and get things moving here again. Only few days after my arrival I was ringside co-commentator of Lion Fight 50 in LA alongside...
Although it's only Tuesday I've found this old footage of Misagh Norouzi in his first Muay Thai bout. He started training in Muay Thai with Top Sangmorakot and myself in January 2015. Three months later he was already in...
Fight weekend with GLORY, WKN, UFC & All Star Fight This coming fight weekend brings us across the world with four international events held in the USA, Slovakia and Thailand. The list includes GLORY 61, Knockout III, UFC 230 and...
Misagh Norouzi and Lilian Dikmans appeared on the card at Domination Muay Thai 21 held this past Saturday (Oct. 27) in Perth, Australia. Coached by yours truly over the last couple of months, the pair showcased as much or...
Carnage Diary: Back in the US on Oct. 30 After spending the past six months living in the US, I returned to my home town on the Gold Coast, Australia. It was great to be back, to visit family and...

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Lilian Dikmans
Lilian Dikmans is an Australian model, Muay Thai fighter and founder of Real Food Healthy Body. She is a feature writer at FIGHTMAG.

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