This video answers Richi’s final questions, regarding the transfer of training from hip or knee dominant exercise to the body kick and knee strike, and asking if I believe complete rest has a place in an annual training program.

If you need to know the difference between hip or knee dominant exercise, and which will one make you body kicks better, then watch the video now! And if you’re wondering if you really should take complete time off training, watch this video now! If you love Muay Thai, watch this video now! ;)

I hope you enjoy this final part in this Richi’s series of Q&A, and if you want to see the other parts too, here they all are…

PART 1 – Inspiration Muscles & Hex Bars

PART 2 – Skipping, Neural Fatigue, & Deloading in Thailand

PART 3 – Planning Cardio (Energy Systems) Conditioning in Thailand

PART 4 – Hip or Knee Dominant Exercise? Complete Rest?

HIP OR KNEE DOMINANT EXERCISE? COMPLETE REST? | MUAY THAI STRENGTH & CONDITIONING Q&A EP. 05

“Active rest is good… I like to see a lot of movement going on… different movement to what you normally do, not loading the same patterns. Then your body is getting a rest.”

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