You asked about zone 2 cardio, sparring frequency, recovering quicker between rounds and more… Here are the answers! In this episode I answer your burning Muay Thai questions, covering topics like:

  • The benefits of Zone 2 cardio training and how to implement it into your Muay Thai training
  • Optimising for faster in-between round recovery
  • The ideal sparring frequency for casual and competing Nak Muays
  • The biggest weaknesses I see even in high-level fighters and how to fix them

If you want to maximise your conditioning, accelerate recovery, spar smarter, and fix holes in your game, this video will give you the knowledge and training tools to make it happen!

I know the Muay Thai grind can be tough, but implementing these techniques will give you that edge to power through training and unleash your peak performance. This is key whether you’re just starting out or an experienced fighter looking to step up to the next level.

So get your pen and pad ready to take some notes! This insider knowledge will help take your Muay Thai to greater heights! 

by Don Heatrick

Don Heatrick

Founder of Heatrick Strength and Conditioning

Don Heatrick is a family man from the UK, former mechanical design engineer, European Muay Thai silver medallist, former pro Thai boxer (ranked 4th in UK while aged 40-years), a Muay Thai coach, podcast host, and the go-to expert on Muay Thai performance training with over 25 years of coaching experience.

Don helps ambitious fighters and coaches take their game to the next level by bridging the gap between Strength & Conditioning, Performance Science, and Muay Thai.

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