Life Changes Quick

Johnny's last book, 12 Weeks In Thailand is one of the reasons I'm currently here, living it up in Phuket. I flew out almost 12 months after reading it, so when I learned he...

Around the world in 80 Girls: The epic 3 year trip of a backpacking...

Around The World In 80 Girls was half good, half boring, a bit of a grind to read but at the same time quite informative. Neil decided to spend 2 1/2 years backpacking around...

Rolling With The 6.57 Crew: The True Story Of Pompey’s Legendary Football Fans

Growing up in the 80s/90s on the outskirts of Portsmouth football was everything. We played it so much that myself and some of my mates actually started to develop knee issues! As a kid...

How To Prevent Ringworm

All over the Internet there are dozens of posts on Muay Thai and MMA forums of fighters going down with Ringworm and other fungal infections. Most people who have trained long enough will...

The Daily Mail Is Banned In Thailand

Seriously, if I try and visit any pages on www.dailymail.co.uk I get the awesome error in the image to my left. This is probably for the best for a variety of reasons :) When...

Stupid Fungal Infections

Yesterday was Muay Thai lesson number 2, I managed to get through 90 minutes of it and it was totally awesome. We started off with running then drills again. I've found hanging at...

The Smell Of A Figher

Is Dettol. You can smell it everywhere like cheap perfume or aftershave and it's an instant giveaway that someone is training in one of the many fight camps along the road. It's a...

Cross Training

After taking Thursday off because of DOMS and still being jet lagged I decided to do yoga then the cross training today. I went to bed at 10pm and then fell asleep at...

Tiger Muay Thai Fitness Test

As part of Tiger Muay Thai's weightloss package, every Wednesday they run a fitness test to see how you are getting along. This consists of the usual measurements being taken by tape measure and...

First 24 hours in Thailand

Thailand is hot, like really really hot and after an 11 hour flight on British Airways where they ran out of both the beef and Heineken, followed by a much shorter 1 hour...