Daniel Rook

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Tubby tourists fight off flab at Muay Thai boxing camps

Mar 30, 2013

Tubby tourists fight off flab at Muay Thai boxing camps

In a sweltering training camp on a tropical Thai island, sweaty tourists wearing oversized gloves and baggy shorts slam their fists, knees, elbows and feet into a row of heavy bags. Welcome to the latest craze in extreme fitness — Muay Thai boxing. With ...