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About Mixed Martial Arts Lifestyle (MMAL)

Mixed Martial Arts Lifestyle (MMAL) is your online source to build your understanding of the many martial arts disciplines such as Muay Thai, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, MMA, Kung Fu, etc. All these disciplines is so much more than just learning how to defend yourself. It’s an art that brings so many benefits that can help people overcome obstacles in life! To find out more about what the benefits are, check out the articles in the Martial Arts BlogLife, & Fitness Page.

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Muay Thai

A combat sport of Thailand that consists of using 8 limbs from your body to throw striking techniques.

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Boxing

A style of combat that consists of using only the hands to strike along with using head movement to dodge strikes.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

A grappling style of combat of Brazil. This discipline consists of performing takedowns, sweeps and submission techniques while on the ground.

Wrestling

A style of combat that consists of performing multiple trips, throws and takedown techniques to gain top control.

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Kung Fu

A traditional style of combat of China that consists of using different style of strikes.

Health

Health

Your overall health is important & training in Martial Arts teaches you to build a healthy body & mind

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MMA

A style of combat that involves mixing all the disciplines together along with adding ground strikes.

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Taekwondo

A traditional style of combat of Korea that consists of using mostly different kicking techniques than punching techniques.

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Gear & Equipment

In various Martial arts, there are many different manufactured gear & equipment used for training & sparring purposes.

Fitness

Involves many different types of exercises for martial artists to build strength and endurance for their training. (E.g. Weights, Calisthenics, Plyometrics, etc.)

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Judo

A traditional grappling style of combat of Japan that consists of using trips & throwing techniques for takedowns.

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Life

Life has many obstacles, & all martial arts disciplines can help overcome them.

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It's A Lifestyle

Training

No matter what discipline ( Boxing, Muay Thai, MMA, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, etc.) a martial artist, amateur, or professional fighter’s treat their training as a lifestyle. 

Doing that has many health benefits, which will be uncovered in the various blog articles we have stating why.

Competition

Competition is a lifestyle for martial artists, amateur & professional fighters. 

When you have a love for any discipline you train in (Boxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, etc.) and compete in it, it can become something you can’t get enough of. 

Healthy Eating

The lifestyle of a martial artist also involves having a healthy well-balanced diet. 

With a well-balanced diet, it allows a martial artist to perform at their best in training & also in competition.

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Weight Training

Most martial artists, amateur & professional fighters also have a lifestyle of weight training as a part of their regime.  

It’s an excellent way to keep the body strong & to also prevent any injuries from happening.

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Active Lifestyle

Living an active lifestyle as a martial artist goes beyond simply training at the gym. Developing a healthy body and positive mindset can also come from doing other physical activities (hiking, biking, etc.)

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Travel

Traveling is good for the soul, and exploring the lifestyle of martial arts around the world can be a great experience.

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About Author

Hi there! I’m Austin, martial artist, competitor, blogger & owner of the Mixed Martial Arts Lifestyle (MMAL) blog. Martial Arts have been one of my biggest passions since I was 13 years old, which has made a big impact in my life!  Ever since I found martial arts, I became obsessed with the science behind each self-defensive art & the health benefits it brings. 

As the years go by, my passion for it has lead me to starting this blog. I have spent most of my life learning different types of disciplines in my martial arts journey. To find out more about what martial arts brings in life, read all about it here on Mixed Martial Arts Lifestyle (MMAL).

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Click “Read More” to direct yourself to the “Martial Arts Blog” page. There you will be able to read about my own experiences & benefits with each discipline I have learned.