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I Practice Muay Thai

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    Back in university I started with "ordinary"

    boxing lessons and after working out my fears I had some fights against other girls. Then I changed to K1 for some years and then to mma fights. MMA is thrilling but after four fights actually I found out that I actually prefere that a fight comes to an end when one of both is...
    isabela1976 isabela1976 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I started out with my muay thai training back

    in my college days. I never have been into any kind of sports other than combative ones. This really interests me a lot, and keeps me motivated and strong, too. :)
    nhicxz nhicxz 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    Just finished with my training.

    Ugh. Everything hurts. :/ got a big bruise on my left foot. Man, i got that kick all wrong..
    nhicxz nhicxz 22-25, F Dec 26, 2013

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    Like A Drug

    For a long time, I lived with a very unhealthy lifestyle. I spent years being a very lazy person. I never exercised and I used to drink, smoke and use drugs. I reached a point though were it was getting out of control and I knew it had to stop. I didnt want to be a lazy unhealthy...
    zombiekiller84 zombiekiller84 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 9, 2012

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