What size boxing gloves should I buy?

“What size gloves should I buy?” is a question often asked by people starting their Muay Thai or boxing training. When I first started myself, I didn’t even realise that gloves were made in different sizes. I say ‘size’, but I should really say ‘weight’. 

Raw Date, Coconut + Ginger Bars

It can be hard to find healthy and convenient snacks when you're out and about. There are a lot of 'health food' bars on the market, but they're often not as healthy as they are pretending to be and overpriced for what they are. $4 for a high-sugar bar of dried fruit and nuts squashed together seems excessive.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: my first experience

I believe that pushing yourself out of your comfort zone is a good thing. That’s why I decided to try Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for the first time this week. In the realm of fighting sports, I had never done any sort of floor work. I had only trained Muay Thai and boxing. Moving onto the mats was a totally different experience, challenging me in new ways.

Spinning at United Ride cycle

Recently, I’ve been mixing up my training with cycle classes at United Ride in Richmond. Their classes are a lot more challenging than your average spin class. I used to find traditional spin classes boring with too much emphasis on the quads.