All MMA competition starts with both fighters standing up. It is good to understand how The training can improve your overall performance of a mixed martial artist. Knowing only one genre of fighting technique may not be enough in the ever growing, ever changing landscape of mixed martial arts. If anything,training for Muay Thai can benefit anyone. From beginner to expert fighter, this training should not be overlooked. Before we talk about the benefits of its training, let us talk about the training regime of Muay Thai. Muay Thai training usually requires a lot of cardiovascular activity such as running. Training usually does not require much weight lifting but training with a partner or by themselves. An expert practitioner may be required to run up to five miles for three times a week. This builds faster movements in the legs an arms.