At first glance, MMA may come across as daunting and violent for some women out there — me included.
Going to the gym for your first Muay Thai class may imbue a sense of fear and anxiety, for obvious reasons. One of the most common problems: you’re one of the few women in the gym that’s filled with testosterone. I feel you. And though I’ve overcome my fear of gymming in a room full of bros who look like they know what they’re doing, there’s something about Muay Thai that just gets me on edge.
However, I decided to spice up my workout routine and gave martial arts a go by signing up for a Muay Thai class at Evolve MMA. Here’s how it went.