Muay Thai can make you skinny as it burns up to 1000 calories an hour. However, the only way to lose weight is to eat fewer calories than you consume. You will not lose muscle mass doing Muay Thai if you’re still eating the same amount of calories and doing your strength and conditioning.
Will Muay Thai make me lean?
Muay Thai will not make you ripped unless you are strength training on the side, it will make your muscles hard, lean & packed with endurance.
Does Muay Thai make you lose muscle?
While losing weight through Muay Thai or cardio training, it’s normal to lose both fat and muscle. … While typically If you don’t have any resistance training in your routine, you might actually be slowing your metabolism down through lean muscle mass loss, for certain sports.
Do you have to be skinny for Muay Thai?
The bulkier you are the less optimized your body is for speed and power in your technique. Good Muay Thai fighters aren’t really “skinny”, if that is even a physiological term. They are lean. They have strong muscles, but low body fat.