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Video: Man shreds tree with Muay Thai kicks

All-natural shin conditioning flattens banana tree

How many Muay Thai kicks does it take to totally obliterate a banana tree?

The answer, apparently, is 20.

This video, circulating around the Web this week, demonstrates how dedicated Muay Thai fighters toughen their shins in preparation for combat.



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