Resolute Marquez gives up urine drinking for ‘cupping’ therapy

HOLLYWOOD - Juan Manuel Marquez has always been known for doing bizarre things when training for a fight. The Mexican is at it again as he prepares for his December 8 (December 9, Manila time) duel with rival Manny Pacquiao. The Mexican is at it again as he prepares for his December 8 (December 9, Manila...
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‘Cupping’ Is Now Trending In Rio Olympics, Thanks To Michael Phelps

When Michael Phelps powered to his 19th Olympic medal yesterday, the whole world was watching and those large red circles covering his shoulders and back are certainly hard to miss. They are not skin infection nor bruises from a bar fight but rather marks made by 'cupping', a Chinese practice of sucking the skin away from...
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Chinese athletes left with huge spots after ‘cupping’ therapy

It might look like a giant case of chicken pox but in fact this Olympic swimmer is hoping her spots will lead her to a place on the medal podium. Chinese swimmer Wang Qun was doing some last minute training in Beijing with marks left by cupping - a Chinese medicine technique to relieve ailments...
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Andy up for the cups as Hollywood health fad proves a winner

TENNIS ace Andy Murray was helped to his latest victory by cupping treatment – the alternative therapy made famous by Hollywood A-lister Gwyneth Paltrow. The 21-year-old Scot revealed yesterday that he used the ancient form of acupuncture, which involves heated glass jars being placed on the skin, in the run up to successfully defending his Qatar...
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Trail Blazers and cupping: New treatment leaves its mark on the players

Chris Stackpole, the Blazers' Director of Health and Performance, has used several cutting edge techniques to treat the players. His latest is cupping, which uses suction to promote blood flow and healing. (The Oregonian) When Nicolas Batum returned home from work on Wednesday, the Trail Blazers forward got a startled look from his girlfriend. Batum had two...
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Amir Khan engaged in cupping

Amir Khan shared pictures on his Facebook and Instagram pages of him using the Cupping therapy to get rid of bad blood. The images showed cups which were filled with congealed blood which were extracted from Amir Khan’s back. Cupping is a very old technique which has been associated to be an old Asian therapy. Also...
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