Category: Health

Medial Menisectomy recovery: the first 2 weeks

It has now been two weeks since the operation to repair my medial meniscus. Although I am beginning to get frustrated, I have to admit, the progress has been very good so far. Compared to what I thought was originally wrong with it, I…

How to avoid a muffin top!

This week I won the member of the week award at my local BNI Networking meeting. What did I say that was so special? It was my muffin top analogy.

Arthroscopy – cartilage repair operation

DATE: 19 November 2012 Operation: Right knee arthroscopy and partial medial menisectomy Pre-op I arrived at the hospital, to be greeted and taken to a lovely single room, with en suite toilet and shower, nothing at all like the wards of the NHS hospitals.

What is Prehab?

I posted on Facebook the other day that I had managed to achieve my recent mini goal, to lift the whole stack of 190kg on the leg press machine before I go into hospital for surgery on Monday. Someone asked was lifting hefty weights…

Rapid weight loss with Raspberry Ketone: is it safe?

Raspberry Ketone is, apparently the next rapid weight loss diet mania to hit the high street, but what exactly is it? The science Many ketones are known and many are of great importance in industry and in biology. Examples include many sugars and the…

Overweight? Is it ‘committing suicide’ if you don’t take action?

The Olympics have just been on, the nation is feeling inspired, but the mountain that you have to climb to get from the couch back to the fitness and weight loss you dream of seems a lifetime away.