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Post op- Week 21 & 22

Post op- Week 21 & 22

Achievements:  Rolling at Jiu Jitsu regularly Kneeling improvements (knee pads at training) Set- backs: Slight tweak when rolling the other day. No pain, but very aware that I based too much on it Aching from lunges increasing general knee-ache Week 21/22 goals analysis: ACTUALLY start […]

Post op- Week 19 & 20

Post op- Week 19 & 20

Achievements:  I rolled. AGAIN Progress with kneeling- sat on heels Can lunge, fully. Resulting in great leg workouts Set- backs: Jumped off Penny board a bit fast, knee has been a bit sore since. Moron. Week 19/20 goals analysis: Train 2 x a week- mainly drills […]

Post op- Week 15, 16, 17 & 18

Post op- Week 15, 16, 17 & 18

Achievements:  I ROLLED.  Set- backs: Ache after rolling Stiffness on holiday-not been consistent with leg hangs. Week 13/14 goals analysis: Try surfing Deepen single leg squat by another inch (approx) Green= achieved    Orange= Meh, kinda   Red= Not achieved Goals for week 19/20: Train 2 x […]

Post op- Week 13 & 14 summary

Post op- Week 13 & 14 summary

Achievements:  Comfortably incorporated jumping squats and interval exercises. Single leg squatting a little deeper. Like, a centimeter. But it still counts. Took part in 33.3% of a Jiu Jitsu class. Yeah, that’s right. A third. Set- backs: Still can’t sit comfortably for longer periods of […]

Jiu Jitsu feature- intro: part 1

Jiu Jitsu feature- intro: part 1

One of my goals I set myself was to make a mini BJJ movie featuring the guys I train with at Fightworx Academy in Torquay. I’ve finally finished collating and editing the footage which has left me with a 5:30 min long feature entitled: intro […]

Post op- Week 11 & 12 summary

Post op- Week 11 & 12 summary

Achievements:  Continued reduction in stiffness A more equal weight distribution when squatting Set- backs: Noticeable twinge when turning on stairs (pivoting) Still can’t kneel.. Week 9/10 goals analysis: Start to do some more dynamic movements! Incorporate lunges into workouts Go for a paddleboard to help […]

Post op- Week 9 & 10 summary

Post op- Week 9 & 10 summary

Achievements:  Mastered going down stairs! No click when walking upstairs anymore Can do 90 degree squats in sets of 20 at workout style speed Scar tissue catching massively reduced- maybe once a day? I feel normal- in terms of day to day living. Set- backs: […]

Magni Power Sponsorship

Magni Power Sponsorship

I’m super excited to announce a new sponsor, in the form of custom made strength equipment from.. The guys at Magni Power  use metal to create custom built strength equipment. Hardcore stuff like macebells, paralettes and heaps of grip strength equipment. It’s all custom made to order, […]

Post op- Week 7 & 8 summary

Post op- Week 7 & 8 summary

Achievements: Almost total lack of pain/ache Walking with no limp and at a faster, less hesitant pace Proper workouts- 30mins on bike, then kettlebell circuits Catching/clicking when walking up stairs reduced. Set- backs: Scar tissue catching on front of knee causes pain and temporary loss […]

Post op- Week 6 summary

Post op- Week 6 summary

Achievements: Walking “normally” Back to work Continued progress with flexion- heel almost touching butt Muscle atrophy halted, and beginning to build back Set- backs: Weird click when bending knee whilst turning, usually going up steps Ache still very obvious by 4/5pm Stabbing quad pain keeps making […]