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Post op- Week 5 summary

Post op- Week 5 summary

Achievements: Walking without brace Maintaining control of swelling  Consistently with new exercises Got back to driving Can walk up and down stairs without looking special Set- backs: Very stiff without morning bike session to loosen knee Knee hangs take a while to sink into. And […]

Post op- Week 4 summary

Post op- Week 4 summary

Achievements: Consistent workouts Massive limp is now a small limp Impressed the physio with progress Set- backs: Diet has slipped a little More movement= more walking= increased swelling Ache and painful reoccurring twinge in left quad Not been consistent with knee hang exercises, so full […]

New stuff from PONY CLUB GRAPPLING GEAR

New stuff from PONY CLUB GRAPPLING GEAR

KING OF THE SPATS. Here’s an assortment of goodies from Pony Club Grappling Gear that are either restocked , brand new, or coming soon stuff: RESTOCKED: The Jessicas ($65) (arguably the most popular design from PCGG) are back IN STOCK. If you like unicorns and rainbows, […]

New gear from SCRAMBLE

New gear from SCRAMBLE

Recent releases from SCRAMBLE include: THE REBEL GI (£100): Massively anticipated by myself, this gi feels as good as it looks. Incredible quality and styling like no other gi I’ve had. Details: 100% IBJJF competition illegal two-tone Brazilian jiu jitsu gi.  Ultra high quality patches […]

Post op- Week 3 summary

Post op- Week 3 summary

Week 3 Achievements: 130 degree flexion Short walk into town (woohoo!) Maintained a healthy diet. Feeling goooood Off painkillers Set-backs: Increased amount of aching and stiffness when waking Increased swelling after days of increased movement Week 3 goals analysis: Use bike regularly Maintain consistency with […]

Post op- Week 2 summary

Post op- Week 2 summary

Week 2 Summary   Achievements: Full extension ROM increase to 115/120 degrees Full weight bearing and walking with no limp Massive reduction in swelling Set-backs: Slight increase in swelling after days of being more mobile Noticeable shrinkage in quads on operated leg BORED TO DEATTTHHHH […]

INTERVIEW- with Ruben Alvarez- Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu Black Belt

INTERVIEW- with Ruben Alvarez- Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu Black Belt

  Hi Ruben, introduce yourself: name, age, team, time training: Ruben Alvarez JR, 23,Fightsports, training Jiu Jitsu for 8 years. What is your biggest achievement to date? This year was winning the Mmac light weight absolute  I know you’re close friends, and coach alongside Vagner […]

INTERVIEW with Robert Drysdale Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt: Kristian Woodmansee

INTERVIEW with Robert Drysdale Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt: Kristian Woodmansee

  Like small guy Jiu Jitsu? I sure do. One of my favourite guys to watch compete is Kristian Woodmansee.   I met and trained with Kristian in Miami a few years ago. Get to know him a little better in this interview he did […]

Post op- Day 7

Post op- Day 7

Day 7 And on the seventh day, I FREAKIN’ walked. Not far, might I add. But I’m confident enough to not need the crutches. Something must have happened in my sleep man, because I was wobbly as hell yesterday. I’ve even left the house (by […]

Post op- Day 6

Post op- Day 6

Day 6 Another day of improvements. My ROM has increased yet again and I’ve managed to carry out all my usual exercises painlessly. So in terms of rehabbing, another successful day. But, another boring day. This has literally been my view: So… bored.. I’m not […]