Concussion is big news in the Sports Medicine world, and for good reason. This brain injury is commonly sustained during sport and is characterised by diffuse axonal damage. In the … Continue reading Magnesium supplementation to counter Traumatic Brain Injury?
Crossfit. It is both the darling and the devil of the fitness industry. It offers a simple exercise methodology of ‘constantly varied functional movements at high intensity’, yet its success … Continue reading What healthcare could learn from the CrossFit boom.
A Hedge Health Fund Investing money is something that everybody understands, the benefits being obvious, tangible and with huge potential for staggering returns. Many people are not fortunate enough to … Continue reading A Health Fund
I want to make health my lifestyle and lifestyle my career. Unconventionally. This is a tweet I sent to Tim Ferris (@TFerris) yesterday. I hope I get a reply, … Continue reading An Update – Wellness, Success and Podcasts
It’s the end of Phase 3 and with exam pressures looming and time increasingly being spent studying, moments of reflection creep in here and there. What did I wish I … Continue reading Advice for a Clinical Medical Student
On a pouring Thursday I pedalled along to the Inaugural ‘Active Working Summit’, arriving in dripping bicycle gear spattered with wet roads and muck. My disappointing entrance was quickly relieved … Continue reading Update from the Active Working Summit
I’m too late to catch the ‘blog-about-stand-up-workstation’ boat. However, knowledge is power. Exercise is medicine. Karim Kahn includes ‘Public Education, including mass media’ as number 5 on his ‘Investments that … Continue reading Catch Them When They Are Least Expecting It!
I’m proud to say I have a piece published onto the BMJ Sports Medicine Blog! Attending this conference marks the second SEM meeting I’ve ever attended, aside from the smaller … Continue reading Epigenetics, Technology and Health.
Diet. It’s a seemingly innocent topic that is loaded with scrutiny. In the media, ‘diet’ is bejewelled with imagination, myth and lore. It seems ‘The Perfect Diet’ is reinvented each … Continue reading What a BMW 3 Series says about Health
I’ve always been interested in the idea of Crossfit. It’s the controversial subject of the sports world, drawing conflict with regards to athletic development, efficacy as a strength and conditioning … Continue reading My experiences at Crossfit Verulam
I’m a believer in the benefits of functional training. It was first developed as a rehabilitation tool by physiotherapists, but has since become more widespread and is a common feature … Continue reading Why You Should Embrace “Functional Training”