I am waiting to depart from Heathrow to Adelaide, Southern Australia. The purpose of my trip is to use my medical elective placement to gather experiences: of a hospital, a people, a … Continue reading Waiting in Heathrow
We have lots of GP practices in the UK. I don’t find them particularly inspiring places to visit as a medical student, let alone as a patient! All too often, … Continue reading Utopian Pipedream: Community Medicine
This article is my follow-on piece from Forget Frailty. In the world of Strength and Conditioning, Muscle Is King. The benefits are undisputed; lifting weights builds strength, improves our coordination and … Continue reading Building Better Bones with S&C!
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
At the RSM Sports and Exercise Medicine Section on the evening of the 28th September, the talk was all about Extreme Medicine. Dr Daniel Martin is the Director at the … Continue reading What Medicine can learn from Everest
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!
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
Today I attended the Exercise Medicine conference at the RSM. Attending this conference marks the second SEM meeting I’ve ever attended, aside from the smaller scale events held by my … Continue reading A New Health Revolution?