Supplementary recovery support for the Old Munki Part 2

June 5, 2013 Diet General Wellbeing 0

I wrote an original post a while ago about the supplements I started taking for the recovery of my shoulder operation.  You can find part one here.  So I thought it was time to give an update as to the usefulness of the various powders and potions I have been taking. So lets start with… Read more

Mental rehearsal…….

March 29, 2013 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu General Mental Preparation Wellbeing 1

So as I have been recovering for the few weeks I didn’t want to totally miss out on my training, as last time it took about three months before I was back on the mats.  Obviously I can’t physically train but I can look at visualisation or mental practise  as a kinda substitute for whilst… Read more

Come on Get a Grip

February 24, 2013 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fitness 1

Following on from my shoulder ops I have lost a lot of muscle mass and physical strength with a few months of absolutely no mat time or upper body training.  Other than my physiotherapy work.  Never was I so happy to see a medicine ball or a theraband.  But now after the 15 months these… Read more

Shoulder 2.0 – The Right One

February 21, 2013 General Wellbeing 0

So I’m preparing this post in advance, as I am due to have shoulder surgery on Thursday. Yes Valentines Day! Mrs Munki is very understanding. This is the second operation I’ll have had and I am hoping they will be able to do all of the repair work in one go. This will help with… Read more

Don’t mess with the raging arthritis, it can get nasty.

January 10, 2013 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Wellbeing 4

So I went to the Hospital this week to see the Doctor about the surgery on my right shoulder.  I had surgery last year on my left shoulder to repair damage from my youth and I have been waiting for the same operation on the right.  So I was told that I have raging osteoarthritis… Read more