Looking as far back as the 80’s and 90’s we can conclude that we’ve been trying to find the ‘black sheep’ of dieting to blame all our problems on. We appear to have succeeded a few times. For example, in the late 80’s and 90’s fats were blamed for the increase in obesity, diabetes and…Details
This is the story of a fellow sufferer Col Pickering, 52 year old Australian who has Bilateral Kienbock’s Disease. My childhood, was, I guess as normal as any other child, played sports Aussie Rules, soccer, water-ski etc and did the normal kid stuff. But I didn’t break any wrists and I never damaged my…Details
Even though leggings first made it to the fashion and popculture world in the 80s, they have since made a great comeback. Bright colors and patterns, shiny fabric, high waisted – we though we saw it all in the good old days. But since in the last few years the legging mania has been become…Details
Having struggled with binge eating disorder (BED), which I suspect originated from my childhood where I was taught to use food for comfort, discovering IIFYM may have just saved my life. I learned I can love food, love my body and find new ways to comfort myself. The first time I heard about counting macros…Details
I’ve been working as a flight attendant for 21 years. In 2014 I had a carpal tunnel surgery on my right hand and unfortunately it went wrong. The surgeon damaged one of my nerves and after 3 months I was still complaining about symptoms such as pain but nobody believed me. Everyone thought that my…Details
After 11 months post surgery, I think it’s time for a little update. I hope you find this informative and encouraging.
Around 12 months ago I was diagnosed with Kienbock’s Disease stage 3b-4. I was told by a few different doctors that there was nothing to be done, I could no longer exercise and I would eventually get arthritis in my wrist. After the initial stage of complete devastation I decided I wasn’t going to give…Details
You may think losing weight is hard and requires drastic steps but in reality most of it are little things that add up together for a lifestyle change. Sometimes it really isn’t about giving up everything you like, but rather about making better choices in everyday situations. Here are a few really easy steps that…Details
The recent fat consumption craze is gaining popularity and it may make you wonder: ‘what’s so great about plunging a stick of butter into my coffee every day?’ Contrary to the common belief from the 80’s and 90’s – fitness gurus and trainers now suggest that fat isn’t only better for you than was originally…Details
Everybody loves squats! Nobody will argue with the statement that they are one of the best if not the best exercise out there. Sadly, many people don’t have the correct form and over time injure themselves. Also, certain anatomical issues such as lack of flexibility or back problems (i.e lordosis etc.) can make free squatting…Details
After having a vascularized bone graft in my wrist for Kienbock’s disease 5 months ago, I now work out with the use of the Isolator Fitness product. It is excellent for muscle isolation and working around hand and wrist injuries. It has been promoted by celebrities in the fitness world such as Dana Linn Bailey.…Details
He’s back! The legend Arnold Schwarzenegger riding his bike upsetream against traffic in Edinburgh, Scotland. So funny, but don’t try this at home.
Working out my triceps with the Isolator Fitness Cuff Edition. I do recommend this for anyone wanting a challenge or a little change in their routine and especially to those with arm, wrist and hand injuries! It has helped me in the past months to get back into working out after my vascularized bone graft…Details
This is a little video update for you guys on my progress with the Isolator Fitness routine to protect my injured wrist. I really love it, it feels totally different to regular pulldowns and definitely challenges my muscles. If you like my Isolator Back Workout – Straight Arm Pulldowns, please keep checking in for more…Details