Well it took 23 years but ive managed to break my arm during jiu jitsu last night. Wasnt being macho just didnt have time to tap. Felt pressure on my forearm then a very loud pop. My radius bone is broken about 1/2 way up my forearm and im going for surgery tomorrow. They have to screw a little plate in but i was told no hard cast would be involved...? Have any of you guys suffered a similar break? How long am I looking at for recovery time after surgery? Dr said probably 3 months until i can lift heavy weights again. I was told about a study where if you still work your uninjured side of body your body will still progress somehow on the injured side to keep your body balanced, i find it hard to believe but is there any truth to it? I'll continue to try and research it on my own as well. Also any suggestions for a routine to keep the muscle mass i have? 3 months is a looooong time i cant possibly go without physical activity for that long and jogging just wont cut it. Finally any suggestions on what to eat to increase the healing process/preserve muscle mass? Post surgery still take creatine / protein shakes eventhough i will not be lifting heavy? Sincerly just looking for any help/suggestions I almost broke down yesterday.. having a hard time dealing with not being able to train. Thanks to all that contribute.