“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; because there is not effort without error and shortcomings; but who does actually strive to do the deed; who knows the great enthusiasm, the great devotion, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement and who at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while DARING GREATLY. So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.”
So I joined this community back in March and am just now getting around to actually enjoying it. Anyway, my name is Matt, been reading AoM for some time now. I am an accountant with a state university where I manage all of the financial aid money that flows into and out of the university.I am an Eagle Scout and a lover of the outdoors. I enjoying hunting and fishing, though I don't get to do enough of either. I am also a beer fan, preferring the more German styles (which is also my taste in…See More
On the Glenn Beck program (the blaze tv network) Glenn spoke with Stephen Mansfield author of "Mansfield Book of Manly Men" Mansfiled listed four things that make men manly men.1) Manly men do manly things2) Manly men tend their fields3) Manly men make manly men4) Manly men live to the glory of GodThey talked about the struggles of modern men (nothing new about that) and what kind of solutions should we take (nothing new about that)Do you agree with Mansfield's four manly maxims? Have you read…See More
"It's not so much about weight; It's more about overall density. It also depends on what type of martial art / combat sport you want your workout to be based on. If it's boxing, the bag will be shorter and stouter than if it were muay…"