Hello all manly men,I'm looking to ask a girl out, but I have a few concerns.I'm going to start with some backstory. I've had my eye on this girl since probably the beginning of 2012 I think. Most…Continue
"I tried a little intermittent fasting two summer's ago when, in my early bulking, I realized I had been perhaps too successful as my pants started getting tight around the waist, something that's never happened to me before.
I did the 16…"
"Intermittent fasting is probably simply rediscovering how an old religious practice works:
The point of religious fasting is to exercise the functions in your brain that regulate staying "on track" for accomplishing a goal. The…"
"I always practiced fasting as a strictly religious discipline, never really thought of using it as a weight loss plan. While leading a weekly Bible study in college I fasted 24 hours prior to the scheduled meetings.
Religous or not, there…"
"I've done it in various forms. I prefer Carb Backloading and skipping breakfast. If it works for you, keep doing it. Good luck with your weight loss, but please consider focusing on body composition and not just the number on…"
Hello,I read the post of AoM about intermittent fasting(You can read it here: http://www.artofmanliness.com/2012/01/25/intermittent-fasting/) about 1 month ago, but I didn't get to try the 24 hour fast until today. Currently I have 59 minutes left before I am eating an I just wanted to share my thoughts and experiences with my first 24 hour fast.*Before we jump into this, I would like to point out that I am…See More
"Josh, you like a girl and you think she knows you like her. If that's the case, then the longer you wait the more she thinks you're scared. Not good.
You can't yet worry about whether she wants to date you on an ongoing basis when…"
"Yes music can be very manly.
What do I usually listen to? Well when I'm working out or just looking for my usual I like to blast Anberlin, The Black Keys, Skillet, 3 Doors Down, etc etc...
When I'm looking for a bit of variety I usually…"
"Seriously, just ask her. If she says no, oh well, to bad. You will ask out many, many girls. You will get gunned down many times. This is not a bad or awkward thing to ask. Your asking her out on a date, not to be the…"
Thanks for all the advice, I really didn't expect this many replies. The replies really made me want to ask her more haha.
Anyway, I think I'm going to ask this week, probably between Wednesday and Friday, when a good…"
"I have two bits of advice--worth roughly that much I think.
One is that if you want to ask her out, you always have the option of doing so in an open-ended sort of way so that it's not a "yes or no" question in the first place. I…"
10-4 good buddy.
Especially were say a random game of dodgeball or something could break out. It should be fun. What was that class? F U N! Not a dinner then movie. Dinner is too high pressure you have to do the work of keeping things…"
"Also, her really good friends say things like "she doesn't want a boyfriend"
This could be telling. If HER FRIENDS know you like her, I bet they have told her. This could be their gentle way of warning you that she isn't into…"
Every two or three blocks on the avenues of downtown Brooklyn, a big old stone church rises from the ranks of the brownstones. A couple of weeks ago, my little boy Felix pulled his trike to the curb and squinted at the steeple of one."What's that castle, Da-da?""It's not a castle, it's a church.""What's a church?""It's a place where people go to worship god.""What's god?""God is a concept some people believe in. A creative force, I guess you'd say.""Huh."And with that, he rode on. I must admit,…See More
"I think what's going on with the leaks is two-fold. First, there's that streak of "I know better than anybody else" that seems to infect "Progressives", of whatever political persuasion. Second, how is…"
"I don't think it is saying that males manners are irrelevant, but just that if manners or morals swung in one direction for the worse then there would be balance or an origin.
That's why I think the word barometer is pretty…"
"Dear El Toro,
Your blog brought back a memory from my high school years. Incidentally, I graduated 50 years ago this week. I went to a high school which was a boys college prep high school with all the trappings of a classical education. It…"