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…"
"Sorry Prescott I didn't mean to downplay your issues.
I echo a lot of what the guys are saying here. Friendship comes first and you need to sit him down and tell him how you feel and what you are seeing. And if it is making you uncomfortable…"
""Two of my only true friends"....its hard but take a look at your life and expand your social circle...this is a bigger issue than your question. What happens when they break up and you potentially lose both of them?"
"I don't know...that's possible. But believe me, it's NOT like I'm hooked on some idea that I could be with her. Like I said, I know better than to cross that line. I hang out with them a lot because they are two of my only true…"
"Oh, and quit the roids, man. It has been documented to cause, small testicles, male pattern baldness, infertility, and heart issues. Your heart is a muscle, too. All those anabolic steroids affect it just like your biceps or quads."
"I had a good upper-body workout today: cables, with a few extra reps; 20 dead-hang pullups; three reverse pullups; 246 pushups over 11 sets, including 14 knuckle pushups [my best]; body rows, etc. Then I ran 4.75 miles in 45 minutes on the…"