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less of a man.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nerdbeast May 7, 2013. 21 Replies

I feel like I'm not a real man because I didn't go into the military when I was 18. I'm 24 now, and feel like less off a man in comparison to my enlisted peers. I was a touring musician and thought…Continue

hardgainer

Started this discussion. Last reply by JonEdanger May 22, 2013. 15 Replies

Any tips to put on solid weight for a hardgainer?I'm 5'10" and weigh 135 pounds.  I'm looking to put on about 30lbs. I work out and eat a lot. Any recommendations on shakes or supplements that are…Continue

Hair styling.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike S. Sep 17, 2012. 1 Reply

Hey guys,My hair is pretty thin and wavy. I get it cut: tapered on the sides and long up top so I can attempt that 60s Mad Men style hair.   The problem is, when I put the Pomade in and style it with…Continue

No energy.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Conway Sep 10, 2012. 23 Replies

I'm 22 and I have barely any energy.I get enough sleep and I have my morning cup of coffee. But When Im at work I hit this afternoon wall that holds me back until about 10pm when I get this second…Continue

 

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Carl Monster replied to Nerdbeast's discussion hardgainer
"Me too Brian; all age starting bringing me was sag, and boy that does not look good on skinny."
May 22, 2013
Brian Splash replied to Nerdbeast's discussion hardgainer
"I'm close to the pointy end of fifty and I still find it hard to gain weight ,so when will it happen ?"
May 22, 2013
Nerdbeast replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"Thank you, this was the most clarifying advice. Very much appreciated."
May 7, 2013
Paul replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"The military isn't going to make you any more of a man than being John Wayne dude. Don't join because you have something to prove to yourself or to fill a void; it is not a proving ground. It's for people that want to serve. There are…"
May 7, 2013
Jackalope Glen replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"Joining the military when you have a son is probably not a good idea. It will separate you two for some time. It has the potential to separate you for a long time. Then you won't be around at all to teach him things.  Take some boxing…"
May 7, 2013
Lucas Orchard replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"Hey, longtime lurker here but first time posting anything. Just had to pop on here to say this is a brilliant write-up, MGM. Short, to the point and seems like a great blueprint to get started on new projects. Thanks!"
May 7, 2013
MGM replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"Buddy I’ll shoot straight with you. It sounds like you’re depressed. Depressed because you didn’t live up to your own standard of excellence. First you need to sit down and write down what experiences would make you feel happy and…"
May 6, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"I know I posted not too long ago but here I go again. It sounds as though you are looking for some exterior indication or acknowledgement that you are a man. Choose a fight to fight, volunteer for something and get on board with it.  Choose to…"
May 6, 2013
MGM replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"Well said!"
May 6, 2013
J. Andres replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"Joining the military is always an option, I suppose. Each truly worthwhile profession will have its strengths, though. That is (it seems to me) an academic will be very literate because of his job, whereas a soldier may have to work extra on that,…"
May 6, 2013
Jirby replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"Do a GORUCK Challenge or something. "
May 6, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"One of the many things I enjoyed about serving in the military was the other people I worked and hung out with.  Although I was in a technical field there were guys who worked on their cars, hunted, fished, camped, and did all the…"
May 6, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"Ya gotta provide the source, unless you're the source; but the quotes make me believe that you quoted someone else."
May 6, 2013
David F. replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"You are romanticizing  the military.  You chose a different path.  It should not take a particular event to make you a "man".  It is about how you conduct your interactions with people and things.…"
May 6, 2013
Nate Thallas replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"Well said! In fact, an alternate idea may appeal to you. In addition to the armed forces (and their unarmed branches), there are numerous civilian para-military organizations that can not only provide you with a sense of accomplishment and…"
May 4, 2013
Carl Monster replied to Nerdbeast's discussion less of a man.
"I came to the same sheltered dweeb revelation much later, around age 47. Because of that I have way less options than you; if you feel you must enlist do it now, years have a way of flying by."
May 4, 2013

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I'm obviously not a gym rat and I'm very ignorant about fitness, but I am trying to improve my health and overall body composition. To skip the point, I'm not certain on how to have a decent workout and what defines someone as physically strong. Though I'm not entirely sure of what I can do (or what my max is), the last amount of weight I've squatted was 205 lbs. which doesn't seem to be a lot since I believe most people can squat twice their weight (I weight 234 lbs. or so). I did 10 reps of…See More
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