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"One of my favorite stores lately is "Thrift". Plenty of brands to choose from at a very good price. Obviously you need to take some time and check for defects, rips, stains, etc. You can even pick up some high end items,…"
"A couple things you can try.
1. Do many sets for a few reps each. If, for example, your max is 225; do sets w/ 190# (~85% of max) - 10 sets of 3 reps each.
2. Try pre-exhausting the assisting muscles - the triceps and anterior…"
"I learned to shake someone's hand at a young age. It wasn't exactly stated word for word. It was through shaking my dad's, uncle's, grandfathers, etc, etc, etc, hands and learning "first hand" what a proper…"
"Nothing wrong with a gin and tonic. I love them and drink them quite often. Other options:
1. Sip a scotch neat (not because I think it's the "proper way" to drink it rather you *can* nurse it for a while without…"
""As for the colors... I don't know why everyone is so concerned that it will be dark. There is a dark element in the design...but the wall murals should brighten it right up. I've discovered that I enjoy painting…"
"How about some charts/posters for the inexperienced? Charts describing max heart rate, target heart rate zone, exercises one can do on the BowFlex, etc. etc. Posters of the muscles, their actions, flexibility exercises, and such.
"Are you wearing a beard now? Maybe a pic to show us how it looks. Perhaps you're just being hard on yourself. If it really isn't a good looking beard and you are bent on facial hair I guess a goatee is in the cards for you."
I have two vests, a lighter grey one and a darker grey one. Is it ok to mix and match these vests with a pair of grey slacks that dont quite match either one? Additionally, can I mix and match either of these with black slacks?See More
"If you are a terrorists or a member of a Mexican drug cartel this current administration will give money and weapons. American soldiers get the shaft, tax payers get to keep less of their own money and citizens have to keep fighting for their right…"
"Aw, you beat me. I always say O Fortuna whenever this subject comes up. If that song does not make you feel like grabbing a battle axe and horned helmet, running out into the streets and flipping cars whilst screaming "Valhalla,…"
I remember sitting down to eat with at the Naval Academy when they would host us for races.
Unlike a normal bustling college dining hall, everyone filed in at once, did all this premeal stuff like pledge of allegiance and whatever…"
"I would suggest neither. Just make a workout part of your routine like eating. Especially true if you are in a high demanding courseload like engineering. I've done both a pharmacy and medical degree and my mistakes in the former helped me not…"