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"1. You might not think you are eating that much or very poorly but you might be surprised. I used an app called My Fitness Pal to help track what I ate and how much I exercised. I knew my eating habits were pretty poor but…"
"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.
"For that matter, even the media-driven 'movements' to get women into arts and entertainments, primarily just focus on lowbrow or mass entertainment, a la Amy Schumer's trash, because it's much easier to sell a comedy show about a…"
"That's an interesting opinion. My opinion is that secular consumer capitalism can be as oppressive to women as various religions but isn't by default, absolutely and unilaterally. IMO either can be equally beneficial or…"
"It's similar to being "straight X edge" vs simply being a teetotaler.
The latter is simply one who doesn't consume alcohol. The former is one who has wrapped his entire sense of self and his outward image in the banner of the…"
"For what it's worth, the secular Humanism ideology often likes to present "religion" as some homogenized whole, and its own ideology as some type of "organic" alternative to religion, a false dichotomy.The reality though is…"
""It's definitely arguable that secular consumer capitalism is more sexist and oppressive to women than Islam or other religions in many regards."
That's an interesting opinion. My opinion is that secular consumer capitalism can…"