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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.
"From a British perspective, it's important for me to watch the debate for a while and see various points of view before weighing in. It's certainly easy to see America as the most violent country in the world, domestically and…"
"I go to the gym and use every machine that requires me to pull weight towards myself. Plus 30-45 minutes of running. Next day I use every machine that requires me to push the weight away from me. Plus 30-45 minutes of cardio/running. I rest…"
"Think of everything you could do for each major muscle group. Back, Shoulders, Chest, Triceps, Biceps, legs, etc. I just keep cycling through different ones of them each time I go, keeping a journal(on my phone) of the weights I use.…"
"You dont think it is a privilege in of itself to be conscious enough to be able to interpret the positives in your life? There of course are anecdotal stories of people pulling themselves by there bootstraps(even though this is a myth). My…"
"It is a very interesting topic. I read about this tattoos before. As far as I know the eight pointed start often tattooed to the knees, and it means that the owner of the picture do not ben the knee in any circumstences. The cartoonish cat is…"
"My Last workout for coming back from a 10 day hiatus. Will be back to normal Sunday
Morning (80-85% effort):
Sumo Style Deadlift 135x10, 225x5, 275x5, 315x3, 365x1, 405x1
Wide grip bench press bar x 10, 95x8, 135x5, 155x5, 185x3, 205x3, 225x1,…"
"'Degenerates' was a generalization. There are exceptions among those who seek abortions. Probably no exceptions in the industry, though. How anybody who makes a living caving in babies skulls and sucking them out of wombs…"