I honestly can't remember how I found AoM but I'm glad I did. Love the articles, just joined the community and really look forward to contributing - or at the very least learning a ton from everyone…Continue
"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.
What are your thoughts on it?For me, 90% of the stuff I've heard brings this quote to mind: "Christian rock music doesn't make Christianity any better, but it makes rock music worse." Maybe the radio station I listen to just happens to pick all the worst songs, but honestly, it's kinda depressing how technically unsatisfactory a lot of it is: the lyrics are shallow and cliched, and the music is ... meh. Even the recent songs that I really like are just sonic rip-offs of the latest (secular)…See More
"I do know the type Travis but in the many years I've spent rattling around this earth, I've learned there's little percentage in attempting to debate them using logic, common sense or reason. I have better things to do with my time."
"I am not working within (just) a duality here. I feel that my existence expands upon it, may fill gaps that would otherwise be left up to conjecture (such as nature vs nurture). I embrace the fact that masculinity is both biology and social in…"