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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.
"I know about not having social contact. I have been having problems with social life and making friends other than close neighbors. As the primary care-giver for my 7 y/o and doing work around the house I don't seem to have time to…"
"Mortgage? Is this your house or is it your mother's? If your footing the whole bill for the mortgage, or even the majority, then you're being taken advantage of by your parents and your sister. Your mother and sister…"