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Online Men's Clothing Stores

Started this discussion. Last reply by DylanLandon Apr 24, 2013. 22 Replies

Yes, I'm sure this has been discussed ad nauseum, but I searched in broad terms for this topic and the results were usually "custom" or "shoes" or "suits," etc.  I'm just looking for options other…Continue

I refuse to enter the "Manly Physique" thread...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Native Son Oct 4, 2010. 11 Replies

...so I'm posting this in it's very own thread.  http://www.visualimpactmusclebuilding.com/ Check out the first video.  That's all I could…Continue

Commemorating the Labor/Birth of First Child

Started this discussion. Last reply by William W. How Aug 23, 2010. 33 Replies

So my wife tells me the other day that it is expected of a husband to give a gift to his wife shortly after the birth of their child.  I like giving her gifts, and this is as good a reason as any. …Continue

Stronglifts 5x5

Started this discussion. Last reply by jameson Dec 6, 2010. 74 Replies

I've said here before that the Stronglifts program is basically a mishmash of intermediate and novice programming packaged up as a beginner program, though I didn't say it in such kind words.  I'm…Continue


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DylanLandon replied to jameson's discussion Online Men's Clothing Stores
"There are so many bespoke tailors who serves online to their customers worldwide like Raja Fashions,indo Chino,Sunnys Custom Tailor.My friend suggested me that SunnysCustom Tailor is best for bespoke tailoring in Canada."
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Right now I'm re-reading "Never Let Go" by Dan John. Next up, is "The Once and Future King." I'm constantly referring back to past read books for insight and inspiration.
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"We confide in our strength without boasting of it; we respect that of others without fearing it." - Thomas Jefferson


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RANT! You've Been Lied to...

Posted on March 3, 2011 at 1:33pm 1 Comment

Muscles accommodate to a specific type of stress ("habituate" or "plateau") when you continually apply the same stress to your muscles over time, so you must constantly vary exercises, sets, reps and weight to avoid accommodation – Fred Hatfield describing Joe Weider’s “Muscle Confusion Principle”


     Look at what the author is saying: “Muscles accommodate to a specific type of stress when you continually apply the same stress to your muscles over time…”  So let’s…


General vs Functional

Posted on October 28, 2010 at 2:27pm 2 Comments

There’s a lot of talk about functional training. In fact, this whole thing has been debated to death, and I’m about sick of hearing about it. However, I’ve never really put my own thoughts on paper so here goes.



Not Impressed...

Posted on September 28, 2010 at 3:22pm 4 Comments

The levels of strength to which modern day gym-goers aspire to is terribly pathetic. Having a 315 squat, 225 bench press, and a 405 deadlift are starting points – not feats of giants. Even still, most guys can barely handle half those amounts. Well, maybe not on the bench where everyone seems to be a stud. Anyways, who decided to set the bar so low? I see 13.1 stickers stuck to the back of soccer mom’s minivans on the…



Posted on September 3, 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

This article is geared towards the novice trainee; someone who is wondering why programs can be vastly different yet supposedly yield the same results. It’s about what works and why. It’s what I wish I’d read several years ago.…


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At 1:29pm on December 29, 2010, Isaac Ohman said…
At 1:24pm on August 16, 2010, Scott L Ferrell said…
I have, that is a good group.
At 1:18pm on August 16, 2010, Scott L Ferrell said…
Cool, what is your fav. part of weightlifting? Mine is the feeling I get when I win over my body.
At 1:04pm on August 16, 2010, Scott L Ferrell said…
No not competive, Three men from my church and myself formed a weightlifting club, it is to encourage each other. I can only bench 300 lbs right now. 53 Inch chest, 19 arms, so still fairly new.
At 1:40pm on August 12, 2010, Michael Pullins said…
You are south of Nashville? Really? GTFO here! I live in Antioch (between Hickory Hollow and Lavergne). How far south of Nashville are you? Franklin? Columbia? Spring Hill?
At 9:50pm on July 19, 2010, Plato said…
Alright, thanks for the invite.
At 1:30pm on July 16, 2010, Darragh Creamer said…
Vacation was good, thanks. I went "home" to see my family in Ireland
At 1:48pm on July 8, 2010, Darragh Creamer said…
Sounds good, I'll take a look when I get back from vacation
At 12:01pm on July 7, 2010, Tyler Jacobs said…
rad! Contributing to it now!
At 4:17pm on July 1, 2010, Darragh Creamer said…
Yeah, Dingle's a nice place. The whole south coast is actually.

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