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Your morning workout, gentlemen?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sérge NP Mar 3, 2013. 21 Replies

There was an interesting article published today (01/03/13) at AoM about morning workout. I wonder, what do you do, if anything, to start your day, to wake up your body and give a charge to your…Continue

Safety razor vs. blade razor

Started this discussion. Last reply by JonEdanger Mar 3, 2013. 16 Replies

Greetings, gents,An year ago or so I gave up plastic cartridges and started shaving by razor blade. And I liked it a lot, despite a couple of nasty cuts at the beginning. But just recently I tried…Continue

 

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Sérge NP replied to David F.'s discussion At what point are you an Adult?
"I believe that one is adult once learned to make the decisions in the life, and ready to take the responsibility for their consequencies. It includes, paying one's bills, taking care for own's future and etc."
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Sérge NP commented on Matthew Jones's group Real Shaving
"I am using this razor every morning. Just one run, seems to be enough. It was a bit hard for my skin before I found proper soap. I really like this razor, I am using it for more thanone year, and the morning is not a morning without shaving by this…"
Aug 13, 2013
Sérge NP replied to Sérge NP's discussion Your morning workout, gentlemen?
"Yes, this is the one I referred to before, thanks for he link."
Mar 3, 2013
Sérge NP replied to Sérge NP's discussion Safety razor vs. blade razor
"Thank you for the explanations. If Lynn is in North America, I'm afraid, it is not worth to send the razor from Europe. But there are similar services that can be found here. I bought my blade from the knife shop, it was new and, I suppose,…"
Mar 3, 2013
Sérge NP replied to Sérge NP's discussion Your morning workout, gentlemen?
"What is PT, if you forgive my ignorance?"
Mar 3, 2013
Nate Thallas replied to Sérge NP's discussion Your morning workout, gentlemen?
"Personally, i prefer to stretch it out all day, but i do my heavy lifting in the morning, as a way to "kickstart the engine". Primarily high-weight, low rep, and a combination of lower body, upper body, and core training on my home weight…"
Mar 3, 2013
monte jensen replied to Sérge NP's discussion Your morning workout, gentlemen?
"Varies, but if want overall, solid bodyweight workout, go Tabata.  "
Mar 3, 2013
Carl Monster replied to Sérge NP's discussion Your morning workout, gentlemen?
"Zero time in the AM. I get up, dress, eat, commute, coffee up, then start my day at work. I hit the gym at noon, at the peak of my energy level."
Mar 2, 2013
Dan T. replied to Sérge NP's discussion Your morning workout, gentlemen?
"I used to be mr. morning work out, but of late have been hitting the gym post class although I do think morning is the best time.  I do body-weight calisthenics  4-5 times a week. I have a cool app called You Are Your Own Gym…"
Mar 2, 2013
Chuck Neal replied to Sérge NP's discussion Your morning workout, gentlemen?
"I've pondered living in France some time in the future. Spent some time there in college and would love to go back for an extended stay. Sounds like I would need to change up my morning routine a bit. There is always the option of body weight…"
Mar 2, 2013
Sérge NP replied to Sérge NP's discussion Safety razor vs. blade razor
"Thank you, you're absolutely right, it is a kind of meditation, considering time, attention and devotion required. This is why I left razor blade shaving for weekend, when I have more time."
Mar 2, 2013
Sérge NP replied to Sérge NP's discussion Safety razor vs. blade razor
"Oh, thank you for these tips! Does one really needs to sharpen the blade with wet stone? And, if yes, how often? I would agree with JonEdanger: the salesman in knife shop discourage me strongly to sharpen it by myself. He said the honing it with…"
Mar 2, 2013
Sérge NP replied to Sérge NP's discussion Your morning workout, gentlemen?
"Impressive! Unfortunately, there are no gym here around (Alsace, France) open before 8.00."
Mar 2, 2013
Sérge NP replied to Sérge NP's discussion Your morning workout, gentlemen?
"Interesting, is there a purpose of coffee between the sets, or just for a pleasure? I mean, it must be very hard for you heart: I often have quite rapid pulsing after, say, squats. And to add coffee?? But it must be really waking up routine, is it?"
Mar 2, 2013
Chuck Neal replied to Sérge NP's discussion Your morning workout, gentlemen?
"I prefer the gym as it mentally separates me from other things (work, home, etc) and forces me to focus on exercise. 3-4 days of weights a week, alternating muscle groups and 1-2 of cardio is my typical routine. I start around 5:30 so I am out…"
Mar 1, 2013
Claude replied to Sérge NP's discussion Your morning workout, gentlemen?
"I stay indoors, doing body weight exercises like in the video posted today. Pushups are the core of it. I also do some work on my chest and shoulders with dumbbells. Mostly high rep, low weight exercises. Im down there for 40 minutes, but the…"
Mar 1, 2013

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