May 2016 Blog Posts (10)

How to Work Out (Your Brain)

The secret to longevity and quality of life in those golden years goes beyond the physical. A healthy, sharp mind is an asset at all stages of life and there are actions you can take now to use your brain to your advantage. Take a look at some everyday ways to work out that muscle between your ears – and help keep it razor-sharp for life.

Play music. You don’t have to spend even one second at the opera to reap the health benefits that accompany music listening. Even that…


Added by Sam Bronson on May 31, 2016 at 9:06am — No Comments

The Ultimate Bag Guide for men – Spring/Summer

 We all longed for the hot months to come and we wanted to get rid of dull winter clothes. Now that those have finally arrived and there is no more cuddling under the blanket, there are so many fashion trends to embrace. Spring and summer mean that it is all about letting go and giving into the breeze of a fresh air. Your clothing style should be no different from that, go for changes and introducing vivid colours and new items that will spice up…


Added by Andrew Newitt on May 27, 2016 at 7:10am — No Comments


19 May was my 47th birthday. On the 20th I was gifted with a son. This is my 3rd child (2 girls and a boy now).

On the 23rd I thought I should do a strength challenge as part of my workout. So after I did my regular rack-pulls I kept going and ended up pulling 545lbs for a single. Not to bad.

The current workout is very intense. At the end of the week I will decide whether or not to try for another week or if it is time to change to something with less…


Added by Sean O' on May 23, 2016 at 10:22pm — No Comments

Xeric’s Limited Edition Soloscope Automatic Wristwatches: The Meteoric Rise of Truly Astounding Timepieces

A gentleman’s choice of timepiece says as much about him as does his Saville Row suit.” - Ian Fleming

There are common wristwatches, and there are sophisticated timepieces. The difference between the two? One tells time and is functional.

The other tells time, commands…


Added by Willie Robinson on May 20, 2016 at 3:30am — No Comments

Why Men Need Talk About Their Problems

In life, the traditional dynamics of the household involved the man going out to work and earning the money while the woman would stay at home, tend to the house and look after the kids. Nowadays, that's different. Both men and woman have careers and sometimes don't have time to raise family or act out their roles which society once demanded. Sometimes, the role is now reversed and the man stays at home while the woman goes out and becomes the main…


Added by Gavin Boyd on May 19, 2016 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

May Workout

Week 1 – A – B – A

Week 2 – B – A – B

Week 3 – A – B – A

Monday – Wednesday – Friday

Tuesday – Thursday – Saturday = Conditioning and mobility

Workout A

Leg press 3 sets x (Rest Pause)

Rack pull 5 sets x 2 reps

Leg extension 3 sets x 10-15 reps

Hamstring Curl 10 sets x 3 reps

Super-set tricep pressdown 5 sets x 6-8

                rope cable curls 5 sets x 6-8

Goblet squat 1 set AMRAP

Workout B



Added by Sean O' on May 9, 2016 at 1:35am — No Comments

Traction: Tue, 3 May 2016

Follow-up on my first post, Traction

Woke up at 7 AM as planned (alarm clock form hell). Finished my morning routine, went to yoga class but lagged behind because of my wrist. Need to get it checked, don't think it should still be bothering me a week from the fall. Ran my errands, took a nap to try to forestall a developing migraine (failed). Had my online interview with the program…


Added by AdamInTrans on May 4, 2016 at 5:11am — No Comments

Osteoporosis: a disease that knows no gender

Although women are more likely candidates for osteoporosis than men, do not think that you are safe from risk just because you have one Y-chromosome more than an average damsel. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, about 20-25% of all hip fractures occur in men, and the number is expected to increase by 310% by 2050. The stats should not be taken lightly, especially since…


Added by Andrew Newitt on May 3, 2016 at 3:06am — No Comments


The points that really resonated from "10 Overlooked Truths About Taking Action":

  1. Don't let yourself plan or research until you’ve taken action. Step 1 is to take action based on what you already know. Then improve bit by bit. Then begin forming a plan.
  2. The pain that comes with action is acute, gives you scars, and…

Added by AdamInTrans on May 2, 2016 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

BEWARE the Spee-I-derrrr

So it's the second time I have noticed something faint out of the corner (top) of my eye. I am sitting at my desk at work. There is slight movement above my head...

YEP - It's a SPIDER sliding up then down on a web strand...what a creepy word - S-P-I-D-E-R. Just saying it in my head gives me weird chills. It must a be primal fear that goes way back into our ancestors. Monsters, sharks, clowns, the Spee-I-der. All very scary. Yet so fascinating at the same time....…



Added by Steve Valline on May 2, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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