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See what's new on the Big Map: Hallets Cove Esplanade and Astoria Boulevard in Astoria, Queens (2/17/14); Whitey Ford Field in Astoria, Queens (2/14/14); Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village, Queens (2/6/14); Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, Sarasota Jungle Gardens and The Ringling on Florida's Gulf Coast (2/1/14); Super Bowl Boulevard in Midtown Manhattan (1/31/14); Phoenix Zoo in Phoenix, Arizona (1/24/14); Discovering Columbus Exhibition in Columbus Circle, Midtown Manhattan (1/18/14); Oyster Bay Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay, Long Island (1/4/14); Queens Zoo in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens (9/21/13); Shuttle Enterprise Flyover at the Intrepid in Manhattan (9/19/13); Great Jones Street in Noho, Manhattan (9/17/13); Barclays Center, Brooklyn Flea at the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower and the defunct Dekalb Market in Brooklyn (9/16/13); Acadia National Park, Portland Head Light and Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory in Maine (8/16/13)

Designing a Resistance Training Program - McKinley Health Center - University of Illinois Your fitness goal The first step to designing a resistance training program is establishing your fitness goal. The type and number of exercises, as well as the number of sets and repetitions will differ based on your fitness goal. Table content taken from Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, edited by Thomas Baechle for the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Endurance and Health/Fitness programs are appropriate for inexperienced or currently inactive individuals. Your fitness plan The next step in designing your program is determining how many exercises you will include for each of the muscle groups. Rotation 1 Rest 60 - 90 seconds between sets. Rotation 2 Exercise suggestions The last step is choosing the specific exercises you want to do for each muscle group in your program. Upper Back Prone/seated rows Push-ups Pull-ups Lower Back Superman Trunk extension The plank Chest Bench press (flat, incline, decline) Flys Push-ups Biceps Curls Hammer curls Preacher curls Triceps

Here Is Everything I Learned in New York City Wear Comfortable Shoes Yes, there are women who walk around New York in five-inch stilettos. There are also people who like to have sex hanging from a ceiling with a ball gag in their mouth. This world is strange and mysterious. But New York is a walking city, a city of derring-do, and you don’t want to be limping behind. Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for What You Want When I first came to New York, I was intimidated by delis, which is a little bit like being frightened of lawn sprinklers. “Whaddaya want?” “Um, what do you have?” The man would look at an expansive glass case of cold cuts and cheeses splayed out before me with a gesture that suggested: What do you need, lady, a map? Sometimes I panicked. You can ask for what you want and suffer the possibility of judgment, or you can pretend you want something else and almost certainly get it. When I finally asked for a sandwich as I really wanted it, the man behind the counter simply nodded. My face prickled with embarrassment. He shrugged.

30 Books I'm Glad I Read Before 30 In various ways, these 30 books convey some of the philosophy of how Angel and I live our lives. I honestly credit a fraction of who I am today to each title. Thus, they have indirectly influenced much of what I write about on this site. A medley of both fiction and nonfiction, these great reads challenged my internal status quo, opening my mind to new ideas and opportunities, and together they gave me a basic framework for living, loving, learning and working successfully. If you haven’t read these books yet, I highly recommend doing so. Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert – Gilbert, a Harvard professor of psychology has studied happiness for decades, and he shares scientific findings that just might change the way you look at the world. What are your favorite books? Photo by: Katie Harris

12 Best Free Summer Events New Yorkers Know About that Tourists Don't If you want a true New York summer experience, join the locals, who mark their calendars as soon as dates are set for these free not-to-be-missed events. Picnic provisions are essential for park entertainment, and in a city where real estate seems to always be at a premium, people will arrive more than an hour in advance to throw down a blanket to claim space. 1. Central Park's SummerStage It's the 20th anniversary of this series, best-known for drawing top names to its home at Rumpsey Playfield. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Magic Beauty Of Italian Coastal Cities I think you would not refuse to live in any of these towns in Italy. There’s a calm, picturesque, sunny and these cities are located near the azure sea. Just paradise! Vernazza – one of five localities of the Cinque Terre. Portofino – small fishing town located in the province of Genoa. Atrani – a municipality in Italy, located in the region of Campania, is subject to the administrative center of Salerno. Ravello – a popular resort. Sorrento. Rapallo – a resort city (since 1957) on the Ligurian coast, the waters of the bay of the same name, to the south-east of Genoa. Lerici. Castiglioncello, a small town in Italy, Tuscany. Manarola – a small fishing village in Liguria, northern Italy.

43 Places Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 2) Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau Island, Hong Kong Fernando De Noronha - Brazil Spirit Island, Magligne Lake, Alberta, Canada Rice Field Terraces in Yunnan, China Bern, Switzerland Coron Palawan, Philippines Rocky Village, Vernazza, Italy Porto Katsiki, Lefkada Island, Greece Lower Lewis River Falls - Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Washington, USA Pangong Tso Lake in the Himalayas Golden Eye Hotel - St. Golden Horn, Brac Island - Croatia Soneva Fushi, Maldives Alentejo, Portugal Etretat, Normandy, France The Pearl Waterfall, Jiuzhaigou Valley, China Norway Awa’awapuhi Trail Kauai, Hawaii Santa Domenica nel Salento Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1 - click here) Discovered a place we should include in Part 3 of Amazing Places?

12 Less Visited Countries and Why You Should Go There Now We travel to experience something different, to go places our friends haven’t been and regale them with our backpacking tales of far off countries when we get back, but these days everyone seems to be on the same trail. If you’re looking to get off the beaten track this year then maybe you should try one of these countries. Whether it’s due to geographical location or a turbulent history, the following countries have amazing sights and cultures to offer but have stayed under the radar. Want to plan a trip around these locations? North Korea North Korea is one of the most secretive societies and one of the few countries that are still under communist rule, so if you want to see the ‘last bastion’ of communism, now is the time to go. Almost untouched by tourism, North Korea lets in very few westerners each year and you enter strictly on the government’s terms with an approved tour guide. >> Read about 10 other difficult to visit places, and how to get there Myanmar Marshall Islands Bhutan

Italy Trip Planning: 24 Resources You'll Want Italy is one of the top tourist destinations in the world, and it has claimed that status for many hundreds of years. We all know people who have visited and swooned over the country, and you’d think if everyone’s already been there (which often seems true) that the influx of visitors would slow down – but that’s clearly not the case. Anyone who has tried to take a leisurely stroll across a jam-packed piazza or wedge onto yet another crowded bus can attest to the fact that Italy is as swarmed with tourists now as it has been for decades. With all the collective Italy travel knowledge that’s swimming around out there, however, planning your own Italy trip can feel daunting. It’s embarrassing how much choice Italy presents travelers with, and easy to understand why so many people throw in the towel and just book a package trip. You don’t have to throw in the towel. Planning an Italy Itinerary This is, for many, the most challenging part of taking a trip to Italy. Budgeting for Italy

Eleven Etiquette Mistakes (Not) to Make at an Italian Meal When it comes to food, Italians love etiquette. It doesn't matter if you're at a fine-dining establishment with jacketed waiters or chowing down on pizza at a plastic table: There are some things that will always get you dirty looks. Or snide comments from the servers. (Yes, the people you're paying for for the food. That's a subject for a whole other day...) Below, eleven ways to make servers into enemies and annoy neighboring Italians -- all while doing the seemingly-simple task of consuming food. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. ...Eating said bread before the meal. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. As a caveat: It's not as if I always adhere to Italian etiquette. So go ahead, break the rules. You might also like: Can't Find a Fave Italian Dish in Rome? The Demise of a Once-Good Restaurant in Rome: Taverna dei Fori Imperiali How Safe is Rome...

How To Speak Italian And Not Sound Like A Tourist In Italy |Select Italy Blog If you’re heading to Italy, don’t be the person who doesn’t know a word of italian! Remember the old saying : when in Rome, do as the Romans do. That means that it’s worth the effort to try and fit in with the Italians and, like anywhere else, rhetoric is the key to getting things done – just as long as you know how to use it. Learning Italian, after all, is not the exactly the same thing as learning how to speak Italian. Here are some tips on how to speak Italian and not sound like a tourist in Italy. “Allora” All-or-ah Not often used as a conversation starter, ‘allora’ is perfect for keeping interest during debate and discussion. “Boh” Bo Clearly, slang is one of the most important aspects of fitting in. “Andiamo” On-Di-Ah-Mo You’ll be rushing when you get to Italy. “Basta” Bas-Ta You’re tired, it’s been a long day, or your full and the waiters are still bringing out more food. “Quanto Costa” Ku-anto Cost-ah Was this small lesson useful?

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