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I hate the gym. At least, I hate "the gym" as imagined by the modern American health club: the mindless repetitions on the weight machines, halfhearted crunches, daytime TV during the treadmill. Such a sad, unimaginative excuse for a life, when I could be out rock-climbing, surfing, or, hell, even just scrubbing the bathroom floor. But I love working out the way I've come to understand it, and two big discoveries made all the difference. First, I realized that we all live in a kind of Fitness Fog, a miasma of lies and misinformation that we mistake for common sense, and that makes most of our gym time a complete waste. Muscle withers away if you're not constantly building it, and muscle withers faster as a man ages. Not that I haven't wasted time at the gym like everybody else, sweating dutifully three times a week, "working my core," throwing in the odd after-work jog. We're not innocent. Related:  SOHI Fitness

Best workout routine when you don't have much time | Dead Simple Diet There’s a principle called Pareto’s Principle, more commonly known as the 80/20 rule. What it means in a nutshell is that 80% of your results comes from just 20% of your work. So for instance if you only had a few minutes a day to devote to your fitness, there would be a few exercises that could accomplish most of your workout. I’m not saying you should stop your full length routine for this one. Push ups have been around for over 100 years, They have been used by the military since after World War II. What push ups work. Push ups can effectively work the Chest, Triceps, Shoulders, and Abs. How to do a standard push up. Start on your hands and knees. Variations. There seem to be countless variations of the push up. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. If push ups are too difficult. 1. 2. Raising the Intensity. 1. 2. 3. 4. Pull ups have always been one of my favorite exercises to do. What pull ups work. Pull ups are the best Upper Back Exercise around, they also work the biceps and forearms pretty well. 1. 2. 3. 1.

MindMup: Zero-friction online mind mapping Memberly Helps You Give Your Day Job The Finger Jesse Thorn produces a web series that teaches men how to dress like grown ups. But he's found a new way to make money off of his site while he's sleeping like a baby. It's not just ads. Thorn uses a bake-your-own-subscription service called Memberly to sell both pocket squares and newsletter subscriptions. One square, every other month, for $45 a pop; an "Inside Track" newsletter for $1 a week. "Our two Memberly projects are great ways for us to connect with our most passionate fans without taking big financial risks," says Thorn via email. Thousands of entrepreneurs, freelancers, and independent workers have eked a living out on the wild wild web since Ebay launched in 1995; the rise of other platforms like Etsy and Kickstarter have substantially reduced barriers to opening a store or raising money for a business. Memberly aims to mitigate that risk, so entrepreneurs can monetize passions without freaking out about where next month's rent will come from.

Public sociology Public sociology refers to an approach to the discipline which seeks to transcend the academy in order to engage with wider audiences. It is perhaps best understood as a style of sociology rather than a particular method, theory, or set of political values. Michael Burawoy contrasted it with professional sociology, a form of academic sociology that is concerned primarily with addressing other professional sociologists. History[edit] The term "public sociology" was first introduced by Herbert Gans, in a 1988 address entitled "Sociology in America: The Discipline and the Public." Debates over public sociology have rekindled questions concerning the extra-academic purpose of sociology. Public sociology today[edit] While there is no one definition of "public sociology", the term has come to be widely associated with Burawoy's particular perspective of sociology. Elsewhere, Burawoy has articulated a vision of public sociology that is consonant with the pursuit of democratic socialism.

Push Up Drills for Parkour | Gold Medal Bodies A Case for Competition – Strategies for Engaging in Healthy Competition In today’s brave new world where everyone gets a trophy for participating, and keeping score is deemed vulgar, competition seems to be such a dirty word. Perhaps there are some good reasons for that. Nobody likes that hypercompetitive boor who takes things too seriously and is a poor sport at winning and losing. And who… Open This Article The GMB Fitness Skills Show [Episode #48] – Climbing On Everything Recently, we’ve posted a couple of articles and videos on climbing, and there’s a good reason for that. Open This Article How to Do a Perfect Cartwheel – Preparation, Technique, and Programming The cartwheel may not be the sexiest skill out there, but can you do one anyway? Open This Article The GMB Fitness Skills Show [Episode #47] – Staying Fit At Any Age The types of movement skills we focus on at GMB might look a bit intimidating to people over a certain age. Open This Article

Interval Training - Kickstart your Metabolism and Kick your Ass in 20 Minutes I have a confession to make. Unlike this awesome dog here, I’m not a fan of running. I used to run cross country in high school, and I’ve tried to get excited about running about a dozen times since then. After reading Born to Run, a fantastic book, about running, I even had myself convinced that I was going to LOVE running. I’m here to tell you that if you don’t like running, you don’t need to be spending hours a day on a treadmill or out jogging around your neighborhood to lose weight. (warning – interval training shouldn’t be done by people who haven’t exercised before. What do I have against cardio? Other than being boring, I find steady cardio to be highly inefficient: I simply don’t have time to go out for runs that last longer than hour. Now, if you LOVE running and think I’m an ass for even suggesting that running isn’t the greatest thing ever, this article will still provide you with some solid information, I promise. What’s Interval Training? Why interval training? -Steve photo

7 easy Screen-Sharing and Remote-Access Tools (All Free) Advertisement Do you want to share your Windows screen with a friend or colleague so they can troubleshoot technical issues? Perhaps you want to access your Windows desktop from your tablet to watch a movie in bed? It’s easier than ever to get remote access to your machine, with many free tools available. Let me introduce you to seven of the best. 1. TeamViewer is perhaps the most well-known of all the third-party tools available. It doesn’t just specialize in screen-sharing and remote-access. By default, you need to enter a PIN code to connect to someone else’s machine. Unlike some of its competitors, the software also allows group sessions. Best for: All-around screen-sharing and remote-access. 2. Chrome Remote Desktop has one glaring drawback – both computers need to have the Chrome browser installed. However, if you use Chrome and you’re looking for an easy-to-set-up, no frills remote access tool, you would struggle to find a better option. 3. 4. 5. Best for: Remote access on-the-go.

Writer: Gym Of The Month - Gym Of The Month! Background We spend a lot of time at showcasing the best athletes, trainers, training programs, nutritional plans, motivators and all you could ever know about correct supplementation. But none of it is worth a hoot if you don't train, and having a great place to work out greatly increases your chance to succeed. To highlight gyms that are great places to work out we're going to award one gym a month our Gym of the Month Award. So unless you're the super disciplined home gym type, we hope you're looking for the same things we are in a great gym; friendly knowledgeable staff, lots of free weights, the right type of machines, and a motivating environment where serious training is taking place at a price you can afford. He can be contacted at Articles :: Sorted By Date Gym Of The Month: Los Campeones Gym When Benjamin took over this gym it was out of date on the gym floor and the back end. Gym Of The Month: Hitch Fit!