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Archive for September, 2008

Bad internet breakfast advice helps Americans kill themselves

20th September 2008

Scary. 91% of voters found this horrible misleading article on Yahoo to be helpful. I suppose people who take that advice should blame mostly themselves for trusting an internet article but I still can’t shake the feeling that Men’s Health and Yahoo are also responsible for giving people such horrible advice. What kind of health […]

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Huge industry springs up around erectile dysfunction

19th September 2008

There are a lot of products that are supposed to help men get and maintain erections. This craze seems fairly recent. I don’t think talk of erectile dysfunction and its various medications was so mainstream 15 years ago. About a week ago I mentioned Viagra-like foods. Testosterone boosters are supposed to help build muscle increase […]

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Randy Couture grappling / mma workout

18th September 2008

Do a few circuits of this without putting the bar down! You’ll make your grip a heck of a lot stronger plus work toward better conditioning and power. Bent rows x8 (back) Upright rows x8 (shoulder) Military press x8 (shoulders) Good morning x8 (back, leg) Lunges x8 (each leg) (legs) Squat push press x8 (legs, […]

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Anyone a member of Planet Fitness?

16th September 2008

Anyone a member of Planet Fitness? I had never heard of this franchise until today, as they apparently only have two locations in California. Apparently, they operate under the motto “The Judgement Free Zone,” which they strive to achieve through such measures as removing scales from the bathroom, limiting their dumbbell weights to 80 lbs, […]

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What’s your technique for alleviating Restless Leg Syndrome?

14th September 2008

Any fellow sufferers of Restless Leg Syndrome? What’s your technique for alleviating it? For those who don’t know, it’s a very annoying thing until you figure out a relief. For me, it’s a feeling in the leg muscles (varying in intensity) very difficult to describe. It’s like a dull headache in your muscles, or an […]

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Need advice on quitting smoking… anyone ever try?

11th September 2008

Question: Need advice on quitting smoking… anyone ever try? Answer 1: I did the patch myself… but good luck to you. Incredibly difficult for me, but I got through it. At one point, I was wearing a patch, sucking on Skoal Bandits, AND sneaking a smoke now and again from my neighbor. How I didn’t […]

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Foods that are good for men’s health

6th September 2008

A while back, I blogged about frog shakes in Peru, which some people call Viagra. I hear about these kinds of foods in Korea and China as well. Not frogs specifically, but other foods that are supposed to be “good for men’s health” or “make men stronger”. Traditional Chinese medicine has recommended many foods that […]

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Dumbbell snatch videos

3rd September 2008

The dumbbell snatch works multiple body parts and can be used to develop maximal and/or explosive strength. Moderate weight and high rep dumbbell snatches make for a nice conditioning workout.

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