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Strongman Workouts: Try a New Routine to Possibly Increase Your Testosterone Levels

The original article is from Science Daily. The original author / source is Sean Hyson, CSCS GETTY IMAGESJULIANNA NAZAREVSKA These days, people seem to be concerned with whether or not the workout they’re doing is “functional.” While we think that basic free-weight exercises do enough to prepare you for whatever challenges you may face, there’s no question that strongman training can take your performance outside the gym to the next level. After all, if you can flip a 500-pound tire, you can probably pick up your children or push a sofa across your living room floor with no problem. The unconventional lifting you see in the World’s Strongest Man contests challenges the body very differently from more orthodox exercises, offering great benefit to...

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Don't Be Like Tony Soprano: Three Reasons To Not Lead Like Tony

It's the 20th anniversary of The Sopranos. Love it or loathe it, no one can dispute the profound effect this show has had on popular culture around the world. It changed forever both the content of television shows (stories about deeply disturbed protagonists we somehow root for) and the way we watch these shows (bingeing). Tony Soprano ruled his New Jersey crew and, less successfully, his family through fear and intimidation. President Trump has spoken openly about using fear to achieve his goals. “Real power is—I don’t even want to use the word—fear,” Mr. Trump told Bob Woodward and Robert Costa in 2016 when he was a presidential candidate. With increasing attention on whether President Trump's leadership style is effective--see, for example, James...

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Surprising Health Benefits of Turkey: It's Not Just for Thanksgiving

The original article is from Muscle & Fitness (https://www.muscleandfitness.com/nutrition/healthy-recipes/5-surprising-health-benefits-turkey). The author is M&F Editors. Turkey is always the main course on everybody’s mind over the holidays, but did you know that in 2017, the National Turkey FederationOpens a New Window. (yes, it's a real organization) estimated that 44 million turkeys were consumed on ThanksgivingOpens a New Window.? The consumption of turkey—a bird that Benjamin Franklin once referred toOpens a New Window. as "respectable" and a "Bird of Courage"—has actually doubled in the United States over the past 25 years. So if you indulge (or overindulge) this year, know that you're not alone.  But while the holiday season may feel like one giant cheat day, it doesn’t have to. Here are the surprising health benefits of the...

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Parents: Shut Up

The original article is from Dad and Buried.com (http://dadandburied.com/2018/10/09/shut-up-parents/).  I love to complain. Especially about my kids. Parenting is a never-ending hellscape of stress and headaches, and as such it offers plenty of fodder for whining. God knows I do a lot of it. That said, even I am sick of some of the typical rants. It’s time for parents to shut up about some of this stuff. Ten Things Parents Need to Shut Up About Being Tired – Just because this is true doesn’t make it less annoying. We’re all tired. Even non-parents! Especially those of us who are paying attention to current events. Being tired is just part of the deal, we can stop saying it now! (Not that I...

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How to Become Proactive and Motivated

How to Stop Being Lazy and Unmotivated Most people think that laziness is an undesirable trait. It’s true that there are moments in our lives when we become overwhelmed by what’s on our plates, and during this time we tend to put off tasks or procrastinate on a number of things. Usually this is caused by not wanting to deal with a challenge or decision that we don’t want to make. But this habitual shirking and idleness can become the cornerstone of failure in the future. It is a frustrating habit that should be nipped right at the bud. So the question is, do you frequently feel lazy or unmotivated? If so, then this article can help. What you’ll discover is a...

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