Daily Archives: May 23, 2019

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Idiom of the Day: Give me liberty, or give me death! — euzicasa

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Volume and rest based on training






📍This is a basic breakdown of how to get started training toward your goal.⠀

Pull Up Tips
Pull Up Tips⠀⠀⠀⠀

📍It is important to note that warm up sets are not included. These are mainly meant for core exercises like bench, deadlift, squat, etc. Assistance exercises may require a different number of reps, generally higher (never 1 rep max). Of course these rep ranges, sets, and rest intervals don’t apply to all exercises.

How to Pull Ups
How to Pull Ups

You need to carefully assess how much load is being used which could help in better identification of how much rest you should take. For example, using heavier weights close to your 1 rep max will typically require longer rest period versus weights that allow you to lift for a lot of reps may only need a short rest period.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
📍There is one obvious element missing. Its the assignment of weight. Typically you want to calculate how much weight you should lift for a certain number of reps based off your 1 repetition max lift.

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Horoscope ♉: 05/23/2019

Horoscope ♉:

If every day were like today, life would be heaven, Taurus! This is potentially a wonderful time for you. You may find the answers to problems that have been bothering you for a few weeks. Keep your eyes and ears open in all conversations. You could come across the piece you’ve been waiting for.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Lag B’Omer

Today’s Holiday:
Lag B’Omer

The name of this Jewish holiday means “thirty-three omer,” an omer being a sheaf of barley or wheat. In the biblical book of Leviticus, the people were commanded by Jehovah to make an offering of a sheaf of barley on each of the 50 days between Passover and Shavuot. After the evening service, the number of the day was solemnly announced, and in time this ceremony came to be known as “the counting of the omer.” Lag ba-Omer represents a break in the otherwise solemn season between Passover and Shavuot. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Artie Shaw (1910)

Today’s Birthday:
Artie Shaw (1910)

Considered one of swing’s two great clarinetists—along with his rival, Benny Goodman—Shaw was a virtuoso at his instrument. He began playing professionally as a teen before becoming leader of one of the most popular big bands of the swing era. In 1935, he performed with a string quartet that he later expanded into a more conventional dance band. He led a US Navy band during World War II and various ensembles later on, retiring in 1954. How many times was Shaw married? More…

This Day in History: Girolamo Savonarola Executed for Heresy (1498)

This Day in History:
Girolamo Savonarola Executed for Heresy (1498)

Savonarola was an Italian preacher and religious reformer. After the overthrow of the Medici family, he became the ruler of Florence, setting up a democratic but severely puritanical government. He was opposed by the allies of the Medici and by Pope Alexander VI, who attempted to restrain Savonarola’s unusual interpretations of scripture and his claim of prophecy. He was tried, convicted of heresy, and hanged. His government was known for its “bonfire of the vanities,” which was what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Mark Twain

Quote of the Day:
Mark Twain

Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Prayer Wheels

Article of the Day:
Prayer Wheels

A prayer wheel is a mechanical device used by Tibetan Buddhists as an equivalent to the recitation of a mantra. It consists of a rod upon which is mounted a hollow metal cylinder inscribed with or containing a prayer. Each turn of the wheel is considered equivalent to orally reciting the prayer. Variants to the handheld prayer wheel are large cylinders that can be moved by hand or kept in continuous motion by windmills or waterwheels. What is an Internet-operated prayer wheel? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: Give me liberty, or give me death!

Idiom of the Day:
Give me liberty, or give me death!

A set phrase indicating stark and unyielding refusal to submit to authoritarian measures or domination. The phrase is attributed to American politician Patrick Henry (1736–1799) from a speech he made to the Virginia Convention in 1775, calling for Virginian troops to assist in the Revolutionary War. Any number of alternative nouns can be used in place of “liberty” as a means of humorously or hyperbolically highlighting one’s extreme reluctance to part with it. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: coterie

Word of the Day:

Definition: (noun) An exclusive circle of people with a common purpose.

Synonyms: clique, ingroup, camp, pack

Usage: This little coterie of friends was composed of seven famous men, who possessed many talents in common, being poets and musicians, alchemists, philosophers, and mostly hard drinkers as well.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch