MIND/BODY CONNECTION

Pee Ditty

Becky Holman

Did you know that when you flush the toilet, down goes about five gallons of water? Yep, that’s quite a waste, so to conserve that precious fluid (the water, not your pee), go ahead and squirt in the shower. You think that’s disgusting? Not hardly. Urine is sterile and nontoxic, and it can even help cure athlete’s foot. See all that dirty water going down the drain? It might as well have a little pee mixed in so you don’t have to flush even more after you dry off.


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Muscle “In” Sites

Eric Broser

Muscle “In” Sites

SandowMuseum.com

Many of you probably have no clue who Eugene Sandow was, but if you’ve ever heard a modern-day bodybuilder speak of hoping to “one day win a Sandow,” you already have an idea of how much the man affected the sport of bodybuilding. You see, the Sandow trophy is handed only to the man who has won the most coveted title in bodybuilding—Mr. Olympia. Born in 1867, Eugene Sandow was perhaps the world’s first true bodybuilder, and at www

10 Stupid Things Bodybuilders Do to Mess Up Their Wi

Skip La Cour

10 Stupid Things Bodybuilders Do to Mess Up Their Wi

Bodybuilders make some stupid mistakes when it comes to the mental aspect of training. As I admitted last month, stupid might be a little too harsh a word to describe some of the most common mental challenges bodybuilders face—but it made you sit up and take notice. Let’s get to the second five (an overview of all 10 is on page 238).

Category 5 Workout Intensity

Peter C. Siegel

Category 5 Workout Intensity

Have you ever had a workout where you were so feverishly driven that you felt you could, metaphorically speaking, burn a hole through steel? Where the weights you used felt light in your hands—as if the force flowing through you totally outmatched the iron’s attempt to overcome and exhaust you? Remember? It was as if your muscles were an extension of your will; they performed and contracted at a level seemingly beyond where they ever had before—you could actually f-e-e-l the deepest underlying fibers firing in a way you never had before.

10 Stupid Things Bodybuilders Do to Mess Up Their Winning Mind-set

Skip La Cour

10 Stupid Things Bodybuilders Do to Mess Up Their Winning Mind-set

Some bodybuilders make some stupid mistakes when it comes to the way they think. As I said last month in “10 Stupid Things Bodybuilders Do to Mess Up Their Diets,” stupid might be a little too harsh a word for some of the mental challenges bodybuilders commonly face. Even so, it should get your attention. Mistakes we make when it comes to the way we think range from coming to conclusions too quickly or adopting the negative opinions of others. So when you see the word

Sex: Male vs. Female

Becky Holman

Sex: Male vs. Female

According to Laura Berman, Ph.D., romance and sex are important for men and women but for different reasons: “Sex often feeds intimacy for men, so the more sex they have, the more likely they are to want to hug, kiss and cuddle. For women the opposite is true—those little romantic gestures rev their sex drive.” Men, do you want more sack time? Try showering her with romantic gestures, compliments and touches.