Is Rest Pause Training Still Popular?

A funny question was asked to me the other day by a prospective client… Is rest pause training popular? I have been asked a lot of questions in the past about effectiveness and execution of certain high intensity techniques but never about its popularity. Mike Mentzer back in the 70’s popularized (there is that word…

The Many Uses of Porcelain

Porcelain was first discovered in China during the Tang dynasty which reigned from 618-907 A.D. It took the longest time to develop of all the ceramic materials due to the high temperature at which it needs to be fired. It is made of clay containing two substances: kaolin and petuntse, the latter being found only…

Portrait Painting – 3 Useful Renaissance Techniques

The Renaissance period is well known for the innovation of new techniques within painting. Artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio and Andrea Mantegna began using methods such as Sfumato, Chiaroscuro, Foreshortening and Underpainting to significantly develop their work. Described below is three different examples of these techniques, which are particularly useful and beneficial…

Secrets of Growing Killer Tomatoes

Tomatoes have always been my favorite garden vegetable to grow and to eat. I have had success with the other standard garden vegetables, such as cucumbers, bell peppers, cauliflower etc. but tomatoes became my specialty over the years. I start my seeds indoors approximately 5-6 weeks before the last expected frost date. I use a…

How Do Cordless Window Blinds Work?

Some homeowners, especially mothers, may have hesitation about considering window blinds for their abode because of their fear that their young children and pets might strangle when playing around near the windows. This reluctance is understandable. After all, it is the safety of the entire household that is more important than making your home more…

Reliable Ways to Get Rid of Piles Fast

Piles (Hemorrhoids) are one of those personal problems most people have experienced but no one wants to talk about. Well, talk about them or not, one thing is very clear: You shouldn’t ignore them. All sufferers want to get rid of piles fast so here are some tips to help you deal effectively with the…

Easy Chinese Fun See Soup

Ahhh, Chinese Fun See Soup. Delicious and easy to make. Although Chinese restaurants seem to whip out a huge variety of Chinese food in a very short time, this does not mean that making Chinese food is usually quick work. On the contrary… to make a full-on Chinese dinner at home consumes a lot of…

Do You Know What a Robot Coupe Blixer Is?

Robot Coupe has manufactured all types of kitchen equipment to make cooking easier for the busy chef. Their range includes mixers, vegetable preparation machines, cutters, graters, dicing equipment and now a blixer. It’s clear to see that they specialize in food preparation machines that take the drudgery out of cutting, peeling, dicing, and grating. Now…

Anatomy of a Bowling Lane

The game of bowling is played by rolling a ball along a bowling lane towards a set of ten pins, with the objective of knocking down as many pins as possible to score the most points. Bowling lanes are constructed under tight requirements to maintain their uniformity among all lanes. There are four parts to…

Healthy Weight Loss Diet Plan

Keeping Your Weight Loss Permanent Losing weight is a sometimes daunting task but when successful it is a cause for great pride. Keeping the weight off is also a hard job but with some key guidelines to help it is possible to keep the weight off and enjoy yourself at the same time. How You…

Wide Area Network (WAN)

Types and Characteristics of WANs What is a WAN? There are two prevailing definitions of a Wide Area Network (WAN). The book definition of a WAN is a network that spans large geographical locations, usually to interconnect multiple Local Area Networks (LANs). The practical definition of a WAN is a network that traverses a public…