Weight Room Jargon 101

It's hard enough getting technique right in the gym! It helps to know your weight room terminology to ask for help and generally to enhance your gym experience. I'll go through some terms you will most likely encounter on a daily basis in the gym Let's get started! CARDIO- This stands for cardiovascular training /…

Breakfast Ideas For Kids

Kids need to eat a delightful breakfast to be healthy and strong. Check this out: 1. Cereals Cereals can be eaten with milk or chocolate soup on the cereal. Kids love Coco crunch, Kelloggs in various flavors like Frosties, and Cornflakes, among others. You can still add sugar if you want. Cereals can be eaten…

The Nuts and Bolts of the Screw

In previous articles we’ve discussed types and grades of stainless steel and special alloys such as A286, Inconel, Monel, MP35N, Invar 36, and others. However, it’s only when these materials get made into useful products that their value becomes evident. The lynch pin of products is that of the fastener, for without fasteners everything would…

How To Reset Your File Opening Defaults

When it comes to playing your music files, or opening a document, there are many computer programs to choose from. Some computer programs work better than others, and over time it is easy to come to depend upon a computer program to open your favorite files. Many people have a particular program they like to…

The Lean Diet Anyone Can Follow!

When dieting for a contest or photo shoot I always try to construct my contest diet in a "I can live with this diet" type plan. Between work, kids, training, and juggling all the other personal responsibilities I may have in life, a complicated diet makes the task that much harder to accomplish. It always…

What is a Bridge Rectifier and What Does it Do?

A bridge rectifier is a device used to transform alternating current (AC) into direct current (DC). Additionally, a bridge rectifier is used in model railroads to provide the correct direct current to run the motors and other accessories. Placed in the decoder, the bridge rectifier has many functions. Let's describe the functions of a bridge…

Terence Fisher and Hammer Horror

Terence Fisher (23 February 1904 – 18 June 1980) was a British director and a prominent name in the English gothic cinema. He is most remembered for his work with Hammer films, where he presented gothic horror in full lurid colour. The sexual overtones and explicit horror in his films, whilst pretty tame compared to…