Why Strength Training Will Help You Avoid Rejection & Give You More Freedom

In this post, I’m going to explain why strength training is one of the smartest ways to improve your body image and why it will help you avoid rejection and give you more freedom.

Why strength training will help you avoid rejection

No one likes being rejected. Think back to when you were at school and you didn’t get picked for something because people didn’t think you were good enough, or you got dumped by a girl because she fancied someone else. Makes you feel like cr*p, doesn’t it?

The same thing applies when you’re an adult. No one wants to be turned down for a job or rejected by a girl, it just plain sucks and makes you feel like when you were a kid all over again. Unfortunately, you can’t guarantee never to be rejected again but you can reduce the chances of it happening.

When it comes to rejection, your body image plays an important role. Girls like guys with good bodies, clear skin and great hair for example; it’s only natural. The same applies to a job interview. Employers prefer you to look healthy and well presented because, whether you like it or not, it influences their perception of who you are.

But why does strength training help you avoid rejection?

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4 Steps to your Best Home Workout

If you’ve chosen to complete a workout without weights out of the gym and possibly in the comfort of your own home we applaud you and offer some tip to make your workout that much more effective and efficient. Below are 4 steps to making your home weight free workout the best that it can be!

1.Pick and Choose your Time

This is the first step and by far one of the most important. Sit down with your calendar, pick the time of say you’ll be exercises, how many days a week and how many times a months. Be realistic and leave time for some rest, but also be prepared to push yourself a bit. By setting up and cementing when and for how long you’re going to be doing your workout without weights, you’ll be able to stay more consistent and making your workout a priority!

2.Pick and Choose your Routine

You’ve made time for your workout, now it’s time to choose one. We’ve got some ideas on the website, but there’s also some great bodyweight resources on the DragonDoor website that can help you pick out your perfect routine. If you’re looking for free resources, check out the free resources at the BodyWeightCulture site. Make sure you’re workout is suited to you.

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Balancing your Workout without Weights; Cardio, Stretching and Lifting

A workout without weights is a rather broad definition. It can range anywhere from sprints to push ups or yoga to burpees. Today we’d like to share the value of using balance in your weight free workouts in order to achieve your ultimate physique.

We’ve found that doing only one type of exercise leads to injury and limited capabilities in one or more areas of a person’s life. Being extremely muscular yet unable to run or even walk correctly is hazard, the same as being overly skinny and incapable of lifting a load over one’s own head. The people who look and appear the most fit are generally well balanced individuals strong enough to run, lift and bend to survive any challenge that is thrown at them. This is what we aim to achieve with a weight free workout.

So how does one go about covering all facets of a healthy and in shape person? The most effective methods are to include a balance of different types of training as well as to change the exercise style up every now and then. A workout without weights also gets participants to use their core muscles thus strengthening all other areas in their body.

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Preparing for The GED: Learning Isn’t Doing – I Must Take Action

There are aspects of my work life that I find very easy and pleasant, and others where I’m conscious I have some real weaknesses. One of my greatest failings is that I enjoy learning about a new subject — a new internet marketing technique for instance — much more than I enjoy getting down to work.

I can read and read for hours about GED exam, my hobby is to take GED practice tests, I regularly watch GED prep videos. I’ve become quite an expert on many of these subjects, although I’ve no  courage to take a test. and I’ve done nothing to move forward this direction.

I’m not sure exactly why I find it so hard to take action. I don’t think the pop-psych generalities are necessarily accurate in my case … I’m certainly not afraid of success, nor do I believe that I’m incapable of achieving good work.


Part of the problem, I believe, is that I like to fully understand something before I start working on it. I’m one of the mythical customers who actually reads the manual … I’ve never been willing to just jump in, get to work, and learn new software as I go. At least, not in a situation where the results actually matter; if I’m investing time and resources in order to have a better life, I don’t want to get things wrong. Recently I found this website that about free GED classes and has plenty of free online prep. I joined the newsletter, it’s a truly awesome confidence boost.

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How to Start Using a Workout without Weights

If you’ve gotten into a workout rut it’s time for a change. Doing the same exercise for each muscle group or going on the same run each day will start to have less of an impact on your health because your body becomes used to the exercise and thus expends less energy completing the movement. If you’ve ever reached this point, often if you’ve become noticeably bored with your routine, it can help to add some bodyweight exercises and start create a workout without weights.

Even if you’re just starting it’s easy to start working boot camp exercises or other elements of a weight free workout into your day. If you’re used to lifting weights for your chest or back, try switching one of the exercises with pull ups (or assisted pull ups) or adding in push ups instead of bench press. Push ups are great because they have infinite variations like clapping push ups, incline/decline pushups (use a block), slow push ups etc.

You’ll find adding in these exercises will not only make your workout more challenging but also workout other muscles in your body less commonly worked doing weighted exercises like your core. If you’re big into cardio try switching up your training style, running intervals instead of long distance, going up and down hills or varying up the type of cardio between biking, running or rowing.

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An Introduction to a Workout without Weights

The word workout has many different meanings to different people. Lifting dumbbells, going for a run or even just getting off the coach can all be considered strenuous activity depending on the individual. Here on this site we are dedicated to bringing you the most relevant and top notch information and products related to a workout without weights.

A weight free workout is what we consider the epitome of real training. The ability to perform at your peak and work with your body to reach your ultimate potential is what we are striving for. Many people discover a workout without weights a great alternative to monotonous and repetitive isolated exercises and in turn develop fit and balanced bodies. We want to bring you the very best in order to help you generate momentum in your life and conquer your fitness goals.

We’ll also be analyzing some of the core and fundamental exercises of a weight free workout, including some traditional boot camp exercises like the pull up or push up. Even if you’re looking for a beginner’s workout, we’ll be able to show you the very basics and how to get started. If you consider yourself more advanced, we’ll be able to help you reach your next level and really master your own physique.

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GED Practice Tests. Love it, and Make it Great.

I have to come to terms with the necessity of being an active GED practice test taker. Writing about my experiences has just never been a priority for me. The word ‘test taker’ has attained a certain sickening connotation in my mind; hearing it instantly conjures the image of a whining teenager complaining or gloating about some minor event that bears absolutely no relevance or interest to whoever is unlucky enough to read about it.

But I have to ask myself: Do I refuse to take regularly tests because of my level of disdain for that type of ego-tripping nonsense? Or am I afraid that in the effort of trying to attain a deeper-level of thought that I will incidentally prove that I am in fact nothing more than that which I so loathe?

I gotta say… both. It must be. You know I left a high school log time ago and now I’m trying to pass my GED so I can feel accomplished and get on with my life already without that nagging voice telling me I never finished school. However, I found a good website with free online prep and free GED classes and I am using this site and it is good enough for me. I have made a commitment to do at least 3 lessons of each subject a day.

I know that I am capable of both irritating whining as well as intelligent ideas. However, there is another key component the lack of which acts as my true barrier. Confidence. Confidence that I will be able to discern between a well-written, comprehensive and interesting thesis; and confidence to not care when I am sometimes unable to restrict my writing to something meaningful to others.


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Lose Weight Fast and Effectively!


The folks over at Prevention Magazine (and every other weight loss product marketer) have apparently discovered the magic pill for fast, permanent, effective proven weight loss success. AND! The best part? It’s free!!! No, really…..
Excuse the misleading sales pitch but hey – I had to get you to read this blog post! I’ve done the same thing too many diet plan marketers do!
One of the reasons I struggled with weight loss had to do with the fact that I expected a quicker rate of loss than I was getting. The media bombards us with messages suggesting that weight loss can be fast and easy. Why? Because we are all basically impatient – especially in terms of weight loss. They know that’s what we want and will jump at the chance to have that without even thinking about it!
When I wanted a faster rate of weight loss I ate less – because hey, “Eat less, exercise more” is common knowledge. Is this “common knowledge” correct? Effective? Maybe yes, maybe no. First I’d need to know how many calories you were consuming, how much exercise you do, and how many calories your body requires to maintain its current weight at that activity level.

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We need more time for …Everything

Need more time? You could invest hours into research with Jules Verne, see if he whispers in your ear the secrets of time travel. Or Potter? With his time turner and the ability to disapparate.

Or maybe sleep is the answer? You get up earlier, stay awake later, work into the night while your wee ones sleep? Creep silently up the stairs and slip into bed, being carefully not to wake him with your cold feet. What time did you come to bed, he’ll ask next morning. Ummm, can’t remember. 12ish? ‘Ish’ is a great fudger of the truth. It gives space to stretch the time, just a little.

And thanks to the wonders of 24 hour television, maybe it can babysit our kids while we work. Free sitters are always good right?

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How to Donate Money in a Healthy Way


A new University of Copenhagen study reveals that people who are deprived of donating substantial sums of money suffer from various afflictions ranging from sleep disorder and frequent episodes of severe depression to kidney stones.

“The study showed test subjects had diminished cognitive abilities during the donation-free period”, said Uschi Znamenak, lead study author. The overall functionality of the body-mind system is decreased by at least 25%.

“This is the first time anyone in the world has quantified the effects of donating deprivation,” said Znamenak’s assistant, Soeren Krakengaard. “The most evident example is the test group 2. Before the test itself, we subconsciously questioned them to confirm that they hadn’t been donating for at least 5 years. Subconsciously – which is the key term here – they were exposed to seeing various subliminal advertisements, web pages and alike offering the relieving opportunity to send money away. However, the direct connection to the subject of the charity was at least confusing, not to say distressing.”

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