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Thursday, December 23, 2004

Three Nuggets from Men's Health

In the latest edition of the classic magazine.

**For the married men Nicole Beland helps you out:

Q: Now that I wear a wedding ring, women in bars hit on me more than ever. Why?

A. Are you sure they're hitting on you? When women are in a good mood (a.k.a. tipsy), we get chatty and full of smiles. Sounds like flirting, I know. We often feel more comfortable being friendly with an attractive married guy than with a single one, because the married guy is less likely to do anything about it. So we feel safe, I'm sorry to say that those flirty women probably don't want to sleep with you, but you can rest assured that they find you attractive.

Blogger's Note: This is proof that many married men are still on the prowl. And maybe I should buy cheap wedding band before night at the clubs.


**In case you're working out and having problems, listen to Mark Verstegen:

Q: I lift all the time, but I feel as if I'm actually getting smaller and weaker with every workout. What's up?

A: Take a look at your training plan. Do you even have one? Your body needs new stimuli to encourage adaptation, so make sure there's a variety in your workouts. Avoid performing the same workout more than six times without changing something -- sets, repetitions, grips, or the exercises themselves. Try challenging yourself with more weight or adding an extra set. Finally, don't neglect your diet and nutrition. Including pre- and postworkout supplements can be the key to greater size and strength.


**And finally Jimmy the Bartender tells you not to date women with cats:

Q: I'm moving in with my fiancee. How can I tell her that her cat isn't invited? (Blogger note: Real subtle pal)

A: This isn't Burger King and you can't pick and choose what you want to come along with your girlfriend. When you agreed to move in with her, you agreed to accept her hair on your brush, her viewpoints on your microwaving technique, and, yeah, even her furry friend. If you tell her that her kitty isn't welcome, you'd better hope your girlfriend is the one who's declawed.

Blogger note: Really...don't date women with cats. The cat is FAR more important than you will ever be.

And a few extra notes:

-- If you need a fried, fast-food fix choose the Colonel's Original Recipe sandwich (no sauce) over Chick-Fil-A's original chicken sandwich. Apparently the Colonel has 90 less calories, an extra gram of protein, 17 less grams of carbs and 1/3 less sodium

-- If you like Old Spice cologne...you're a sad MF...However, the magazine suggests an upgrade to Kenneth Cole's Reaction ($55). It's cool, contemporary, and upbeat.

-- If you must, eat a slice of bacon over a sausage link for breakfast. The bacon is half the calories and half the fat per slice.

Enjoy

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