Fitness & Dieting

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  • booksreddit.com:Leisureguy's Guide to Gourmet Shaving - Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    Leisureguy’s Guide to Gourmet Shaving – Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

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    The sixth edition of the complete beginner’s guide to traditional wetshaving—brush, shaving cream or soap, and safety razor with double-edged blade—is a major update of the previous edition: a third larger, with a new chapter, new sections, and covers aspects of shaving such as DIY products and guidelines on collecting that were not in the previous editions. Reviews of new razors and other shaving products are included, and the appendix now includes well over 100 on-line vendors as well a…


  • booksreddit.com:Leisureguy's Guide to Gourmet Shaving - Fifth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    Leisureguy’s Guide to Gourmet Shaving – Fifth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

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    The fifth edition of the complete beginner’s guide to traditional wetshaving—brush, shaving cream or soap, and safety razor with double-edged blade. Traditional shaving is enjoyable and thrifty: double-edged blades are as low as 9¢ each vs. as much as $3.50 for a single disposable multiblade cartridge. The recommended razor, one of the Edwin Jagger DE8x series (or the Mühle equivalents), will last a lifetime and has a recently designed head that provides a comfortable shave. The multiblad…


  • booksreddit.com:The Globalization of Addiction: A Study in Poverty of the Spirit

    The Globalization of Addiction: A Study in Poverty of the Spirit

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    ‘The Globalization of Addiction’ presents a radical rethink about the nature of addiction. Scientific medicine has failed when it comes to addiction. There are no reliable methods to cure it, prevent it, or take the pain out of it. There is no durable consensus on what addiction is, what causes it, or what should be done about it. Meanwhile, it continues to increase around the world. This book argues that the cause of this failure to control addiction is that the conventional wisdom of the 19…


  • booksreddit.com:Leisureguy's Guide to Gourmet Shaving - Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    Leisureguy’s Guide to Gourmet Shaving – Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    3511

    The sixth edition of the complete beginner’s guide to traditional wetshaving—brush, shaving cream or soap, and safety razor with double-edged blade—is a major update of the previous edition: a third larger, with a new chapter, new sections, and covers aspects of shaving such as DIY products and guidelines on collecting that were not in the previous editions. Reviews of new razors and other shaving products are included, and the appendix now includes well over 100 on-line vendors as well a…


  • booksreddit.com:The Cleanest Race: How North Koreans See Themselves and Why It Matters

    The Cleanest Race: How North Koreans See Themselves and Why It Matters

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    Understanding North Korea through its propaganda: A newly revised and updated edition that includes a consideration of Kim Jung Il’s successor, Kim Jong-Un What do the North Koreans really believe? How do they see themselves and the world around them? Here B.R. Myers, a North Korea analyst and a contributing editor of The Atlantic, presents the first full-length study of the North Korean worldview. Drawing on extensive research into the regime’s domestic propaganda, including films, rom…


  • booksreddit.com:Starting Strength

    Starting Strength (2014)

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    Starting Strength has been called the best and most useful of fitness books. The second edition, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, has sold over 80,000 copies in a competitive global market for fitness education. Along with Practical Programming for Strength Training 2nd Edition, they form a simple, logical, and practical approach to strength training. Now, after four more years of testing and adjustment with thousands of athletes in seminars all over the country, this third edition …


  • booksreddit.com:A Headache in the Pelvis

    A Headache in the Pelvis, a New, Revised, Expanded and Updated 6th Edition: A New Understanding a…

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    This groundbreaking book describes the Wise-Anderson Protocol for muscle-related pelvic pain in men and women, a new and revolutionary treatment developed at Stanford University. The Wise-Anderson Protocol involves the treatment of muscle-related pelvic pain and dysfunction, variously diagnosed as prostatitis, chronic pelvic pain syndrome, pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic floor myalgia, interstitial cystitis, urethral syndrome, levator ani syndrome, among other related diagnoses affecting som…


  • booksreddit.com:The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

    The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

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    A provocative history of violence—from the New York Times bestselling author of The Stuff of Thought and The Blank SlateBelieve it or not, today we may be living in the most peaceful moment in our species’ existence. In his gripping and controversial new work, New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker shows that despite the ceaseless news about war, crime, and terrorism, violence has actually been in decline over long stretches of history. Exploding myths about humankind’s inherent viol…


  • booksreddit.com:Starting Strength:  Basic Barbell Training

    Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition (Best of 2012)

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    Starting Strength has been called the best and most useful of fitness books. The second edition, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, sold over 80,000 copies in a competitive global market for fitness education. Along with Practical Programming for Strength Training 2nd Edition, they form a simple, logical, and practical approach to strength training. Now, after six more years of testing and adjustment with thousands of athletes in seminars all over the country, the updated third editio…


  • booksreddit.com:Leisureguy's Guide to Gourmet Shaving - Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    Leisureguy’s Guide to Gourmet Shaving – Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    2012

    The sixth edition of the complete beginner’s guide to traditional wetshaving—brush, shaving cream or soap, and safety razor with double-edged blade—is a major update of the previous edition: a third larger, with a new chapter, new sections, and covers aspects of shaving such as DIY products and guidelines on collecting that were not in the previous editions. Reviews of new razors and other shaving products are included, and the appendix now includes well over 100 on-line vendors as well a…


  • booksreddit.com:98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive

    98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive

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    Cody Lundin, director of the Aboriginal Living Skills School in Prescott, Arizona, shares his own brand of wilderness wisdom in this highly anticipated new book on commonsense, modern survival skills for the backcountry, the backyard, or the highway. This is the ultimate book on how to stay alive-based on the principle of keeping the body’s core temperature at a lively 98.6 degrees. In his entertaining and informative style, Cody stresses that a human can live without food for weeks and …


  • booksreddit.com:Leisureguy's Guide to Gourmet Shaving - Fifth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    Leisureguy’s Guide to Gourmet Shaving – Fifth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    1705

    The fifth edition of the complete beginner’s guide to traditional wetshaving—brush, shaving cream or soap, and safety razor with double-edged blade. Traditional shaving is enjoyable and thrifty: double-edged blades are as low as 9¢ each vs. as much as $3.50 for a single disposable multiblade cartridge. The recommended razor, one of the Edwin Jagger DE8x series (or the Mühle equivalents), will last a lifetime and has a recently designed head that provides a comfortable shave. The multiblad…


  • booksreddit.com:Tearoom Trade: Impersonal sex in public places (Observations)

    Tearoom Trade: Impersonal sex in public places (Observations)

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    From the time of its first publication, Tearoom Trade engendered controversy. It was also accorded an unusual amount of praise for a first book on a marginal, intentionally self-effacing population by a previously unknown sociologist. The book was quickly recognized as an important, imaginative, and useful contribution to our understanding of “deviant” sexual activity. Describing impersonal, anonymous sexual encounters in public restrooms—”tearooms” in the argot—the book explored the behavior…


  • booksreddit.com:Curly Girl: The Handbook

    Curly Girl: The Handbook

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    Black women of Reddit, can you help me with my niece’s hair?
    The Curly Girl manifesto is back, now completely revised, updated, and expanded by more than a third with all-new material. Created by curly hair evangelist Lorraine Massey—the go-to curl expert featured in Allure, InStyle, Lucky, Seventeen, and The New York Times; owner of the Devachan salons in New York; and creator of a multimillion-dollar line of all-natural Devachan products—Curly Girl is the surprising bible for the 65 percent of women with naturally curly or wavy hair and a desire to c…


  • booksreddit.com:On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society

    On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society

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    The good news is that most soldiers are loath to kill. But armies have developed sophisticated ways of overcoming this instinctive aversion. And contemporary civilian society, particularly the media, replicates the army’s conditioning techniques, and, according to Lt. Col. Dave Grossman’s thesis, is responsible for our rising rate of murder among the young.Upon its initial publication, ON KILLING was hailed as a landmark study of the techniques the military uses to overcome the powerful reluc…


  • booksreddit.com:Supermen: Building Maximum Muscle for a Lifetime

    Supermen: Building Maximum Muscle for a Lifetime

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    This book presents a weightlifting system for intermediate to advanced weight trainers that maximizes the muscular development of an individual, while creating a complete, balanced and symmetrical physique. This book will save you years of trial-and-error in the gym and provide you with decades of weight training insights. It’s a book for the rest of us-those with average genetics, strong minds and stronger hearts. More significantly, it represents a long-term plan for lifting weights wise…


  • booksreddit.com:The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

    The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

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    We’ve all asked, “What is the world coming to?” But we seldom ask, “How bad was the world in the past?” In this startling new book, the bestselling cognitive scientist Steven Pinker shows that the world of the past was much worse. In fact, we may be living in the most peaceable era yet.Evidence of a bloody history has always been around us: the genocides in the Old Testament and crucifixions in the New; the gory mutilations in Shakespeare and Grimm; the British monarchs who beheaded their rel…


  • booksreddit.com:The New Rules of Lifting for Women: Lift Like a Man

    The New Rules of Lifting for Women: Lift Like a Man, Look Like a Goddess

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    In The New Rules of Lifting for Women, authors Lou Schuler, Cassandra Forsythe and Alwyn Cosgrove present a comprehensive strength, conditioning and nutrition plan destined to revolutionize the way women work out. All the latest studies prove that strength training, not aerobics, provides the key to losing fat and building a fit, strong body. This book refutes the misconception that women will “bulk up” if they lift heavy weights. Nonsense! It’s tough enough for men to pack on muscle, and…


  • booksreddit.com:Starting Strength:  Basic Barbell Training

    Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition (2015)

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    Starting Strength has been called the best and most useful of fitness books. The second edition, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, sold over 80,000 copies in a competitive global market for fitness education. Along with Practical Programming for Strength Training 2nd Edition, they form a simple, logical, and practical approach to strength training. Now, after six more years of testing and adjustment with thousands of athletes in seminars all over the country, the updated third editio…


  • booksreddit.com:Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds

    Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference

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    ELI5: Why is female handwriting generally distinguishable from male handwriting?
    “[Fine’s] sharp tongue is tempered with humor. . . . Read this book and see how complex and fascinating the whole issue is.”―The New York Times It’s the twenty-first century, and although we tried to rear unisex children―boys who play with dolls and girls who like trucks―we failed. Even though the glass ceiling is cracked, most women stay comfortably beneath it. And everywhere we hear about vitally important “hardwired” differences between male and female brains. The neuroscience that we read…