Growing up I was taught to abide by the golden rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. It’s a nice thought, but it often fails to describe how the world actually works. In fact, the golden rule, in practice, may work exactly the opposite of they we think it should.
A man needs a good watch, both for its functionality and to complete his wardrobe, but most of us can’t justify spending what is for most a down payment on a car or house for a horological investment. For most the utmost concern is maximizing how much watch you can get the money. And there’s… Read More Budget Time: The Best Watches Under $250
As the owner of a robust garage gym I don’t spend a ton of time thinking about gyms and their members. That is, until I heard an absolutely fascinating episode of the Planet Money podcast on NPR now (or subscribe via iTunes) about the tactics that low-cost gyms use to make a fortune on $10… Read More How Gyms Make Money By Setting You Up To Fail
It’s no secret that I have a bit of a love hate relationship with American Football, lean more hate for the NFL and more love for the actual sport. It’s primal, it’s war on grass, it’s exciting, it’s a tax haven for rich assholes who trick cities and states into funding their stadiums, and it’s… Read More On American Football
Vince Gironda didn’t earn the name the Iron Guru without reason. He knew his shit when it came to purposefully moving iron.
It’s finally upon us, Star Wars The Force Awakens opens at the end of the week after a very long wait. Before you run out and see the new film, like me, you might want to re-watch the series to get prepped. Unfortunately, unless you have a VHS player that still works and access to… Read More The Best Way to Catch Up on All the Star Wars Movies Before The Force Awakens
Serial is one among many great podcasts that keep me from going slowly insane during my daily commute. If you enjoyed season one, you’ll be happy to hear that more heavy material is ready for listening. The acclaimed investigative podcast released the first episode of its second season today, which means we’ll all have plenty… Read More Serial Season 2 Is Here
Keeping your shoulders back and down is not only the best way to improve your posture, doing so keeps your body and shoulders in a structurally sound position to move big weight in movements like bent rows, bench presses and overhead presses. The simple drill above will help teach you greater awareness of your shoulder… Read More Raise Shoulder Awareness With This Simple Move
It may seem a bit shameless to provide you all with a list of the stuff I personally want for the holidays, but I think I can get over that as will you. There’s some truly great stuff out there this season and I think just about anyone will find a thing or two on… Read More What ZipRage Wants For The Holidays
Dietary supplements are difficult, no basically impossible, for the FDA to regulate because they aren’t classified as drugs. You could quite literally fill some gel caps with flour, drop them on the market as creatine caps and make money hand over fist if you get some athletes on Instagram pushing your crap.