Sailing Rope Tips – How to Heave a Line With Pinpoint Accuracy!

How many times have you needed to heave a line a long distance to a dock or to another boat? How far could you heave a line to a person in the water? Make this sailing rope skill one of your top priorities on your small cruising boat. Follow these five easy steps for super accuracy… 1. Make the coil Use small diameter nylon or dacron line. If you are going to pass a heavy dock line, attach the smaller line to the eye of the docking line. Coil 100…

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The Importance of Vertical Jump Training in Basketball

As a basketball player it is important for you to jump high. Nobody is going to argue about that. Everybody who is physically healthy is able to jump, but to stand out from the rest of the world basketball players have to jump higher. Especially if they play in a team and have just the slightest ambition to perform well. So therefore it is important to focus on your vertical jump training. Those athletes whose vertical jump is good tend to be better in their whole performance, not only at…

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Does Masturbation Increase Penis Size?

It is a known fact that any adult man masturbates. As a matter of fact, very often one comes across some article that states that masturbation is good for health. Records indicate that most men masturbate at least once in a week. Of course, the frequency varies from one person to another. Some people are embarrassed about it while others are not. It is a basic thing that we have to do and it is a completely natural process. It helps to relieve stress and to relax. But what a…

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How to Increase Muscle Weight Without Overeating

Usually people with low weight to height ratio are considered underweight and unhealthy. For those who are underweight and skinny, they always indulged in various ways to put an extra pound to their body weight to make themselves look healthy. Such people may be underweight because of a number of factors like inherit, lack of appetite, low food intake than daily calorie requirement, low digestive efficiency etc. Some people find it very troublesome to gain weight. They follow various ways like overeating which led them into trouble with no results…

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Three Ways to Increase Property Values

Real estate investors live and die by their ability to add value. With no added value, there are no profits. This is true with any business, but what makes real estate such a great business and a great investment, is the number of ways you can add value and cash in on big profits. Here are three ways you can add value to your properties. Upgrades and Repairs: OK, this is the obvious one and is the reason fix and flippers can make money. Some repairs add a lot more…

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Ben Wallace Block Or How To Increase Vertical Jump

Did you see Ben Wallace’s monster block on Randy Foye? How about his huge block on Shaq in the 2005 NBA Playoffs? If there is one thing Big Ben is good at besides rebounding, its shot blocking. “I wanted to pass like Magic, jump like Mike, shoot like Bird, and cover the ball like Zeke. But none of that worked out. So I decided to play defense and rebound.”- Ben Wallace In his prime, the center/ forward averaged more than 15 rebounds and 3 blocks in 39 minutes per game…

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How to Increase a Soccer Player’s Speed in Just 7 Days!

For a soccer player to gain speed or get faster on the soccer field, learning these seven skills will help them develop blinding speed. Running faster is a skill that once learned will pay dividends for years to come. I have taught the following 7 skills for over the last 10 years to help soccer players get faster on the field. Practice these 7 skills every day and in one week you will be faster than you were a week ago. I hope you enjoy them and can use them…

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Growth Hormones Height Increase Supplements – Which One is Right For You?

Are you considering growth hormone supplements to increase your height? Growth hormones play a vital role in making you grow taller. Unfortunately, as we get older its production and release in our system gradually decrease. This is why most adults who want to increase their height prefer to undergo growth hormone therapy or take human growth hormone supplements. There are a wide range of height increase supplements in our market today. So the challenge is in choosing which one you are going to use that will help you achieve your…

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How to Avoid Medical Bankruptcy Using Portable Heart Devices?

The increasing regulatory pressures in the hospital system are set to increase the cost of health care delivery to patients. Traditional care models relied on manual techniques to observe patients with chronic disease. This process is not only expensive, but also inefficient with errors. In outpatient scenarios, the huge escalation in the incidence of long-term chronic conditions is placing an ever-greater burden on over-stretched resources. Patient care models today are ill-equipped to cope with the realities of tomorrows health demands. In times of recession, many are filling for bankruptcy. Medical…

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The Computer Is an Enemy to Your Body

Technology has been a great help to people. It helps us to organize ourselves and provides a second brain. By setting alarms and reminders, we can release constant thoughts of the when and where of many tasks. There is, however, a price that we pay for these advantages.  Let’s go ahead and look a common scenario. You have decided that you need to do some work at the computer. You need to start the computer, but you don’t want get out of the chair and squat down. You bend forward and twist down enough to reach…

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CPAT – Candidate Physical Aptitude Test

As an increasing number of Municipalities across Canada and the United States make the CPAT their official physical test as part of the firefighter hiring process, recruitment candidates should familiarize themselves with this test, as well as understand how a metabolic and strength conditioning program can properly prepare them for it. The CPAT began in 1997 as a result of what the IAFF (International Association of Fire Fighters) and IAFC (International Association of Fire Chiefs) viewed as a need to standardize the physical testing of candidates being hired into fire…

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Acupuncture Weight Loss? Plus 5 Step Weight Loss Plan

I remember back in my senior year of high school – my best friend since 5th grade was living in France. He wrote that they didn’t like Americans much. “They think we’re all fat,” he said. With his own skinny frame, of course, he confounded their belief. But, he added a funny, or perhaps ironic capstone to the issue. “I went to a store, and they were selling statues of these fat people, and, at the base of each one was written, ‘American.’” Obesity is not only an American problem.…

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5 Things People Lie About in Online Dating

Ah, yes … The internet really is a perfect place to pretend to be somebody you are not, especially in the online dating world. There are many online circumstances though, that self-misrepresentation is completely harmless. For instance, nobody would really care if your FarmVille avatar is slightly fairer than you are in real life, or if your Facebook profile says you love cooking when in fact, it's only your microwave that's doing all the hard work. But when it comes to online dating, where the main aim is to meet…

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Osteoporosis In Postmenopausal Women – An Outline

o Osteoporosis, or porous bone, is a disease characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue, leading to bone fragility and an increased susceptibility to fractures, especially of the hip, spinal and wrist, although any bone can be affected. Types of Osteoporosis o Primary Osteoporosis o Secondary Osteoporosis Primary Osteoporosis: 1) PMO – Postmenopausal Osteoporosis 2) Senile Osteoporosis (Age related) 3) Idiopathic Osteoporosis o We are in the midst of a global osteoporosis epidemic. 200 million people worldwide are suffering from this condition. o National Osteoporosis Foundation…

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Powerful and Proven Meditations For Enlightened Living Full of Love, Health, Bliss, and Success

“Meditation is the art of focusing your attention so completely on one thing that you lose consciousness of everything else around you. Although meditation often is associated with religious disciplines, modern researchers have found that it can be used apart from any religious or philosophical orientation to promote deep relaxation and mental stillness. What happens during meditation? University studies have shown that, among other things, heart rate, respiration, and blood pressure drop. Alpha brain waves-the brain waves associated with deep relaxation-increase in intensity and frequency. Blood lactate, a chemical associated…

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How to Design and Layout a Coffee Shop Or Espresso Bar

If you are planning to open an espresso bar/coffee shop, then developing an efficient store design and layout will be one of the most important factors in positioning your business for success. Speed of service is critical to the profitability of a coffee business. An efficient ergonomic store design will allow you to maximize your sales by serving as many customers as possible during peak business periods. Even though your business may be open 12 to 16 hours a day, in reality, 80% of your sales will probably occur during…

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How to Get a Bigger Penis Size – Gain 1 Inch in Less Than 6 Weeks!

Did you know it is possible for you to add an extra 1 inch in penile length and thickness in less than 6 weeks without having to use any dangerous method? If you are thinking of getting a bigger penis size, then I beg you to avoid the following methods: Vacuum Pumps: Asides from giving you stronger erections, these devices do more harm than good to you. Using pumps consistently would make you dependent on them to achieve an erection and they can result in damage of your erectile tissues.…

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Windows Media Video Compression Using Adobe Premiere Pro

I’ve written this tutorial for anyone who uses adobe premiere pro and wants to find out the best way to compress a video using “Windows Media Video”. I cover things like what bitrate to use with what resolution and frame rate as well as what a few of the different settings do and mean. Find out for yourself and take a read… (not you will need to copy and paste image url’s in to your browser) Getting to Adobe Media Encoder 1. Render all unrendered footage if you haven’t done…

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Global Warming, A Threat To Polar Bears

The concept of global warming envisages the warming of the atmospheric layer where the volume of the Carbon dioxide gas is tremendously increased. The state of growing up of Carbon-di-oxide exists due to shortage of plants and trees and green house effects. This global warming is a threat to the survival of polar bears of arctic regions. Polar bears are ferocious and killer animals but they have a vital role to keep the environment free from pollutions. And as such our environment remains healthy and upkeep due to survival of…

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Weight Loss Tips and Tricks For Effective Weight Loss

Everyone wants to look good today, especially the young. But more and more people today understand that looking good need not be healthy, and being healthy is more important than just looking good. Of course, the better deal would be to look good and healthy. Many would assume that you can just lose some weight or pockets of unwanted fats here and there in your body; and that constitutes weight loss to good health. But nothing is farther than the truth. To lose weight and keep healthy is to burn…

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Overview of Bangladesh Garment Industry

Agriculture, as the case in India, has been the backbone of economy and chief source of income for the people of Bangladesh, the country made of villages. Government wants to decrease poverty by getting highest productivity from agriculture and achieve self-reliance in food production. Apart from agriculture, the country is much concerned about the growth of export division. Bangladesh have accelerated and changed her exports substantially from time to time. After Bangladesh came into being, jute and tea were the most export-oriented industries. But with the continual perils of flood,…

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Outdoor Lighting Fixtures – How to Choose a Design That Enhances Your Home

Choosing outdoor lighting fixtures can seem like a difficult task with so many finishes, sizes and styles to choose from. Knowing how to distinguish the different design elements of your home may help you choose exterior lights that accentuate your home’s characteristics. Outdoor lighting serves two purposes; they beautify your home and landscape and provide heightened security and safety. Some are designed to be hidden from view and are meant to draw attention to the illuminated area and thus are very plain and functional in design. Others feature designer styling…

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Karl Sax Forsythia

Fall planting preludes your spring dreams. The Karl Sax forsythia is an early bloomer that sports deep yellow 2″ (Chinese bell) flowers with orange-marked centers that provide a golden glow to the entire plant and boldly announce the arrival of spring. This species of forsythia are named after Prof. Karl Sax (November 2, 1892 – October 8, 1973), an American botanist and geneticist. A report put out in 1960 by Harvard University states that in 1944, Prof. Karl Sax crossed the forsythia named ‘Arnold Giant’ with nearby diploids, including F.ovata…

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Suspension Tuning

The basic job of the suspension spring is to support the car and any associated loads. They also prevent brake dive, body roll, rear end squat on acceleration and generally provide an even ride. When it comes to tuning your suspension the choice is basically between lowering springs that reduce the ride height of your vehicle and performance springs that will optimise the handling of your vehicle. The suspension tuning option is down to you and your needs. Do you want your car to achieve admiring glances from onlookers when…

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Patterns For Plus Size Children

Plus size children and overweight children need patterns and clothing that fit THEIR “larger than average” measurements. Sadly, neither ready made clothing nor commercial patterns address the real issue of children’s measurements. After interviewing countless dozens of mothers, grandmothers, and sewing professionals who are trying to get clothing and patterns to fit plus size children properly, the stories all echo each other and the disappointment is the same for all. The same frustration was repeated to me by a friend who has a 9 year old daughter with a 36″…

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What You Need To Know About Diabetes

INTRODUCTION According to the World Health Organization, a few decades back diabetes was an uncommon disease, in both developed and developing countries. Today, the story is different. It is currently estimated that over 143million people worldwide are affected by the disease. This figure is ever increasing, by 2020 over 220million people are expected to be living with diabetes, if the current trend continues. In the United States alone, there are 18.2 million people (6.3% of the population) living with diabetes. While another 13million people have been diagnosed with diabetes. Unfortunately,…

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Common St John's Wort – Uncover The Healing Properties Of The Herb (Part 1)

Common St. John's wort is a perennial with a stem growing to a height of 60 centimeters. There are several chapters on the top of the herb. The blossoms are arranged in panicles shaped like a shield. They have 5 sepals, 5 yellow petals and a lot of stamens arranged in 3 clusters. The herb blooms in July and the beginning of August. The fruits are capsules. The tops contain at least 1.5 percent flavonoids, anthocyans, tannins, carotene, hypericins, essential oil, ascorbic acid, vitamin PP, choline and other biologically active…

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Computer Ergonomics 101

Screens: They're everywhere. Whether a laptop, desktop computer, GPS, video game, I-Pad, I-Pod, Tablet, or any other variation, technology has changed our lifestyles immensely. Along with this increasing trend comes many consequences, including neck pain, back pain, carpel tunnel syndrome, headaches, eye strain, and other symptoms with continued use. Changes to your existing computer station can make a huge difference in your overall life. Screen Usage Background: In a 2010 study by the New York Times, "adults are exposed to screens – TVs, cell phones, (computers), even GPS devices for…

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Marine Corps Combat Fitness Test

In the Fleet Marine Force, the Marine Corps Combat Fitness Test is administered during the second half of the annual year. All Marines are required to take the CFT between July 1 – December 31 each year, unless otherwise excused due to a medical condition that places the Marine on light duty or limited duty. The CFT consists of three events: Maneuver Under Fire (MUF), Ammo Lifts (AL), and Movement to Contact (MTC). Movement to Contact is an 880 yard run while wearing cammie trousers, blouse, and boots. The objective…

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Purchasing Guide to Pop Up Gazebos

If you are reading this, I think we can take it for granted that you have an interest in pop up gazebos and that you are probably thinking about investing in one. In recent years there has been an explosion in companies offering pop up gazebos. I speak to a broad spectrum of people who come to us looking to purchase a pop up gazebo. They generally all have one thing in common – confusion. This is an unfortunate side effect of the way our competitors and ourselves push our…

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