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by Virgil Starkwell
Sun Sep 16, 2012 1:42 am
Forum: ExRx lounge
Topic: Gun Control
Replies: 256
Views: 108895

Re: Gun Control

There are people who like to shoot for fun, Matt, and I'm one of them; however, it's no so cheap. I have a special discount and it costs me NIS 100 (currently $25) to shoot 50 rounds at the range. They know me there and their English is pretty good. When I walk in, they always say, "You here to shoo...
by Virgil Starkwell
Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: ExRx lounge
Topic: Gun Control
Replies: 256
Views: 108895

Re: Gun Control

A revolver can be fully loaded but not cocked. Assault rifles are usually owned by guys who served in the military (and still do as a reservist) and serve as a volunteer guard for small towns. This basically means that they usually have their rifles on them and if need be, they'd use them. So they a...
by Virgil Starkwell
Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Single-arm tricep exercises
Replies: 1
Views: 1961

Re: Single-arm tricep exercises

This is not unusual. You're right that single arm dumbbell exercises will help bridge the gap. Dumbbell kickbacks are a great exercise and harder than one would think, requiring relatively low weight. You're right to start with the right and to limit the left to what the right has done. Eventually, ...
by Virgil Starkwell
Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: ExRx lounge
Topic: learning Spanish and starting a new life in Spain
Replies: 26
Views: 27785

Re: learning Spanish and starting a new life in Spain

As an American who moved to Israel 7 years ago, I have to agree with everything Jungledoc has said. There's also a tendency to view the local culture as inferior to your own. Watch out for that because objectively speaking, you may actually be correct (e.g. public nose-picking) but it's better to be...
by Virgil Starkwell
Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: ExRx lounge
Topic: Gun Control
Replies: 256
Views: 108895

Re: Gun Control

I live in both the U.S. and Israel and own a gun in Israel. I looked into owning a gun in Pennsylvania but haven't gotten one yet for a variety of reasons. The varying rules in various states make for a very confusing situation in the U.S. In Israel, it's simple and there are very few gun problems. ...
by Virgil Starkwell
Sat Sep 08, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: lat pull bars - how much difference do they make?
Replies: 14
Views: 5813

Re: lat pull bars - how much difference do they make?

Lifting straps can help with maintaining a grip.