How To Build A Body Like Ryan Reynolds

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I am not really interested whether Ryan Reynolds is still dating Alanis Morissette or Scarlett Johansson. The reason I wrote about him is his solid body shape. Ryan Reynolds transformed his body when he was preparing for his role of Van Wilder Hannibal King in Blade Trinity. Rumor said he did not only gain 20 pounds of muscles, but also reduced his body fat percentage from 11% to 3%. Whether the body fat percentage was really 3%, which many doubted so, the point is to look at his workout regimen as well as his diet plan and learn something out from his transformation success.  If you wonder how tall Ryan Reynolds is, he stands at 6 feet 2, about 188 cm.
Reynolds trained under the guidance from Darren Chapman. Many dropped their jaws after seeing Reynolds’ solid body shape on the big screen. Read on to learn his secret behind this successful change which took about 5 months.
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Before the transformation
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After 5 months of workout and successful diet plan

Ryan Reynold’s Diet Plan
1) Eat More Smaller Meals
As Reynold had to gain mass, instead of eating three big meals every day, he ate more than 6 smaller portion every 2 to 3 hours. By doing this, he was feeding his body with just enough food and not storing fat.


2) Prepare Home Cooked Food
Reynolds cooked himself and he prepared the food in advance. For example, he would make Irish steel-cut oatmeal and froze it.


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3) No more Carbs after 8 PM
He ate much carbohydrates after his workout, but never after 8 PM


4) Take Supplement
Reynolds took creatine, L-glutamine, conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), whey, and multivitamin.


5) Diet Menu
  • Breakfast: 1/2 cup of egg whites, 1 cup of sugarless oatmeal, some “good” fat like a spoon of almond butter or slice of avocado.
  • Midmorning snack: protein bar
  • Lunch: albacore tuna wrap or chicken and salad
  • Mid-afternoon snack: protein bar, protein shake (whey and water) or apple and almonds
  • Dinner: broiled fish or chicken, brown rice, vegetables, and salad
  • Evening Snack: protein shake
So, as you see, lots of protein, and plenty of carbs, too.
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Ryan Reynolds’ Workout Plan
1) Do Abs Exercise First
This guy has great 6-pack. Rumor said that he did an abs implants.


Really? Not true.
Contrary to common practice, Reynolds did his ab exercise first before he lifted the iron. He found that it was more helpful in getting himself motivated.  Damn, he did between 500 and 1000 sit-ups.  Reynolds confessed that lower abs are the hardest muscle to develop. What he did was to use exercise ball between his legs and then lifted the ball up and down, using his abs to anchor himself.  The other abs exercise he did is to put a 15 pound dumb-bell between his feet, and did leg raises while lying on the ground.
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2) Lift Heavy Weight To Bulk Up
He lifted heavy weight to build the mass. Therefore, it is the typical 8 to 12 repetitions per set.


3) Six days Weekly and One Muscle One Day
He trained six days a week and he dedicated a day for only one muscle. So, he has one day for chest, back, shoulder, leg and arms.


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After the movie, Reynolds no longer worked out that hard to maintain his physique. He lost about 10 pounds out from the twenty pounds he has gained. However, he still works out four to five times a week. Below is his shirtless photo showing has has slimmed down considerably from the build he had inBlade Trinity and Amityville Horror. However, he is still lean with good set of abs.  In year 2009, once he secured the lead role in Green Lantern, he started working hard again.
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Ryan Reynolds in Green Lantern.  He has managed to rebuild his body for the superhero role as we can see his good body shape again.
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By the way, Ryan Reynolds plays the role of Deadpool in X-Men Origin: Wolverine which Hugh Jackman is the co-star.
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Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively

52 Totally Feasible Ways To Organize Your Entire Home

1. Use a Rail in Your Sink Cabinet for Cleaning Products

Use a Rail in Your Sink Cabinet for Cleaning Products

Use a Magnetic Rack to Store Knives

Use a Magnetic Rack to Store Knives

2. Use Tension Curtain Rods as a Divider for Cupboards

Use Tension Curtain Rods as a Divider for Cupboards

3. Store Foil, Saran Wrap, and Wax Paper Rolls Inside of a Magazine Rack

Store Foil, Saran Wrap, and Wax Paper Rolls Inside of a Magazine Rack

4. Use a Magazine Rack to Store Pot Lids

Use a Magazine Rack to Store Pot Lids

Short curtain rods work, too.

5. Hang Pots and Pans on the Ceiling

Hang Pots and Pans on the Ceiling

Pictured: a salvaged sled.

6. Attach Magnetic Spice Racks to the Side of Your Fridge

Attach Magnetic Spice Racks to the Side of Your Fridge

Aaron Williamson

Here’s another example using a pegboard.

8. Use a Deep Kitchen Drawer to Store Utensils Vertically

Use a Deep Kitchen Drawer to Store Utensils Vertically

9. Supplement Your Fridge Storage

Supplement Your Fridge Storage

You could also use these pull-out baskets to group things together, like fruits.

10. Keep Bulk Items in Stackable Bins/Drawers

Keep Bulk Items in Stackable Bins/Drawers

11. Attach Undershelves in a Cabinet to Take Advantage of Vertical Space

Attach Undershelves in a Cabinet to Take Advantage of Vertical Space

12. Hang boots with pants hangers.

Hang boots with pants hangers.

13. Hang Shoes on the Wall Using Crown Molding

Hang Shoes on the Wall Using Crown Molding

14. Label Your Hangers

Label Your Hangers

A good idea if you have multiple items of similar-looking clothing.

15. Turn Your Hangers to Find Out What You Really Wear

Turn Your Hangers to Find Out What You Really Wear

16. Use Divider Shelves to Store Sweaters

Use Divider Shelves to Store Sweaters

17. Hang Belts and Ties on a Sliding Rack

Hang Belts and Ties on a Sliding Rack

Amazon sells a chrome one for $9.99.

18. Hang Eyewear on a Hanger

Hang Eyewear on a Hanger

Or make a sweet little display with a sturdy ribbon and a headscarf.

19. Use Shower Curtain Hooks to Hang Handbags

Use Shower Curtain Hooks to Hang Handbags

20. Use Command Hooks to Hang Jewelry on the Inside of a Closet Door

Use Command Hooks to Hang Jewelry on the Inside of a Closet Door

Command hooks are sticky adhesive hooks that require no screws or nails.

21. Store Shoes with One Facing Forwards and the Other Facing Backwards

Store Shoes with One Facing Forwards and the Other Facing Backwards

You’ll use less space this way. This works most efficiently when the forward toe is the right shoe and the backward toe, the left.

22. Cut Up a Pool Noodle and Place in Boots to Keep Them Upright

Cut Up a Pool Noodle and Place in Boots to Keep Them Upright

Keep your boots from falling over in your closet and taking up valuable floor space.

23. Store Matching Sheets Inside of Their Pillowcases

Store Matching Sheets Inside of Their Pillowcases

24. Attach Tweezers to the Inside of a Bathroom Cabinet with a Magnet

Attach Tweezers to the Inside of a Bathroom Cabinet with a Magnet

25. Use a Magnetic Rack to Store Hygiene Tools

Use a Magnetic Rack to Store Hygiene Tools

26. Store Your Hair Appliances with PVC Pipe Attached to the Inside of a Cabinet

Store Your Hair Appliances with PVC Pipe Attached to the Inside of a Cabinet

Or use a magazine rack.

27. Make Bathroom Wall Storage out of Mason Jars and Picture Hangers

Make Bathroom Wall Storage out of Mason Jars and Picture Hangers

28. Use Glass Bottles to Store Bracelets and Ponytail Holders

Use Glass Bottles to Store Bracelets and Ponytail Holders

Or you could use a paper towel holder if you’re paranoid about glass falling and breaking.

29. Put All Your Makeup into One Magnetic Palette

Put All Your Makeup into One Magnetic Palette

Palette is $29 from Unii.

30. Put a Shelf Over Your Bathroom Door for the Stuff You Don’t Need Regular Access To

Put a Shelf Over Your Bathroom Door for the Stuff You Don't Need Regular Access To

Cleaning supplies, extra towels, bulk items, etc.

31. Hang Baskets on Rails to Store Towels and Shower Supplies

Hang Baskets on Rails to Store Towels and Shower Supplies

32. DIY Magnetic Makeup Board

DIY Magnetic Makeup Board

Get the directions here.

33. Make a Pressing Surface to Replace Your Ironing Board

Make a Pressing Surface to Replace Your Ironing Board

No more unruly ironing board! Get the instructions here.

34. Use a Shoe Organizer to Store Cleaning Supplies

Use a Shoe Organizer to Store Cleaning Supplies

35. Put Washer and Dryer on a Shelf

Put Washer and Dryer on a Shelf

Take advantage of vertical storage by using the space BELOW the washer and dryer. You could also install drawers.

36. Hang a Ladder from the Ceiling for Air Drying Clothes

Hang a Ladder from the Ceiling for Air Drying Clothes

Get the full directions here.

37. Use Cables to Store Balls

Use Cables to Store Balls

38. Hang a Pegboard with Movable Hooks to Organize Kids’ Sports Gear

Hang a Pegboard with Movable Hooks to Organize Kids' Sports Gear

39. Separate Nails, Screws, Batteries and Other Small Items in Jars

Separate Nails, Screws, Batteries and Other Small Items in Jars

Nail the lids to a bottom of a shelf and screw the jars in.

40. Store Bins on the Ceiling

Store Bins on the Ceiling

These tips also work for art supplies, toys, or tools.

41. Coffee Canisters to Store Yarn

Coffee Canisters to Store Yarn

This crafter cemented the cans together, and then reinforced them by taping strips of cardboard to the back. The structure is then nailed to the wall.

42. Use the IKEA Grundtal System to Organize Crafts

Use the IKEA Grundtal System to Organize Crafts

This IKEA series is normally reserved for kitchenware, but it looks modern and can store ribbons and jars for art supplies as well.

43. Display Supplies on a Pegboard

Display Supplies on a Pegboard

44. Choose an Ottoman with Storage

Choose an Ottoman with Storage

You can keep extra game controllers, remote controllers, and other random things in here.

45. Put Unsightly DVDs in Boxes

Put Unsightly DVDs in Boxes

A DVD is 8”x6” so choose a box with the right dimensions.

46. Label Your Cords

Label Your Cords

47. Store Vinyl in a Bench or Window Seat

Store Vinyl in a Bench or Window Seat

48. Get a cable organizer.

Get a cable organizer.

This one is $24.99 from Quirky.com.

You could also hang a kitchen basket under a shelf or a desk.

49. Mark and Label Everything!

Mark and Label Everything!

Use chalkboard paint labels to mark reusable containers.

You could also hang nametags on bins and baskets.

50. Cut Up Shoe Holders and Attach to the Inside of Cabinets for Extra Organization

Cut Up Shoe Holders and Attach to the Inside of Cabinets for Extra Organization

Not the most attractive solution, but it’s out of plain view. And you can label them with a sharpie or stickers.

51. Organize a Junk Drawer with Altoid Tins

Organize a Junk Drawer with Altoid Tins

52. Repurpose!

Repurpose!

Reuse paint cans, tins, Mason jars, and plastic containers to store small things. There are so many creative ways to repurpose them. Shown: paint cans covered in fabric.

Spice tins as storage.

Paint yogurt containers and use as office supply holders. You can also follow this tutorial on how to remove the print on plastic containers.

Turn a globe into a display bowl.

Repurpose a shutter into a magazine rack.

Wasp Trap

Reblogged from Prairiestory. Ok… this is kind of gross, but clearly it works. Once the wasps go in the bottle they can’t figure out how to get out so they get trapped and die. This will minimize wasps, but the only way to eliminate them is to remove their nest or kill the queen.
1) Cut the neck off a plastic pop bottle.
2) Remove the bottle cap and flip the neck upside down and place it in the bottle opening that you just cut.
3) Tape together using packing tape or duct tape.
4) Bait the trap. The easiest is sugar and water, but I’ve also read that meat works well in the spring and early summer because wasps are attracted to protein, or other options are sugar and water, water and vinegar, beer, soda, even laundry detergent. Adding petroleum jelly or cooking oil along the steep edges of the trap can cause them to lose their footing and fall into the hole.


5) Hang the trap by either taping a string to it, or affixing a screw that you can use to hang.



6) Empty the trap – but first make sure the wasps are dead by pouring boiling water in or freezing. Personally, I’ll just dispose of entire trap and make a new one.



One last note, be mindful where you place the trap as living wasps will be attracted to it. Place a distance from where your kids or pets will be spending time.

50 Billion Suns! -The Biggest Single Object in the Universe -A Galaxy Insight

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Scientists have determined the mass of the largest things that could possibly exist in our universe. New results have placed an upper limit on the current size of black holes – and at fifty billion suns it’s pretty damn big. That’s a hundred thousand tredagrams, and you’ll never get the chance to use that word in relation to anything else.

Black holes are regions of space where matter is so dense that regular physics just breaks down. You might think physical laws are immutable – you can’t get out of gravitational attraction the same way you can get out of a speeding ticket – but beyond a certain level laws which determine how matter is regulated are simply overloaded and material is crushed down into something that’s less an object and more a region of altered space.

While there’s theoretically no upper limit on how big a black hole can be, there are hard limits on how big they could have become by now. The universe has only existed for a finite amount of time, and even the most voracious black hole can only suck in matter at a certain rate. The bigger the black hole, the bigger the gravitational field and the faster it can pull in matter – but that same huge gravitational gradient means that the same matter can release huge amounts of radiation as it falls, blasting other matter further away.

Based on this self-regulating maximum rate, scientists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Massachusetts, and the European Southern Observatory, Chile, have calculated an upper limit for these mega-mammoth masses. Fifty billion suns, that’s 100 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 kg, otherwise known as “ridiculously stupidly big” and triple the size of the largest observed black hole, OJ 287.

There are potential problems with this calculation. Based as it is on the radiation outflow from a black hole, new discoveries could change this estimate – though only from “insanely massive” to “ridiculously ginormous.”

Posted by Luke McKinney.

Badass of the Week.

Dwight Johnson

You don’t really think of Vietnam as being a tank warfare kind of affair. Sure, there were plenty of intense, groin-crushing battles fought during the vicious multi-year slugfest through the jungles of Southeast Asia, but most of these showdowns were the ambush / search-and-destroy sort of events, with infantrymen slogging through armpit-deep mud, fighting off ambushes and human wave attacks in miserable driving rainstorms, and crawling through carefully-dug tunnels laden with booby traps. You don’t exactly picture a Blitzkrieg of Panzers blasting through the hedgerows of Normandy or anything, mostly because trying to drive a tank through a jungle is a logistical undertaking that borders on being retarded. Perhaps that’s why Specialist Dwight Johnson of the 1st Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment holds the impressive distinction of being the only tank driver to receive the Medal of Honor for actions in combat during Vietnam. Although, as you might expect, the actions that led to Spc. Johnson receiving America’s highest award for bravery in combat actually had very little to do with this ultra-over-the-top hardass actually sitting behind at the controls of his M48A3 battle tank, and a lot more with taking on an entire North Vietnamese Army offensive by himself armed with nothing more than a .45-caliber handgun and a complete lack of anything resembling fear or restraint.

In mid-January 1968, just a few days before the infamous Tet Offensive seriously knocked the American forces on their collective asses, the 1/69th Armor received a frantic call from a front-line Infantry platoon that had just come under attack by a hellacious battalion-sized force of battle-hardened North Vietnamese regulars. Eager to get into the action and save his buddies from what was quickly becoming a soul-sucking situation of intense crappiness, Dwight Johnson jumped behind the wheel (stick? Controls? I have no idea what the hell the driver’s seat of a tank looks like) of his M48 and started barreling ass through the jungle towards the sounds of distant gunfire, busting through the jungle underbrush like Ripley plowing the APC to rescue the Colonial Marines in Aliens. I have no doubt that if Paul Reiser had been in the hull, Johnson would have told him to suck it. Of course, as I indicated in my lead paragraph, the terrain in rural Vietnam isn’t incredibly responsive when you go around trying to plow several thousand tons of metal through it – you’d have a better chance driving an APC through Candyland on a sunny summer afternoon. So, of course, as luck would have it, the second that Johnson’s tank approached the firefight, one of the treads blew out, rendering the vehicle immobile. Thanks for stopping by, now please enjoy the show while you watch all your buddies get gunned down by a force that outnumbers them ten to one. Fuck that noise. Dwight Johnson grew up on the mean streets of the Detroit housing projects, and he wasn’t going to just sit around like a dumbass while American troops were out there getting shot in the head right in front of him. Johnson reached down into the cockpit of the tank (again, I have no goddamned idea if this is the correct terminology ornot), and grabbed the only weapon that had been issued to him by the United States Army: A Colt M1911A1 .45-caliber pistol.

I shit you not, this tank pilot hopped out the hatch of this heavily-armored bulletproof vehicle and charged into battle against camouflaged, experienced, AK-47-toting enemy soldiers armed with nothing more than a handgun, a really bad attitude, and an uncontrollable urge to kill everything in sight. He charged into the middle of the ambush, fighting alongside the men of the trapped platoon, capping dudes with his pistol with incredible proficiency. When Johnson burned through the last magazine of his weapon, he ran back to the tank, reached in, and found a submachine gun lying around in there for some reason, which he eagerly then took back into the middle of the ambush. With the Americans desperately trying to fight off an increasingly-more-deadly human wave attack, the battle soon moved into close-quarters, hand-to-hand beatdown-style combat. Johnson blasted a few guys with the SMG at extreme-close range, but eventually had to discard the weapon after he snapped the stock in half while smashing some dude’s face in with it (seriously). Now completely out of ammunition and/or anything he could use as a workable firearm, Johnson rushed back to the tanks. Seeing that his vehicle was still hopelessly immobile, he rushed over to his platoon Sergeant’s tank, opened the hatch, and peeked in. The tank’s gunner was badly wounded – slumped in his seat, but still breathing. Johnson heroically pulled the dude out the hatch while bullets whizzed by his head, hoisted the wounded soldier on his back, and carried the dude to a nearby APC so he could receive medical attention. Then, of course, Johnson sprinted back to the tank, hood-slid across the front of it like a 70s detective movie, jumped in, and started firing the fucking main cannon at the NVA soldiers who were by now rapidly closing in on the tanks’ position. Within seconds he was spraying the battlefield with some large-caliber destruction, and holding the honor of being the guy in the battle who fired both the engagement’s largest and smallest weaponry. I say “of course” he did this, because at this point in the story nothing should really surprise you about this guy – he didn’t pull any punches, didn’t stop fighting for any damn reason ever, and definitely wasn’t going to let anything short of death stand in the way of his super-intense, Viking-quality blood rage.

Eventually the main gun on the M48 jammed, presumably as a result of Johnson firing so many goddamned tank rounds out of it so rapidly that it melted the barrel into a clumpy metallic sludge. Once again left without a viable means for killing people, Johnson quickly glanced around the interior of the tank, taking stock of what was available. What he found were more magazines for the 1911. So, for the third time, Specialist Dwight H. Johnson rushed into the middle of a raging warzone firing his pistol at anything that moved. After killing a few more NVA (the Medal of Honor citation eventually gave up trying to tally this guy’s kill totals), and burning through the rest of his ammunition, Johnson hopped up onto the roof of his tank, exposing himself in full view to the enemy soldiers, and started mowing people down with the .50-caliber machine gun on the cupola. By the time the smoke cleared, the American forces were standing alone on the battlefield. Spc. Johnson’s insane, utterly-ridiculous kill-frenzy of destruction had helped not only fight off a massive battalion of NVA soldiers, but also rescued the stranded U.S. platoon from a situation in which they would have otherwise been completely humped. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions, battled with his regiment through the Tet Offensive, and survived the war.

Micro Pod

Gear | Office

The Micropod(£10,890+) is a small garden studio, measuring only 2.5 x 2.0m. It looks cool. “Specifically designed as the ideal solution for homeworkers, their compact design means they will fit unobtrusively into most gardens. The walls and ceilings can be finished with modern white beech panels and the engineered timber or natural rubber floor comes complete with low energy Scandinavian underfloor heating. Similar to our other pods, contemporary large frameless rooflights with self cleaning glass for your convenience can be installed along with integral desks and shelving.”