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Don’t Whine Over Wine

Ladies and Gentlemen, before you go through the wine list when you are dining out, there are some basic rule of thumbs that one should remember. The last thing you would want is to make yourself look foolish when the sommelier brings you the wine for inspection, only for you to smell the cork! I have had wine that are …

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The Ins and Outs of a Simple Tie Knot

Ok, besides having fun on the weekend, hooning around in your sweats and hoodies looking like a thug, we also have to remember that some of us work in a workplace that needs formal business attire. Right now you may be thinking “why do I want to wear a neck-choker to work when it’s not part of the work dress …

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Stereosonic 2012 in Sydney!

Who’s excited? The team at trak-life.com are! We’ve been eating properly, training hard and what a reward to celebrate the start of summer (maybe a little early) at this amazing music festival. Let’s welcome summer with stereosonic 2012 in Sydney! Oh don’t forget to plan your day too …  

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Pearl: Big Shoes to Fill

This was a very exciting day, all the anticipation, suspense and home made lunches had led up to this. Of course this was the day Pearl’s new shoes got delivered. Choosing this exact set of wheels was actually quite difficult. Not only do you have to worry about what brand and style to go for, you then have to ponder …

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DIY: Changing a R33 Skyline Clutch

Have you ever thought “I could do that, so why not?”. Those were exactly the same words that ran through my mind when the time came to replace the clutch on my car. The thought of paying $400 or more of your hard-earned cash to get some mechanic to do a half-arsed job doesn’t appeal to most able, modern, non-useless …

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Mod My BBQ: Ceramic Briquettes

Ooh yeah! It’s BBQ season soon, which means time to take out that old barbeque and giving that dirty little thing a good scrubbing like she deserves. Given it’s age and the effort required to clean, why not just buy a new one? The thought crossed my mind over and over again and there was some sense to it. My …

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Shoulder Workout – Talk and Tips

Did the sight of Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) being ripped and having bulging shoulders in “Wolverine” give you that much needed kick to focus more on shoulders in the gym? Sure good movie lighting and shadow gimmicks helped him out, but nevertheless it left some of us (including myself) envious and staring at our own shoulders with discontent. Our deltoids are …

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Workout routine – Frequency VS Balance

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It is good to have a balance of everything, especially when it comes to working out. We all know that hitting the gym as much as you can in a week is a good idea in theory, but when it comes to crunch time most of us simply do not have that time to spare. Commitments like work, family, relationships …

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End of DMAA in Australia

Chances are throughout your workout life you may have heard of or have taken pre-workout supplements such as Jack3D or 1MR. To the dismay of many (us included), these products are no longer available off the shelves in Australia. To make matters worse, it is now also illegal to use them. Why? Because they contain DMAA. On the 8th of …

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DIY: 200SX S15 Dump pipe

It occurred to me the other day while working on some niggly engine bits, that Pearl was still running the factory dump pipe – it was obvious by build up of rust around the heat shield. The damn thing was holding back some of my precious kW’s! So a few days and $109 later, I was holding a shiny 3” …

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