This is a specialized, although comprehensive, guide to strengthening your arms, shoulders, back and abdominals over a seven week program focusing on pull-ups. The author guides you from the beginning in testing your level of fitness and enabling you to put together a progressive program over seven weeks towards the goal of 50 unassisted pull-ups. The book has many good tips and variations on how to perform the pull-ups as well as a handy log sheet for all three phases of the program.
Frank Robert Capra was a Sicilian-born American film director. He immigrated to the U.S. when he was six, and eventually became a creative force behind major award-winning films during the 1930′s and 1940′s. His rags-to-riches story has made many think of him as the “American Dream Personified.” He worked his way through college, then enlisted in the Army, but was sent home after contracting the Spanish flu. While out of work he saw an ad for work in the film industry. He eventually did everything..property man, film cutter, title writer and assistant director. As a director he won 3 Best Director Oscars. It Happened One Night (1934) was the first film to win all of the 5 top Oscars. His feelings about his work, “My films must let every man, woman, and child know that God loves them, that I love them, and that peace and salvation will become a reality only when they all learn to love each other.” He died December 19, 2007
May 15, 2013 marks the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival. This premier international film festival is located in Cannes, France. Here actors, actresses, directors and producers from all over the world meet to introduce new films. Jean Zay, Minister of Education and Fine Arts was interested in developing a film festival with an international scope. The first festival was held in 1939. Since then it has gained in reputation with the advent of famous stars appearances. The first film being presented this year is The Great Gatsby.