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Jillian Michaels says sexy triceps and no more jiggles.


After breaking my shoulder last year (April) I find that my arms, especially my left arm, are even more flabby that before, if that’s possible. A slightly deteriorated muscle on the upper inside of the left arm doesn’t help either. This is one of the exercises I am supposed to be doing. While it won’t do anything, I am told, to fix the shoulder and arm bone problems, it is supposed to be good for helping to strengthen the muscles.

(Of course it would be nice to have that girl’s body too,  but short of a plastic surgeon and maybe even a time machine (:-]) I don’t think that’s possible.) Oh well. A stronger tricep is nothing to sneeze at. Now if I can just find those little dumbbells.

Jillian has lots more advice if you join her fitness group. I can’t afford it right now though.  http://www.jillianmichaels.com/Index.aspx

Jillian Michaels:  How to Get Sexy, Sculpted Arms

Q: My arms are a flabby mess. Do you have a simple exercise to tone them up?
JILLIAN SAYS: Absolutely! . . . With toned triceps you can wave to your fans all you want (no more upper-arm jiggle!).

Sstarted with tricep kickbacks, a terrific beginner exercise for sculpting the backs of your upper arms:

Tricep Kickbacks

Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand with your feet hip-width apart with a slight bend to your knees.

Bend over at the waist so that your torso is slightly above parallel with the floor. Bend both elbows so that your upper arms are locked at your sides parallel to the floor.

Keeping your arms still, straighten your arms behind you until the end of the dumbbell is pointing down toward the floor with your palms facing in towards your body.

Hold for a beat and inhale, slowly lowering your arms back to the starting position, and repeat.

To do this properly, remember to keep your abs tight and your back flat.

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Message Search issue within Yahoo! groups.


I couldn’t get Search Messages to work in one of my Yahoo groups. I knew the term was there and yet no matter what I did, Search couldn’t find it. I wrote to Customer Support and actually received a reply. 🙂   If anyone else is experiencing this, here is their answer.

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Thank you for writing to Yahoo! Groups.

Before I go into addressing your concern, I’d like to first apologize
for the delay in my responding to your inquiry. We are committed to
answering your questions as quickly and accurately as possible. However,
we are currently receiving unusually high volumes which caused the
delayed response.

I understand that you are experiencing a message search issue within
your Yahoo! group. I apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.

Carolyn, we are aware of the problem causing this situation and we are
happy to let you know that the team is in the final stages of switching
over to a new message search system that will fully restore this
functionality. We hope to complete this migration in the next 3-4 weeks.
Thank you for your patience while we work to resolve this issue.

See this blog post for background and updates on the progress of the
migration:

http://www.ygroupsblog.com/blog/2010/02/22/update-on-message-search-issue/

Again, I apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and appreciate
your patience. If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel
free to contact us back. We’re always more than happy to help and we
appreciate all feedback that helps us identify ways to maintain and
improve our services.

Thank you again for contacting Yahoo! Groups.

Be sure to check the Official Yahoo! Groups Blog for the latest updates
about Yahoo! Groups.

http://www.ygroupsblog.com/blog/

Regards,

Eric

Yahoo! Groups Customer Care
Groups E2Y

Yahoo Publishes A Style Guide For The Internet


Yahoo Publishes A Style Guide For The Internet

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/yahoo-publishes-a-style-guide-for-the-internet-2010-4#ixzz0pcLmLDWk

Yahoo! is publishing its own stylebook for the Internet.

“The Yahoo! Style Guide: The Ultimate Sourcebook for Writing, Editing, And Creating Content For The Digital World” will hit stores on July 6, 2010 at $21.99 for retail. Amazon will sell it for $13.49 before shipping.

Here isThe Yahoo! Style Guide: The Ultimate Sourcebook for Writing, Editing, and Creating Content for the Digital World their full description of the book, as posted on Amazon:

Is it Web site, website, or web site? What’s the best on-screen placement for a top story? How can I better know my site’s audience? The rapid growth of the Web has meant having to rely on style guides that are intended for print publishing, such as The Chicago Manual of Style, Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style, or The Associated Press Stylebook. But these excellent guides do not address writing for the Internet.

The Yahoo! Style Guide does. Writers and programmers at Yahoo!, faced with a lack of industry guidance fifteen years ago, began cobbling together a set of guidelines for Web writing. The seeds of The Yahoo! Style Guide were planted with their first in-house reference guide, and Yahoo! content creators have built and added to the guide ever since, making it the go-to manual inside Yahoo!. Polished and expanded for its public debut, this resource will cover the basics of grammar and punctuation as well as Web-specific ways to perfect a site, such as:

• Identifying the audience and making the site accessible to everyone

• Constructing clear and compelling copy

• Developing a site’s unique voice

• Streamlining text for mobile devices

• Optimizing Web pages to increase the chances of appearing in search results

• Streamlining text so that people can read your pages at Internet speed.

The Yahoo! Style Guide will help anyone who writes, edits, or designs for the Internet accomplish their work with clarity and precision.