A simple knot for attaching a fish hook to a line. The Canadian Figure-8 hitch is relatively secure and particularly good for thick artificial lines. As with any figure-8 knot, the Canadian Figure-8 hitch is easy to untie.
Stand with your feet together and arms by your sides. Lower into a squat and reach down to touch your toes. Quickly jump up into a jack position, arms above your head and feet spread wide. Jump your feet back into a squat, reaching toward your toes. Attempt to keep the back straight.
The White Russian was invented in the 60’s and became an icon after the release of «The Big Lebowski». This is a cocktail that’s easy to drink. Its taste is soft and sweet thanks to cream and coffee liqueur. But it’s also strong because of vodka. So, the White Russian is a good drink for both after-dinner rests and all-night parties.
A modification of a Reef knot with an extra twist at the bottom, used for joining 2 lines. It is not used in climbing or other situations that require high safety. This knot is common for tying suture threads (that’s where the name comes from). It is also applied in fly fishing.
An easy and fast way to tie two lines together, even if the lines are of different size and rigidity. The Sheet Bend is rather reliable, but it has a tendency to work loose when the running ends are not loaded. The Sheet Bend is one of the four basic maritime knots.
Preparatory position: feet shoulder-width apart, a straight back, we hold dumbbells near legs, then we bend an elbow to an angle of 90 degrees and at the same time supinate a palm upwards, the second arm remains still until return of the working arm into the preparatory position. After that we repeat the same with the other arm.
Make a breath in and hold the breath. Strain abdominal muscles and begin the crunch - first your shoulders and head, then your back come off the bench.Raise your body only due to effort of the abdominal muscles.Don't weaken abdominal muscles and don't touch the bench with your shoulders or the head until the end of a set. In the starting position your look is directed towards the ceiling, and during movement - it is always slightly above the crossed arms.
Stand with your feet in a staggered stance, left foot in front of your right, two or three feet apart. Lower your body into a split squat . Quickly jump up and scissor-kick your legs so that you land with your right leg forward . As soon as your feet land, lower your body into a split squat.
Preparatory position: sitting, the body is slightly crunched, legs are rested against hand-rail, we fix rollers on shoulders and we hold them with hands, then we crunch the body completely forward and we strain abdominal, then we come back into the preparatory position.
The Oriental knot is the easiest way to tie a tie – it requires the least amount of moves possible. The knot is not widespread in western countries, but very popular among Chinese youth, and that’s where the name comes from. The Oriental knot belongs to the group of knots that start with placing the tie around the neck inside-out so the narrow end also appears to be back side up, when the knot is finished. Take into account that due to its simple structure the knot tends to work loose and will require adjustment during the day. The Oriental knot is small and asymmetrical which looks elegant on ties of heavy materials – knitted, woven or woolen – and on shirts with narrow collar opening. The knot is rather informal and suitable for casual parties.
Preparatory position: sitting, legs under rollers, straight back, hands hold a handle, we begin the movement, we pull handles down, we bring shoulder blades together, we strain a back, and then we come back into the preparatory position.
This knot is the most widely used because it is very easy to tie and good for ties of all types. It makes a narrow, elongated knot, slightly asymmetric, which isn’t good for wide collar shirts. The knot is rather small on an ordinary silk tie. It looks best on tall men and men of medium height and is also recommended for men with shorter necks: thanks to its shape, the knot visually elongates the neck a bit. Due to its simplicity, the knot tends to work loose so it might require some adjustment during the day. There are several unconfirmed theories about the origin of the name. One of them suggests that drivers of four-in-hand carriages used to tie their ties this way.
The fastest way to get a knotted line with a series of overhand knots. The main advantage of the fire-escape knot is its quickness, which makes it an important rescue knot. A knotted rope can be thrown to a man overboard or can be used to escape from a burning building.
This is the easiest and the most common of bow tie knots. The knot looks rather sophisticated because of the tie’s shape, but it’s actually the same knot you usually tie your shoelaces with. When the knot is finished, the bow tie shouldn’t be wider than the widest part of your neck.