What's the difference between a pull-up and a chin-up?  More importantly, which of the two is best for muscle development? What's the difference? Very simply put, the only actual difference in form is the grip.  A chin-up is performed with the palms facing the body (supinated grip) while a pull-up is performed with the palms facing away from the body (pronated grip).  There is also a different variation possible with some bars that feature parallel handles called a neutral grip, with the palms facing each other. Which variation is better? Both are excellent compound pulls...

Every man should know how to tie a tie.  Every gentleman knows more ways than one. The reason for being able to tie your own tie without having to ask your fiancée's father for help on your wedding day goes without saying.  What is often left behind in the common man's rulebook is that there are several different ways to tie a tie, some which are more appropriate than others based on the occasion, the tie, and the rest of the outfit. A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life. —...