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by DonRagsdale
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: How Charles Atlas Inspires
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving!
Replies: 1
Views: 22

Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank you kindly! It is indeed a most splendid time to give thanks for all of our blessings. I wish everyone much happiness tomorrow and always. To all those of the Charles Atlas organization, please accept my heartfelt gratitute for all that you do to promote superior health for all who seek it and...
by DonRagsdale
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: How it feels to be an Atlas Student!
Topic: Dynamic-Tension ®
Replies: 4
Views: 711

Re: Dynamic-Tension ®

Hi Jim, Thank you for your question. As far back as I can remember I have admired those who had strength of mind, body and character. I discovered Charles Atlas through magazine ads in my early teens. I am now 62 but following his program feel like I am 42. While I practiced many of the exercises an...
by DonRagsdale
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: How Charles Atlas Inspires
Topic: Success
Replies: 2
Views: 535

Re: Success

Hear! Hear! Author and radio speaker, Earl Nightingale once noted that "Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal." If a person's goal is to achieve optimal health--body, mind and soul, then the Dynamic-Tension comprehensive system by Charles Atlas provides the principles by w...
by DonRagsdale
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: How it feels to be an Atlas Student!
Topic: Dynamic-Tension ®
Replies: 4
Views: 711

Re: Dynamic-Tension ®

Many thoughts and feelings surface when reflecting on how it feels to be an Atlas Student. Gratitude quickly comes to mind which will be the focus of my comments here. Following the principles outlined in the Dynamic-Tension course directly leads to an amazing increase in fitness with respect to bod...
by DonRagsdale
Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Atlas Student Experiences
Topic: Tom Manfre
Replies: 2
Views: 2191

Re: Tom Manfre

I am deeply sorry to hear of Tom Manfre's passing. He leaves behind a most inspiring legacy. He truly lived his life to the fullest. Know that I shall pray for the repose of his soul and for the peace of his family and friends. Please offer my condolences to his beloved family. Respectfully submitte...
by DonRagsdale
Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: How Charles Atlas Inspires
Topic: Bullies
Replies: 4
Views: 1858

Re: Bullies

Chivalry and justice demand responding vigorously to the bully when defending the rights of the weak. The Charles Atlas Dynamic-Tension program teaches one to build his or her body, mind and soul to the fullest of its potential. As a result of the inevitable development of great strength, wisdom, an...
by DonRagsdale
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: How it feels to be an Atlas Student!
Topic: Happiness
Replies: 1
Views: 3024

Re: Happiness

For sure! There was a puny teenager who endured insults and sand being kicked in his face by a bully. He never gave up on himself and became "The World's Most Perfectly Developed Man". Charles Atlas has been the inspiration and hope for countless others throughout the decades and around the world. W...
by DonRagsdale
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Atlas Student Experiences
Topic: Strength of Character
Replies: 1
Views: 2072

Re: Strength of Character

Charles Atlas embodies Strength of Character. His body of work reflects his commitment to the service of others. The Atlas comprehensive fitness program has benefited and continues to benefit a multitude of people striving to improve their lives by proven methods to promote health of body, mind and ...
by DonRagsdale
Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: How Charles Atlas Inspires
Topic: Music bath
Replies: 5
Views: 4399

Re: Music bath

I find good music very uplifting and refreshing to my soul. I have been inspired by Charles Atlas to enjoy a daily "Music Bath". In the morning, I wake up to Schubert's Ave Maria with Andrea Bocelli's rendition being my favorite. For general musical bathing, I take pleasure with soaking in works of ...
by DonRagsdale
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: How it feels to be an Atlas Student!
Topic: How it feels to be Strong
Replies: 3
Views: 2574

Re: How it feels to be Strong

There are many feelings that arise with being strong, standing tall and radiating health. A sense of empowerment is felt...the feeling that you can take on life's challenges with confidence and vigor. Standing tall brings a sense of responsibility to be a good example to those who look up to you. Ap...