Her father is insane—but, I love her.

Leonidas had two older brothers: Cleomenes was the eldest son of his father’s second wife; born after Cleomenes, to the first wife and also, the mother of Leonidas was Dorieus. As children, Dorieus, Leonidas and Cleombrotus, the youngest, were not expected to take over the throne. This was given to Cleomenes. History, upon retrospect; however,…

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The 300 workout plan: Making sure your body never hits plateau.

I have great respect for these guys. People have often left CGI and steroids to do the explaining when watching the film, 300. Just because the backgrounds have been added digitally, it didn’t follow that the ripped Spartans had left all of their aesthetics to computer animation. Vince Regan, the actor who played the Captain in…

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The Leonidas Framework: Why it helps to starve occasionally.

Sparta had an educational system that was unlike the schools of their time; they used rather extreme methods that might scare the overprotective parents of the present. Being female, I only find it unfortunate that only males were recruited—but, considering what modern day scout rangers have to put themselves through and the tasks which they…

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