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'''Strength:''' reach the "untrained" level on each exercise in the ExRx tables (http://www.exrx.net/Testing/WeightLifting/StrengthStandards.htm).
 
'''Strength:''' reach the "untrained" level on each exercise in the ExRx tables (http://www.exrx.net/Testing/WeightLifting/StrengthStandards.htm).
  
'''Endurance:''' brisk walk for 30 min without stopping to catch your breath.
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'''Endurance:''' run 1 mile (1.6 km) without stopping.
  
 
'''Social:''' initiate a conversation with someone you know and arrange a meeting with them. Do that 4 times within 1 month.
 
'''Social:''' initiate a conversation with someone you know and arrange a meeting with them. Do that 4 times within 1 month.
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'''Programming:''' solve Project Euler problem #1 (http://projecteuler.net/index.php?section=problems&id=1) by writing and running a program in any language you choose.
 
'''Programming:''' solve Project Euler problem #1 (http://projecteuler.net/index.php?section=problems&id=1) by writing and running a program in any language you choose.
  
'''Cooking:''' make pancakes. Here's a good, explanatory recipe: (http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/basicpancakeswithsuga_66226)
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'''Cooking:''' make pancakes. Here's a good recipe: (http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/basicpancakeswithsuga_66226)
  
'''Finance:''' You should be able to compute compound interest. Also, given any two of: a present value, a future monetary amount (or series of amounts), and a discount rate, you should be able to calculate the third and and explain what each of the three terms represents.
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'''Finance:''' make a buy vs rent calculation, using prices appropriate for your area and your current standard of living.
 
 
To be added: mathematics, money management...
 

Latest revision as of 07:22, 9 August 2011

Requirements for Level 1

Strength: reach the "untrained" level on each exercise in the ExRx tables (http://www.exrx.net/Testing/WeightLifting/StrengthStandards.htm).

Endurance: run 1 mile (1.6 km) without stopping.

Social: initiate a conversation with someone you know and arrange a meeting with them. Do that 4 times within 1 month.

Self control: work for 2 hours without interruptions. Do that on 8 separate days within 1 month.

Memory: memorize and recite a passage of your choosing, at least 250 words long, without making any mistakes.

Programming: solve Project Euler problem #1 (http://projecteuler.net/index.php?section=problems&id=1) by writing and running a program in any language you choose.

Cooking: make pancakes. Here's a good recipe: (http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/basicpancakeswithsuga_66226)

Finance: make a buy vs rent calculation, using prices appropriate for your area and your current standard of living.