Jessica Medina

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16 Places To Meet Single Guys For The Women Sick Of Online Dating

Although we're pretty lucky to have access to hundreds of singles on all of these dating apps out there, it's important to take a break from online …

Find Out What Popular Workout Program Jenn Did to Transform Her Body

When she began, she weighed about 119 pounds and was 22 percent body fat. Jenn says, "I don't regularly weigh myself as I don't believe what I weigh …

The Oatmeal Cookie Recipes That Are Better Than Your Grandma's

Get baking!<p>Oatmeal cookies are the most underrated cookie in the country. Chocolate chip cookies get all the glory, and it’s easy to understand why, but oatmeal cookies deserve just as much love.<p>For one, they have a wholesome quality to them thanks to the addition of good-for-you oats. Just think …

4 ways to succeed that don’t include networking

Mention the word “networking” to an entrepreneur, and you’ll often get one of two reactions: enthusiasm or cringing. The importance of having — and …

How to get yourself back into exercise, according to a celebrity personal trainer

Even the fittest of people can fall out of love with exercise.<p>In fact, a couple of years ago, top personal trainer Nicola Addison - who’s trained …

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here's my best advice to stop working in the next 10 years

Before we begin, let me introduce myself so you know I haven't just fallen off the turnip truck. I reached financial independence in my 40s and eventually retired last year at 52.<p>My assets are arranged so that I'm living off the income they provide — not having to draw them down. So, in theory, …

A 20-Minute Kettlebell Circuit That Strengthens Your Entire Body

This killer kettlebell workout is designed to torch calories and build strength. It's not easy, but damn is it effective.<p>By<p>Jun 12 2017, 12:38 PM<p>The …

Get Fitter Faster With HIIT

Looking to ramp up your workout benefits but spend less time at the gym?<p>Exercise sessions that get your heart pumping faster are important, of …

Exercise

6 Ways to Purify Water While Backpacking and Hiking

Stay Hydrated on the Trail with These Water Purification Options<p>A long hike or multi-day backpacking trip requires plenty of hydration and unless you …

Georgia's 5 best warm-weather hikes

Don't let summer's sweltering temps dissuade you from taking your outdoor activities somewhere besides the nearest body of water. Some of Georgia's …

Here's How To Choose The Best Bagged Bread At The Supermarket

<i>For Bon Appetit, by Rochelle Bilow.</i><p>Although we're suckers for a good bakery or homemade loaf, the pre-sliced, squishy bread that comes in plastic bags is convenient and cheap. It also makes excellent grilled cheese sandwiches. But some bread is good for you (nutrients!), while some breads wear a …

Make This DIY Camping Grill Using Just a Log

This makeshift camping grill is called a Swedish Torch, and will burn at an even temperature long enough to cook your meal.<p>Cooking while camping typically requires a burner and grill, but if you've forgotten your gas grill or just don't want to pack it, you have an alternative to cooking over the …

BBQ

This Chocolate Skillet Brownie Is Just What You Need to Power Through the Week

Mondays are no match for this treat.<p>Need an indulgent dessert right about now? Look no further.<p>This brownie recipe is super rich and fudgy; it's definitely <i>not</i> a cakey brownie. It has a classic melted chocolate base, plus cocoa powder, dark chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips, <i>and</i> white chocolate …

Dessert

10 Foods That Fill You Up While You Trim Down

1 of 11<p>Brian Klutch<p>Fiber: The Secret Ingredient<p>Losing weight doesn’t have to mean hunger pangs and feeling half-dead at your desk all day. The trick …

Nutrition

50 Easy Healthy Recipes

Alton Brown, Bobby Flay, and Giada De Laurentiis make it look so easy. As much as we admire these culinary masters, cooking—let alone whipping up</i> …

The Workout That Will Literally Lift Your Butt

Wave those glutes in the air.<p>Your glutes are designed to be the largest, most powerful muscle group in your entire body. And when all of your booty muscles are strong and metabolically active, you’ll have more power for your workouts, increased support for your hips and spine, and improved strength …

Workouts

Better than a Boyfriend Brownies

Better than a Boyfriend Brownies<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>32 mins<p>Total time<p>42 mins<p>This rich and fudgy brownie will satisfy all your chocolate cravings.<p>…

Adding Red Wine To Hot Chocolate Is The Answer For Everything

Seriously good.<p>Hot chocolate is a classic wintertime treat. But for one reason or another, it doesn’t get the same excited response as mulled wine. We get it. While hot chocolate is nice, wine is even nicer.<p>Guess what? You don’t have to choose between the two. Mix them together for the ultimate …

11 Things You Think Are Improving Your Life (But Are Actually F*cking It Up)

Each year, as we continue to live larger lives with more distractions, more work, more technology, more stuff — it gets easier and easier to forget …

10 Ways to Test Your Fitness

How do you measure up? (sponsored by Fitbit)<p>Evaluating your physical fitness should be your first step when starting a new workout regimen. When you have a good sense of how your stats and exercise patterns stack up, it will be easier for you to monitor your progress and set achievable fitness …

Fitness Technology

Foldvan Teardrop

This bike teardrop has everything we want in a trailer: it’s lightweight, cheap, and 100-percent DIY.<p>Just buy the $45 blueprints from Wooden Widget, gather the necessary materials (mostly wood and PVC), and start building. Wooden Widget says the whole process should take about 50 hours, and while …

6 Ways to Love Your Life More

Many of us are unhappy in their lives. We believe that if only we earned more money, were thinner, were married (or single), had more friends, then we would be happy. What we fail to realize is that lasting happiness doesn't come from anything outside of ourselves, nor does it just happen for some …

The 10 Exercises You Should Do Every Day to Stay Fit for Life

Of course, maintaining your long-term health requires more than just a regular exercise habit, but physical fitness is certainly a significant part of the equation.<p>However, beyond the more traditional notions of physical fitness -- running a marathon, boot camp style workouts sessions or extra …

3 Squats Variations Better Than Your Bad Back Squat

No exercise helps you to quickly accumulate mass and strength like the barbell back squat. It's heads and shoulders above just about every other …

The right way to pack for camping trips — according to a pro

To that end, we enlisted Sheppard to assemble a packing list anyone can refer to in preparation for a camping trip.<p>"Before setting out on purchasing camping gear, you want to ask yourself a few simple questions. That way, you can set your sights on what's going to make this the best possible …

The epic North American road trip you should take before you die

True adventurers go as far as humanly possible and "do America" from corner to corner—Alaska included, requiring a very (very very) long leg through Canada.<p>If you're feeling the pull of the open road, here's how you take advantage of the lowest gas prices in five years and kick asphalt from …

After the Fall: Bug Out Bag Essentials Checklist

The Bug Out Bag (BOB), emergency preparedness kit, disaster kit, GOOD (Get Out Of Dodge) bag, grab bag, 72-Hour kit, INCH (I’m Never Coming Home) …