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10 Items Every Guy Needs For a Successful Date Night | Men's Health

10 Items Every Man Needs For a Successful Date Night<p>Look sharper, smell fresher, and serve more fondue<p>H. Armstrong Roberts/Retrofile/Getty Images<p>Men’s Health <i>may earn commissions on products that are independently selected by our editorial team.</i><p>If you want to woo her, you have to wow her.<p>Sure, your …

How to Safely Shave Your Balls | Men's Health

7 Manscaping Tricks Every Guy Should Know<p>These tips will make manscaping as painless as possible<p>Thinkstock<p>You wouldn’t whack your way through a forest’s uncharted territory without devising a strategy first. So the same should apply to clearing the path to your private parts: That thick thatch of …

The Cardio Exercise That Blasts Your Shoulders | Men's Health

In fact, the exercise is similar to a push press, except the weight is being pressed horizontally instead of vertically. The benefit: It doesn’t require the same shoulder stability and mobility as overhead pressing, but it still puts a serious demand son your shoulders.<p>And as you’ll see in the …

5 Hacks to Boost Sexual Confidence

Expert tips on shedding your insecurities to feel like a rock star in the bedroom<p>Let’s face it, there’s nothing more awkward than hearing the doubts in your head when you want to be whispering sweet nothings into her ear. That’s because confidence is the key to great sex, and it goes both ways.<p>SKYN …

The Hottest Tech Trend of 2015: The Explosion of Wearables

<b>2 Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earbuds</b><br>Tap the left bud to hear heart rate, exercise time, and distance, or to control music and take calls on your smartphone. <i>$200, jabra.com</i><p><b>3 Athos Shirt</b><br>Eighteen biosensors monitor muscle effort, heart rate, and breathing patterns to help you fine-tune your form and …

Things You Should Never Say to a Woman on a First Date

You may think you’re being open, insightful, witty, or profound, but you’re really ruining your chances for a second date<p>Yes, she’s smart, funny, attractive and single. You feel that it’s time, five minutes into the date, to say something that the logical side of your brain isn't so sure about.<p>Stop …

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work | Inc.com

Let's face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13 percent of us consider ourselves to be "happily engaged at work."<p>Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36 percent more motivated, six …

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6 Steps to Better First-Time Sex

<b>3. Know the Ropes of First-Time Sex</b><br>It's usually a hi-nice-to-meet-you sort of fusion. More groping than soul melding. I'm not overly concerned about whether I'll have an orgasm, and you shouldn't be, either.<p><b>4. Heed the Rules of FTD</b><br>• Flowers on or after the first few dates: too much too soon, and …

9 Tricks to Confidently Pick Up Any Woman

"Women want a man with steel balls," says R. Don Steele, without a hint of irony in his voice. Steele is the author of <i>Body Language Secrets: A Guide during Courtship and Dating</i>. "This desire is evolutionary. Females want someone who's not going to run from a fight, a man who is confident in his …

Be Slimmer, Stronger, and Smarter

What follows is a 24-hour plan for first targeting and then tapping into what may be your most valuable natural resource.<p><b>6:00 a.m. Flick Your Energy Switch</b><br>What you see as a good night's sleep, your body interprets as 8 hours of starvation. And so, in an effort to conserve energy, there's a dramatic …

5 Things You Should Never Say to Her | Men's Health

Your first problem—being attracted to women, a very weird group of people—is not going to go away. But here’s a problem you can solve: word choice.<p>You need to know the phrases that, once introduced to her volatile atmosphere, will result in explosion (or quiet contempt—no picnic either). Then you …

8 Ways to Stay Healthy Without Spending Money

It turns out that some of the stuff that can keep you healthy is free for the taking<p>Even without a big, fat trust fund, you're still entitled to good health, and it turns out that some of the stuff that can keep you healthy is free for the taking.<p><b>Guys' Night Out</b>Worried about having heart attacks as …

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How to Pick up Women at the Bar | Men's Health

For smarter seduction techniques, check out How to Pleasure a Woman, the ultimate sex manual from the editors of <i>Men's Health</i>. You'll find step-by-step instructions for how to turn her on and give her an orgasm, along with hundreds of tricks and techniques that will make you the best lover she's …

5 Scientific Reasons Online Dating Sucks

<b>1. You get to pick exactly who you want.</b><p>We know what you’re thinking: That sounds great! If you’re looking for a 5’10” redhead who loves baseball, beer, and the beach, you know exactly how to find her.<p>But sadly, we aren’t very skilled at determining what we <i>really</i> want in a romantic partner, says …

5 Secrets from an NFL Trainer

<b>Secret #1</b><i><br>MH:</i> You work with a lot of talented athletes. What’s the key to taking someone who is already very gifted, and making them even better?<p><i>Durkin:</i> The first step is discovering weaknesses and strengthening them. And this applies to everyone. The average guy will avoid certain exercises when …

6 Types of Women Every Man Should Date

But with our roster of classic womanly personalities as a guide, we'll sort out what you like, why you may be stuck in that pattern, and what you could be missing out on—both romantically and sexually—by not mixing up your playlist.<p>shutterstock<p>1. The Urban Sophisticate<p><b>Her strengths:</b> This woman is …

5 Best Heart Foods

<b>2. Apples</b><br>Earlier this year, Cornell University researchers found that eating one Red Delicious apple a day can block LDL oxidation, resulting in an 8 percent drop in levels. Bonus: Apples (and their skins) contain soluble fiber, the kind that scrubs artery walls clean.<p>Cut one up and mix it into …

One-Line Winners

<b>NOT THAT:</b> Wat R U up to<p>Netspeak and poor spelling will tank your reply rate, an OkCupid survey found.<p><b>SAY THIS:</b> Plain or peanut?<p><b>NOT THAT:</b> Hey<p>A nod to a profile quirk (like her love of M&M’s) shows that you read it and didn’t just drool over the bikini shot.<p><b>SAY THIS:</b> So are you from here</b> …

Fantasy Football Tips

<b>The smart move:</b> Instead of building a stable of potential starters, you want a lineup composed of clear studs and obvious backups. “Not every guy you have should be in play each week,” Mans says. “Trying to identify who’s going to be your best option each week just makes things too tough.”<p><b>2. The</b> …

5 Annoying Habits Keeping You Single

No matter how great your stories are, that tactic will often backfire, says Christie Hartman, Ph.D., behavioral scientist and author of <i>Changing Your Game: A Man's Guide to Success with Women</i>. "The biggest complaint I hear from women on first dates is that men talk too much," Hartman says. "It makes …

4 Women You Should Never Hit On

2. The Woman Pounding Shots at the Back of the Bar<p><b>Why she's trouble:</b> “Guys are attracted to girls partying hard because they look like a good time,” says NYC-based relationship therapist Rachel Sussman, author of <i>The Breakup Bible</i>. But proceed with caution: She’s blowing off steam for a reason, like …

Score a Second Date

How do you begin to show all that? When you pitch a well-thought-out plan for the date—one that takes into account her convenience and preferences—she’ll see you actually put some effort into making her happy and comfortable. Just showing that you were listening when she mentioned her love for …

The Look And The Legend Of Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall, nicknamed "The Look," was one of the last remaining vestiges of the golden age of Hollywood — with the mythology, unique beauty, and gravitas of all classic stars. In the wake of her death, this is how her legacy came to be and how it will live on.<p>Lauren Bacall was a woman of sharp …

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Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

15 Instant Ways to Make Yourself Happier

A handful per day boosts levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin, according to researchers at the University of Barcelona in Spain. Not only does serotonin raise your mood, but it also lowers feelings of hunger and improves heart health. Reach for an ounce (about a handful) of raw walnuts, …

New Orleans: The Men’s Health City Guide | Men's Health

<b>Commander’s Palace</b><br>A stupid number of great chefs got their start at this haute creole institution, including Emeril Lagasse and Paul Prudhomme.<p><b>Ba Mien</b><br>The name translates to “three regions,” which is a mission statement of sorts for this fabulous Vietnamese dive that cooks up dishes from the …

Partner Yoga Poses for Couples

The researchers believe that yoga poses may stimulate blood flow to your nether regions, strengthen pelvic muscles, improve endocrine function, and lift your mood, which all play important parts in sexual functioning. So where should you and your lady begin? Try these must-do partner moves now for …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …