Michael Dail

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The Best Cardio Routine to Burn Your Stubborn Fat

​​Try this routine to melt stubborn fat and get a more complete cardio workout.<p>As the <i>Men's Health</i> Fitness Director, I get a lot of questions from people about the best type of cardio to burn stubborn fat. You ask; you get. This is one of the best advanced cardio routines for those looking to burn …

There's an intense new way to travel the world with this new Google Earth tool

Whether you’d rather dive into shark-filled waters off the coast of Fiji or hover above the frigid Mirny Airport in Siberia, Google Earth’s new …

4 Isometric Exercises That Build Big Muscle

​Build a better body without moving<p>If you're a lifter whose goal is to attain bigger muscles, adding more sets or more weight may not be the best answer, according to a new report from the University of Mississippi. Instead, you need to work those muscles more frequently. But how do you do that …

This Easy Yoga Routine Burns More Calories Than a 20-Minute Jog

While yoga isn't exactly thought of as a high-intensity workout (unless you're dabbling in Bikram or power yoga), you'd be surprised how many poses …

Great Wine Made Easy: The Best 15 Cabernets Under $50

Good cabernets are getting ever more expensive: $100, $200, $300 are regular prices out of Napa Valley and in Bordeaux, especially for new labels …

A sommelier explains how to pick a great rosé

Never been a big fan of red or white wines? You can always heed the advice of Jonathan Ross, the head sommelier at Eleven Madison Park, to pick the best rosé for the dinner table. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Rosé is not always the refreshing porch pounder that we think it is. It's</i> …

How to Get a Designer Bathroom on a Home Depot Budget

When Caitlin Kruse of The Mama Notes and her husband purchased their first home, their dark, windowless bathroom in the hallway was at the top of their renovation list. With some savvy shopping and design tricks, Caitlin was able to recreate the light and airy, Pinterest-perfect bathroom she …

Today's Workout 11: The 100-rep dumbbell challenge

<b>Duration</b> 10<p><b>Exercises</b> 2<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>They say there's no rest for the weary. And as this 100-rep dumbbell challenge proves, there's also no rest for …

Why Does Wine Give You a Headache?

Red wine is a wonderful thing—unless you're among the unlucky victims of wine-induced headaches. We break down the science to find out why some …

London to Bordeaux in under six hours on new high-speed service

From July, the TGV Océane service will bring newly chic Bordeaux, and the sandy shores beyond the city, within easier reach for holidaying Brits<p>This summer, the vintages of Bordeaux and its superb Atlantic beaches will get that little bit closer. Tickets went on sale this week for a new TGV route …

F&W's 2017 Sommeliers of the Year

We're excited to announce this year's class of wine superstars, which includes several avowed Riesling fanatics, a former musician and a man who sees …

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A visit to a winemaker’s cellar reminded me how important a barrel can be

When a winemaker invites you into the cellar and draws a sample from a barrel for you, that’s called a barrel tasting. It’s an honor, an illicit thrill and great marketing. You are being invited to steal a taste of an unfinished wine — the glass pipette he or she uses is called a “thief” — in hopes …

The Average American's Tax Deductions by Income

How do your deductions compare, and why does it matter?<p>We're a few months into tax season, and many people have already filed their returns, while …

2017 NFL Mock Draft: Projections for Top Prospects as Free Agency Continues

The 2017 edition of NFL free agency is in full swing, which means teams already look quite a bit different than they did just a few days ago.<p>Some teams have been busy strengthening their rosters; others have been hard at work filling the holes left by the departures of their free agents. There are …

What gives a wine ‘length’? – Ask Decanter

What's going on at the finish and why does it matter? Sarah Jane Evans MW sheds some light on the subject in this bite-size article.<p>What gives a wine …

The 700-Year History of the Court of Master Sommeliers

2 minute Read<p>Every year, the Court of Master Sommeliers adds a few new members to its ranks. With a dismal 8 percent pass rate, the test to become a …

8 Life Choices That Will Make You Instantly Likable and Respected

The ability to earn respect often comes down to the choices you make.<p>Respect is such a lost value in today's culture, especially since the most recent presidential campaign. Its polarizing nature has brought out the worst in humanity.<p>Studies have been telling us that there's immense power in …

Leadership

Want to Stop Procrastinating? Try the 10-Minute Rule and Get More Done

Get into the habit of tackling those tasks you're tempted to put off.<p>"I know what I need to do. I just can't make myself do it." That's a statement I've heard more times than I could count in my therapy office.<p>Procrastination is a bad mental habit and that can get worse over time. But the 10-minute …

Procrastination

Château Latour – Joanie's Wine Blog

The oldest document mentioning Latour dates back to 1331. It is an official authorization granted to Gaucelme de Castillon by Lord Pons to build a …

Anson: Bordeaux 2014 wines re-tasted

Jane Anson goes back to the Bordeaux 2014 wines to see how they're developing in the bottle, with a focus on the Left Bank. Below, she picks 10 of …

Wine & Spirits

Why We’re Thinking About Weight Loss All Wrong

For decades, weight loss advice could be summed up in a sentence: burn more calories than you consume. This equation, based on the 3500 rule, in …

4 Bodyweight Exercises for Strength and Size

Bodyweight exercises can make you big and strong. While typically, bodyweight exercises are equated with higher rep schemes and endurance test - how …

Exercise

The Best Antique Shops in New Orleans

Antiquing in New Orleans is not an amateur sport. In a city that exemplifies living history so uniquely, its antique shops mirror that too. So it’s …

Top 25 Fat Loss Training Tips

<b>1. Train using the most “bang for your buck” multi-joint lifts</b> such as squats, deadlifts, presses, pulls, and chin-ups.<p><b>2. Favor compound lifts over</b> …

Rooney Mara rocked this eco-conscious H&M gown at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party

There are some brands that we expect at Oscar parties: Chanel, Dior, Givenchy, Valentino. But leave it to rebellious Rooney Mara to wear a …

The reason you don't get along with all of your coworkers comes down to 4 different office personalities

But if the reason you can't stand your teammate is because she's always brusque in meetings, whereas you'd rather take an extra few minutes to make sure you understand everything, we've got some potential solutions.<p>An article in The Harvard Business Review, by Suzanne M. Johnson Vickberg and Kim …

How to Taste Wine, Wine Tasting Notes & Tasting Wine | Williams Sonoma

Here are four steps to evaluating a wine's color, aroma and flavor, plus key terms to help you talk about it.<p>Hold the glass by its stem and look at the color. A white wine should be transparent and bright, while a red wine should be translucent<br>and saturated.<p>Swirl the wine by the stem, letting …

Flavors

These 10 Leadership Habits Have Been Found in the World's Best Leaders

Where are you, in your own journey as a leader, in relation to these characteristics?<p>If you're not familiar with the leadership movement known as servant leadership, you might want to grab a cup of java and pull up a chair. This may just transform how you lead your tribe moving forward.<p>What we are …

Leadership