Michael Knecht

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Jillian Michaels Reveals How Often You Should Strength-Train to Build Muscle

If you're looking to put on muscle, you probably think you need to hit the weight room every day for hours at a time to see results. Most people have the misconception that they should do strictly cardio for fat loss, and only lift weights a ton to gain muscle. In reality, there's an easier, much …

Exercise

Why 14 days is all it takes to become a real yogi—even if you’re starting from scratch

Despite all the mind-body benefits of daily yoga practice, between work obligations, your regular fitness routine, and <i>ahem</i> your prestige television …

Yoga

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

An Experts Guide on Muscle Building Diets

<b>Stacking on a few extra kilos of lean muscle bulk is one of the best ways to take your look to the next level.</b> Not only does it create a broader …

Exercise

The Advantages Of Investing In Single-Family Rental Houses Vs. The Stock Market

I started my financial career in banking, eventually progressing to insurance and then to financial advisor over a 24 year career — 21 years as a Series 6 and then Series 7 securities licensed representative. In that span of time, I developed a unique perspective regarding the advantages of the …

Real Estate

The two people CEOs need most in their life

In the information economy, high performers aren’t just being hired by companies to manage the business. High performers <i>are</i> the business.<p>In their new book <i>Talent Wins</i>, co-authors Dominic Barton of McKinsey & Co., business author Ram Charan, and Dennis Carey, vice chairman of executive search firm …

Leadership

Existing drug may prevent Alzheimer's

Emerging evidence suggests that a "potent" drug could prevent the development of Alzheimer's disease — but only if a person takes the medication long …

Dementia

This Could Be a Game-Changer for Retirement Savers

Legislation that would dramatically increase an important contribution limit just cleared a major hurdle.<p>The House of Representatives recently passed …

Retirement

16 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit After 40

Fight aging with these moves that work on mobility and balance.<p>Getting older doesn’t mean you have to work out less.<p>In fact, you should probably add <i>more</i> exercises to your repertoire as you age to help you stay spry and prevent injury. David Jack, creator of the Men's Health Muscle After 40 (MA40) …

Workouts

Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

Metformin

An Experts Guide on Male Fat Loss

<b>Trimming down and maintaining a lean and muscular physique is a sure-fire way to increase how well your clothes fit,</b> which can have a huge and …

Health

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't)

Can you imagine your little old traditional or Roth IRA is worth millions of dollars?<p>It happens for some people.<p>According to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), 791 individuals have IRA balances between $10 million and $25 million, while 314 are worth over $25 million.<p>That was in 2011. …

Retirement

Meet the Billionaire Investing Guru Whose 27-Year-Old Book Is Now Selling for $3,000

A bootlegged Kindle version spiked before getting pulled off Amazon.<p><i>Margin of Safety</i>. It sounds like it could be the title of an old action movie — …

Richard Branson Wants You to Treat Your Employees Better -- and Save the World

The firebrand businessman has high expectations for entrepreneurs.<p>In Richard Branson's perfect business world, employees would have unlimited leave, the ability to work from home and longer holidays. Particularly in the U.S., "the way people are treated at companies is despicable," he said.<p>The …

Top 5 Stocks Under $10

Back in April, we wrote on article on top stocks under $10. This proved to be a very rewarding experience. We are re-introducing an old concept of buying stocks below a $10 stock price. Typically, it is hard to find companies possessing the collective financial traits we seek, such as the …

Investing

New Treatment for Aggressive Prostate Cancer Shows 71% Lower Risk of Spread or Death

A new treatment developed by a doctor at Northwestern Medical Hospital offers hope for men suffering from prostate cancer. When hormonal therapies …

7 Tips to Ensure Your Child Is Financial Successful

How allowance and other methods can teach the importance of being financially savvy.<p>If you're a parent, you know the challenges that come with raising children. It's a fulltime job trying to teach your kids to be honest, responsible, to value hard work and, at the same time, encouraging them to be …

Brace Yourself: Here's the Exact Full-Body Workout I Did With the Kettlebell King

If you know me at all, you know I'm a little obsessed with the kettlebell. I was lucky enough to learn from some of the best teachers out there, including Eric Leija, senior kettlebell coach at Onnit who's also known as primal.swoledier on Instagram. He's affectionately called the Kettlebell King. …

The secret to an ageless body (and how to get fitter after 40)

The middle-aged spread, a snail’s-pace metabolism and declining muscle tone once seemed like inevitable waymarkers of the midlife years.<p>But now they …

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

The Peloton bike is this year’s most-wanted fitness gift

<i>Partner</i><p>When you were 8, it was a pony. When you were 16, it was a car. This is the year that you give (or get!) a <b>state-of-the-art Peloton bike</b>, the …

How to prevent Alzheimer’s: Sleep, drink wine and exercise, researchers say

Alzheimer’s disease is projected to affect 14 million people by 2050, according to the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s …

What Does Magnesium Do for Your Body?

<b>Summary</b> Magnesium acts as the gatekeeper for NMDA receptors, which are involved in healthy brain development, memory and learning. It prevents nerve …

Diabetes

The 15 best golf practice games

With everything competing for your attention in 2018, it’s difficult to find time to work on your golf game. Chances are when you do, you’re just hitting a few balls at the range, which likely won’t accomplish much in terms of improvement.<p>If you really want to get better, you need to make the most …

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold it and</i> …

Success

Billionaire Ray Dalio says these 3 books have 'had the biggest impact' on his life

Billionaire hedge fund magnate Ray Dalio has been fascinated with finance since he was 12, when he bought his first stock.<p>He graduated from Harvard …

This hidden Apple Watch stat tells you whether to exercise or rest

Imagine if your Apple Watch could tell you which days were best for you to do a workout, and what kind of workout you should do. Well it can, sort of, thanks to a hidden feature that few people have yet discovered or know how to use.<p>Heart rate variability, or HRV, is a new metric that reveals your …

This Fund Pays 11.2% And Crushes The Market

Today I’m going to take you inside the most disrespected, criticized, lambasted and just plain ignored investments on the market today.<p>Why would I do that?<p>Simple. Because if you’re not as rich as you’d like to be, these unloved income plays are the <i>perfect</i> way to get you there.<p>I’m talking about …

What We Got Wrong About Intermittent Fasting — Plus 6 Tips to Do It Right

Let’s get the facts right for our own health, but also because we need them in order to eat healthy.<p>The intermittent fasting craze came in like a …

Intermittent Fasting Is Confusing: Here's Exactly When To Eat

As a functional medicine practitioner, I see a wide range of health problems that all stem from chronic inflammation. And while acute inflammation is …