Michael Martinez

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Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

Workouts

The Best Foods to Eat for Stronger Bones

When you work out, it’s not just your muscles that grow stronger. Your bones also benefit from weight bearing exercise. But it’s not all about what …

Nutrition

Top 10 At-home Workouts to Get Six-pack Abs

The house is actually a great place to hone your abs – after all, a six pack is mostly done in the kitchen.<p>"There is no fat that reduces stains, and …

Workouts

How to Do Pelvic Tilts: a Step-by-Step Guide

Pelvic tilts are an exercise comprised of very subtle spinal movements that strengthen the support muscles around the low back, particularly the …

Pain

6 Home Maintenance Tasks You May Not Even Realize You Have to Do

Home maintenance and ownership go hand in hand, so you're no doubt aware that there's plenty you <i>should</i> be doing (hello, gutter cleaning!). Sorry to …

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Kids who need money are more likely to work, and working outside the house helps them develop valuable skills.<p>Whether they receive it from relatives …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

Bobby Maximus Has Just One Ab Workout to Get You Ripped

You'll never ask for another ab workout again after this burner from Bobby Maximus.<p>When it comes to the muscles you want to show off, abs are right at the top of the list.<p>And rightly so. Even if you're not a fan of shirtless selfies or rocking a six pack, you need to pay attention to your abs. A …

The Most Genius Home Hacks We Learned This Year

Let's just say, 2017 was good for our homes.<p>Improving one's home is a never-ending cycle. That's why people are constantly on the lookout for faster ways to wash dishes or smarter ways to fit more into their kitchen — and 2017 was no exception. These are the highlights of what we learned this year …

Cleaning

Eight things smart people never reveal about themselves at work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can …

The $25 Amazon Buy That Cuts Your Painting Time in Half

Painting is one of the least expensive ways to give your space a facelift. But it's not exactly fun. It's messy and time consuming especially if you …

Home Improvement

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

The 5-Minute Workout Finisher to Take Your Fitness to the Next Level

Five minutes. It’s just 300 seconds — the equivalent of a short coffee break or a quick text conversation with friends. But don’t let a measly five …

Tip: Fix Your Stiff Neck in 5 Minutes

Improve your posture, get rid of that headache, and relieve your shoulder and upper back pain. Try these simple stretches.<p>Do You Have Duck Neck?<p>You …

20 Things That Homeowners Should Do Annually, but Don't

Inspect the House After Winter<p>1/20<p>1/20<p>Canadian winters can be brutal on houses. After a long, hard winter, head outside and inspect your home. Check …

10 Coffee Tables on Wheels to DIY

Coffee tables can have several purposes in your living room. The top surface is good for giving a home to your current read or displaying your tray …

Donald Trump insults NBC’s Chuck Todd on Twitter, asks why he won’t stop reporting on Russia

After turning his Twitter ire to fellow Republicans this week, President Donald Trump focused his attention on Saturday morning back to the people he …

How A Horizontal Wood Fence Can Impact The Landscape And Décor Around It

Having a house with a white picket fence used to be the dream a while ago but times change and so does the design of the fence. The horizontal fence …

Landscaping

QI: The Russian Training Secret

Quasi Isometrics for Strength and Hypertrophy<p>Russian Torture for Gains<p>A Russian martial arts instructor exposed me to super slow reps – which are …

Exercise

Build Athleticism and a Superhero Body With Rest Pause Training

<b>When we first take an interest in fitness, the most popular reason is to make changes to our physique.</b> We crave strength. We crave athleticism. We …

The Most Picturesque Landscapes in the United States Photos

When you think of otherworldly landscapes, you might conjure images of the volcanos of Iceland or perhaps the deserts of Namibia, made famous by <i>Mad Max: Fury Road.</i> We’re going to guess that the United States isn’t usually the first country that comes to your mind, but some of the most incredible …

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Couplets Workout for Brute Strength

If you’re a strength training addict who thrives on new ways to challenge the body, kettlebell couplet workouts are a great option for testing your …

16 tasks to do around the home before it gets too cold

By Lindsey M. Roberts<p>After a summer of play, fall is our chance to prepare a house for the cold months ahead. There’s weatherstripping to check, patio furniture to store, gutters to clean. And yet there are always those smaller things that we forget until it’s the middle of a cold snap and we’re …

Cleaning

10 supersizing workouts to do on back day

To supersize your back—build wider proportions, denser, more sizeable muscle mass, and greater functional strength that enables you to lift more—you …

Workouts

19 easy ways to decorate the walls of your home (they will be fantastic!)

Have you given thought to adding some creativity to the walls of your home? Whether it be through some fantastic wallpaper, brilliant color or …

Interior Design

31 nifty tips to save big money in your household

If you look after the pennies, the pounds will take care of themselves. At least that's how the saying goes, so we found a host of brilliant ways you …

Personal Finance

What exactly is the scientific method and why do so many people get it wrong?

Claims that the “the science isn’t settled” with regard to climate change are symptomatic of a large body of ignorance about how science works.<p>So …