Michael Persico

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Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate up. …

Exercise

Jon Rahm hilariously explains Phil Mickelson's detail-oriented approach

Phil Mickelson and Jon Rahm couldn't seem more different, but their shared connection of Tim Mickelson (Rahm's former coach and Phil's brother …

The Top 10 Trees for the Small Yard

Recommended Trees for Urban Settings<p>Do you have a small yard that needs a bit of shade? Here are ten trees that will do well in smaller areas. These …

Too-high TVs and other measuring mistakes in decorating

Hanging light fixtures, flat-screen televisions and art all require commitment — you’ve got to put holes in your walls or ceiling, which can be a scary proposition. Design clients and friends come to me all the time, paralyzed by the thought of getting it wrong. The right measurements depend on …

Home Decorating

The 48 least visited destinations in the world that should be on every globetrotter's bucket list

Brits made 70.8 million visits overseas in 2016, with 49% of all trips taking them to either Spain, France, Italy, the Republic of Ireland, or the USA.<p>Spain was named the UK's favourite holiday destination by a landslide, accounting for 14.7 million overseas trips and over a fifth of all …

Chad

5 Things Decorators Never Spend Money On (and 3 Things They Splurge On)

When it comes to decorating an entire home, the cost of furniture, rugs, dishes, and throw pillows can quickly add up. But if you try to save some …

How To Make The Switch To A High-Protein, Muscle-Building Diet

The first thing to consider about switching to a high protein diet is that maybe you shouldn't switch to a high protein diet. Protein supplements …

Nutrition

The Beautiful Italian Lakes Americans Don't Visit Enough

Admittedly, I’m a saltwater kind of person, and a good vacation has always required an ocean beach. The appeal of lakes never truly hit me until I …

You Probably Haven’t Heard of a Junk Bowl, But You Need One

It's the final week of our month-long decluttering plan (you can catch up here if you want to join in), and hopefully your home is feeling lighter, …

Minimalism

Going green: Backyard putting greens increasing in popularity

It wasn’t part of their original renovation plans, but Rob and Glenda Hodge have joined a growing number of Edmontonians who have installed a putting …

Edmonton

10 Clever Ways to Organize a Small Laundry Room

It's all about making your walls work harder.<p>If your space is more like a "laundry closet" or "laundry corner," take note. These ideas will help you maximize your space to make it more streamlined and efficient.

10 Best Car-Free Island Getaways

1 of 10<p>Fire Island, NY<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Bald Head Island, NC<p>3 of 10<p>Mackinac Island, MI<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Little St. Simons Island, …

Outdoor Brands That Guarantee Their Gear for Life

Duct-taped holes in down jackets, busted-out toes in hiking boots, crampon-slashed pant cuffs—wear and tear can feel like a badge of honor in its own …

16 apps that fix the most annoying things about traveling

When it comes to traveling, there are plenty of annoying little problems that can put a damper on your trip.<p>You may not know it, but there's a way to skip the long customs line at the airport, find a last-minute hotel room for cheap, and renew your passport without ever leaving your home. All you …

Apps

National park architecture: 7 amazing rustic buildings

Designing with nature<p>U.S. National Parks are renowned for their Instagrammable beauty, abundant wildlife, and recreational opportunities. But they also boast a unique architectural style known as “parkitecture.”<p>President Ulysses S. Grant decreed Yellowstone the nation’s first national park in 1872, …

Dyrehaven Kopenhagen: restaurant voor ontbijt en brunch in Vesterbro

Dyrehaven Copenhagen for the Berlin feeling :-)<p>I have this thing for discovering hotspots as you all know. Dyrehaven Copenhagen is one of those …

European Travel

Joanna Gaines Reveals Her Top 5 Favorite Paint Colors

Trust, you're going to want to use all of 'em in your home.<p>When it comes to the perfect paint colors for your home, who would know better than design guru and <i>Fixer Upper</i> star Joanna Gaines? At the launch of her newest paint line with Kilz earlier this year, Joanna shared her go-to paint hues for …

10 Heady Destinations for Wine Tours Around the World

When exploring someplace new, sampling the local food and drink is always an exciting way to dive into the culture of the land. Wine tours are the …

20 Ideas to Make Your Whole Home Feel Bigger

As someone who currently has a desk-nightstand-vanity hybrid, trust me when I say that I get any and all of your small-space living woes. That's why …

Got a small garden? Then plan your planting vertically

No one is drawn to looking at an unsightly barbecue if there’s something more attractive to catch the eye<p>In a small garden, all your ways are on show. There are often no hidden bits, particularly in a terrace garden; if not from ground level, then from upstairs, where you are definitely confronted …

Basics: Get A Handle On Your Short Game

We'll show you how to pre-set the grip position at address for four greenside scenarios. Your job is to copy these positions at impact. Read on to find out what you need to know to knock it close →

Golf

Your Path To A Better Swing

12 Days To Better Golf: 36 lessons to make your game better | Start Now →<p>A lot goes into a good golf swing. Everything from posture to grip pressure to rhythm to swing speed—they all matter. But one thing that's often overlooked is the path the club takes down to the ball. In other words, the …

Golf

The One Thing You Must Do In Each Country, According To Tourists

You'll either love this map or hate it.<p>If you could only do one thing in each country you visited, what would it be?<p>U.K. travel site Vouchercloud compiled a map that shows the top-rated “Thing to Do” on TripAdvisor in nations around the world. And while some picks seem on-point, others may sound …

Tiger appears, the Masters approaches, and more listener call-ins!

For the first time since the first week of February in Dubai, we saw Tiger Woods hit a golf shot. Fine, it was just a putt against Michael Strahan on Good Morning America, but it was still good to see Tiger with a club in his hands. Tiger went on to Barnes & Noble to sign 300 copies of his new …

Golf

Callaway Sure Out wedges aim to relieve average golfers' greenside disasters

Sure Out uses oversize shape and wide, cambered sole to help golfers avoid chunked and bladed shots<p>The Callaway Sure Out wedge was designed with one guiding principle: To eliminate the bladed or chunked wedge shot.<p>While the vast majority of wedges being introduced today seem focused on the …

Golf

Two Simple Words To Help Drop The Ball In The Cup

Putt with 'Per-fect Pace'<p>When your putting goes south, what's the first fundamental to try and improve? Restore good rhythm to your stroke.<p>Here's a simple cadence to practice. When you make a stroke, think <i>per-fect pace</i>—three syllables. It's like a pendulum ticking two beats to one. When you take …

Golf

The Right Way To Chip

Simple keys for making solid contact—every time.<p>Chipping looks so easy when you see a good player doing it. On the flip side, it can be hard to watch when someone is struggling with these little shots.<p>The No. 1 issue is making solid contact. Why? Because the club's not moving fast enough to keep …

Golf

How To Hole All The Short Putts

Here's an interesting stat for you: 10 players on the PGA Tour made every putt from three feet and in last year. Ryan Palmer never missed in 829 attempts. A big reason these guys are automatic from this range is that they stick to a fundamentally sound routine. This gives them great confidence that …

Golf

How to Vary Pitch Height to Get Close Around the Green

Are you a one-trick pony when it comes to pitching trajectory? If so, you're severely limited when you have to fly the ball to the back of the green …

Try This To Splash It Out And Land It Close

How to slide the club under the ball<p>Greenside bunkers are not happy places for most golfers. Chunks, skulls, shanks—a lot of bad shots can be traced to a faulty setup, usually with the ball too far back and the hands too far forward. That leads to a steep crash into the sand and an ugly result.<p>The …

Golf