Paul Contreras

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Improve Your Iron Consistency with One of Butch Harmon's Favorite Drills

If you want your irons to fly with that nice, high trajectory you see from good players, Butch Harmon says you have to learn how to shift your weight back and through the ball. A proper weight shift will help you hit down on the ball, which is far more effective in creating good, consistent contact …

Golf

14 Stephen King quotes about writing you totally need to hang on your wall

The first Stephen King book I ever read was <i>The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon</i>. I was still in my teens, and my gran — a huge King fan herself — thought it …

Tax return tips for 2018: These 5 filing season moves will maximize your refund from 2017

For all the drama over the recent overhaul to the tax code, there’s a good chance actually filing your taxes in 2018 — hopefully by the April 18 …

Got Lower Back Pain? Relieve SI Joint Discomfort with Tree Frog Pose

Sage Rountree shows you how to use a yoga block in Bridge Pose to realign the SI joint while stretching the front of your body.<p>This gentle …

Yoga

Tip: Fix Your Hips, Fix Your Back Pain

Take this test to check your mobility, then learn how to fix it if there's a problem.<p>The 90/90 Test<p>This test can be used to check for imbalances, …

Hips

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 …

Home Improvement

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

The Novel-Writing Training Plan

17 Steps to Get Your Ideas in Shape for the Marathon of Writing. Free throughout October.<p>Planning on doing NaNoWriMo this year? Or just ready to …

Equifax Just Changed the Rest of Your Life

With so many websites offering free financial tools, it can be hard to know whom to trust. At NerdWallet, we thoroughly research financial products …

Top 10 websites for Programmers to learn coding

September 2, 2017<p>In every industry, there are at least a handful of experts considered authorities on the subject. Most have a blog or website, …

Try These Stretches Even if You're Not a Flexible Person

If you’re inflexible, you might feel like there’s no point in trying to stretch. But without stretching, how will you ever get more flexible? A …

5 Stretches to Regain Hip Mobility and Flexibility

<b>If you are an athlete - or someone who trains like one - chances are your hips, piriformis, and glutes are tight.</b> You may even find it difficult to …

Yoga

The 30-Day, 100-Rep Squat Challenge!

This squat challenge will make you fitter, stronger, and sporting the best butt of your life! Are you ready to get your rep on? This 30-day challenge is going to help you build up to being able to do 100 squats in one workout. Don't think it's possible? It is, and after the burn and the effort, …

Extreme Sports

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Analytics

3 Ways to Align the Body for Pain-Free Hips

<b>If you are dealing with hip pain, I want you to know I have been there myself.</b> I know firsthand how much life can really suck when your hip just …

Yoga

Prevent back pain like a pro athlete

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you're a corporate desk jockey or a major league baseball player, chances are you've experienced back pain that impacted job performance. It's one of the most common reasons for missing work, and according to a report recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine, more than 80% of us …

Pain

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Pain

Tip: Sit a Lot? Do These 4 Exercises

Activate your puny scapular stabilizers and you'll keep your shoulders healthy for pain-free pressing. Here's how.<p>Slouchers, Do the T-W-A-Y …

The Secret To Relieving Back Pain Is In Your Feet! Do These 5 Exercises For Just 15 Minutes

I really think that we all know that our feet are a very important part of our bodies, even though (unfortunately) we are often unaware of this. So, …

5 Exercises for Fully Defined Ab Muscles

We are bombarded with magazine ads, infomercials, and Instagram pictures of fit looking people with shiny, rippling washboard abs. Most media hype …

The best abdominal exercises to do at home

Our new Home Workouts series focuses on quick, fuss-free, targeted routines that you can complete at home.<p>Led by personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells, each episode demonstrates moves to target different areas of the body; including exercises for your legs, back and …

Get Washboard Abs With This 5-Minute, No-Equipment Workout

So many #abgoals, so little time, right? If you're too busy to get to the gym but you're really trying to work your core, then this is the workout for you. In five minutes without any equipment, Barry's Bootcamp trainer Erica Stenz is going to shred your abs and get your midsection stronger than …

Workouts

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News …

Exercise

Living with Back Pain? 5 Core Exercises You Need

Millions of Americans suffer from back pain on a routine basis. This problem increases with age, as bone mass diminishes, muscles stiffen, and discs …

Pain

1 Exercise, 7 Ways to Build Legs and Glutes

Everything You Need to Know About Lunges<p>The Top 7 Lunge Variations<p>The beauty of the lunge is that you can manipulate the stride length, torso …

Workouts

​​Swing, Carry, And Plank Your Way to A Shredded Body | Men’s Health

Dumbbell overhead farmer's walks are unparalleled when it comes to building core and shoulder strength and stability. To get the full effect, make sure to keep your abs braced (think of preparing for someone to punch you in the gut) as you hold the weight overhead. This will prove challenging as …

4 exercises that relieve tight hips

If you have hip discomfort, these moves might help<p>If you are like the vast majority of the population, you will spend lots of time day to day sat at …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

JavaScript

Here's how to wipe your old iPad/iPhone/iPod touch for resale

I've been asked several times over the past few days about how to wipe an iPad ready for resale (presumably because Apple has a new iPad out). …

Apple Watch

How to Reset the System Management Controller (SMC) on Your Mac

While your Mac will most likely give you years of service with no problems, you may find that from time to time you experience issues with your Mac’s …

Operating Systems