Rod Schmidek

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Jillian Michaels Says These 6 Easy Tips Will Help You Lose Weight Like You're On 'The Biggest Loser'

Follow the basics.<p>Alyssa Zolna<p>For her, the basics are: Don't overeat. Don't eat "crap" that isn't food. And make sure you get enough sleep. "The rest is B.S.," Jillian says.<p>Yup, hitting the hay at a decent hour is surprisingly important when it comes to weight loss. Columbia University researchers …

Fitness

6 Pilates moves that will transform your whole body

If you think of slow, quiet, no-sweat sessions on a Reformer when you think of Pilates, you haven’t yet encountered Cassey Ho.<p>The bubbly, inspiring …

Yoga

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Top 10 Unwritten Camping Rules to Remember

Camping is a chance to get away, but in most cases, you’re still surrounded by other people. And all those people are looking to enjoy their vacation …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Mind-Blowing Hacks That Actually Work

When life presents a problem, dilemma or obstacle that can't be solved or overcome through simple means the uncreative are stumped, flummoxed or …

If You Want An Energized, Pain-Free Body, Then It's Time To Rethink Your Every Step

Most days of the week, before the rest of my family is out of bed, I meet a friend for a morning walk. We bring our coffee and chat while our bodies slowly wake up. I don't wear sneakers—just simple, minimal shoes that allow me to feel the ground beneath my feet. My toes and arches respond to the …

How to lose weight around your stomach, fast

There's a reason Men's Health has become synonymous with internet-breaking transformations. A rite of passage for staff members and our fitness …

Our Easiest One Pot Recipes of 2017

Cure your midweek blues with these deliciously easy suppers.<p>Nothing can get rid of the midweek blues better than a warm, comforting dinner. Well, …

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018

My favorite quotes that will help you get the new year started in a positive way.<p>I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance …

Motivation

This Crazy New Optical Illusion Shows if You Have 'Curvature Blindness'

We are freaking out.<p>Everybody loves a good optical illusion - and this newly discovered perception trick has us questioning how we see the world …

The Best Workout You Can Do When You Can't Hit the Gym

You won't need a single piece of equipment<p>This workout from Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of the <i>Maximus Body</i> from <i>Men's Health</i>, is proof that you don't need a gym, heavy-duty equipment—or even basic equipment—to get in a heart-pumping, fat-melting workout.<p>"The 10 to 1 is one of my go-to …

3 Ways to Have a Happy Retirement, According to People Who've Already Retired

How to tilt the odds in your favor.<p>“Happiness,” it’s been said, “is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it will evade you.” In other …

Retirement

Canine episodic memory: Your dog remembers more about what you do than you think

Now we know dogs might share some of the rich memories of our lives together<p>Ruby flew down the hall, careened around the corner and stopped just briefly to jump on me before charging off again. His pointy ears and tail bobbed and wagged in rhythm as he ran laps around the house. I had just come …

7 Phrases To Tell Yourself When Life Doesn't Go Your Way

These days, you feel like a robot.<p><i>You drag your feet into work and you have to deal with your boss. You’re hustling this year yet again to try and</i> …

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity

Gain some inspiration for the new year with these motivational quotes.<p>Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more …

Motivation

10 Amazing Winter Life Hacks

Winter is an extremely trying time for most of us. Those three (or six) months of cold temperatures seem endless, but they can be less painful if …

Twelve Tips For A Successful Retirement

According to the U. S. Census Bureau, 3.4 million babies were born in the United States in 1946, more than ever before, an increase of nearly 20 percent increase from the previous year. I was fortunate enough to be among those born that year--and who lived to celebrate their 65th birthday in 2011. …

Where to Start When You Want to Get Back In Shape

The road to fitness begins with just 10 minutes a day<p>As the <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director, BJ Gaddour gets dozens of questions every day from readers about specific workout moves and training strategies. But the most common question he receives is also the simplest: “Where do I start?”<p>Gaddour’s …

The Killer Legs Workout: Build Muscle, Build Strength

Overview<p>So you want a better looking lower body? Then you need a concentrated programme that hits your legs from every possible angle. Forget …

The Full-Body Muscle-Building and Fat-Loss Workout That Works Forever

<i>The 21-Day Transition</i> was developed to give you a buffer period in between more aggressive versions or programs. Constantly beating down the body …

Warren Buffett's Best Investing Advice in 10 Quotes

"Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget Rule No. 1"<p>One great way to learn the basics of investing is by studying the greatest …

Investing

BBQ 101: Improving Your Barbeque Techniques

<b>The first of these techniques:</b> and the most popular method for those who grill in their back yards – is the style where the food is cooked directly …

BBQ

Bored with retirement, I applied for a part-time gig. I thought it’d be a cinch

At the 15-minute mark, I had answered only four questions, and they were getting progressively harder. I wondered what on earth was wrong with me. Had I suffered some kind of cerebral event in the night that robbed me of my processing and computing ability? Was I being unduly distracted by the …

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since we think visual aids are the …

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14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts