Christopher Schultz

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Five of the best apps for listening to podcasts

Keeping up with Serial? Your next spoken-word fix could come from Overcast, Pocket Casts, Castro, Spotify or Deezer<p>Serial didn’t singlehandedly revive the podcast as a media format – the efforts of radio broadcasters and many independent producers have grown and sustained audiences in the years …

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5 Stretches You Should Do While You’re Watching TV

Replace “Netflix and chill” with “Netflix and stretch”<p>It’s no surprise that Americans log a lot of time in front of the television. Sure, it’s not the “23 hours a day” that <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour jokingly refers to in the video above (it’s actually more like five hours), but it …

33 Ways to Use a Medicine Ball During Your Next Workout

These are not the med-ball exercises you learned in gym class<p>Most days, medicine balls get passed over at the gym. But you might head straight for them after watching the video above.<p>In it, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour demonstrates 33 awesome med-ball exercises, including the headlock …

Do Morals Come from the Head or Heart?

Imagine yourself a psychoanalyst. A patient, a man, comes to you to be cured of a work dysfunction, the inability to perform on the job. You discover …

The Neuroscience Of Musical Perception, Bass Guitars And Drake

In June of 2001 musician Peter Gabriel flew to Atlanta to make music with two apes. The jam went surprisingly well.<p>At each session Gabriel, a known dabbler in experimental music and a founding member of the band Genesis, would riff with a small group of musicians. The bonobos — one named …

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Why Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Is Technically Obese

You might be surprised who the government considers too fat, too skinny, and just right<p>When <i>Furious 7</i> set box-office records on its opening weekend, there was one story lurking in the shadows of the celebrity-industrial complex that no one wanted to talk about: The star, Vin Diesel, is …

The Forgotten Piece of Weight-Lifting Advice That Will Make You Stronger

Fitness expert Dan John reveals why adding more reps—not weight—can help you build more strength, power, and muscle<p>I started lifting weights in 1965. Since then, I've been lucky enough to train at some of the best facilities imaginable. But one surprising place I always make the greatest progress: …

Sympathy For The Devils

It's been five years since Kanye West raised his glass to "the a--holes" in the song "Runaway," a poetic taxonomy of bad behavior that formed the emotional center of his masterwork <i>My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy</i>. It's a sad song about romantic failure, but also a strong statement connecting West …

6 Habits to Chisel a Solid 6 Pack

Use these simple tips to finally reveal your abs once and for all<p>If you can't see your abs, don't assume it's because you're missing out on a magical abdominal exercise or secret supplement. Blame your mindset.<p>You see, losing belly flab is a boring process. It requires time, hard work, and most …

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

The Best Stretch for Every Body Part

When it comes to getting the most out of your workout, you have to care for the muscles that heave all of those heavy weights, too<p>When you think of flexibility, it's likely that the first things that come to mind are touching your toes, or stretching your hamstrings. Unfortunately, those are often …

The More Productive Thing You Should Do Instead of Checking Your Phone

Try this technique from time-management pros<p>Walking to your car, waiting for the subway, or just trying to kill a couple seconds? You probably want to pull out your phone—but you’re better off ignoring the urge, says Julie Morgenstern, organization expert and author of <i>Time Management from the</i> …

11 Powerful Ways to Fix Bad Body Language

Improve your nonverbal communication to send the right message and set yourself up for success.<p>What we say and how we say it is incredibly important for communicating with others. But while most of us think of the more obvious, verbal component of what we say when communicating with others, it's …

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The Truth About Fear

We scare up the terrifying truth about what makes men afraid, very afraid<p><b>Make a Friend Freak Out</b>Opting for the trick, not the treat? Joe Gatto, host of TV's <i>Impractical Jokers</i>, likes this move: First, find a helper. Then empty your fridge, shelves and all. Turn it off and hide inside. Have your …

How Your Favorite Reality Show Makes You Mean

Those "unscripted" shows can spike your aggression, even if they don’t contain a single fist fight<p>Your favorite reality TV program might use its fair share of smoke and mirrors, but the effects of tuning in to it can be quite real. Researchers from Central Michigan University found that watching …

Here's What Advertisers Should Really Be Doing To Pressure The NFL

Stern statements from brands like Pepsi and Anheuser-Busch aren't really damaging the league. If they want to affect real change, they need to hit the league and its owners where it hurts most — in their wallets.<p>"NFL Sponsors Speak Out — But Keep on Advertising," read a headline atop a <i>Wall Street</i> …

6 Ways to Turn Your Tinder Match into a Date

You both swiped right. Now what?<p>If you’re interested in anything more than a one-night stand, chatting with a cute girl on Tinder can be harder than talking with one in person. Sticking with <i>“Hey”</i> isn’t going to cut it: The sole goal of your first message should be to get the conversation going, …

The Science of Why You’re an Ass Man

Researchers explain the allure of the backside<p>It's a glorious time to be an ass man: Nicki Minaj exists, yoga pants are a thing, and women everywhere are squatting their way to more shapely backsides.<p>But of course, your obsession with the female butt is nothing new. In fact, it's primal, says David …

The Easiest Way to Make New Friends

Say this to become prime buddy material<p>Whether you moved to a cool, new locale or you’re looking for a new roster of buddies, making friends doesn’t have to be a lot of work. Expanding your social circle might be as simple as incorporating a simple “thank you” into your interactions, according to a …

7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome

Instead of just waiting for the workweek to end, use those last few hours and these tips to make next week start out fantastic.<p>Most people get excited that Friday is here, especially if the week has been hectic and packed. But often Fridays can seem like a waste (especially before holidays). Your …

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5 Kama Sutra Positions You Should Try

Whether you're looking for deep penetration or a short, fast quickie, the Kama Sutra has a position for that<p>Looking to move beyond missionary? Try turning to the Kama Sutra—the ancient sex bible that's full of bizarre, awkward, and ridiculously acrobatic sex positions that most of us have never …

Mind Games for Big Gains

No motivation to exercise? It’s all in your head: Your brain is wired to keep your body at rest. Here are 5 ways to rewire it<p>Reminisce for a moment about the first time she slipped her hand below your waistline and inched it lower … lower … lower. Now imagine biting into a warm, buttery cookie. And …

Caramelized Peach Pancakes

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Have some sunny, peachy pancakes for breakfast this morning.</i><p>Are you a recipe procrastinator? I am. I …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

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What You Can Learn From Watching Investigation Discovery For 24 Hours

Watching true crime TV shows can teach you a thing or two about psychological profiling, forensic science and the horrific things people do to each …

The Genius Pushup You Need to Add to Your Workout

This version will light your upper body on fire and challenge your strength<p>The Spiderman pushup is extremely tough. It involves lowering yourself into a pushup position while simultaneously bringing one knee to one elbow. Now, BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., the creator of the cutting-edge <i>Men's Health</i> DVD …

The 25 Best Road Trip Songs Ever

These jams are guaranteed to get your motor running<p>Road trip! Whether you're rolling with your buddies or loading up the Family Truckster, Griswold-style, you're going to need some tunes to get you where you’re going. Luckily, musicians spend a lot of time on the road, which means there are tons of …

The 5-Minute Speed and Strength Challenge

Test your brawn, push your conditioning, and boost your athleticism with this 3-move drill<p>You don't need to be one of the biggest guys on the court or the field to play huge. If you want to be an unstoppable athlete, you need to concentrate on increasing your speed and building total-body strength. …