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Wells Fargo Conversations

Emergencies (by definition) strike without warning; be prepared by having important documents in the right places.<p>Asking someone to serve as your …

Finance

Just How Strong, Fast, and Powerful are You?

Find out with this 5-minute power pair challenge<p>This challenge uses a one-two punch of strength and power movements. You’ll perform two pairs of exercises—the bench press and plyo pushup, and the goblet squat to press and jump squat. Each pair consists of a strength movement and a power movement …

6 Brutally Tough Workouts You Can Do on Your Lunch Break

Fair warning: They’ll kick your ass<p>A workout doesn’t have to be long to be tough. These quick 20 to 30 minute workouts from Gym Jones are testaments to that. They’re short, but incredibly brutal and unforgiving. Are you game?<p>If you want something even quicker, check out <b>The Unbelievable 4-Minute</b> …

Forget Pickup Lines, Try This Magician’s Trick Instead

Get the attention of a beautiful stranger with just a pen and a napkin<p>Here's the scenario: You're at a bar, and you see an attractive woman sitting alone. You want to walk over, introduce yourself, and hopefully have a conversation with her, see if you can make some sparks fly. But how do you not …

6 Easy, Healthy Meals You Can Make in a Mason Jar

You can now retire the rest of your kitchen tools.<p>Cooking is overrated. And by that, of course, we mean laboring over a meal. Which is why we love mason jar meals. They’re ridiculously quick and easy to make. Stack them in your fridge, or throw them in your purse—these six dishes (er, jars) are …

Is This the Reason She Can't Orgasm?

How to help her get over the hump<p>Is her mind messing with her pleasure? Certain psychological factors can torpedo a woman’s sexual satisfaction and desire, finds a new study in <i>The Journal of Sexual Medicine</i>.<p>Researchers had more than 500 women complete a sexual function index—which measures arousal, …

The Exercise That Makes Your Triceps Pop

Pump up your arms with this simple exercise trio<p>Give your triceps workout a shot in the arm with this old-school drop set from David Jack, creator of the <b>Men's Health 60-Day Transformation.</b> You’ll start with the most difficult variation of this triceps exercise, and work your to the easiest as you …

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DIY Ginger Liqueur Recipe

This homemade ginger liqueur tastes so elegant that people will not believe you made it yourself. It can compete with Domaine de Canton on flavor—for less than half the cost and only 20 minutes of work. The steeping time is very short, so this is a perfect DIY holiday gift...if you can bear to part …

Can Doctors Recognize Depression?

The condition is common—but too often it goes unnoticed<p>Whether they come through a public service campaign or a pharmaceutical commercial, messages about depression always end the same: Talk to your doctor. But new research begs the question of whether or not that works. <br>About one in 10 people …

The Truth About Morning Heart Attacks

Is your heart really more likely to conk out in the morning?<p>A new study seems to support a cautionary old wives' tale: <i>Your heart is most vulnerable in the a.m.</i> And sure, the time before work is hectic, but is your ticker really more vulnerable in the morning light?<p>Yes: Your body's circadian rhythm …

Men's Health

If you're looking for a way to change up your bench press, here you go<p>The wearables company has just announced an arsenal of apps available to Ionic users<p>You don't have to be a dad to appreciate this<p>From beers to reindeers, this deal of the day has you covered<p>"As a result of ongoing discussions, …

From Skinny to Spartacus

A lanky actor transformed himself into Spartacus. The good news: You can do it, too<p><b>WHEN LIAM MCINTYRE AUDITIONED FOR THE</b> television drama <i>Spartacus: Vengeance</i>, he couldn't have looked less fit for the title role. He was fresh off a movie called <i>Frozen Moments</i>, playing a man who had awakened from a …

Brain scans reveal which 'vegetative' patients are alert, trapped in bodies

A man who had appeared to have been in a vegetative state for 12 years knew his name and knew where he was, Canadian researchers report in a study showing it’s possible to use MRI brain scans to establish communication with people who seem completely unconscious.<p>Three people tested using a special …

The Brain

Automatic Abs

Chisel your obliques with this challenging 30-second BOSU ball drill<p>Doing repetitions of the bicycle crunch for 30 seconds is tough. Cranking out the reps on a BOSU ball is pure torture. The rotational exercise hits all of your abdominal muscles, especially your obliques, the muscles on the sides …

10 Habits That Let You Meet Women

The 10 Habits That Help You Meet Women<p>Let's be clear here: This is not just a list of places to go to pick up women, and if you take it that way, it's not going to be very helpful. Rather, these are ways to conduct yourself so that you'll be more open to meeting people — specifically, women — and …

Relationships

The Beach Muscle Maximizer

4 Ways to Burn More Fat

Here’s how to shakeup your workout to speed your results<p>Strength training is the gift that keeps giving. You burn calories during your workout. You also burn them for hours afterwards. The harder you work, all else being equal, the more you should burn both during and after.<p>But there’s a catch: The …

Master This Move: The Hanging Leg Raise

Use these 5 tips to dominate this classic abs-blasting exercise<p>The hanging leg raise may be the holy grail of core training. You probably know it: As you hang from a bar, you curl your hips and knees up to your chest. If you can do these for double digit reps, you have some serious core …

The BEST New Lunge Variation

Increase the intensity of the classic lateral lunge with this simple upgrade<p>The classic lateral lunge blasts your quads, glutes, and hip muscles. But if you want an even bigger challenge, place a towel under one foot and try the lateral slide lunge. The towel transforms your floor into an ice rink, …

Can You Handle This Brutal Track Workout?

Sprints are just part of this plan: Add kettlebell presses, pushups, and rope-jumping to take your track session to the next level<p>During a recent visit to my parents' house, I took a spin around my high school track at high noon on a 90-degree day—I'm bright like that—a jump rope and a 16-kilogram …

The Secret to Peak Performance

Boost athleticism and chisel a rock-solid core with one simple move<p>If you want to increase your gains, consider training from a different angle—literally. "Running with your body on a slant forces your core muscles and your lateral line—the tough connective tissue called fascia that runs along your …

The Horrible Hundreds Challenge

Test your strength, stamina, power, and mental toughness with this heart-pounding challenge<p>You will need to work at 100 percent of your ability to get through this grueling fitness test. This weekend's challenge, courtesy of Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <b>The IMPACT! Body Plan</b>, involves two …

40 Unwritten Rules to Live By

Master these 40 unwritten rules to live by and start living the best life tomorrow<p><b>1. Never ask a woman if she wants to have sex</b> by asking her if she wants to have sex.<p><b>2. It is more important to have good health insurance</b> than good health.<p><b>3. Don't bluff more than once</b> in a poker game with friends.<p><b>4.</b> …

The 10-Minute Transformation

This Man Will Make You Rich

Follow these rules from one of the world's legendary investors, and your future will be flush—guaranteed<p><b>OVERVIEW</b><p>John C. "Jack" Bogle, 84, has influenced your life in a major way—assuming you have a 401(k) or ever invested in a mutual fund. Back in 1975, Bogle created this radical tool called an …

How to Make a Watermelon and Cucumber Cooler

Cold watermelon and cucumbers are very refreshing on a hot summer’s day. This wonderful sweet and tart cocktail will quench your thirst and, apart …

Cucumber

The Gut-Blasting Gauntlet

Build muscle, shed pounds, and become fighting fit in less than 20 minutes a day

The Muscle-Blasting Pushup Challenge

Test your upper-body endurance with this super-fast fitness challenge<p>Walk into any gym, and you'll see men pulling, pushing, picking up, and putting down weights. But physical fitness isn't just about lifting iron. It's about how strong you are relative to your body weight. That's why Todd Durkin, …