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CrossFit and HIIT Married, and This 20-Minute Fat-Burning Workout Was Born

Grab a bike, a rower, and a pair of light to medium-weight dumbbells and get psyched to work your entire body! We did this workout in my CrossFit Burn class, which is a boot-camp-style workout that involves no barbells but utilizes every other piece of equipment in the gym, like dumbbells and other …

Workouts

How to Invest $500 a Month and Become a Millionaire in 30 Years

Investing $500 a month is a simple and easy process to build wealth.<p>If you have $500 left over at the end of every month, you can easily achieve …

Investing

I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Exercise

Stretching Plays a Surprisingly Important Role in Weight Loss And Exercise. Here's How

It's not just a cool down.<p>There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value – or lack thereof – of muscle stretching to accelerate recovery …

Exercise

How To Retire Comfortably By 62 With A Million

Let’s say you and your spouse both are 50-years old right now. You have saved about $200,000 in retirement savings in addition to some equity in the …

Retirement

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Exercise

The one thing to keep in mind before investing your money

Investing money is one of the easiest ways to both save money and grow wealth. Rather than keeping your money stashed away in a savings account, you …

Retirement

The One Smoothie That Gets Rid Of Back And Stomach Fat, According To A Dietitian

When combined with a consistent exercise routine, incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet is a great way to kickstart fat loss. In …

Nutrition

20 Minutes and Done: A Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Whether you're short on time or equipment, this bodyweight workout meets all of your needs. Fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams posted a 20-minute sweat session on Instagram, featuring four moves that combine cardio and strength training and target the whole body. This set is great to …

Exercise

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

This Ab Workout Is So Much More Effective Than Sit-Ups, Say Harvard Physicians

Crunches and sit-ups have long been staples of a typical abdominal workout. However, physicians at Harvard Medical School say there's a better way to …

Workouts

5 ab exercises that are better than crunches

Crunches are on their way out (too back rounding and too inefficient), so that means you’ll need new ways to strengthen—and sculpt—your core.<p>“It’s …

Workouts

30 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Gut for Good

<i>Shutterstock</i><p>Typically, when someone aspires to having a better six-pack -- or a six-pack, period -- he or she does it with a sense of urgency. We …

Nutrition

Body Recomposition: Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

Most people trying to lose weight want a trim yet toned body.<p>Oftentimes, traditional weight loss programs focus on cutting body fat and hitting lower …

Nutrition

The 5 healthiest protein powders

In an ideal world, you’d get all of the important nutrients your body needs, including protein, from whole foods, says Manhattan nutritionist Sharon …

2018 Honda CR-V Buying Guide | Compact crossover questions, answered

What you need to know about this popular crossover<p>Honda's CR-V has been a top-seller for the Japanese automaker almost from the get-go when it was launched in the late 1990s, and it has benefited from Americans' seemingly unquenchable thirst for crossovers, setting an all-time-high sales mark as …

Honda CR-V

Grab Your Dumbbells — This Trainer's Workout Will Work Every Part of Your Body

There's nothing we love more than an efficient full-body workout that uses minimal equipment. Trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells shows us how to work every part of our bodies with just a single set of dumbbells in an Instagram video she recently posted. These six moves are guaranteed to …

Workouts

5 Exercises That Make Running Easier, Even If It's The Bane Of Your Existence

There are only two kinds of people in this world: running enthusiasts, and those who firmly stand by the fact that running is the bane of their …

Workouts

Choose These Mutual Funds If They Are Available In Your 401(k) Plan

One of the most important financial decisions you are ever going to make is how to invest your 401(k). However, the information you are provided to make this decision is written more to meet regulatory requirements than anything else. Here is how can you find the best mutual funds from your plan’s …

Investing

This Could Be a Game-Changer for Retirement Savers

Legislation that would dramatically increase an important contribution limit just cleared a major hurdle.<p>The House of Representatives recently passed …

Retirement

Gummy bears are the key to maximizing your workouts (seriously)

Gym rats and total newbies alike know that your hungry muscles need a hearty helping of protein immediately after working out to build back what’s …

Nutrition

10 Strong Buy Stocks for Under $10

Just because a stock is cheap doesn’t mean you should have to compromise on quality. These 10 Strong Buy stocks tick all the boxes. True, they are …

Investing

Zero to $1 Million in 14 Years: Maxing Out 401k and IRAs from 2004-2017

Like many others, I had a vague goal of $1 million net worth in my 20s. It’s easy to find a theoretical path a million. For example, $750 per month …

Retirement

12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

Workouts

Talking Cars 161: Subaru Ascent and the Mistakes We Made With Our Personal Cars

<b>Main theme:</b> We tell tales of how we spent far too much money keeping some of our own enthusiast-based cars running. We also talk about how, in …

Auto Tariffs

Here's What You Should Eat Post-Workout, According To A Nutrition Coach

While most of us understand the importance of fueling our body before working up a sweat, we don’t give much thought to what we put in our body after working out. Turns out, how we decide to refuel post-workout can directly impact our body composition, recovery and performance , says Jessica …

Nutrition

How to Drink Protein Shakes For Weight Loss, According to These Dietitians

Protein shakes seem like the go-to supplement for fitness fanatics and people looking to lose weight. Protein can help you build muscle and keep you full; research shows that protein can help you lose weight and keep it off. You should aim to consume about 0.54 to 0.68 grams of protein per pound of …

Nutrition

I'm a Trainer, and This Is My Favorite Exercise For Strength Training and Weight Loss

People are always looking for the most effective exercises they can do to tone their body, trim inches, get stronger, and lose weight. I'm a personal trainer, and through the years, I've found time and time again that planks help people accomplish all of these goals, as long as they're performed …

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