Colleen Niesen

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This standing abs workout from celeb trainer Astrid Swan is actually a total-body challenge

Celeb trainer (and soon-to-be mom) Astrid Swan knew she would continue working out while pregnant. “I’m six months along, and I think it’s super …

Workouts

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

New CRISPR tools can detect infections like HPV, dengue, and Zika

Meet SHERLOCK and DETECTR<p>Scientists are harnessing the same technology behind the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR to develop cheap devices that can quickly diagnose infections. These systems, described in new research, have the potential to revolutionize how we detect and respond to viruses like …

9 High-Protein, Low-Carb Recipes That You'll Want to Devour

Restricting yourself when it comes to what you eat can be challenging, but what about when you’re looking for high-protein, low-carb recipes? The …

Nutrition

R is a programming language that's super hot right now and you can learn it with this online class

Even if you don't work with software, you've probably heard of the programming language "R" at some point. If not, now you've officially heard of the …

6 Real Estate Startups Poised To Disrupt The Industry

Silicon Valley may be the technology hub of the United States, but there are exciting things happening in tech around the country as well, including several real estate startups cropping up in New York that could have national implications.<p>With CBRE’s acquisition of Floored in January, I noted that …

Real Estate

A personal trainer reveals the 'most effective method of intermittent fasting' — here's how to get started

Intermittent fasting is changing the way people eat. But there are so many different ways to fast these days, is one method better than all the rest? Personal trainer and health coach, Max Lowery says, cutting your eating down to just 2 meals a day is the best way to tackle fasting head-on. He also …

35 Lower-Body Exercises to Shape Your Legs — and You Can Do Them All at Home

Although it's nice to take a trip to the gym and work up a sweat with all the equipment that's available to you, there are times when you just want …

Workouts

6 Anti-Inflammatory Supplements Docs Swear By To Lose 6 Pounds Fast

Weight loss goals are much easier to achieve when they’re realistic. Aim to lose 6 pounds with the help of these anti-inflammatory supplements that …

Wellness

Want a Million-Dollar 401(k)? Here’s How to Get It

How much do you need to save, and how should you invest your money?<p>The average American's 401(k) balance is $92,500, which is by no means enough to …

Master Excel like the boss you are for less than $30

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This Is Your Body On Intermittent Fasting

Here's how this popular diet method can benefit you from head to toe, according to science<p>If you’ve been toying with the idea of intermittent fasting, there are plenty of good reasons to give it a try.<p>The diet, which involves alternating long periods of fasting with regular eating, has a proven …

Holistic Medicine

10 Best Things to Do in Paris (And What Not to Do)

Paris's seductive charms are legendary, and for good reason. Inviting sidewalk cafes, gleaming boutiques, world-class museums, and a fabled restaurant scene make Paris the runway model of cities—beautiful, fashionable, confident, and inspiring envy at every turn. But with expectations running so …

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

7 Delicious Chicken Wraps That Deserve a Place on Your Lunch Menu

Eating a healthy lunch during the busy workweek can be challenging, especially when it seems like you're always eating the same thing. Tasty …

Healthy Eating

Creamy Basil Parmesan Soup

This is a simple soup to have that’s really tasty, cheesy, filling and heavenly by itself. In it lies all our favourite ingredients – macaroni and …

Recipes

Get these 3 in-demand skill sets and switch careers

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The 1 Thing I Add to My Smoothie to Stay Full Until Lunch

When you think about the typical ingredients you might add into a smoothie, you probably think of protein powder, bananas, flaxseed, and spinach. While all of those items certainly have their place in my morning smoothies, I'm known to throw tofu into the blender as well. It sounds strange at …

Healthy Eating

6 anecdotes you should rehearse before your next job interview

You're way past Interviewing 101, but there's a tricky subset of questions that you may not have mastered yet: behavioral questions.<p>Behavioral interview questions require you to pull a specific moment from your work history to explain and expand on, and they can be one of the hardest ones to tackle …

Hummus Recipes

Hummus is a dip/spread that is made from chickpeas. In fact, hummus is the Arabic word for chickpea. You may notice that many hummus recipes call for …

Here's What Hackers Don't Want You to Know | Inc.com

Surely at this point in time we all know that cybercrime is a serious issue that affects everyone. We've heard all about password hygiene, hacking that comes from third-party vendors, and data breaches galore caused by phishing and spear-phishing. We know we could all use better password habits.<p>We …

Cybersecurity

26 Travel Hacks That Will Help You Get Through the Airport Faster

Flying doesn't have to be stressful.<p>Flying can be stressful, expensive, and exhausting — but it doesn’t have to be.<p>We’ve rounded up the best tricks …

The 8 best things I packed to save space during my 2-week backpacking trip through Europe

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Packing a suitcase is not my strong suit. If I'm being honest, I'm terrible at it.<p>I always have efficient, minimalist intentions when I …

5 things I had to give up to be successful

An uncomfortable but powerful truth that took most of my 20s to internalize: There's an opportunity cost to everything worthwhile in life. No matter …

Motivation

These 7 Real People Tell Us How They Got to $1 Million

We revisit five "millionaires in the making" from the past who have reached their goals.<p>The balance of our coverage provides a snapshot of who …

Tai Lopez Shares 7 Steps to Launch a Business With No Money or Experience

How to go from idea to paying customers in one to eight weeks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, 310 out of 100,000 people on average created new businesses each month in the U.S., according to the 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity. Most entrepreneurs …

3 Stocks You'll Brag About Owning Someday

These three stocks are legends in the making.<p>Some investments become living legends. The biggest winners started small, quiet, and maybe even hated …

7 Easy Things You Can Do to Change Your Life in 2 Months | Inc.com

Making big changes in your life isn't about moving across the country, or storming into your office and quitting your job.<p>Big changes are the result of small tweaks.<p>Whether your goal is to finish a project, change your friend group, make more time for passion projects, or improve upon a bad habit, …

Self-Reflection