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Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

5 Must-Read Books for Every Entrepreneur This Summer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re on a plane traveling to your next meeting, taking vacation on the beach, or out on the prairie, there are five must-read books you need to bring with you. It’s a list of new bestsellers and old classics and, no matter the …

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15 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most effective entrepreneurs view themselves as assets. They continually invest in themselves and in their future through continuing education and self-improvement.<p>If you want to become a better entrepreneur and successfully grow your …

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9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

Are Your Biceps as Big as the Average Guy’s?

Find out if you have flex appeal—and the quickest ways to get it<p>Biceps are relatively small as muscles go, but they’re important. “Any time you pull, grab, hug, grapple, carry, or lift something, your biceps are working,” says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <i>Men's Health</i> StreamFIT and author of <i>Your</i> …

3 Training Secrets That Will Make You Instantly Stronger

Your strength might not be holding you back. These fast fixes can help accelerate your gains<p>In life, you have to follow the rules—pay your taxes by April 15, follow the speed limit. But in the weight room, a little cheating can go a long way. A slight tweak to the way you perform an exercise can …

5 Easy Ways to Start the Day Right

Not everyone is a morning person. Yet if you want to breeze through your (great) day, it helps to start off with a streamlined, successful morning. Get your mind and body in a good place, and the world is your oyster. It’s only going up from here.<p><b>Plan the Night Before</b>If you want to greet the day …

Here’s the Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p><b>What schedule do the pros use? What</b> …

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Google Tops LinkedIn's List of Most Desirable Companies to Work For

For the second straight year, Google claimed the top spot on LinkedIn's annual list of most InDemand Employers, a ranking of the companies LinkedIn …

10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

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The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

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10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy

Try one. Try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>It's easy to think of happiness as a <i>result</i>, but happiness is also a <i>driver</i>.<p>One example: While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve personal productivity (whether a one-day burst, or a lifetime, or things you should <i>not</i> do every day), probably …

5 Tips for Capturing the Magical Beauty of Waterfalls

Waterfalls are one of our planet’s most amazing natural features. Whether you’re witnessing the sheer power and enormity of waterfalls such as Jim …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

5 Life-Changing Decisions You Can Make Today | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you ready?<p>Are you ready to jump out of the same dull routines and move forward?<p>If so, consider this as your starting pistol. Because before …

What Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach You About Writing Killer Cover Letters

When you think of Leonardo da Vinci, the first words that come to mind are probably painter, sculptor and engineer. Perhaps even genius. What you might not know is that the Italian Renaissance man was also masterful at writing cover letters. Seriously.<p>I was surfing the web recently and came across …

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7 Reasons to Ditch the Corporate World for a Career at a Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Although a career in the corporate world has plenty of benefits, working for an established company can sometimes result in a mundane 9 to 5 with little room for growth and a lot of bureaucratic red tape.<p>This is why so many people are …

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Are You Ready? Here Are The Top 10 Skills For The Future

As big disruptive shifts hit the workplace we all get taken out of our comfort zones. Whereas once we felt in control, the stakes are evolving rapidly and our ability to adapt is falling behind. If we consider the recent gallup poll results that indicates that only a mere 30% of the workforce is …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Your Most Important Morning Habits Revealed

Ah, mornings. For some people, the early hours of the day are the best times to get up, get moving and get motivated. If you're not a morning person, though, they can be the bane of your existence.<p>I retweeted a poll we published earlier this year asking you what your most important morning habit …

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8 Reasons Why You Should Photograph Against the Light

A common belief in photography is that your subject should be perfectly lit from the front to capture good photographs. While it may be true in many …

Compressor.io Lets You Shrink Your Image File Size Up to 90% Without Losing Quality

If you’ve been following PetaPixel for a little while, then you know that the idea of a web app that shrinks down the file size of your images …

Hands On With Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3

Microsoft’s newest Surface, the Surface Pro 3, is an interesting gadget. Akin to its predecessors, it sits somewhere between a tablet and a laptop. In Microsoft’s estimation, the Pro 3 can replace your laptop while providing the utility of a tablet. It’s a big claim. TechCrunch got its hands on a …

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Inside Jobs: Why The Best Software Engineers Never Stop Learning

How often are you so impressed by a website or technology service that you think, “I really want to be a part of that” — so much that you set out to get a job at the company? That’s what happened to Surabhi Gupta, who first became a user of travel accommodations marketplace Airbnb while she was …

6 Things You Should Never Say During a Speech

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was hired as a flight attendant for Northwest Airlines in 1992, I had to quickly learn how to be comfortable in front of a crowd. Keeping everyone engaged through a monotonous safety presentation, after all, is easier said than …

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5 Must-Have Skills of Intrapreneurs Inside Their Grown-Up Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people are hardwired with an entrepreneurial spirit, while others cultivate it over time. We all work diligently to nurture the skills and passion necessary to shoulder the risks of reimagining existing processes or bringing some …

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