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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

Don't You Dare Trade Options Before You Read This

This was published on Margin of Safety Investing a couple weeks ago to help new members understand options a bit better. …

Investing

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Yoga

These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

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

Brianna Lost 100 Pounds in 1 Year by Drinking This Every Single Day

After gaining 70 pounds during her pregnancy, Brianna Bernard's goal was to lose the baby weight, but she ended up losing way more! Find out how this 32-year-old mom lost 107 pounds in just one year, which inspired her to become a personal trainer and nutrition coach so she could help others become …

Weight Loss

This Website Has Hundreds Of Cheap First And Business Class Airfares

Search for cheap first or business class airfares and you get a bunch of ads from various search sites and online travel agencies. Even the articles you find simply refer you back to these sites. Go to these sites and for the most part, it’s nothing special. When you find low premium cabin fares it …

Travel Deals

Raising Brilliant Kids — With Research To Back You Up

<i>An earlier version of this piece ran in 2016.</i><p>"Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?"<p>When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because." You can explain: "Red is for stop and green is for go." Or, you can turn the question back to …

Pedagogy

Here’s How To Avoid The Dreaded Skinny-Fat Body

Picture this. The weather’s heating up and the annual pilgrimage to the local swimming spot is in full swing. Immaculate looking bodies are strewn …

Here’s What Could Be Going On if You Have Fishy Vaginal Odor

You should expect to catch a whiff of something fishy when you go to the beach or hit up your local seafood market for dinner. But if you’re noticing …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

The Morning Grooming Routine Every Man Should Follow

Look after your face - it's the only one you're gonna get<p>How do you like your face in the morning? Unblemished, preferably. Handsome: absolutely. But unlike the DNA winners on every skin wash advert ever, you're going to need some maintenance.<p>Why? Because skin needs hydrating. It needs maintaining. …

3 Money Milestones Everyone Should Reach by 40

By the time you hit the big 4-0, you should have attained a few important goals to be on the right track to retirement.<p>When you're saving for …

You’re Wiping Your Butt All Wrong and Probably Injuring Yourself

Butt hurt? You’re not alone. Americans are shit at bathroom hygiene—and now we’re paying the pricePeople are so bad at wiping their butts, doctors …

All You Need Is a Mat and 25 Minutes to Complete This Total Body Boot Camp Workout

Prepare to sweat.<p>Devan Kline, founder of Burn Boot Camp, and Beth Williams, a franchise partner and personal trainer, stopped by our offices to show …

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

By 2021, These 8 States Will Have No Income Tax

Hate paying tax? These states will let you keep more of your hard-earned income.<p>Without beating around the bush, let me just say what's on all of our …

The Only Stretch You Need For Better Posture Instantly

<i>Here at mbg, we believe in</i> <i>Mindful Movement</i><i>. In our video series, we’ll break down various moves designed to help you take care of your physical body</i> …

How to master Google Photos and backup all your photos

Google Photos is a savior for avid photographers and online creators looking for a place to store and backup their pics and videos. Not only does it …

The Best Natural Deodorants Are Kind to Your Skin and Your Clothes. Plus, They Actually Work.

You don't need a bunch of harsh chemicals to smell good.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>I am well aware of the stereotypes about smelly dudes who blather on about natural deodorants and how your …

Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62 (Even When They Shouldn't)

Figuring out when to take Social Security is a tough decision. You can generally claim retirement benefits at any age between 62 and 70, and the …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Marijuana linked to 'unbearable' sickness across US as use grows following legalisation

By the time Thomas Hodorowski made the connection between his marijuana habit and the bouts of pain and vomiting that left him incapacitated every …

2 Free Tools That Will Help You Retire Richer

Easy-to-use, online help.<p>Next week is National Retirement Planning Week. Okay, maybe you’re not the kind of person who’ll mark this august occasion …

Here’s How To Plug One Of The Biggest Privacy Holes In The Internet

An upgrade to DNS, the internet’s address book, would make it harder for ISPs to know where you surf, and for hackers to hijack your traffic.<p>Last March, Congress gave internet service providers the green light to collect user data–without their consent–when it abolished an FCC regulation aimed at …

Information Security

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

The Grand Tour of Switzerland

Travel<p>This road trip encompasses several top attractions and myriad new ways to absorb all the local flavors.<p>Though relatively small in size—roughly equal to New Hampshire and Vermont combined—Switzerland packs a big punch. It’s home to a dozen UNESCO sites, a topographic diversity that includes …