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For a Leaner Belly, These 35 Plank Variations Are a Must (Plus 1 Bonus Video!)

There are so many variations of plank — the ultimate bodyweight move to tone your core and upper body. If you really want to carve your six-pack and lengthen your obliques, try these ab-focused variations, with a bonus video at the end demonstrating 15 side plank variations.<p>Balance on your hands …

Workouts

The One Vitamin You Should Take If You Want To Lose Belly Fat Now, According To Dietitians

Belly fat is one of the hardest things to lose. For most people, it can be a major roadblock in their weight loss journey if they’re not following …

Nutrition

There's Only 1 Reason a Guy Ever Lets a Woman Go (Yes, Really)

<i>Have you ever wondered what went wrong with your relationship? Check out what Carrie Budd at YourTango has to say about it.</i><p><b>This may sound harsh, but it's best to just accept the truth.</b><p>I'm going to tell you something that might be hard to hear and even harder to accept. This is not your conventional …

Relationships

The Boots That’ll Make You Look Like a Style God for Less Than $100

The New Republic Chelsea Boots are the easiest flex.<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>The first time I ever wore my pair of Chelsea boots from New Republic, a stranger tried to stop me on the …

Men's Fashion

How to stop procrastinating and get things done in 2 minutes or less

A couple of years ago, I wrote down a goal to write and publish a book to help students build their self-confidence, stop procrastinating and …

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

This Push-Up Challenge Will Make You So Much Stronger

Finally master the mechanics of this notoriously challenging full-body burner. Then take things up a notch.<p>Build Your Foundation<p>Nailing perfect …

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

30+ Make-Ahead Lunches You Can Pack Tonight — Recipes from The Kitchn

What's one of the easiest ways to feel like you have your life together? If you ask us, it's prepping lunch the night before. In the grand scheme of …

Healthy Eating

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

A frequent flier reveals the 2 words that will always get you an upgrade to first class

British expat and New York Times best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe knows a thing or two about flying.<p>She told Bloomberg that she typically flies about 100,000 miles a year and has often managed to get herself bumped up from economy class without paying by deploying a two-word strategy.<p>Even when …

Virgin Atlantic

Upgrade your go-to breakfast scramble with this sweet potato and avocado recipe

What’s not to love about bowl food? You can eat it with one hand and text with the other—and the dishes are practically done as soon as the meal is …

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

Black Guy Gives Brilliant Clap Back To Racist White Woman Who Didn’t Believe He Was Flying First Class

Remember the Seattle woman who unfortunately experienced ‘banking while Black?‘ Well, it turns out flying while Black is also an issue, as DC-based …

25 Cookie Recipes You Won't Believe Are Vegan

Typically, cookies are not considered a vegan diet staple. Most recipes contain eggs or some animal byproduct that would violate the diet. That may be the case for most desserts or sweet treats, but these 25 cookie recipes are vegan-diet-approved and can even fool nonvegans just by how tasty they …

13 Must-Read Books Recommended by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Brilliant Leaders

Oprah Winfrey has referred to reading as her 'personal path to freedom.'<p>Many of the brightest minds in technology, entertainment, business, and philanthropy have said they owe their success to reading.<p>Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading …

In Your 40s? Here's How to Be Rich in Your 60s

Get started now, while the power of compounding can still work in your favor.<p>Your 40s can be an incredible time to invest. Generally speaking, you're …

Retirement

The I-Can't-Walk-Down-Stairs-Tomorrow Workout

Don't even think about doing stairs tomorrow. Or sitting down on the toilet. Or sitting on the floor and trying to get up without needing to push up with your hands and grunt yourself to standing. Your legs aren't going to be able to handle it — not after this intense leg day workout.<p>These eight …

The 8 Laws of Branding

Eight things you need to do to stand out from the pack.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy breaks down the eight laws of branding.<p>But first, what is a brand? We all have a general sense of it, but what is an actual …

Thought Leadership

You won’t feel motivated every single day. Focus on this instead

It's taken me a long time to learn that motivation isn't an external source of inspiration.<p>It's an inner quiet you have to practice listening …

Motivation

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Sitting

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Give up the bad habits that rob kids of mental strength.<p>Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental …

Self-help

This 46-year-old guy lost 13 kg and built 6-pack abs in just four months! This is how he did it

This 46-year-old guy lost 13 kg and built 6-pack abs in just four months! This is how he did it<p>Image used for representational purposes only<p>Losing …

The High-Protein, Low-Carbohydrate Food We Want to Eat All Week

You don't have to be a professional athlete or a bodybuilder to want to learn more about high-protein, low-carbohydrate food. In fact, there are …

9 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating--if You Want to Be Successful

Don't tolerate anything that stresses you or gets in the way of your success.<p>There are many things that can stress us out, especially when we want to create our own success stories.<p>Unfortunately, most of us end up tolerating some of our own bad habits, even though they cause much of the stress we …

Don't Have Time to Exercise? Do This for 10 Minutes

In the fitness world, the word “miracle” gets thrown around like a two-pound dumbbell. But when it comes to high-intensity interval training (HIIT), …

The incredible life of Mike Birch, the Brit who sold Bebo for $850 million before buying it back for $1 million

Three years after it was founded, in March 2008, the British entrepreneur sold Bebo to US tech giant AOL for $850 million (£650 million), instantly making him one of the richest tech entrepreneurs in the UK.<p>Bebo started to struggle shortly after the acquisition amidst increasing competition from …

Startups

10 Wake And Take Breakfast Recipes

Here are some easy recipes for dishes that will help you kickstart your day.<p>Getting back into the school swing of things can make mornings a bit grueling, but a delicious homemade breakfast can ease the pain. From Zucchini Muffins with Chocolate Chips to Raspberry Jam Bars, these grab-and-go …

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

Tip: Do 30-Rep Sets for Muscle

Science shows that sometimes, higher-rep sets work better. Check this out.<p>The vast majority of lifters do 8 reps per set. Most exercise theorists …