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20-Minute Cardio Workout for People Who Hate Running

Running is often cited as a great go-to form of cardio. And, yeah, OK, it is. But the truth is that a lot of people don't like running. Some may even …

Aerobic Exercise

Slovenia: The Last, Best-Kept Secret In European Travel

Gorgeous lakes, luxury hotels and one of the coolest capitals on the continent: there's a reason more and more travellers are discovering the delights of Slovenia<p>If he’s very lucky, an Englishman will reach his 30s with the great cities of Europe conquered.<p>He’ll have stood in the Colosseum of Rome …

European Travel

Watch Autumn Calabrese Demo This 10-Minute Cardio Core Workout

This jump rope/slider circuit is no joke.<p>Bored of bodyweight workouts, but don't want to schlep to the gym? We tapped Autumn Calabrese, creator of …

Workouts

Toned Arms: 5 Moves That'll Get You Strong and Lean Muscles

It doesn't matter if you want to have a sculpted pair of arms to draw some gym envy, show off your work during strapless wedding gown season, or just to be strong — we're here to show you a five-move workout that'll get your upper body toned and lean.<p>The target muscle groups are your flexors and …

Muscle

Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

Visit Rome, Florence, and Venice by High-Speed Train for Less Than $40

Thanks to GoEuro and Italo, you can knock out three of Italy's major cities in one go.<p>One of our favorite train deals is back, and it's <i>even better</i> than last year. One-way rides on direct, high-speed trains between Rome and Florence, and Venice and Florence are as low as $11.71, thanks to a …

ETF vs Index Mutual Fund: Which One's Better?

ETFs and index mutual funds are very simliar, but a few small differences can mean a lot to investors.<p>Investors who are just getting their feet wet …

This "Challenge Circuit" From Jillian Michaels Has Us Sweating Just Watching It

Jillian Michaels didn't get her toned arms and chiseled abs overnight. The trainer, who earned a reputation as America's toughest trainer on <b>The Biggest Loser</b>, puts in work at the gym. Since she's known to take everything up a notch, it's no surprise that she grabbed a pair of kettlebells and …

Steal These 10 Awesome Life Hacks From Elon Musk

Learn from Elon Musk's successes and failures.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk is a disruptor. The forward-thinking co-founder and CEO of both Tesla and SpaceX has a clear vision for a more innovative tomorrow, and he's not afraid to pursue it.<p>A …

Are Fidelity's Zero-Fee Index Funds Really a Good Deal?

Will the market's first no-fee index funds lead to better long-term returns for regular investors? It depends on a few key factors.<p>On Aug. 2, …

Stock Markets

Fidelity one-ups Vanguard, Schwab and iShares, becoming first company to offer a no-fee index fund

Fidelity Investments just beat all of the low-fee index fund competition to a move long expected: It will be the first fund company to offer core …

Changing Your Business to C Corp Status Could Save You Money, But Is It Right for You?

A lot depends on whether you plan to sell soon or hold onto the firm.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Now that the tax filing season is over, it's a good time for companies wanting to take even greater advantage of tax law changes to examine the structure of their …

Our Abs Hurt Just Looking at This Intense Core Circuit From Jillian Michaels

Jillian Michaels isn't just the tough-as-nails trainer who gets others motivated; she actually practices what she preaches. Based on her enviable abs and the tough workouts she posts on Instagram, she's in pretty damn good shape. Jillian showed off how she gets such a strong core with an impressive …

How This Couple Created A $13 Million Business On Their First Date

In 2012, Radha Vyas and Lee Thompson went on a first date that created more than just sparks — it sparked the creation of Flash Pack, a London-based travel company specializing in adventure trips for solo travelers.<p>On the night they met, the couple formed the idea for the company — which is based …

Travel Industry

8 Gorgeous Greek Islands You Haven’t Heard of Yet

With 6,000 different islands sprinkled across the Aegean and Ionion Seas, Greece is the perfect vacation spot if you’re searching for photogenic …

European Travel

These Are The Top 10 Mutual Funds -- How Many Are In Your 401(k) Plan?

Do you ever wonder if the investment funds in your 401(k) plan are some of the very best? If you are doing your part and saving as much as you can, shouldn’t you have access to above average investment funds to grow your savings as much as possible?<p>How can you tell which funds are the best?<p>Lee …

Forget the Gym, The Best Workouts Are On Your Phone

On the go, just like you.<p>While the camaraderie of an intense, sweat-inducing exercise class is undeniably fun, the ease of an at-home workout is …

Find how much house you can afford with the 28/36 rule

There’s no secret to buying a house — but it does involve thinking differently than <i>most</i> people.I’m talking about the people who make the biggest …

10 Common Foods That Are Worse for Your Body Than Sugar

While we know everyone has a varying understanding of what's healthy and what's not—and it's clear all food affects each body differently—there a few …

Nutrition

I'm a Trainer, and These Are My 8 Favorite Exercises For Losing Fat and Building Muscle

As you've more than likely already heard, there's no quick scheme to losing weight. It takes a lot of dedication, consistency, and hard work to achieve your weight-loss goals. Everyone's weight-loss journey will look different, and if you're wanting to incorporate strength training into your …

I've Been to 100 Caribbean Islands—This Is the One I Always Recommend

The Caribbean is synonymous with idyllic white-sand beaches and azure water, but for traveler and journalist Ashlan Cousteau, that's just one of the …

Hurricane Maria

The 10-Minute Total-Body Routine You'll Be Doing All Summer

Are you ready to sculpt some gorgeous muscles? This routine combines resistance training with short cardio bursts for a metabolism-boosting workout …

11 Cheaper Alternatives to Europe’s Most Expensive Cities

Are you ready for an affordable Euro trip? Look to these destinations that are primarily off the beaten path.<p>If you’re looking for a little island …

This Trainer's 1-Kettlebell Workout Is Guaranteed to Firm Up Your Butt

Don't be shy. You want a bigger, firmer butt — and that's OK. If you're a beginner and you don't know where to start, Venus Lau, certified trainer and fitness model, has just the workout for you.<p>All you'll need is one kettlebell for this workout, and you can do it anywhere because it doesn't …

17 Delicious Ways To Eat Toast For Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

It's so much more than just toasted bread.<p>I love a good piece of toasty bread with butter, but when you put a topping like mushrooms, beans, or yes, avocado on it, it becomes an easy, inexpensive, yet elevated meal. Yes, meal! You can dress up toast for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and the toppings …

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

This Couple Went From Having $150,000 in Debt to $1.5 Million in Savings. Here's How

16 years ago, they had $150,000 in debt. Now, they have $1.5 million in savings.<p>When Al and Lesia Riddick got married 16 years ago, they had about …

What happens if you exercise every day for a month? These photos reveal what a 30-minute workout can do

Summer time is shape-up time, but what if you feel you've left it too late to get results in time for your holiday? I have to admit, that’s been my …

10 expensive habits you can, and should, break today

Breaking bad financial habits can get us closer to meeting our goals. Learn how habits you might be guilty of are impacting your finances and how to …

You Don't Need a Gym to Lose Fat and Build Muscle — Try These 11 Equipment-Free Moves

The gym isn't the only place where you can lose body fat and build muscle. Weightlifting will allow to you achieve both goals simultaneously, but it isn't your only option if you want to get stronger. Using your body as a weight can and will help you turn excess body fat into lean muscle. …