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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 …

Workouts

Looking At Failures And Setbacks This Way Has Increased My Success | Inc.com

Just today I received some news that one of my personal projects (not business related) was at the risk of not succeeding. This personal project was something that I had poured 100s of hours into (not to mention all the money I spent.) Not going to lie, I was extremely frustrated when I first heard …

Hurricane Nate makes second US landfall

<b>(CNN) —</b><p><b>[Breaking news update, published at 1:41 a.m.. ET]</b><p>Hurricane Nate made landfall at 12:30 a.m. CT near Biloxi, Mississippi, its second and final US landfall. Nate has sustained winds of 85 mph, making it a Category 1 hurricane.<p><b>[Previous story, published at 11:57 p.m. ET]</b><p>Hurricane Nate made US …

Weather

The 5 best protein-packed pasta alternatives

Wouldn't it be great if you didn't have to swear off pasta forever to stay fit? If you're counting macronutrients in an effort to limit your carb …

10 Ways to Add Protein to Your Smoothie, Without Protein Powder

Let's say you're craving a smoothie, but you also need to add a little protein to your diet . . . a protein smoothie is an excellent way to do that! Whether it's for a powerhouse breakfast or a post-workout snack, we love blending up a frosty glass of nutrition for a lightning-fast meal (that takes …

6 Pack Science: A Guide to Help You Get a 6 Pack

With summer just around the corner that desired six pack quest is likely at the forefront of your mind.<p>While there are lots of different resources …

Nutrition
Self-improvement

Photoshop for Beginners - We Take this Back to Basics!

Does learning Photoshop make you feel like digital photography is just so darn complicated?!<p>It happens to us all….and overwhelm sets in. Okay, it's …

Tutorials

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed | Inc.com

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment in business.<p>Why this book in particular? Well, the nonfiction publication--released almost half a …

Bill Gates

Binge Drinkers Beware: Study Finds Link Between Alcohol And Heart Arrhythmias

Researchers in Germany have found that getting drunk is associated with abnormal heart rhythms.<p>Their study was conducted in a place teeming with potential research subjects.<p>"Basically we were sitting over a beer or two, ironically, and talking about how to design a study about relevance of alcohol …

Alcohol

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't | Inc.com

Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make sense.<p>Over the past three decades of coaching top leaders and entrepreneurs all over the world, I …

Leadership

10 Habits of Highly Persistent People | Inc.com

<b>Figure out what you really want.</b> Have a crystal clear vision of your desired future state. A clearly defined vision is a source of electric energy. Without it, we flounder because we don't know where we are going. It's exhausting trying to determine the direction we need for every step forward. …

Self-improvement

50 Snacks You Can Eat Either Before or After a Workout

• 50 awesome pre- or post-workout snacks — Greatist<br>• 12 fat-burning moves that will help you lose weight — Women's Health<br>• Strawberry avocado salsa to prep for the Summer months — Cooking Light<br>• 8 signs you're an intellectually humble person — HuffPost Healthy Living<br>• 17 shower shoes you'll actually want to …

How to Hack the Genes That Impact Weight Loss & Metabolism

Something that never seemed fair: Two people can eat the same diet, but one gains weight, while the other doesn’t. Why?<p>Gynecologist and aging and …

Wellness

Why You’re Not Losing Weight

Despite what we’ve long been told, and the pervasive amount of food- and fat-shaming in our culture, the number on the scale isn’t always a simple …

10 Of The Most Flavorful Sea Food For Serious Weight Loss And Increase Metabolism

Increasing body weight causes a lot of troubles. Not only you become out of shape but also get prone to many diseases if you have excess amount of …

Food & Dining

8 Sweet Snacks That Help You Lose Weight

Choosing healthy foods doesn't have to mean totally neglecting your taste buds. As a matter of fact, you can find plenty of sweet, delicious treats that actually promote weight loss–if you know where to look. (To lose stubborn pounds, you can also reset your key fat-burning hormones. Here's how.) …

Fitness

6 Reasons You Haven’t Been Able to Lose 10 Pounds

You might not be eating enough fat<p>Getty Images<p>For those of us with 10 pounds or less to lose, that small amount can be a journey in itself.<p>Usually that’s because it feels impossible to figure out what the hell is keeping you from your goal weight in the first place. If you’ve only got 10-ish pounds …

100 Super Healthy and Filling Foods

You know the basics of a healthy diet: lots of fruit and vegetables, some nuts and seeds, full-fat dairy, and a few servings of fish and lean meat. …

Nutrition

No Clue What to Make for Dinner? Here Are 20 Chicken Options

Chicken is the hero of the dinner table, thanks to its nearly endless versatility and ease of cooking. It offers a little something for everyone, …

Cooking

10 Best Exercises to Prevent and Treat Low Back Pain

Back pain is a major problem faced by many working people. Regular pain in the back muscles can hinder your functioning, concentration level, your …

Why you should drink water first thing every day

The benefits of water are well known, but experts say reaching for H2O before your morning cup of coffee could jumpstart your system just when you need it most.<p>After going several hours without a sip, a serving of water first thing can hydrate the body while aiding digestion and metabolism. Here's …

Wellness

7 Heart-Healthy Foods to Add to Your Diet

You’ve got Meatless Monday down to a science. You’re rocking some seriously gourmet quinoa for breakfast recipes on the regular. Basically, you’re killing it in the kitchen. But sometimes, healthy additions to your diet don’t have to be super complicated or complex. Heart disease is the leading …

Healthy Eating

Eat yourself thin: A step-by-step plan for losing weight and keeping it off

As clocks go forward this month, the summer countdown begins — and we have a plan to get you beach body ready in just 10 weeks.<p>No fad diet or banning of food groups — this is about changing your relationship with food and exercise and is the basis for an all-year guide to help you keep the weight …

Fitness

The Simple Mind-Altering Habits That Will Beat Procrastination—for Good

Procrastination can be particularly pesky when we are just trying to get something done. Why is it so hard to focus and just, well, meet our own …

This Doctor Specializes in Gut Health—Here's What He Eats in a Day

If you keep up with the health and wellness world, you've likely noticed the fixation on gut health and inflammation. In short, gut health is about …

Use This Template to Write a Simple Business Plan

The competitive analysis includes an assessment of your competition and how your business will compete in the sector. (See How to Write the …

3 Daily Habits of the Happiest People in the World | Inc.com

Operating as an active business professional in the age of social media is a tremendous challenge.<p>As much as the internet has aided in the streamlining of information and business processes, it has also exponentially increased the amount and intensity of competition.<p>This is undoubtedly a high …

Happiness