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8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

<b>You Ditched Dairy</b><br>Muscle is essential for keeping your metabolism humming, and women who consumed three to seven servings of dairy per day lost more fat and gained more muscle mass than women who downed less, according to research from McMaster University. Check out these 10 portable protein-packed …

Why Fat Biking Is the Latest Winter Workout Trend | Men's Health

But I also never expected to be barreling down a Nordic trail in Vail, Colorado, on a souped-up bike with almost comically wide tires. Pedaling furiously as my wheels spin in the fresh snow, I crest a hill and brace for a long, winding descent.<p>“Aim for the hardpack,” my guide calls, referring to …

42 Things You Can Do Right Away To Spend Less Money

Even if you aren't in a position to earn more at the moment, a few little spending adjustments made on a daily basis can go a long way.<p>From practical food-buying tricks to reframing the way you think about your finances, we've listed some of the easiest tweaks below, including the best from a …

It Took Me 5 Years to Lose 40 Pounds Because of These Mistakes

<b>Before (1999)</b> <b><br>I Always Skipped Breakfast</b><br>I knew I needed to eat less, so I would hold off on eating until I was absolutely famished, which meant nothing until lunchtime. Not only did this slow down my metabolism, but I also ended up feeling so hungry that I ate a much bigger lunch than I normally …

11 Incredible Photography Tips That Have Nothing to Do with the Camera You Use

The great team at Artifact Uprising has created a strong list of tips by some of the top mobile photographers on Instagram. Having been engulfed in …

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73 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

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How Yoga Can Help Your Running

Roll out a yoga mat to become faster and fitter.<p>Sure, you're time-crunched and, okay, maybe a little intimidated about being the only person who can't touch his toes in a room full of Gumbys. But winter is the perfect opportunity to put excuses aside, when your mileage is likely to take a dip, …

Simple Pet Photography Tips and 10 Fun Images to Inspire You

Some of our favorite scene stealers in movies and photography are of pets and children. Beautiful pet photographs can be captured using techniques …

The Best Jobs For Every Personality Type

Does your job fit your personality?<p>The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test, which measures preferences like introversion and extroversion, has been part of business culture for decades. Today about 80% of the Fortune 500 and 89 of Fortune 100 companies use it to analyze the …

Creative Wedding Ideas That Are Free

Personal touches are <i>everything</i> when it come to your wedding. Whether your groom spends days curating that perfect reception playlist featuring every single one of your favorite songs or you mix up a signature cocktail that is as delicious as it is meaningful, the smallest details can make the …

Attempt the Impossible to Get the Unusual | Inc.com

A man's reach should exceed his grasp. "If your goal doesn't scare you, it's not big enough," said Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the President of Liberia.<p>Professional golfers, when putting, aim six inches beyond the cup. After all, what percentage of putts that are short go in?<p>Karate masters, when …

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To Maximize Your Website, Use 'Psychological Distance' to Your Advantage

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the primary aims of consumer psychology is to understand the way individuals evaluate objects and events. Numerous studies have led to an understanding that evaluations and choices are driven not only by the quality and value of an …

7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness | Inc.com

First, the definition:<p><i>"The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to work hard and stick to their long-term passions and goals."</i><p>Now the word:<p>The definition of <i>grit</i> almost perfectly describes qualities every successful person …

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Now Sidestage Joins Gigit In The Race To Empower Bands To Get Gigs

Gigit, a platform allowing venue owners or hosts to book both well-known and up-and-coming bands for private shows, was unofficially at SXSW earlier this year after organising private shows for Path, Ashton Kutcher and Spotify. On Gigit, you pick an artist, a date, answer questions about the venue, …

River House by MCK Architects

We've got a real special spot in our heart for Sydney and make no secret that I would like to have D'Marge HQ up there at some point... But imagine …

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The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Take This Personality Test to Better Plan Your Next Vacation

You’ve spent hours online reading reviews of a hotel, restaurant or city that you’re dying to go to. But the problem with that is none of the reviewers are <i>you</i>, so how would they know what you’ll like? To solve this, Anna Kolk has created a travel platform called DELI Amsterdam that plans activities …

Weekly Workout: Week 3

Performed after heel raises, this quick sequence will help open up your hips for improved mobility.<p>Week 3 of the Weekly Workout features a hip mobility sequence, which will help open up and relax your hips after a run. This exercise will improve your moblility and help fend off issues with your hip …

If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …

8 Ways to Delight Your Customer Today | Inc.com

Most companies strive to satisfy their customers. That's why they run customer satisfaction surveys to see if they are succeeding. But is customer satisfaction a worthy goal? I believe satisfaction is the bare minimum of what a customer should get in their experience.<p>Sure it's perfectly fine that …

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8 Hairstyles for Working Out

Think beyond the haphazard pony to runway-inspired hairstyles for hitting the gym, the mat, or the trails.<p>Think beyond the haphazard pony to runway-inspired hairstyles for hitting the gym, the mat or the trails.

Stop the spread: 7 yummy ways to beat belly fat

Maintaining a stable weight is never easy, and if you’re a woman age 40 or over, it can be a daunting challenge. Weight gain does come more easily as people age, and it tends to accumulate in the abdomen, increasing health risks. And both biology and behavior contribute to this.<p><b>WATCH: 6 healthy</b> …

The Transformation of an Idea into Mass Success: Don't Miss the RKS Presentation with Craig Hickman of Kid Pix

How often during a year, or perhaps a month, do you find yourself frustrated or underwhelmed by a tool, system or product you use regularly? Better …

4 Tips to Bully-Proof Your Child

The issue regarding bullying in schools has grabbed a lot of attention lately. Given that 28% of middle school students experience some manner of bullying, it's no surprise that suicide and depression rates keep on increasing.<p>Even celebrities have taken the initiative to campaign against bullies …

Local Honey for Allergies - The Raw Truth

We have all heard something about the connection between raw honey and allergies. I answer a request for more information on this topic at least five …

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The Science of Collaboration

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Andrea wrote a great post about working remotely recently. There’s something implicit in her post that I’ve noticed in my own work: even when you’re working in a mostly “solo” position (e.g. as a writer), being part of a team means your job will always …