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The Core-Strengthening Ab Workout You Need Now

Want to tone your abs? Get off the floor. Crunches suck anyway, right? Strengthen your core with simple yet effective hanging exercises. All you need …

Workouts

15 Amazing Banned Books You Should Read Immediately

Can you believe even The Lorax has been banned before?

Books

The 20-minute Functional Abs Workout for Busy Guys

4. Lateral Lunges<p><b>Why it works:</b> Lateral movement is important to sports and the motions of everyday life, but too often we ignore it in the gym. The …

Workouts

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life | Inc.com

<i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder at Refugee Code Academy, on Quora:</b><p><b>1. Perception is …

Happiness

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Workouts

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Workouts

Seven Podcasts For Mental Health And Well-Being

Podcasts are increasing in popularity and are a great asset for a growing business.<p>It was recently confirmed by Apple at WWDC 2018 in early June that there are over 550,000 podcasts, over 18.5 million episodes in more than 100 languages.<p>As an entrepreneur, mental health and self-care is …

Mental Health

The secret to an ageless body (and how to get fitter after 40)

The middle-aged spread, a snail’s-pace metabolism and declining muscle tone once seemed like inevitable waymarkers of the midlife years.<p>But now they …

Exercise

To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my …

Time Management

When You’re Short on Time, Try This Customizable Workout by Kirsty Godso

Running low on time? Don’t write off your workout just yet. This full-body routine helps you get it in, no matter how busy you are.<p>When you have a …

Workouts

Stories that pay off: How to save money on everything from rent to dining out

Saving money is easier said than done. But there are some actionable, realistic things you can do to trim your spending in areas both big — like rent …

Personal Finance

11 Finished Book Series You Can Marathon-Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means we book nerds finally have time to read all those great series we have been meaning to get around to. On the list …

Books

The 10 qualities of an emotionally intelligent person

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of …

Self-improvement

35 Ways to Earn Extra Cash 2018

Coming up with extra cash to pay the bills, cover unexpected expenses, boost savings, accelerate your 401(k) or perhaps even finance a dream vacation …

Finance

The Best Nonfiction Books of 2018 So Far

Many of our favorite nonfiction books of the year so far have unique perspectives on current political debates. Francisco Cantu sheds new light on …

Books

It's a Bodyweight Workout You Can Print and Do Anywhere — No Excuses!

There are so many ways to strength train — dumbbells, barbells, med balls, kettlebells — and we like them all. But bodyweight workouts are perfect for doing anywhere since you don't need any equipment they turn your body into a gym. We created this bodyweight workout to help you bust through any …

Workouts

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

Workouts

5 things to give up if you want to be debt-free

Debt is easy to rack up — but hard to pay off. That's why it's no surprise that Americans carry an average balance of $6,375, up nearly 3 percent …

Personal Finance

6 Things Successful People do Before 9 a.m.

Doing something useful when you feel least like doing anything almost guarantees a productive day.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do successful people do differently? For one thing, they typically wake up very early. Long before they hit the office, …

Time Management

4 very basic skills you might not have (and how to get them)

Can you shuck an oyster or defrost a roast? Rumor has it that most Millennials are lagging in some basic skills.<p>A study by Google in 2015 explained …

Employment

This iPhone feature can radically improve your life and relationships

Recently, I read a book about a man named Matthew Cowley, who was an incredible missionary and humanitarian to the people in New Zealand over 100 …

Self-improvement

How a woman who retired at 28 saved 70% of her income in NYC

One woman saved the majority of her income to ensure that she could retire early. Read here to learn her savings and retirement tips.<p>Like any other …

Personal Finance

22 books we can’t put down (AKA your search for the perfect summer read stops here)

Summer is undoubtedly a time to be active, whether for you that means surfing near a millennial-pink beach, hiking to Instagram-worthy waterfalls, or …

Books

10 unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically

You’ve all heard the cliche success advice to “Work Harder” and “Read More”<p>So I decided to provide you with a few unconventional habits that will …

Self-improvement

The 13 enthralling science fiction and fantasy books you need to check out this June

Adventures in space, machines run amok, and more to add to your reading list<p>I’ve been writing and editing military science fiction for years. In that time, robots, drones, and artificial intelligence have been slipping onto real-world battlefields. When people think about robots on the battlefield, …

Books

The best recent thrillers – review roundup

After an eight-year hiatus Henry Porter is back with <b>Firefly</b> (Quercus, £14.99), in which a 13-year-old boy has escaped from the refugee camps in Greece and is on a dangerous odyssey to Germany and freedom. But he has knowledge that has put him in the firing line of an Islamic State terrorist cell; …

Books

The Best Strength Workout for Mountain Bikers

If you get a kick out of hurtling downhill, single-track mountain biking, you’re not alone. Tough terrain ups the ante on traditional road …

Exercise

9 New Books Every Guy Should Read This Summer to Be Better and Smarter

A summer reading list that can also make you a better person.<p>It’s summer book season. Hopefully, what with the longer days and a few vacations thrown …

Books

A Trainer to Players like LeBron James and Victor Oladipo Shares the Recovery Secrets of NBA Stars

David Alexander trains pro athletes for a living. But he's got some key gym secrets for normal people, too.<p>Minutes after losing to LeBron James and the Cavs in the first round of the NBA playoffs, Indiana Pacers' star Victor Oladipo texted his trainer, "When do we start? I'm ready to take it to …

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