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This Bodyweight Mobility Workout Can Build Strength in Less Than 20 Minutes

Get cut using the same workout 50 Cent and Kevin Love do to max out their mobility.<p>If you want to get fit, improve your mobility, and build strength, you don't necessarily need to spend hours in the weight room lifting weights or performing drills. You can work to get yourself in shape anywhere, …

Workouts

The Most Iconic Sandwich in Every State

What's the best thing on sliced bread in your state?<p>You can learn quite a lot about a place based on what its residents put on sliced bread. We researched the signature sandwiches in all 50 states based on longstanding tradition, locally beloved ingredients and sandwich shops that have practically …

Cooking

Six Ways To Prepare For Medical Expenses During Retirement

We all know that you need to save up a lot of money to retire comfortably. Many people can account for fixed expenses like property taxes and utility bills in their retirement budget, but one item that’s difficult to plan for is medical expenses. Medicare benefits can be complicated and often don’t …

Retirement

The Game Is the Perfect Movie for Our Paranoid Times (and It's on Netflix)

Watch David Fincher's underrated thriller this weekend.<p>We live in the age of conspiracies, both real and imagined. This week alone, Alex Jones—who claims the Sandy Hook shooting was a hoax—was finally banned from many social media platforms, while the utterly bizarre QAnon conspiracy theory (which …

Entertainment

Don’t say you haven’t been warned: The SA economy is at a dead-end

It’s a common lament that when an investment scheme collapses the victims always try to find someone to blame. How often have we heard the mournful …

South Africa

Everything You Need to Know about Lifestyle Vs. Performance Sneakers

Wearing sneakers while traveling to a foreign place used to be a faux pas that you avoided at all costs. When vacationing you never wanted to stick …

Shoes

The Arrivals Is the Luxe-but-Affordable Outerwear Brand You Need to Know

The team just dropped it’s fifth collection of high-end gear.<p>It might not feel anything like fall quite yet, but that doesn't mean it's too soon to get excited for the best season's clothing. In fact, doing so might be the only thing to save us from the sweltering hell that is the outdoors right …

Clothing

The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

Workouts

The Best Comedies of 2018 (So Far)

Yes, Paddington 2 rules.<p>A good comedy has more to offer than just laughs. And in 2018, we've already seen a number of films that have transcended the genre. Whether it's a teen comedy about responsible sex, a children's movie that might be funnier for adults, or a Wes Anderson animated …

Rachel McAdams

How to rebuild when divorce derails your retirement

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Divorce crushed Dennis Nolte's retirement plans not once but twice.<p>The first time, which was more than 20 years ago, "everything burned to the ground," Nolte said. He had to start over financially from scratch. The second divorce was rough, too, but he was better prepared.<p>What …

Retirement

14 Paleo Breakfasts That Taste Amazing

Eat like your ancestors did with these crazy good breakfast ideas.<p>If there's one thing most people know about the paleo diet, it's that you can eat bacon on it. And while that is indeed true, it doesn't necessarily mean that you have breakfast covered.<p>There can (and should) be more to a paleo plate …

Breakfast

These Celebrities Are Over 40 and Fit as Hell

Some things do get better with age.<p>All it takes is a quick glance at Arnold Schwarzenegger's Instagram to know you don't have to be super young to be super fit. He's not alone — on this list, you'll find 30 famous guys who prove that exercise and overall fitness don't have to fade when you hit 40 …

Fitness

UK could run out of food a year from now with no-deal Brexit, NFU warns

Britain would run out of food on this date next year if it cannot continue to easily import from the EU and elsewhere after Brexit, the National Farmers’ Union has warned.<p>Minette Batters, the NFU president, urged the government to put food security at the top of the political agenda after the …

Agriculture

The Best Movies of 2018 (So Far)

From the multiplex to the art house, here are the first quarter of the year's standout films.<p>Cinephilia is a year-round condition, and thus it’s always an ideal time to honor the best of the current movie crop. Even though we’re only midway into 2018, a wide range of stellar offerings have already …

Black Panther

The 15 Most Popular Re-Read Books, According To Goodreads

Re-reading can be a bit of a controversial topic among book-lovers. Some people seem to think that you haven't <i>really</i> read a book at all until you've …

Books

ANC Plans to Change Constitution to Allow Land Seizure - Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa (file photo)<p><i>South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced plans to change the country's constitution so farmlands</i> …

South Africa

Critics Have Spoken—These Are the 9 Best Shows on TV Right Now

Summer, traditionally devoid of television premieres, now boasts some of the most anticipated shows of the year. Without a doubt, we can thank …

TV

The Gym's 3 Most Underrated Exercises, According to Personal Trainers

Three exercises that might bring your fitness routine—and body—to the next level.<p>The good thing about exercise is that there are, literally, an infinite number of exercises you can do. The bad thing about exercise is that there are, literally, an infinite number of exercises you can do. Yes, there …

Workouts

4 Rules To Survive The Coming Worldwide Debt Default

Over the last two months I made the case (summarized here) for a coming worldwide debt default/restructuring/financial engineering. Call it whatever you want, but it won’t be good.<p>While I think we have a few years, I see little chance we can escape some kind of painful reckoning, which I believe …

Investing

What Works for Me: Jamie Foxx on Training, Nutrition, and Staying Fit at 50

Actor Jamie Foxx is one of the hardest-working guys in Hollywood. Between starring in big-budget films, hosting TV shows, interviewing superstars …

Exercise

Meet the People Who Grind Out the Best Movie Trailers in the World

Every artistic endeavor considered beautiful or haunting or mind-altering or maybe just cool was most likely a grind. Someone had to give …

Trailers

How to Build Bigger Arms After 40

Are your elbows aching from heavy curls and pushdowns? Pump up your arms with four exercises that are easier on the joints.<p>There’s almost nothing older lifters like to laugh at more than when younger bucks in the gym overload a barbell and spend an entire workout straining through endless sets of …

Health

First Shazam trailer is DC’s wacky answer to Justice League’s darkness

The over-the-top hero played by Zachary Levi is a hit with the Hall H crowd<p>DC Comics “expanded movie universe” get flack from viewers who prefer a lighter touch to the buttoned-up serious of the Snyderverse <i>and</i> from fans who see any form of humor as an egregious overstep in a mega-franchise …

Justice League

The Personal Trainer’s Secret To Getting Leaner Faster

It’s time to face the muscle music guys. You need to burn calories to get lean or ‘toned’. This means intensity and duration need to be two key …

Exercise

FedEx Finds A Way Around Shipping With Amazon

Corporations fear Amazon. They should. That’s because the online pioneer thrives on disruption. It often steamrolls over its wide-eyed competitors.<p>Just look at what happened to <b>FedEx Corp</b>. In February, FedEx shares collapsed following a Wall Street Journal report that Amazon was about to launch a …

Enterprise Tech

Midlife crisis? It’s a myth. Why life gets better after 50

We don’t peak in middle age, say the experts. So forget about the stereotypes and embrace change<p>Beware midlife! You will be prone to sudden, disruptive upheaval. Around the age of 50 your productivity, creativity and adaptability begin their inexorable decline. With them, happiness ebbs. Your best …

Middle Age

When the End of Human Civilization Is Your Day Job

Among many climate scientists, gloom has set in. Things are worse than we think, but they can't really talk about it.<p><i>This story was published in the August 2015 issue of Esquire.</i><p><b>The incident was small, but Jason Box</b> doesn't want to talk about it. He's been skittish about the media since it …

Climate Change

The Things Men Wish They Knew Before They Got Married

Every wedding season — such as, you know, RIGHT NOW — I think about how I got married young and wish someone had sat me down to tell me a few things …

Don’t become a millennial statistic…plan and invest in your retirement now

<i>*</i><b>This content is brought to you by Carrick Wealth, leaders in wealth and capital management</b><p>Retirement…a time in that distant future when you hope to …

Retirement

The Rock Made More Money This Year Than Any Actor Ever

The actor topped the 2018 Forbes list and set a new record.<p>The Rock does everything big — and that includes his paydays.<p>Dwayne Johnson, as he's known on his financial reports, was the highest paid actor on the recent <i>Forbes</i> list of celebrity earners for 2018. He came in at the number 5 spot behind …

Kylie Jenner