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I'm a Personal Trainer, and These Are the Foods I Always Tell My Clients to Eat

Whenever I take on a new client, one of the first things we discuss is nutrition. I like knowing what they're eating and how we can improve upon their current diet to make them feel and look their best. By assessing their diet, I can pinpoint problems like not eating enough protein or eating too …

The 3 Dividend Stocks You'll Wish You'd Bought 10 Years From Now

Gaming, energy, and senior care and housing. Three surprising names that are primed for a decade of big returns.<p><i>Our favorite holding period is</i> …

3 Stocks That Could Make Your Grandkids Rich

These stocks have tremendous growth potential over the next 50 years and beyond.<p>Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has said that his "favorite …

Hot housing markets: 10 cities where Millennials are buying homes

When the time comes for the Millennial generation to buy a home, their top consideration is not amenities like nightlife but affordability. Duh. After all, having sufficient income to buy in San Francisco or New York is out of range for most potential homebuyers between the ages of 22 and 36.<p>So, …

Real Estate

15 Whole30 Meal-Prep Recipes to Make Those First Few Weeks a Little Less Scary

It’s official: You’ve committed to the Whole30. You’ve trashed your candy stash, deep-sixed anything deep-fried, and dumped (read: drank) the last of …

Healthy Eating

5 Amazing All-inclusive Resorts for Anyone Who Hates All-Inclusive Resorts

If you’re a frequent reader of The Manual, cruises and all-inclusive resorts probably aren’t your thing. They’re stuffy, theme park-style, …

Virtual and augmented reality are changing the tech industry.

News > Blog<p>VIDEO: The Future of Virtual Reality<p>May 23, 2018 <b><br>Kelsey Davis</b>, Sr. Manager, Digital Media Marketing, Consumer Technology Association From …

6 Signs Your Business Idea Is Ready for Financing

Potential investors need to be convinced that your idea is viable before they offer you cash.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s thrilling to hit on a great idea for a business, and envision yourself at the helm of a lucrative new endeavor. Less thrilling, …

High-Protein, Sugar-Free Breakfast Shake Recipe

Protein shakes are all the rage, but they can be loaded with sugar. This high-protein, sugar-free breakfast shake recipe has it all—the coffee helps …

The truth about 'superfoods'

So-called superfoods have skyrocketed to prominence in recent years. Juice shops boast of cold-pressed superfood smoothies. Grocery store aisles are …

Nearly half of Americans never got schooled on credit cards

Clueless about credit cards? We've got you covered.<p>Credit cards are a valuable financial tool, provided you know how to use them. Unfortunately, a large number of Americans are in the dark about credit cards, and risk hurting their finances as a result. Nearly 50% of consumers say they've never …

Personal Finance

How to visit beautiful Thailand ethically including wild elephant spotting, jungle treks and fairytale temples

"Look down there," said our guide. "Through the trees." We gazed down the overgrown path and collectively held our breath. About 600 yards off …

Enjoy Seven Days in Iceland

Iceland, except for the capital of Reykjavik, is not big on public transport. If you wish to explore Iceland in a week, driving through Iceland is …

The Hidden Lake near Koh Samui

Travel tip to Thailand<p>If you’ve never been to Thailand before, I recommend coming out to these little islands like Koh Samui. I think a lot of people …

Top 10 guide to the best beaches in Spain you need to visit at least once in your lifetime

It's not surprising that Spain has been a go-to destination for British holidaymakers for decades. Not only is it a short flight away - and it's easy …

5 Big Tech Stocks That Are Surprising Bargains Right Now

Now is the time to buy into top-notch tech stocks with robust fundamentals and big growth potential.<p>Multiple factors are weighing on the sector, …

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This Famous Luxury Train Has Announced Amazing New Vacation Packages for 2019

Looking to visit Canada on an upcoming vacation? Our vote is to see the country's majestic landscapes by train, aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. The …

Tired of Stubborn Belly Fat? Here's What You Need to Ditch From Your Diet

Having a flat belly is the holy grail for both fitness junkies and the average Jane, but for most, it seems to be an unattainable goal. But it …

Should You Be Taking BCAA Supplements to Build Muscle? Here's What an Expert Says

Supplements that contain BCAA, which stands for "branched-chain amino acid," sound like something only serious bodybuilders and fitness fanatics take. Often discussed in the context of weightlifting and building muscle, BCAAs can be beneficial for people who are looking to optimize their …

Nutrition

The 11 Steamiest International Movies on Netflix

One of the best things about Netflix is its superb collection of international shows and movies. Not only do subscribers have access to some of the …

The secret Netflix movie codes and other tips that will change your life

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>Among its most popular series …

7 bullet journal travel logs that’ll make you want to plan a trip, ASAP

If you’ve spent any time thumbing through the more artsy channels on Instagram, you’ve likely run across a buzzy new travel trend: bullet journalers …

What To Do When You Finally Save Up For A Dream Vacation

The vacation of our dreams takes place on a faraway tropical beach; the cobblestone streets of an ancient city; a bed and breakfast in a neighboring …

11 of the Best Summer-Ready Kicks & Where to Cop Them

As the weather heats up, it’s almost time to reach into the closet and dust off your most prized sneakers. Inevitably, summertime also tends to evoke …

Jeffrey Dean Morgan says Zack Snyder's Watchmen was 'ahead of its time'

For a long time, many comic book nerds felt that Alan Moore's and Dave Gibbons' groundbreaking graphic novel <i>Watchmen</i> was unfilmable. Guys like Terry …

Comic Books

Why the Sri Lankan Navy Raised a World War II Shipwreck—And Then Sank It Again

A huge World War II shipwreck recently saw the light of day for the first time since it was sunk by Japanese forces in 1942.<p>Built in 1924, the SS</i> …

Archaeology