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16 things you need to let go of if you want to be successful

When it comes to achieving success, there’s a lot of focus on the things that you need to add to your life, like learning a new skill or finding a …

Self-improvement

I Stopped Eating Eggs For 2 Weeks, And Here's What Happened

I've always been a healthy eater. Never drank soda, cooked from scratch, and avoided processed foods. So I was skeptical that the elimination diet in the <i>The Whole Body Cure</i> program—a new health plan from <i>Prevention</i> that focuses on healing inflammation by identifying food sensitivities—could help me. …

Eggs

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

No gym membership? That’s no excuse to swerve a workout. After all, if the Ancient Greeks taught us anything, it’s that an Adonis physique came long …

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful)

Experts warn these common phrases could be harming your kids.<p>When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one …

4 surprising things you never knew about your metabolism

Ever wish you could hack your metabolism? After all, when things are humming along in the gut department, you have a lower risk of diabetes, heart …

The 3-2-1 method for cutting weight

It’s an oversimplification to say fat loss can be as easy as “one, two, three” (not to mention it’s a terrible cliche). But there may be at least …

5 Kettlebell Drills to Add Real Function to Your Fitness

In the thirteen years since I received my RKC certification as a kettlebell instructor, I have seen some interesting evolutions in kettlebell …

Exercise

10 daily habits that are sabotaging your productivity and success

When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." —</i> …

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The best CrossFit workouts for beginners

Why CrossFit? For one thing, it’s incredibly effective, as proven by the tens of thousands of ripped dudes around the world hoisting barbells in …

7 Mobile Apps to Boost Your Productivity (Without Using To-Do Lists)

I’ve got some good news, and some bad news.<p>The bad news is, productivity isn’t a tangible substance that you can hunt down and own. It’s a state of …

Why You're Not Losing Belly Fat - Quiet Corner

Why You’re Not Losing Belly Fat<p>My friend Sam is always complaining about her belly fat. She claims it’s the only place she gains weight and often …

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted since …

The 11 best low-carb diet recipes for weight loss

Following a low-carb diet to lose weight is nothing new, but there are a lot of misconceptions about what you’re allowed to eat. Over the years the …

The Timeless workout program: 5 routines where old school and new school collide

james michelfelder<p>james michelfelder<p><b>Duration</b> 45-60<p><b>Exercises</b> 8-12<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Timelesswas inspired by old-school bodybuilding. Benching, deadlifting, …

Exercise

7 Homemade Detox Drinks for Weight Loss

These homemade detox drinks for weight loss are a natural way to melt the fat fast. Detoxification removes toxins and helps you reach your weight …

14 High-Protein Snacks Under 200 Calories

<b>Power up with these nourishing treats.</b><p><i>For SELF, by Audrey Bruno.</i><p>Photo: Dana and John Shultz via minimalistbaker.com<p>When you come down with a snack attack, it's important to choose your sustenance wisely. A bag of chips may squash your salt hankerings, but it's probably not actually going to hold …

Healthy Eating

Researchers Discover That Exercise Isn’t the Most Efficient Method for the Body to Burn Calories

In a surprising report by Vox, researchers have determined that exercise is not the best way to lose weight. This is not to say that exercise is no …

B&O launches Beoplay H5, wireless in-ear headphones aimed at fitness fans

If you care about audio quality even while you run or work out, Bang & Olufsen‘s latest wireless in-ear headphones may tick the box. The Beoplay H5 have a number of features aimed directly at fitness fans.<p>First, the cable is moulded directly into the rubber, which B&O says keeps the sweat out, to …

Headphones

10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …

8 weight-loss routines to get your body fat under 10%

Now that you’ve made some headway in the gym, you want to start honing in on the details, like dropping your body fat percentage. How hard could it …

3 Easy Home Workouts to Tighten Your Body

When people think about working out to lose weight, they often assume that to mean strenuous cardio and resistance training at the gym. But what if …

Workouts

8 Sneaky Ways To Debloat In Just One Day

Feeling like you ve suddenly turned into the Michelin woman is the opposite of fun. Whether you re actively trying to lose weight or are pleased with your current physique, bloating can completely throw you off. In the worst case scenario, it might send you into a panicked thought spiral about …

How to Get Booty Benefits from ANY Workout

It's all about that bass.<p>Sculpting your backside is about way more than performing dedicated butt workouts. It’s about hitting your booty during <i>every</i> workout.<p>That’s because your glutes (comprised of your gluteus maximus, medius, and minimus) are the largest muscle group in your body. So even before …

Los Angeles

The 9 Skills That Successful People Practice Every Day

If you do these 9 things, you'll be successful.<p>Success comes in many different shapes and forms.<p>Success to one person might be failure to another, depending on their views and aspirations.<p>Regardless of your goal, there are nine core skills that distinguish those who achieve their goals from those …

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

10 Exercises to Develop the Best Forearms in the Gym

“Walk into any gym in the world on any given day and you’ll see most guys—be it bodybuilders, powerlifters, CrossFitters, and or weekend …

10 Exercises to Develop the Best Pecs in the Gym

“Maybe after seeing some photos of Arnold Schwarzenegger in his prime bodybuilding days, you’ve decided you want to build up your chest,” says Marc …

Workouts

Why You Should Stop Using To-Do Lists (and What to Do Instead)

Would you describe yourself as over-worked and under-productive?<p>Many entrepreneurs and B2B owners would lump themselves under that category with the excuse: "It's just the nature of what we do," but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>"Work smarter, not harder," is the sage advice NY Times best-selling …