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12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

Workouts

The Injury-proof Shoulder Workout

<b>THE MAINSTAY</b> of an upper body workout is the shoulder press. It’s also, according to an increasing number of orthopedic surgeons, one of the most …

10 Inspiring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Quotes That Prove Anything Is Possible

There's much to learn from the professional athlete, Hollywood actor-slash-producer and five-time Guinness World Record holder.<p>While much of his success first started in the wrestling ring, today Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the most successful names in Hollywood. Of course, going from …

9 Running Tips for People Who Want to Become Runners

Ready to chase your weekend warrior dreams, but aren't sure where to start? Two running coaches help de-mystify the process.<p>Spring marks the time of year when every single person you follow on Instagram seems to be posting a perfectly-framed post-marathon photo, wearing a suspiciously perky smile …

If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Bodyweight Exercises<p>Abs Workout<p>If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP<p>Shares<p>Whatever the season, there's no …

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Why These 3 Resume Mistakes Make You Look Out-of-Date in 2018

Some resume formats make you look 'old school' and can get you knocked out of the running.<p>Studies show employers are literally getting thousands of online applications for their open positions today. Thanks to technology, it's never been easier to apply to a job. Unfortunately, that creates a …

Eating greens and doing cardio is not the way to get lean, says personal trainer

If you’re looking to lose fat and get in shape, you might be thinking you need to spend every evening pounding the pavements, slogging away on the …

Exercise

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

Why Asking This 1 Question Will Get You a Job Much Faster

Finding a new job will be faster and easier when you take this important first step.<p>Hillary spent seven months in 2017 looking for a job. She didn't get any interviews. She was convinced there was something wrong with her. Her career confidence dwindled. I don't blame her for feeling this way. The …

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Could Be Killing Your Professional Chances of Success

Whether you like it or not, your LinkedIn profile has become a regular part of potential clients (or employers) looking you up on online. Here's how to make sure it shines.<p>You may have set your LinkedIn profile up years ago and then promptly forgotten about it.<p>If so, you're putting your personal …

This couple invented a clever piece of luggage so you'll never have to check your bags again — here's how it works

Over the past two years, Johnathan Webster has taken nearly 60 flights and successfully avoided one bane of airline travel: checking his luggage.<p>Webster and his wife, Gizem Mut-Webster, have evaded checking luggage on flights since they backpacked through Europe in college. As students traveling on …

The Lower Abs Workout to Take Your Core to the Next Level

Everyone has a six-pack underneath it all—time to bring yours out to play.<p>The thing about lower abs is that everyone already hasthem—actually …

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Before & After: We Can't Believe This Isn't Real Marble

Marble is as pricey as it is gorgeous, but there's no real substitute for it, right? If you want the look of marble, you'll just have to save up …

Home Improvement

Missed Fists: Recommended viewing from LFA, ACB, Invicta FC

<i>Welcome to the</i> <i>latest</i> <i>edition of Missed Fists where Jed Meshew and Alexander K. Lee shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been</i> …

Muay Thai training diary: second week

The best part about week two of Muay Thai training here in Perth was feeling the improvements from week one. Although there will always be new …

6 Indoor Cardio Workouts You Can Do Without Setting Foot On a Treadmill

You don't need the dreadmill to break a serious sweat<p>There’s no beating a good weight workout, right? But if you really want to keep your body the healthiest it can be, you’ll want to add in some cardio into the mix, too.<p>According to a study in <i>BMC Public Health,</i> overweight and obese people who …

Exercise

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination | Inc.com

Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the fact they procrastinate -- especially when they put off things they actually enjoy doing or, more …

Procrastination

How to Figure Out What Your Side Hustle Should Be

A staggering 55 million people — more than 35% of the U.S. workforce — are now freelancers or contractors, and that number is projected to rise to 43% by 2020. About 44 million people report having some kind of side hustle, and of those who do, 36% say they earn more than $500 a month from it. …

In 1 Tweet, KFC Gave a Master Class In How To Win The Internet | Inc.com

Who could mock the possibility of nuclear war in marketing and get away with it? KFC just did in a single tweet that mocked the "bigger button" exchange between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump.<p>Stepping into politics can kill your brand, as many have learned. But KFC's marketing team is not your …

The One Trick to Starting a Side Hustle No One Ever Tells You

And it's easy.<p>If you’re starting a side gig—or dreaming of starting one—finding time to get it off the ground can be tricky. But look at this email …

Kid's super deep response to classroom riddle is way better than the actual answer

Kids may say some spectacularly funny things at times, but every now and then they can be impressively wise too.<p>On Tuesday, teacher Bret Turner …

The Single Best Way to Save on a Hotel Room

Technology is changing how we travel more every day. But even as it does, there are some things that are still best done the old-fashioned way.<p>For …

The most effective sports nutrition supplements for your best ever body

The sports nutrition game is a difficult one. There are a huge variety of sports nutrition products, protein powders and a whole host of supplements …

Nutrition

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

8 Home Upgrades That Always Pay Off, According to the Pros

Common logic would tell you that any and all improvements to your home would in fact improve your home value. Unfortunately, that’s not always the …

9 Foolproof Tips to Deal With Your Hunger While Intermittent Fasting

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Intermittent Fasting<p>Intermittent Fasting and Preventing Hunger<p>9 Foolproof Tips to Deal With Your Hunger While Intermittent …

Holistic Medicine

The "Always and Never" Guide for Gorgeous Hardwood Floors

Wood floors are beautiful and cozy and add so much personality to our homes. But maintaining them can be confusing. What kind of finish do I have on …

11 Little Ways to Know If You’re Fit

You take breaks hauling groceries and can't touch your toes. But you kill it in cycling class, and the scale number has stayed pretty steady for a …