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6 Compound Training Movements Build Serious Mass!

I'm a big fan of the idea that less is more, but not less is easier. Because of this, I like to sometimes avoid the tedium of isolation …

6 No-Kit Exercises That Build As Much Muscle As The Gym

Bodyweight exercise is booming. No surprise: it’s free and you don’t have to mop up anyone else’s sweat. But the benefits aren’t just to your …

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Get Ripped Quick with This Simple and Effective HIIT Workout

Staying fit on the road is always a challenge. We’re out of our routines, away from our gym and eating a diet that’s different from usual (let’s be …

The 20-Minute Kettlebell Shred

With one kettlebell and enough room to swing it, you can get an awesome metabolic workout<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research</i> shows that the length of workouts doesn’t matter. The Danish researchers compared nine shorter sessions to three longer ones, and found absolutely …

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Here's a Dog Collar That Lets Humans Train Man's Best Friend From Anywhere

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s face it, owning a dog is a serious commitment. They constantly need our attention and care. And we want to know where they are and what they’re up to at all times. If Fido is gnawing on my slippers again…<p>Good news: Now you can keep …

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Starbucks launches iPhone ordering in Portland, expanding to other cities in 2015

Starbucks has announced the launch of its Mobile Order & Pay system, a mobile app feature that lets customers make an order before they arrive at the …

The 21-minute lunchtime workout for a quick sweat

There's nothing worse than being too busy to fit a workout into your packed schedule—not only does it throw off your fitness goals, it can throw off …

Swing Your Way to a Six Pack Faster Than Ever Before

Plus, a staggered stance forces the glute, hamstring, and hip muscles on one side of your body to work harder. “Building power and strength throughout each hip individually is instrumental to sports and everyday life, when you’re pushing off of one foot instead of two,” he says.<p>Ready to try it? …

3 Fat-Blasting HIIT Workouts to Try Now

Shares 12.6K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Efficiency is the name of the game when it comes to high-intensity interval training, better known as HIIT. The training …

10-Minute Treadmill Blast

When high-intensity interval training (HIIT) came along and gained popularity as the best way to burn fat while holding on to muscle, people started …

Magnum Uses Beacon Technology for Social Ice Cream Experiences

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating innovation in brand experience, retail experience and consumer culture.<p>Serial Dater<p>At …

5 Fast Rules to Be Bigger, Leaner, and Stronger

<b>1. Lift Big to Grow Big</b><br>The longer you've been lifting weights, the heavier the weights need to be in order for you to see results. On one hand, it's a stupidly obvious point—of course you use bigger weights as you become stronger. But that's not exactly what I'm talking about.<p>When you were a …

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The Most Important M’s In M-Commerce

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Phil Carter is an associate at Trinity Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage consumer technology investments particularly in mobile-enabled marketplaces and services.</i><p>A few customer groups are driving a disproportionate share of growth in smartphone use and mobile transactions. For …

Sneakspiration: 50 Ways To Wear Your Sneakers

From sporty athletic sneakers and old-school slip-on styles, to classic Converse and cool high-top kicks, sneakers are a bigger deal than ever. No …

Why People Aren't Buying iPads Anymore

Last week, a colleague of mine went to the Verizon store to get a new phone. An hour later, he walked out with a new smartphone and a free Android tablet.<p>That's how cheap tablets have become: Verizon will give you a free one when you sign a two-year contract with the company.<p>No wonder iPad sales …

How Apple and Google plan to reinvent health care

Mike Dittenber had always wanted to go skydiving. There was only one problem: “At my heaviest I clocked in around 330 pounds,” says Dittenber, a technical writer from Michigan. “That’s above the weight restriction for a tandem jump.” During a doctor’s visit last spring, he got some more bad news. …

Facebook Lets Developers Target Ads to Specific Smartphones

Facebook is giving advertisers and developers the ability to target ads at specific smartphones and tablets. The new parameters will allow them to specify not only a specific mobile OS, such as Android or iOS, but also individual devices and the firmware version being used.<p>As an example, an …

Loyalty To Apple's iPhone Is Strongest Of Any Phone, And It's Getting Stronger

Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty says Apple's upcoming smartwatch will experience a "halo effect" as a result of the soaring popularity of the iPhone, in the same way the iPod helped drive the success of Mac computers in the early 2000s. And it's easy to see why: Among iPhone owners, Apple's …

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You Can Now Book Taxis Directly in WeChat with EasyTaxi

We have already known for some time that WeChat is gradually evolving into much more than just a messaging service by offering a Facebook-like feed, games, as well as brand outreach via official accounts, but now it is stepping up its ante by providing services.<p>WeChat users can now book a taxi …

Site for helping the homeless, HandUp, closes first seed round at $850K

Social entrepreneurism at its finest right here: HandUp, a site that allows people to donate to homeless people in their neighborhoods safely, just closed its first seed round of $850K.<p>The new funds will allow the company to expand across more of the San Francisco Bay Area and to the East …

Snapchat Files Trademarks To Handle Payments

Snappay? Snapchat may try to monetize by processing peer-to-peer payments, money transfers, or online payments, according to two trademarks it filed earlier this week. Owned by Snapchat and filed on July 11th by an attorney at Cooley, which is known to be Snapchat’s law firm, the trademarks could …

JD.com Relaunches Paipai To Take on Alibaba's Taobao

Chinese online retailer JD.com took over internet giant Tencent’s e-commerce operations back in March, and now it has relaunched the latter’s Paipai eBay-like consumer-to-consumer marketplace, taking its battle with Alibaba up a notch.<p>The newly-refurbished platform has more emphasis on search …

Amazon is testing a Netflix-style e-book subscription service

Amazon is testing a monthly e-book subscription service that would let customers read as many titles as they want for a flat fee.<p>The users of a forum …

Visa Launches PayPal-Like ‘Checkout’ Widget For Third-Party Websites

Visa wants to make the process of paying for goods on your phone or iPad as easy as swiping your credit or debit card at an offline retailer.<p>To do so, it’s adapting to Internet retail with the launch of Visa Checkout, a new payment option that will allow users to speed through the online checkout …

Why has nobody heard of India’s Facebook?

It’s a homegrown social network that at once claims to be Facebook and Flipboard. Gushing newspaper stories have described its founder as India’s Mark Zuckerberg. The founder, Pushkar Mahatta, has himself told newspapers that his site has been valued at $300 million by venture capitalists and he is …

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Estimote introduces iBeacon power management tools for extending battery life

Estimote, the company behind the iBeacons I tested in my Launch Center Pro 2.3 coverage and used by easyJet in select European airports, is introducing a round of improvements to its beacon product line and corresponding software today. The primary focus of the improvements deals with power …

Zero To $360M: How Check Won At Mobile

One of the first apps on Apple’s iOS platform was Pageonce, a service to help keep track of usernames and passwords. Yet the company would eventually change its focus to personal finance and billing. To this end, there was a new name for the service as well: Check.<p>It was not easy getting traction …