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This Personal Trainer Explains the Difference Between Weight Loss and Fat Loss

When people set out to lose weight, they're typically looking to lose fat. In reality, as the number on the scale goes down, it's not just fat that's being burned; you're also losing water weight and sometimes even some muscle mass. In fact, the number on the scale doesn't tell the whole story as …

Weight Loss

The 3 Most Important Slides In Your Pitch Deck

Each and every slide is important. Yet, if you only have time to really nail and improve on some of them before your next investor meeting, which ones do you focus on?<p>Decks seem to be shrinking. It’s perfectly acceptable to only have 10 slides in your deck. 20 is pushing the long side. While this …

Venture Capital

This is the right way to leave a professional voicemail

When it is easier to email someone instantly than spend time ringing them up, the act of leaving a proper voicemail can become a forgotten art. But …

How to future-proof your heart

“There are lots of different types of heart disease but the most common – and most preventable – is coronary heart disease,” says Maureen Talbot, a cardiac nurse at the British Heart Foundation. “Early on in my career I was taught that to look after your heart is to look after your overall health, …

6 Secrets to a Happier Life

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME's special edition,</i> The Science of Happiness<i>, which is available at Amazon.</i><p>Whether you’re a web designer, …

Mindfulness

Gym Mistakes That Will Ensure You Never See Gains

Achieving your health and fitness goals takes more than grunting in the gym for an hour a day and adding kale to your diet. Walk around a weight room …

7 Simple Photography Tips that Every Beginner Photographer Should Know

Don’t you sometimes wish you could go back in time and give your younger self some advice that you’ve learned much later in life? That’s the crux of …

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

What can I do to make my cough go away?

Coughs play a role in clearing irritants and infections from the body, but persistent coughing can be annoying. The best treatment for a cough will …

​Four Ways To Get Unstuck At Work (And In Life)

<i>By: Homaira Kabir</i><p>We all face challenges sometimes. We’re assigned to a project that we don’t feel competent to handle. Something happens at home that we were not expecting. We’re caught off-guard.<p>Luckily, the brain is well-equipped to deal with such challenges. We have amazing mental capacities for …

Self-help

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M.

Peppered in with juice cleanses and the keto diet is an entire school of dietary thought dedicated to the idea that it's not what you eat, but <i>when</i> …

How to send and receive texts from the comfort of your computer

Don't let your phone distract you.<p>When you're already sitting at your desk, you don't want to keep digging your phone out of your pocket to peck out SMS messages. So send them from your computer. This way, you don't have to let your smartphone distract you too much—and you'll have an easier time …

This 10-minute routine will increase your memory and creativity

Memory and imagination are inextricably connected. In fact, your memory is imagined. It’s not concrete nor objective fact. But rather, your memory is …

Creativity

Infographic: 44 words and phrases that are killing your message

For good writing, less is often more.Disposable comments and trivial remarks make reading more difficult for your audience and muddy the meaning of …

5 Questions You'll Hear at Your Next Job Interview — and Exactly How to Answer Them

Bookmark this now.<p>Look, there’s no way around this: job hunting sucks.<p>It’s stressful, time-consuming, and success hinges on a million different …

The Maximum Number Of Calories You Can Burn In A Workout

The treadmill is lying to you.<p>Who <i>hasn't</i> mindlessly used the elliptical at the gym while watching <i>Real Housewives of New York—</i>and then done a happy dance when you see that quick half hour burned 500 calories? Welp, sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but...the cardio machine was almost definitely …

The One Hot Drink You Should Have Every Morning For Clear Skin, According To A Dermatologist

Acne is a pain to deal with, especially if you suffer from big, painful breakouts that are nearly impossible to track. There are plenty of products …

23 Foods the World's Healthiest People Eat Every Day

Defy your age by filling up on these longevity-boosting foods.<p>We’ve all marveled at those ridiculously amazing people who can still do back flips at age 90. Well, physician Steve Bowers, DO, and his wife Elizabeth Shimer Bowers went a step farther. They wanted to know what incredibly healthy people …

Fireworks photography: How to get creative and capture the dazzle

On the other hand, these giant, bright, colored light sources in the night sky can make for some highly unique shots if you're willing to put in some …

10 Excellent Exercises to Build Strong and Powerful Shoulders

Powerful shoulders are essential for Crossfitters. Many gym rats have strong front deltoids from all the Bench Pressing over the years. Although the …

I tried this $300 'personal thermostat,' which can cool you off or warm you up to keep you comfortable at all times — here's what it was like to use

Working in an office these days is an exercise in personal temperature control.<p>One minute, you're sweating it out after your commute on public transit, or even just the walk into your office. The next minute, you're shivering in the arctic temperatures dictated by the thermostat.<p>That struggle is …

12 Expenses Successful People Don’t Waste Time or Money On: How Successful Are you?

There is a trending article titled, “12 Expenses Successful People Don’t Waste Time or Money On” originally published on entrepreneur. I suspect most …

How To Spot The Next McDonald's And The Next Starbucks

McDonald’s and Starbucks made investors who purchased shares of the two franchises early on very rich. And they still have some room for further gains for value investors in the form of dividend payouts.<p>But the golden days, when their sales and stock values soared quarter after quarter, is …

McDonald's

Master the art of project management with this Lean Six Sigma online course

Do you love getting stuff done? Do you treat your list of daily goals as absolute gospel? Does efficiency make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside? If …

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

How to photograph fireworks

Quick tips to make your Instagram shots flawless.<p><i>This story was originally published on PopPhoto.com.</i><p>Location, Location, Location<p>If you can, go for fireworks that play out over grand architecture or water for colorful reflections. If possible, get permission to shoot from a tall building for an …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothies To Have In The Morning For A Flat Stomach

There’s no reason to run out of the house each morning without first eating a solid breakfast. Aside from feeling hangry, an empty belly can lead to …

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

Simple 2-Minute Tune-Ups to Traction Your Spine

That move with dowels? Yeah, it's going to feel like an instant deep tissue massage.<p>Accessing the lower abdomen offers a disgruntled lower back the …

Women are attracted to guys who are ‘benevolently’ sexist

Heterosexual omen are more attracted to men who display ‘benevolent sexism’ traits, a new study claims.<p>Benevolent sexism (BS) is sexism which views …