David Szymanski

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100 Exercises You Can Do With a 10-Pound Dumbbell

Light weights aren’t just for lightweights<p>Don’t underestimate a 10-pound dumbbell. They can challenge your body in an entirely new way, especially if you’re used to lifting heavy.<p>Lighter weights target the small muscles that stabilize your joints—muscles that get overpowered by larger ones when you …

10 Ways to Become a Millionaire in Your 20s

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Imagine if you could become a millionaire. How great would it be to have the money you need to …

Best Workouts for Weight Loss

With the start of the new year comes the onslaught of resolutions filling up your Instagram feed. At the top of everyone's list, according to Google? Weight loss. But hold up: just because everyone around you wants to lose weight doesn't mean you should, too (we happen to like you just the way you …

The best wireless exercise headphones

<i>By Lauren Dragan</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>After considering a total of 145 sport-specific headphones and testing 82 of the best-reviewed options, our experts agreed that the JLab Epic Bluetooth is the …

44 Ways To Lose 4 Inches Of Body Fat With Nutrition and Exercise

Fat: It’s the stuff that gives ice cream its creaminess, pizza its dreaminess, and Nicki Minaj her twerkiness. In the right places and in the right …

2 men were just awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for unlocking the secrets of the strangest particle in the universe

The prize goes jointly to Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald of Queen's University in Kingston, Canada "for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass."<p>The two recipients were leaders of two major underground neutrino …

Physics

3 simple habits for building long-term wealth

We receive emails from readers every day.<p>We can't respond to all of them, of course… but we think about them a lot.<p>Recently, we got two particularly interesting emails. One was from a woman who felt she had been badly handled in a divorce and now struggles to stay afloat financially.<p>Another came …

Finance

The 18 best 'Shark Tank' pitches of all time

While each Shark may have their own method for evaluating whether a company is worth an investment, they all agree on the fundamentals of a great pitch.<p>In the best pitches, entrepreneurs sell themselves as much as the product and are prepared to answer any question. The pitches are concise and …

Entrepreneurship

11 Things I Learned from 20 Years of Lifting

Here are some surprising training do’s and don’ts from a leading exercise physiologist and strength coach<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> DeanSomerset.com<i>, the website of</i> <i>Dean Somerset, a personal trainer and exercise physiologist from Edmonton, Alberta Canada. His clientele ranges from joint</i> …

A guide to managing money from your 20s to your 70s

Money can be an intimidating topic, and every life stage brings a new group of complicated decisions to tackle. But if you manage your money …

Retirement

5 TEDTalks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of TEDTalks -- they’re full of insights on everything from human nature to scientific breakthroughs to trends in design. They’re inspirational, informative and eye-opening in ways that can help you become a better person and …

TED Talks

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

Success

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Singularity

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

5 stocks everyone in their 30s should own

You might think that your younger years are a great time to roll the dice on "it" stocks like Tesla Motors and Netflix, but that's simply not the case.<p>Instead, here are five stocks our analysts feel could provide 30-somethings with outstanding long-term results.<p>John Maxfield: If there's one stock …

S&P 500

Three Experiments That Show Relativity Is Real

Having written up three of my favorite experiments demonstrating quantum phenomena, the next logical step is to do the same for the <i>other</i> great theory of modern physics, relativity. Like quantum mechanics, relativity predicts some strange phenomena, but also like quantum mechanics, it’s …

Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson explain the history of the universe in under eight minutes

With the help of Igor Stravinsky and gorgeous illustration<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson has a unique talent for translating the complicated and vast history of space into simple, digestible bits for layfolk like us, whether through breakfasts with Pluto and hundreds of NASA fans or his revival of Carl …

Space

This app lets you do Weight Watchers without paying for it — and I can't believe how good it is

You input your weight, height, and age information along with your goals and a few other things. When you're done, you get a plan to help you reach your desired weight safely. The idea is that you get an allotment of daily "points" to consume along with flexible weekly points. If you stay inside …

A financial planner explains how to set up your money for the rest of your life, in 9 steps

Unless you develop a formal strategy — like a written plan — it can be tough to accomplish a financial goal of any type.<p>And let's face it, if you do accomplish your goal it's more likely luck has more to do with it than your financial savviness.<p>Let's go over some financial planning basics, that …

Personal Finance

5 Excellent Retirement Calculators (And All Are Free)

Confession time. I’m a pushover for online calculators. Actually, any type of gadget gets my attention (hold on while I check email on my Apple Watch). But there’s just something sublime about an online financial calculator that enables us to see our finances or investments in a unique and …

Here's Everything You Need To Know To Actually Put On Muscle

Whey protein and biceps curls not required.

The One Thing Everybody Should Know About Relativity

Yesterday, I wrote about the core concepts needed to understand quantum physics, which is one of the two pillars of modern physics. The other, of course, is the theory of relativity, the full and complete version of which celebrates its 100th birthday this November (we usually talk about relativity …

6 on-the-go fat-burning snacks you'll actually want to eat

Eating small meals throughout the day helps with weight management in a couple different ways. For one thing, eating frequently helps to keep your blood sugar stable, meaning you won’t get so ravenous that you'll overeat.<p>Plus, adding protein to your meals keeps your metabolism up, which, in turn, …

9 Powerful Books Elon Musk Recommends

Elon Musk's must-read list exhibits his well-known and deep interest in science, as well as the personalities behind it.<p>In previous posts, I've reviewed Bill Gates's summer reading list and the books that Steve Jobs wanted people to read.<p>Elon Musk's reading recommendations are quite different. …

The Superset That Will Blast Your Upper Body

Here’s how to work your chest, shoulders, triceps, back, forearms, and traps with only two exercises<p>Two exercises—that’s all it takes to get an awesome upper-body workout, according to <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>Just pair the dumbbell pause <b>bench press</b> with the farmer’s walk. The bench …

Get Ripped Like Rory

Men’s Health cover guy Rory McIlroy didn't get those arms just from swinging golf clubs<p>Build total-body power with this workout from Rory McIlroy’s trainer, Stephen McGregor, Ph.D.<p>For his full <i>Men's Health</i> cover story, check out <b>Rory McIlroy’s Secrets to a Better Life (and a Better Golf Game)</b>.<p><b>Barbell</b> …

The Ridiculously Easy Way to Improve Your Pullup and Overhead Press

It’s so simple you’ll wonder why you never did it before<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour wants you to just hang around at the gym.<p>Hanging from a pullup bar offers a long list of benefits, he says. For one, it decompresses your spine which decreases your risk of back injury and helps correct …

12 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

The online movie and TV service has a vast cache of business and tech documentaries that anyone with a subscription can watch instantly. The topics range from profiles of great tech innovators like Steve Jobs to deep dives into industrial design.<p>Each of these 12 documentaries offers an entertaining …

Bill Gates