Emmanuel Avila

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How to Retain What You Read

Think about a book you read last year. How much of it do you remember? Could you list ten things you learned from it? Can you even remember what …

How to Approach Pre and Post Workout Nutrition

I’m over in Europe being all bourgeois and stuff at the moment.Thankfully I had a few people reach out asking if they could write some content for me …

Solutions for Having Too Much Month at the End of Your Money

Payday is great. Your checking account is full, and you finally have money to restock your shelves, buy the shoes you’ve been wanting and maybe go …

3 Secrets to Surviving Life at It’s Worst

—<br>I put my back to the wall and slumped to the ground. I stared at my wedding ring. I had worn it only a week, and all I could hear were her words, …

Special Forces Commandos Eat Like This To Build Muscle & Drop Fat

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

Special Forces

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 …

Dizziness Isn't All In Your Head: A Doctor Explains Vertigo + Ways To Treat It

If you've ever suffered from dizziness or vertigo, you know that it's not something you ever want to experience regularly (or at all). It can create …

5 Signs You're Not Eating Enough Protein

Even if you don’t have a true deficiency, you could be running a little low.<p>They don’t call protein one of "the building blocks of life" for …

Plastic-eating bacteria discovered by student could help solve global pollution crisis

A student may have found a solution to one of the world’s most urgent environmental crises – breeding bacteria capable of “eating” plastic and …

Israel’s coming crypto laws could set example for the rest of the world

Estimates indicate that in 2017 Israel-linked ICOs raised almost $500 million, a remarkable slice of the total ICO pie that year. Israel’s regulators have also been alive to the changing financial landscape. This year has seen a flurry of output from various Israeli authorities seeking to make …

We Tried 10 Protein Bars and This One Was the Least Gross

Now if you’ll excuse me, I need some real food<p>I have a love/hate relationship with protein bars. Like granola bars, they’re easy to stash in the …

Unprepared for a Meeting? Here's How to Respond to Any Question

Buy yourself some time without sacrificing your credibility.<p>It's happened to all of us. You're making a big presentation to an important client, or participating in a high-stakes meeting with your boss, and suddenly, you're asked a question that you aren't prepared to answer.<p>Maybe it's because you …

14 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Chocolate

Good news alert: Chocolate can enhance your health. The keyword here, though, is “can.” Depending on the exact chocolate you use (and of course how …

What's Behind the Employee Revolts at Amazon, Microsoft and Google?

Tech employees at Amazon, Microsoft and Google have been in open revolt. Here's why -- and how they're using their voices to shape company policy on weapons, surveillance and more.<p>What do you get when you cross advanced technology with war and government surveillance? Hundreds of unsettled …

Artificial Intelligence

7 Secrets of People Who Bring Their Lunch to Work Every Day

<i>Here's how to become the type of person who packs a lunch.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared on Health.com by Jessica Migala.</i><p>You probably have at least …

Here Are 20 Fat-Blasting Workouts to Help You Slim Down Your Waistline

If you're trying to lose belly fat, you've probably heard a wide range of advice on how to reach your goals. Most importantly, you need to be in a healthy calorie deficit, because that's how your body starts to shed fat all around. You can't spot-reduce fat, after all. Once you've got your diet in …

A High-Protein Diet Is Best for These 4 Types of People

Most people already get enough of this nutrient.<p>First, there was the Atkins Diet. Then, there was Paleo. Now, the keto diet is all the rage. Long story short: High-protein diets for weight losshave been trendy for years. Perhaps that's why more than half of Americans are striving to put more high …

Nutrition

How to create rare and life-changing relationships with anyone (even your heroes)

There are two types of relationships:<p>Transactional<br>• Transformational<p><b>Transactional relationships</b> are economic and functional. They’re based on exchange …

How this woman got an Instagram-famous figure while eating burgers, pizza, and fries

Three years ago, Bruna Luccas (@bruluccass), 23, moved from Sao Paulo, Brazil, to San Diego, California, where she worked intermittently as a handywoman, in a McDonald’s kitchen, as a busser at a Mexican diner, and as a cashier at a Taco restaurant. After a May 2017 Instagram post featuring her in …

McDonald's

Beyond genetics: Lifestyle choices to slow the aging process

You know those people, the ones who are older than you but act decades younger? They embody the phrase “70 is the new 50.” Actually, in their cases, 70 seems to be the new 30 because they radiate so much youth and energy.<p>These folks may have A+ genetics, which undeniably contributes to their …

The 4 Things I Do When I Need a Happiness Boost ASAP

If you were to ask me if I was feeling anxious at any given moment, the answer would most likely be yes. Over time, I've come to recognize this …

All the Products That Will Cost You More Because of Trump's Trade War

Cars, washing machines, soda, and more.<p>President Trump has promised to get tough on America’s trading partners. But with the administration now …

5 Things You Never Knew About Psychopaths in the Workplace

Here's one: CEOS are three times more likely to be psychopaths than the general population.<p>Think you know all about psychopaths? (Think you work with someone who is a psychopath?)<p>Maybe you <i>do</i> know a lot about psychopaths -- but maybe you don't.<p>Here are five things you probably never realized:<p>1. …

Psychology

The only strategy you need to break a bad habit (and create a healthy one instead)

As someone who’s been trying (and failing) to break my nail-biting habit for almost a decade, I’m always all-ears when anybody drops a hot tip for …

Too Much on Your Plate? Here's How to Avoid Cognitive Overload

Current work environments are a viper's nest of interruption that tire the brain.<p>As ridiculously powerful as the brain is, it's still not going to give you lollipops if you load it up like a cheap bookshelf suffering under Encyclopedia Britannica. That, unfortunately, is exactly what tons of us do …

Hundreds of Interviews With Olympians, Hollywood Executives and Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal How to Have a Productive Morning

Start your day off right with these three morning routine lessons.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I used to wake up really late in college. Don't get me wrong, I wasn't up partying the night away (however much I may have wanted to be), but I would simply struggle to …

Time Management

What's the Best Way to Lose a Beer Belly?

When you spend too many nights indulging in the delights of happy hour or make a habit of knocking back a few after you get home from work, the …

Why Procrastinators Keep Putting Everything Off, According to Psychology

It's typically a whole lot more complicated than just being lazy.<p>These days, every deadline seems to have a rush. So if procrastinators were driving you up the wall before, they've probably got you five seconds from mental explosion now. Why do they put you through such misery, and how do you …

2018 will be the year of open banking. Here’s everything you need to know.

2018 has brought open banking to Europe.<p>On January 13th, 2018, after more than two years of planning, the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) arrived in Europe. This directive has for the first time forced European banks to open up their API’s to fintech and other financial companies. This change …

A psychologist explains how to overcome social anxiety

Get out of your own head.<p>No one likes to be told to “be yourself,” but it’s actually good advice. If you’re someone who often avoids speaking in public or is generally terrified of socially awkward situations, it’s especially good advice.<p>Fifteen millionAmericans suffer from a diagnosable form of …