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The 15-Minute Fat Burning Workout for Busy Guys

A middle-aged guy takes his shirt off and looks in the mirror. What does he see?<p>That’s not the beginning of a joke, although what he sees might be …

Middle Age

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

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Fitness

What Is the Difference between 'Call' and 'Put' Options?

Call and Put Options, Definitions and Examples<p>Descriptions of call and put options<p>Updated March 30, 2018<p>Call and put options are derivative …

Trading

Superhero Fit Workout of the Day: Kettlebell Halos

The benefits of this shoulder workout from Ryan Reynolds' trainer are downright angelic.<p>You want to get as fit as a superhero, but today, we're going to check out a move that will make you more like an angel.<p>Kettlebell halos won't actually turn you into a celestial being—but the shoulder workout …

Workouts

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped takes hard work and dedication, a carefully planned diet and many hours in the gym. At times, it takes an iron will — when you want to …

Exactly How Many Reps and Sets You Need to Do to Build Muscle and Get Strong

Starting out on a weightlifting workout plan can get confusing and overwhelming: Exactly how much weight should I be lifting? How many reps should I do? How many sets? And what should be the rest time in between?<p>Fortunately, personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, set the record straight with an …

Data shows you didn’t #DeleteFacebook, so make sure to change these settings

Facebook is designed for sharing, whether that’s you posting photos of your lunch, or Facebook sharing targeting data with advertisers and behavioral data with app developers.<p>Most of this data sharing is integral to the core Facebook experience, but there are a few aspects of Facebook’s sharing …

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Ikigai

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

This Is What It's Like to Do 100 Crunches a Day For 1 Week

We rarely ever do ab exercises in CrossFit. That's because many of the exercises we do like squats, burpees, box jumps, and pull-ups are compound movements that engage the core — we multitask! But since one of my new year's resolutions is to press into a handstand, I know I need to give my core a …

Workouts

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

How to lose weight in 5 days

How to lose weight in 5 days<p>The answer to ‘how to lose weight’ is different for different people. Factors like your age, gender, body type etc …

What the World's Central Banks Are Saying About Bitcoin

Nine years since the birth of Bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognizing the potential upsides -- and downsides -- of …

96 Things to Do When You're Bored

Years ago when I was going through a hard time, my therapist recommended that I read Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s <i>Your Erroneous Zones</i>. This book changed my …

Oscar de la Renta

7 Quick Ways to Make Money Investing $1,000

A thousand bucks is not a lot of money but it is enough, if you're shrewd, to make a lot of money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're sitting on at least $1000 and it's scratching an itch in your pocket, consider investing it rather than spending it on something …

These 4 Exercises Will Get You a Killer Upper Body In No Time

Our fitness editor shows you the best moves for your biceps and triceps<p>Arm workouts are simultaneously loved and under-appreciated. In fitness circles, it's common to talk about missing leg day and how all guys ever do is work on their arms. But there's a reason arm workouts are so popular: they're …

Fitness

Zac Efron Listens to This Music When He Works Out. Here's Why You Should, Too

The Baywatch actor revealed his go-to genre and artist in a recent interview<p>To prep for his recent role in <i>Baywatch</i>, Zac Efron had to get seriously ripped. The 29-year-old actor portrayed an Olympic swimmer—and was constantly shirtless—so getting lean while sculpting hard muscle definition was …

Northwestern University

These Are the Only Dumbbell Exercises You Need to Get Seriously Ripped

Add them into your routine for a no-nonsense, total-body workout<p>When you’re busy, you’re going to need exercises pack a lot of effort into a smaller amount of time. You can target various muscle groups at once by using dumbbells, making them extremely useful if you’re on the go.<p>Jess Sims, a …

Workouts

Non-Weed Smoking Canadians Are Ready To Try Edibles When It Becomes Legal

The legalization date is set for mid-2018.<p>Ever since the Liberal government announced it will be legalizing marijuana for recreational use in 2018, …

Get Three-Times The Gains With This Abs Workout

This triple-threat workout combines three effective training styles<p>Ready to take your abs workout to another level? Try this “triphasic” circuit from Reed Morgan, a trainer at Trooper Fitness in New York City.<p>As you might have gathered, triphasic refers to three phases. In this context, those three …

Workouts

7 Reasons You Aren’t Building As Much Muscle As You Could

​You’re putting in the work. Now reap the results<p>You’ve been going to the gym, hitting the weights several days a week. You drag yourself out of bed when it’s still dark out, or you skip happy hour to make sure you get in your workout before the day’s done. Even when you’re not super pumped, you …

Exercise

Here's How To Unlock THOUSANDS of Hidden Genres of Movies and TV Shows on Netflix | 22 Words

<b>Netflix is great for entertainment, but it can also be stressful given the fact there are literally thousands of different kinds of content that you</b> …

6 Kettlebell Moves That Will Melt Your Fat Away

Rev your metabolism with these explosive exercises<p>Kettlebell training combines cardiovascular training with resistance training, utilizing continuous (and often explosive) movement and giving you no rest time between reps. What does this all mean exactly? That incorporating these six kettlebell …

Workouts

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

How the Hell Is the Aston Martin Valkyrie a Road-Legal Car?

This is our first official look at a near-production ready Aston Martin Valkyrie. Wow.<p>Last month, we got a brief glimpse and a a lot of neat details on Aston Martin's crazy Valkyrie hypercar. Aston has just released a number of images and details on a nearly-production-spec Valkyrie, and wow. This …

Aston Martin

ProtonMail makes its free VPN service available to everyone

ProtonMail, the encrypted email created by CERN and MIT scientists, has released a new product in response to the administration's roll back of Obama-era internet privacy rules. Starting today, you can try out the company's VPN service, which was in beta testing by 10,000 initial users for a year, …

​This New Workout Will Completely Change Your Definition Of Dad Bod

​Trainer Cory Gregory designed a plan that’ll reshape your entire body<p>Raising a family is no excuse to get soft.<p>Sure, you’re now in charge of shuffling your kid to soccer practice and making sure his homework gets done each night, but there’s also one more responsibility you just can’t shirk—and …

Workouts

5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Operating Systems