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The Reason This Woman Almost Got Her Gym Membership Revoked Will Stun You

In today’s WTF news<p>If you're into working out with a partner, you know that your gym BFF can be a great exercise brainstormer, spotter, and motivator. Unfortunately, one woman apparently put her gym membership at risk just by pumping iron with her less-experienced friend in the weight room.<p>Allison …

Play Me a Love Song: 20 Songs for V-Day

Here's a soundtrack for your special night in, or to get you in the mood for an evening out on the town.<p>"Really Love" — D'Angelo<p>"The Place" — inc.<p>"True Love" — Coldplay<p>"Her" — Majid Jordan<p>"Stay Ready (What a Life)" — Jhene Aiko<p>"Drunk in Love" — Beyonce<p>"Hold On, We're Going Home" — Drake<p>"Love Me …

yoga | Women's Health

It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime against yoga to let a bad mat disrupt your practice, so let the pros tell you about the best of the bunch.<p>Here's the …

28 Songs to Get You Pumped Before a Job Interview

You've got your foot in the door — now here's the playlist you need to kick it wide open. Come to Cosmo's Fun Fearless Weekend for even more tips on killing your interviews. Buy your tickets at FunFearlessLife.com.<p>True, the real job market isn't like a workplace rom-com, in which the intrepid, …

Chaka Khan

Face yoga is here and THIS is what you need to know

We asked face yoga expert Danielle Collins to teach us her simple facial exercise regime, which helps lift, firm, tone and reduce wrinkles.<p>Firstly, …

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

Investing

7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try

Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade

7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag

Sip Up, Slim Down: The Right Way to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss

Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>I'll admit it: I had a mini celebration when I learned green tea has the incredible power to shift …

8 Kettlebell Moves That'll Sculpt Your Entire Body

...and FAST!<p>If you love yourself some kettlebell exercises, this workout is for you. (And if you've never tried them out, this workout is for you, too!) Kettlebell exercises are awesome because, thanks to the fact that their weight isn't evenly distributed, they make your stabilizer muscles work …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

The Workout Playlist That'll Make You Want to Get Up and Dance

Just TRY to stay seated while listening to this mix from AKT In Motion.<p><i>Every week, Your New Favorite Playlist introduces you to workout-worthy tunes from a different fitness brand. This week, AKT In Motion shares one of its latest playlists.</i><p>If you’ve found yourself wondering whether going out …

5 Tips For Getting A Wall Street Internship If You Didn't Go To A Top School

This year, Morgan Stanley accepted only 1.1% of applicants for its summer internship program. Similarly, Goldman Sachs only took about 2% of applicants in 2013.<p>These are even lower acceptance rates than the nation's most exclusive universities. So if you're a student coming from a "non-target …

Employment

Chocolate cake to have with a glass of milk

Diana Henry's classic chocolate layer cake recipe is filled with chocolate butter cream and iced with a rich ganache<p>A chocolate cake to satisfy your most child-like cravings. My children prefer a milk chocolate topping, I prefer dark.<p>SERVES<p>10<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the cake:</b><p>225g (8oz) unsalted butter, …

Dessert

5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

No crunches required!<p>One of the funny things about flat abs is that to get them, you don't necessarily have to do workouts that directly involve your stomach. Rather, it's just as effective—if not more so—to focus on exercises that engage your core as well as <i>other</i> parts of your body, like your …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines fat-burning cardio with moves that target your entire core rather than individual muscles (wouldn't it be great if there …

5-Minute Workout: Tone Your Butt and Thighs

Sweat with us in real time!<p>When you're short on time, it's a great idea to focus on your legs and butt, because that's where about 60 percent of your body's muscle is. This five-minute routine will work your lower half <i>hard</i>.<p>The key to this routine? Efficiency. For each of the five moves, go as hard …

9 Genius Ways to Use Fruit You Probably Never Thought Of

Turning lemons into lemonade? Ha!

5 Moves to Sculpt Your Butt and Thighs

The legs and glutes are the largest muscles in anyone's body, so the benefits of working them well go beyond looking great in booty shorts. (Benefits like boosting your metabolism, just for starters.) This five-exercise routine takes your lower half through all ranges of motion for a slow burn from …

The Best Beyoncé Songs to Work Out To

In celebration of Queen Bey’s new album, of course<p>Queen Bey…you got us again. Just when we thought Beyoncé reached the peak of her (unofficial) royal status, she went ahead and dropped her new album <i>BEYONCÉ</i> last night—with no advertising or promotion—like it was NBD.<p>"I didn't want to release my …

19 Things You Should Do On Your First Day Of Work

The first day at your new job may be among the most memorable — and perhaps stressful — of your career.<p>You've gone through the taxing job search process — spending hours perfecting your resume, days preparing for interviews, and weeks trying to impress your new employer — and now that you've landed …

Employment

The 15-Minute Standing Workout for Flat Abs

Tone your core without the crunch with this stand-up workout for trim, toned abs<p>You got 15 minutes? Then you've got time for this killer stand-up abs workout. Fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, demonstrates all the moves in this quick video above. Check it out, and then …

Six Ways To Avoid The Resume Black Hole

Many job seekers spend countless hours writing, polishing and blasting their resumes to dozens of companies. Then they wait, and wait, and never hear a thing.<p>That’s because human resources people and hiring managers receive heaps of resumes for any given job opening, and they end up missing, …

11 Personal Finance Books Everyone Should Read Before Turning 30

But not all advice is created equal. When you're in your 20s, you want easy-to-read books that will teach you the foundations of investing, the best way to budget for major purchases down the road, and how to finally pay off those student loans.<p>To help narrow down the choices and find the best …

Personal Finance

An Investor Reveals How To Land Your Startup's First Round Of Funding

Schlafman puts together an annual presentation about how to raise venture capital.<p>His latest presentation explains how to land a first round of financing, which is often called a "seed" round. Schlafman agreed to let Business Insider publish the slides.

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Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Income Inequality

25 American Classics Everyone Should Read At Least Once

And maybe it's finally time to enjoy "The Grapes of Wrath" and other classics, instead of just the CliffsNotes version.<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read.<p>From John …

Literature

The 16 Most Creative Resumes We've Seen

To combat that, many job seekers with coding and design experience go to extreme creative lengths to stand out and demonstrate their skills in a tangible way.<p>From designing a personal Amazon page complete with reviews to making a candy bar wrapper to showcase job skills, here are some of the most …

Employment

The 5-Minute No-Crunches Workout for Incredible Abs

Tighten and tone your core with this amazing quick workout<p>In this week's fabulous five-minute workout video, <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, takes you through a speedy yet totally grueling abs workout—without making you do one single …

The (15 Minute) Belly Blasting Workout

Even women who are otherwise slender and fit can end up with a belly pooch due to underworked lower abdominal muscles. This workout will tap into the deep abdominal muscles—the transverse abdominis—that pull in your waistline like a corset. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. …