Heather Van Bree

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Need a quick, kick-ass workout? Use this video of Anna Victoria’s total-body scorcher

Sometimes you’re just craving a truly kick-ass, leave-you-panting workout session—but you might not happen to be near a gym or boutique studio filled …

Exercise

The Church of CrossFit

Gyms and other secular communities are starting to fill spiritual and social needs for many nonreligious people.<p>“You always know if someone goes to Harvard or if they go to CrossFit—they’ll tell you,” said Casper ter Kuile, a ministry innovation fellow at Harvard Divinity School. “It’s really …

CrossFit

This 11-Minute Yoga-Inspired Workout Will Blast Your Core Into Serious Shape

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Exercise

The workout plan to get six-pack abs in 6 weeks

wundervisuals/Getty Images<p>wundervisuals/Getty Images<p><b>Duration</b> 60-75<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>For most guys, ripped abs are the holy grail of fitness: …

36 Weeks of Bodyweight Workouts (108 Workouts!)

<b>These workouts were designed by Breaking Muscle founder Mindith Rahmat.</b> Mindith has trained extensively in yoga, kettlebells, and bodyweight. She is …

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

The Science Behind Henrietta Lacks' Immortal Cells

Henrietta Lacks unknowingly gave a great gift to science.<p>By the time Henrietta Lacks died in 1951 at the age of 31, she had already achieved a sort …

The 7 Smartest Workout Tips of All Time

Get Stronger, Get Bigger, Get Ripped<p>1 – Train Muscles More Frequently<p>Screw body part splits. You know, where Monday is chest day and you don't train …

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

10 things you can learn about money in 10 minutes that will change your life

by Libby Kane, Tanza Loudenback<p>If learning how to build wealth is important to you, you've come to the right place.<p>Below, <i>Business Insider</i> has rounded …

Personal Finance

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

Self-improvement

Science Says 1 Minute of This Kind of Exercise May Equal 45 Minutes of Jogging

It's time to step up your workout.<p>The short- and long-term benefits of exercise are absurdly well-documented. Exercise lowers your cholesterol, boosts your mood, decreases your stress, and increases your flexibility (plus about a zillion other good things).<p>In an increasingly packed daily schedule, …

Exercise

The Worst Funds for Your 401(k)

Here are two important things to think about when selecting your 401(k) funds.<p>The most common investment question I get asked by friends and family <i>by</i> …

Investing

4 Holistic Practices That Dissolve My Anxiety (Even When Nothing Else Works)

I was diagnosed with social anxiety in third grade. Our family doctor wrote a prescription for a therapy pet and offered medication, and then a …

Mindfulness

The 25 cheapest cities in Europe for a weekend break

The study looked at the total amount of 12 holiday items, such as a three-course meal with a bottle of wine for two, two nights' accommodation in a three-star hotel, travel and sightseeing costs, a cup of coffee, and a bottle of beer.<p>The Post Office crunched numbers for each city using currency …

European Travel

Burn Major Calories With a 12-Minute Treadmill Sprint Workout

Many of us love having the option to get in a quick, powerful, explosive workout — without wasting time. If you don't have the luxury of an extra hour for your daily routine, try this 12-minute HIIT workout on the treadmill — with intense sprint intervals and some incline work, you'll get your …

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News …

Ending Your Emails With This 1 Word Vastly Improves the Response Rate

The art of effective emailing begins with how you end.<p>I'm sure I'm only one of many people who feel as if they're drowning in a sea of email. There are countless tips on how to manage your inbox if you're on the receiving end and how to write better emails if you're on the sending end. Yet still, …

Here's Everything You Actually Need To Know About Protein

Starting with: WTF is it and what does it actually do?

3 Medicare Rules You Should Know by Heart

Medicare is big business. There are more than 57 millionAmericans enrolled in it, with more added to the program each month. Its net outlays are about $600 billionannually.If you're not covered by Medicare yet, you will probably be relying on it the future, so it's worth learning more about it.<p>Here …

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

How can you get rich? There are plenty of paths to wealth.<p>You could win the lottery. A long-lost uncle could pass away and leave you his stash of bitcoins. Of course, there are plenty of other methods to getting rich as well. One way to seriously consider is to buy stocks that are poised to benefit …

Ready for Medicare? Not Until You Read This

<i>"As an athlete, I understood the value of my health insurance. I knew that in my profession, injuries were common and could happen at any time."</i> -- Magic Johnson<p>Athletes tend to need a lot of healthcare, and so do older Americans. Most older Americans don't have the funds to cover all their …

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …

Gym Showdown: Free Weights vs. Machines

If you want to get stronger, some kind of resistance training is the way to go. So when you walk into the gym, should you start loading plates onto a …

Five Annoying New Interview Questions You'll Hear In 2017

I love to hear about employers who are stepping out of the old-fashioned Machine Age mindset to treat their employees and job applicants like valued collaborators.<p>I am glad to hear those stories, but I am never short of correspondence describing the opposite scenario!<p>Too many organizations cling to …

10 Ways to Make Money in the Market in 2017

The year 2016 has been, for lack of better description, a strange one. It started with one of the worst Januarys in history and an oil price bust … …

How to Start Investing With Just a Little Bit of Savings | Investopedia

How does a person start investing? Most people invest by using mutual funds. A mutual fund is a portfolio (or collection) of stocks, bonds, real …

Investing

Drink Decor: The Prettiest Liquor Bottles to Have on Your Bar Cart

Taste good > look good, but looking good doesn't hurt.<p>Bar cart—acquired. Now what to put on the damn thing? Here, some suggestions that will certainly gussy up that rolling thingamajig or make really great/boozy presents. (They're wrapped! Basically!)