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78-Year-Old Heart Transplant Survivor Does CrossFit 3 Times a Week | Men’s Health

When you think about reaching your 70s, you probably envision yourself with gray hair, a beer belly, and wrinkly skin.<p>Stop right there. Old age doesn’t have to slow you down—in life or the gym. Take Bob, the 78-year-old man who warmed the hearts of fitness fans everywhere after CrossFit’s main …

Want To Sell Your Ideas? Your Success Depends On The Language You Speak | Inc.com

I am in Cesme, Turkey, near the Aegean sea, for summer vacation. Last night my family and I went to dinner in the village. As we walked down the main street, store owners called out to us in different languages, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, to invite us to look at their goods.<p>The …

Language

How to Make a Fortune With $100

Seven entrepreneurs share businesses you can start from practically nothing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many would-be entrepreneurs never start because they're waiting for the perfect idea or don't have enough disposable capital to break out of the rat race.<p>These …

Entrepreneurship

​How This Man Lost 60 Pounds, Dropped to 10% Body Fat, and Finally Found His Six Pack​ | Men’s Health

In about a month and a half, he was down to 9 minutes, so he added in another mile. The new goal? Run 2 miles in 20 minutes. Today, the 45-year-old father of three still runs 2 miles in about 15 minutes nearly every day.<p>But he wasn’t always so dedicated to fitness. In fact, he used to weigh about …

How to Be a Part-Time Day Trader

How to Be a Part-Time Day Trader<p>How Much Work Being Part-Time Really Takes<p>Updated September 05, 2017<p>You may be interested in day trading, but don't …

Trading

Building a booty: 7 things a personal trainer wants you to know

Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like sculpting a firm bum.<p>But …

Exercise

You Probably Won't Survive the Same Workouts Brad Pitt Used to Get Shredded for 'Fight Club'

If you're envious of how much easier it appears to be for Hollywood movie stars to transform their bodies, keep in mind they have access to chefs, …

Want to Be a Self-Made Millionaire? With 1 Sentence, Mark Cuban Reveals How to Get Rich | Inc.com

Mark Cuban: billionaire. Investor. NBA team owner. Nice guy. Mark Cuban knows a little about making money.<p>So when he was asked what he would do if he lost everything, here's what he said he would do first:<p>"I would get a job as a bartender at night and a sales job during the day, and I would start …

Self-improvement

10 Motivational Habits That Drive Millionaires

Habits seem to rule us but adopt these and prosper.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever been awed by the motivation of a successful entrepreneur, leader or athlete? I have. It’s not jealousy, either. Far from it. It’s respect for how motivated they are. Even …

Motivation

6 Steps to Building a Successful Online Drop Shipping Business

Want to start a drop shipping business? Here's how.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Drop shipping is an extremely popular business model for new entrepreneurs, especially Gen Zers and Millennials, due to internet marketing skills far outweighing financial capacity. Since …

eCommerce

17 Massively Successful Entrepreneurs Who Started Their Businesses After Age 35 | Inc.com

In the popular imagination, startups are mostly a young person's game, with fresh-faced founders building their ideas from dorm rooms and their parents' garages. Some investors have even gotten into trouble for endorsing blatantly ageist ideas about who can be a successful entrepreneur.<p>Reality, …

5 years ago, 2 roommates launched TheSkimm, a newsletter now read by 5 million people and former presidents — here's how they hustled to success

<i>TheSkimm launched five years ago, on July 21 2012. Business Insider wrote the first article on the company ever. We sat down with founders Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg a few months ago to catch up on their last few years. They explained (the incredibly hard) way they launched and grew the</i> …

Startups

20 Hearty, Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes Full of Protein, Fiber, and Everything in Between

The sweet potato may be starchy and heavier on the carbs than other veggies, but it's also full of good-for-you nutrients like vitamins A and C, fiber, manganese, and potassium. Because sweet potatoes are so substantial and full of goodness, they are a no-brainer ingredient for healthy, hearty …

The Planche Rock to Pushup Will Carve Up Some Superhuman Abs | Men’s Health

Andy Speer, the creator of The Anarchy Abs Workout, demonstrates the planche rock to pushup. With the feet still contacting the floor, this variation still requires strength, balance, and body control—just not as much as the original.<p>Here are some tips for performing the perfect planche rock to …

7 secrets of entrepreneurs who turned side gigs into baller full-time jobs

Matthew Cummings' glass company went viral at an awkward time: while he was in the middle of managing a pop-up shop at a brewery event. "Etsy’s app …

Entrepreneurship

13 Bountiful Vegan Salads to Devour for This Summer’s Meatless Monday

These days, salads aren’t the boring ol’ sides they used to be. Between earthy beet salads, warming winter options, and even lettuce-free versions, many are sneaking into the “main dish” category. What makes these salads so appealing is the variety of ingredients, of course. Luckily, with a wide …

Healthy Eating

The Life Hack That Puts You To Sleep In 60 Seconds

Sleep aids such as earplugs, eye masks, sleeping pills, and white noise are all used to help you fall asleep soundly. However, these sleep aids can …

Try This Fat-Melting Core Workout For Washboard Abs​ | Men’s Health

• The snatches work total body power, increase your heart rate, and shed fat.<br>• Handstand straddle taps keep that heart pumping and work your abs.<br>• The hollow-body hold strengthens your core with the added challenge of increased heart rate from the previous two exercises.<p>"Bottom line, the combination of …

There's No Guaranteed Path To Financial Freedom But This Is Pretty Close | Inc.com

Here's a recent conversation with a friend. Let's pretend you're that friend.<p><b>Me:</b> Are you where you want to be right now?<p><b>You:</b> What do you mean? Geographically? Professionally? Personally?<p><b>Me:</b> Yes.<p><b>You:</b> Geographically I'd rather be in Maui. I need a few months off to clear my head. Professionally, I'm …

Real Estate

8 Steps to Launching an E-Commerce Business This Week

Starting a business doesn't have to be a long process anymore.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I told you that you could launch an e-commerce business this week, would you think I was crazy?<p>Well, it’s true -- you can.<p>Thanks to the internet, there is essentially …

eCommerce

The 11 Best Online Courses You Can Enroll In Today Under $10

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><b>EXCLUSIVE: $10 Course Promo Expires September 29, 2017</b><p>If you are or aspire to be in the world of business, then you better aim to be …

Entrepreneurship

9 things to get rid of to simplify your life — and save money

Imagine a world where you don't stumble over 10 pairs of shoes crowding your front door or frantically search for a single document hidden beneath 30 …

Personal Finance

​This Z-Press Challenge Will Shred Your Abs and Work Your Core | Men’s Health

By taking your lower body out of the equation, you’re forced to rely on your upper body and core for strength. The Z-Press result: You’ll add far more muscle to your shoulders, lats, and chest. You’ll also shred your abs.<p>My favorite way to perform the Z-Press is by doing the 10-minute test. In it, …

​Melt Off Fat With This Scorching Tabata Workout​ | Men’s Health

The explosive and quick nature of the exercises compounds the conditioning aspect of this workout, meaning there is no escaping the heart and muscle pump you'll get from this Tabata.<p><b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises listed below for 20 seconds each, resting for 10 seconds after both moves.<p>1a. Jump …

​Build Bulletproof Shoulders and Awesome Abs With This 5-Move Workout | Men’s Health

This complex will address your shoulders from angles commonly neglected in typical workouts. The wall walkout, for example, forces you to maintain a strong and stable position in your shoulders and core as you walk your hands from the overhead position to a plank position. Strengthen and stabilize …

8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Online Business

They say experience is the best teacher and indeed it is. But sometimes you can learn a few things from those who came before you. Reflecting back, here's what I wish I knew when I started my business:<p><b>1. Save Money For Your Taxes</b><p>Yes, I know, it sounds obvious. But for most new entrepreneurs, you …

Small Business

How To Build Your Brand On Instagram: 8 Steps To Double Your Following

With more than 600 million users a month, the once little and lowly Instagram platform has become a powerful networking engine. Particularly as visual media of every variety gains steam, Instagram gives entrepreneurs the power to grow and promote their brands more effectively than ever before. But …

Business Development
Customers

How To Quit Your Social Media Addiction (Even If It’s Part Of Your Job)

If social media is killing your productivity or making you depressed, it can be life-changing to cut back. Here’s how.<p>Conventional wisdom says that Max Soni should be all over social media. He’s the founder of DotComSEO, a digital marketing and search engine optimization company that, among other …

Social Media

My husband and I are living off 35% of our income so we can retire before we’re 40

In the age of Silicon Valley, a lot of us dream of launching the next Warby Parker, Instagram, or Airbnb—a wildly successful business that will leave us financially set for life. But the game is kind of rigged.<p>Research says that, on the whole, entrepreneurs aren’t the fearless, high-achieving …

Retirement