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How to Get a V-Cut Stomach

Six pack abs are arguably the most desired physical feature for fitness enthusiasts. And save for the rare case, six-pack abs are visual proof of …

Workouts

Challenge Your Core With This Advanced Plank Variation From Celebrity Trainer Kira Stokes

Celebrity trainer Kira Stokes loves making fitness more fun. The New York City–based certified trainer, fitness instructor, and creator of the Stoked …

Workouts

The Ultimate 5-Step Fat-Burning HIIT Workout

<i>To help you reach your health and fitness goals, we tapped Karena and Katrina from</i> Tone It Up <i>for their advice. Here they’ll let you in on all their</i> …

Workouts

This core workout takes as much time as one hit of a snooze button

Workouts are fun when they start and end to the beats of Beyoncé, include props like ballet barres, balls and weights, and have instructors that …

Exercise

5 Lead Magnet Ideas to Segment Your List Like a Pro

Many businesses still use the same old tactics they used back in the early 2000’s to get people to subscribe to their list.<p>Imagine if a salesperson …

Marketing

Total Body Dumbbell Workout

The total body workout is perfect for beginners, home exercisers or for anyone who wants a simple workout that targets all the major muscles of the …

Workouts

The 10 Best Workout Moves For Your Back

Add these workout moves to your routine to sculpt a bigger, stronger back.<p>When you're in the gym, what's your main focus? What you see in the mirror when you face up to yourself—or what everyone else sees when you turn away? If you're like most guys, the answer is probably the former, and chest day …

Workouts

5 Entrepreneurs Who Built Businesses Off Their Love of Travel

These founders turned wanderlust into wherewithal and became their own bosses.<p><i>Quit your job to travel the world</i> -- it’s a reality for some and a pipe dream for others. And still others flip the cliché on its head to turn travel -- or the business of travel -- <i>into</i> their jobs.<p>Click through to meet …

Entrepreneurship

This 1 Productivity Hack Can Bring Out an Employee's Full Potential In Just 5 Minutes

Checklists might be boring... but they are effective as hell.<p>When was the last time you had a wow experience that you just wanted to tell all your friends and family about?<p>Just imagine this. You arrive at your hotel after a long drive or flight. You walk into the room, and the first thing you see …

Productivity

How Gwyneth Paltrow's Company Goop Used Content to Triple Its Revenue

Brands like Rihanna and Netflix follow these same marketing principles too.<p>Most companies get that producing valuable, relevant, and timely content is a smart growth strategy. Gary Vaynerchuk and a Harvard professor even went as far to say that every company should behave as a media company, by …

Marketing

Build a summer body and reveal your abs with kettlebells

Perform with your feet on a Swiss ball.<p>01<p>Glute bridge<p><b>Sets:</b> 1 / <b>Reps:</b> 60 secs / <b>Rest:</b> None<p>Lie flat on the floor with your legs bent. Drive through your …

Workouts

How I Made $134,846.40 of Passive Income in 1 Month

It might be called passive income, but I didn't just make that money by sitting on the couch.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a previous video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose broke down different ways you can open yourself up to passive income. Many viewers …

Thought Leadership

This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

Workouts

These 3 Booty-Shaping Moves From a Beachbody Trainer Are Intense, but They Work!

Want to get your cardio on without going on a run or hopping on a machine? In her latest Instagram post, Beachbody trainer Autumn Calabrese, creator of the 21 Day Fix, shows us three bodyweight cardio moves you can do at home. These are from her new workout program 80 Day Obsession, and they're all …

Exercise

The 10 Best Workout Classes for Men

When the health and fitness movement erupted, boutique studios and big-chain gym classes multiplied, exploded, then took a hard left. We saw trends …

Exercise

Need a Quick Cardio and Strength Workout? Try This Trainer's HIIT Routine For Abs and Arms

We're all about workouts that are quick, effective, and target multiple areas at once. Online fitness coach Mila of trainwithmila shared her Miracle HIIT Abs and Arms Workout on Instagram, and it looks killer. The best part is that it doesn't require any equipment, which makes it easy to do …

Workouts

The Best Quick Workouts You Can Do in Just 60 Seconds

We get it: Sometimes you just don't have enough time in the day for a 60-minute spin class or lengthy session at the gym. The good news, though, is …

Workouts

20 Killer Copywriting Tips for Startups

<b>How to Create Stronger Customer Relationships and Sell More With Your Business Copy</b><i>These copywriting tips for startups are designed to help you</i> …

Marketing

Startup Bootstrapping: How To Build Your Dream Business On A Tight Budget

Roughly 543,000 new businesses start in the US each month. However, according to Fundable, less than 1% of these get funding from venture capital …

Startups

There's now even more evidence that one type of protein is best for your body

• <b>A study of more than 81,000 people in North America found that meat protein-eaters increased their risk of heart disease twofold.</b>• <b><br>But people who ate</b> …

Nutrition

Need a reason to lift weights? Pumping iron might cut early-death risk by nearly half

The list of reasons you should start lifting weights just keeps on growing: Not only does strength training help you create a body that’s toned and …

Exercise

The Sales and Marketing Machine That Feeds You Leads on Autopilot

The passive-aggressive war between sales and marketing must end, and marketing departments must own sales targets for lower-value commodities within …

Marketing

How to Do the Face Pulls Exercise for Stronger Shoulders

Strong shoulders are critically important for everyday activities. The shoulder joint itself is the least stable joint in the entire body, and as a …

Workouts

Go From Push-up Zero to Push-up Hero

Doing a simple push-up can work out your chest, shoulders, arms, core, glutes, and legs, so why aren't you doing them?<p>A friend of mine confessed to …

Workouts

7 Financial Skills I Wished I Had Learned in High School

Learn from my mistakes and start making good financial decisions early.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose discusses some of the essentials about money, budgeting and investing he wishes he would have learned in high …

Entrepreneurship

Deep-Cuts Abs Workout

For an eye-catching six-pack, go with the king of abs exercises.<p>A study conducted by the University of Wisconsin compared 16 abdominal exercises, …

Workouts

Burn That Fat And Build Your Strength With This Kettlebell Workout Routine - Fitness & Workouts

Honestly speaking, kettlebells are way better than your dumbbells. Period. They have been proven quite effective for strength training if used in the right manner. One of the many reasons why gym lads prefer using dumbbells over kettlebells is because most of the time they aren't sure how to use …

Exercise

'Own that niche': How a former triathlete created $100m business 2XU

"We decided from the start if you want to be a global player you have to stand for something," Hunt says. "I said 'I'm all for it as long as we make …

Profit

The Simple Organizational Error That Cost My Company Over $100,000

Some easy tips on how to avoid losing a lot of money in your company.<p>It's no secret that having documented processes is important for any company. What you may not realize is the amount of money you can potentially lose by either having inefficient processes or not having processes documented …

Project Management

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Writing