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Tough Fitness Challenges That Test Your Strength and Mobility

But I also like physical trials that have additional benefits beyond just kicking your ass. Below are two such challenges: the z-press test and the bodyweight squat test.<p>They not only challenge you physically and mentally, but they also improve your mobility and shoulders and hips, and increase …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has hung with everyone—and has a tale to go with every famous name.<p>By Chris Heath5 hours agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>…

Lower-Body Circuit Workout

That’s why today’s circuit workout concentrates on just your lower body. You’ll hammer your quads, hamstrings, and calves, and hit the smaller stabilizing muscles around your ankles, knees, and hips. It may not be the most fun you have today, but it might very well be the best thing you do. And …

Sculpt Killer Abs with Just One Move

SO…ARE YOU IN?!<p><i>Wanna take your fitness to the next level? Starting July 1, you can sign up for Degree's Get Moving Challenge for a chance to win a one-on-one workout with celeb trainer and transformation pro Chris Powell!</i>

The Torch-and-Tone 14-Exercise Circuit

Exercise 1 Burpees with Spiderman Pushups<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width distance apart. Place your hands on the floor <b>(A)</b>, and quickly kick your legs straight out behind you <b>(B)</b>. Lower yourself into a pushup, at the same time bringing your right knee towards your right shoulder <b>(C)</b>, then, during …

The Do's And Don'ts For 5 Essential CrossFit Moves

For anyone watching the 2015 CrossFit Games, it might seem intimidating to even think about attempting some of those moves. And while the pros make …

A Quiet, Full-Body Workout — No Equipment Needed

<i>The following post was originally featured on Peanut Butter Fingers and written by Julie Fagan, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>From what I've gathered from new moms, taking advantage of nap time is key and so I'm sure I'll be looking to my past At Home Workouts and Pinterest Workout Boards …

Exercise

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Shoes<p>Fancy rich-guy designer slippers aren't just for fancy, rich, designer-wearing guys anymore.<p>By Matt Sebra2 days agoView More<p>Gift Ideas<p>All …

This No-Gym Workout Gets the Job Done in 10 Minutes

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Silicon Valley

Tips to Get Absolutely Shredded | Men's Health

How’d Montgomery do it? He put together the dream team.<p>The trainer: Alex Viada, a mutant of fitness hailing from North Carolina. He deadlifts 700 pounds, runs ultra marathons, and has coached over 400 athletes, from special forces soldiers to Ironman triathletes.<p>The nutritionist: Trevor Kashey, …

Robinhood, an app backed by Snoop Dogg and Marc Andreessen that lets you buy and sell stocks without a fee, just raised $50 million

Inspired by the 2011 Occupy Wall Street movement, Vladimir Tenev and Baiju Bhatt founded a no-fee trading app called Robinhood. They wanted to "democratize access to the financial markets."<p>Robinhood launched in December as an iPhone and Apple Watch app. It lets people — primarily first-time …

Snoop Dogg

5 Ways to Start a Conversation at a Networking Event

You've heard this over and over: One of the key strategies for every entrepreneur is to build, maintain, and grow a network. For many people, this is easy to say but hard to do. How do you approach others at a networking event? What do you say?<p>According to Mike Tyrrell, a therapist and co-founder …

Networking

7 questions you should ask a startup CEO during a job interview

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

China's Alibaba could invest in Indian smartphone major Micromax

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba could reportedly acquire a stake in Micromax, one of India's biggest smartphone makers.<p>New York-traded Alibaba is …

Ex-Bank of England chief sees eurozone in deep trouble

Late on Wednesday evening at the American Academy in Berlin-Wannsee, speaking to an audience composed of German and American economists and …

Economics

​Diamond worth $430,000 found in Russia

The big diamond, found in the Russian republic of Yakutia, has been dubbed <i>“70 years since Victory in the Great Patriotic war [the way Russians refer</i> …

Air taxes scrapped for under-12s: how to claim £97 refund

Thousands of air passengers are due a tax refund on child tickets. We explain how to claim airline-by-airline<p>Air passenger duty was scrapped for children under the age of 12 in May – but it's not too late for people who have already booked and paid for flights to claim money back.<p>As of May 1, all …

Standard Chartered vows to review role in Australian coal mine project

Chairman Sir John Peace says bank will study environmental credentials of Carmichael mine, which campaigners say threatens Great Barrier Reef<p>The chairman of Standard Chartered has said the bank will review its involvement in a controversial Australian coal mine that critics say threatens the Great …

Fossil Fuels

Areva to cut 6000 jobs after big losses

France’s state-owned nuclear energy utility Areva is to shed 14% of its workforce or 6000 employees.<p>It is part of a drive to cut payroll costs by 18% internationally and make Areva profitable after four years of losses which have wiped out the company’s equity capital.<p>The company aims to present a …

German state headed for tax bonanza

According to a new estimate released Thursday by the German government's working group on taxes, state and regional administrations as well as …

Swiss franc rallies to three-month highs against dollar, pound and yen

The Swiss franc has rallied to fresh three-month highs versus the dollar, the yen and the pound on positive data from Switzerland amid broad dollar …

Sony should probably stop making phones

Xperia mobile division drags down the bottom line<p>Sony has reported earnings for its 2014 fiscal year along with forecasts for the next, and the numbers don’t give much reason for the company to stick with certain struggling products. Sony made an operating profit of ¥68.5 billion ($571 million) off …

Profit

Increased trans-Atlantic business helps IAG to its first ever first quarter profit

The British Airways owner said talks with the Irish government over its bid to buy Aer Lingus could come to fruition in the coming weeks<p>A decision from the Irish government about the sale of its 25pc stake in Aer Lingus to IAG could be days away, the boss of British Airways said.<p>Willie Walsh, chief …

Transparency

The Marijuana Business That's Becoming a Brand Name | Inc.com

The startup's offices in Denver, over on Delaware Street off Speer Boulevard, are open and airy. With exposed brick and plate glass walls, a Ping-Pong table, and a kitchen with jars of treats on the island counter, the 7,000-square-foot loft space looks like any other hip young company's …

Cannabis

Zoopla snaps up price comparison website uSwitch

Property website says £190m deal creates single portal for consumers to find and manage their home<p>Property website Zoopla is buying the price comparison site uSwitch in a deal worth up to £190m, bringing together two well-known UK consumer brands.<p>The parent company, Zoopla Property Group, which …

Housing

China search giant Baidu posts slowest revenue growth since 2008

The company's bid to create new avenues of income from mobile in China, the world's biggest smartphone market, also took their toll. Baidu's profit margins sank to their lowest in a decade, or 19 percent, as promotional costs for new businesses and research and development expenses …

Profit

UK Oil and Gas Investments asked to clarify Horse Hill oil find

UKOG asked to give "a little bit more detail" about regulatory approvals<p>UK Oil and Gas Investments (UKOG) was asked by the London Stock Exchange earlier this week to issue a clarification over <b>the Horse Hill oil well</b> following questions that were raised over its regulatory approvals and licences to …

Russia's Gazprom profits collapse on low oil, weak ruble

Uh-oh, Gazprom.<p>Ruble plunge, Moscow's conflict with Ukraine, and low oil prices are taking their toll on the Russian energy giant, which saw its profits fall 86% last year.<p>Its net income plummeted to 159 billion rubles ($3 billion) in 2014 from 1.1 trillion rubles ($20 billion) in 2013.<p>Like other …

Oil