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A former stockbroker turned personal trainer tells us why eating 2 meals a day is the best way to lose weight and feel less hungry

He quit the banking world and went traveling around South America, which is where he accidentally fell into intermittent fasting.<p>While doing lots of hiking in Brazil, he told Business Insider: "I was trying to save time and money so I started eating one or one and a half meals a day."<p>He discovered …

This Is What You Need to Do to Actually Have a "High Metabolism"

<b>FYI: This one food seriously boosts your metabolism, according to a new study.</b>

4 Easy Ways to Boost Metabolism

<i>Pictured Recipe:</i> Mexican Cabbage Soup<p>You can boost your calorie burn with simple steps.<p>So. You’re trying to lose weight... join the club. Wouldn’t it …

To lose weight, you need to understand the psychology of why you crave the wrong things

The UK’s diet industry is thriving to say the least. More than half of British adults try to lose weight by controlling their calorie intake each year. Unfortunately, losing weight is not as easy as turning down a biscuit, or opting for salad. And even those who have been successful in their …

Nutrition

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Workouts

The 7-Minute Bodyweight Workout Kayla Itsines Swears By (It's Just 4 Moves!)

Unless you've been living under a rock (or you're not on Instagram), you know about Kayla Itsines. The fitness queen of IG (with 6.7 million …

19 Effective Cardio Exercises for a Gym-Free Workout

Froggy Jumps<p>Whether you're adding these on at the end of your workout or using them for circuit training, froggy jumps are a high intensity move and …

12 things you didn't know you could do on Snapchat

Summer's second long weekend is here, which means your Snapchat activity might increase over the next few days.<p>Here are some tips and tricks to make snapping and viewing more fun. (Snapchat also recently revamped its support site to make it easier to find answers to your questions.)<p>1. Use multiple …

Stay Cool With Slushie Cocktails

Forget going fancy: sometimes something very fruity and very icy will do. Cool down this holiday weekend with these super-cool drinks.<p>Slushie …

21 Recommendations For Anyone Who Wants To Read Books And Chill

On the agenda this weekend: 📚 📚 📚 📚 📚<p>It's summer. You have visions of beaches, ice-cold beverages, and three-day weekends rolling around in your brain. Sure, maybe winter is the season to Netflix and chill. But the months of June, July and August? 'Tis the time to read books and chill.<p>The …

5 Delicious Vegetable Grill Ideas That Will Make You Forget About Meat

When mulling over meatless options for the long season of outdoor grilling, it might seem strange to poll an Argentinian. After all, in that South American nation, land of gauchos and steer, it’s not uncommon to roast an entire cow for a 200-person wedding, or, say, a visiting prime minister of …

Hong Kong's downturn is a harbinger of further decline

Exports of goods and services declined in the first quarter, a continuation of the territory's downbeat trade outlook, and private consumption growth plummeted to less than half of its 2015 rate.<p>And according to a new note from BMI Research, things are only going to get worse. Hong Kong's …

20 Places to Get a Frozen Margarita in San Antonio

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Men gaze lovingly at their beer belly babies in new German ads

No, these men aren't pregnant. They're just alive with the miracle of beer.<p>And they're the stars of a new ad campaign for German beer Bergedorfer …

8 killer arm workouts you can do virtually anywhere

Having strong arms is no easy feat.<p>From your triceps to your palms, there's a lot of muscles to put to work.<p>Now that we've tackled stretching and leg exercises, we asked New York University physical-therapy professor Marilyn Moffat, who also wrote the book "Age Defying Fitness," to help guide these …

Reporter files FOIA Request for President Obama's 'Game of Thrones' screeners

Winter isn't coming soon enough for one journalist.<p>After hearing that President Barack Obama will receive early screeners of the upcoming season 6 of</i> …

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, April 16

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, April</i> …

3 Skills That Are Critical to Success

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

A Study on Fats That Doesn’t Fit the Story Line

There was a lot of news this week about a study, published in the medical journal BMJ, that looked at how diet affects heart health. The results were unexpected because they challenged the conventional thinking on saturated fats.<p>And the data were very old, from the late 1960s and early 1970s.<p>This …

Saturated Fats

Instagram is spurring the biggest shift the fitness world has seen in decades

Consider that part of the process.<p>A "first reaction [is] to resent how much their friends are posting sweat selfies and ... drinking their shakes," says Carl Daikeler, CEO of at-home workout company Beach Body.<p>After all, the constant in-your-face nature of wellness is a sharp detour from how things …

Why attackers keep targeting Europe

The terrorist attacks on Brussels' airport and metro system that killed at least 31 people on Tuesday are the latest in a wave of large-scale attacks …

Terrorism

SEC Charges Man With Ponzi-Like Tech Company Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused a New Jersey investment adviser on Tuesday of running a Ponzi-like fraud that cheated victims who …

Workouts Top Trainers Do When They Only Have 15 Minutes

Tell us if this sounds familiar: You want to work out, but you're tight on time and don't know where to start. The struggle is real!<p>When it comes to …

Should you use cash, debit, or credit?

<b>Credit</b> allows us to borrow money with the promise we'll pay it back at the end of the month or pay a fee in the form of interest.<p><b>Debit</b> pulls electronic cash straight from our checking account.<p><b>Cash</b> starts and ends the transaction in plain sight at the register when we hand over paper and coins. For …

Insight: Parmesan bonds replace bank loans in Italy's new credit order | Reuters

ROME/MILAN (Reuters) - When Parmesan prices proved too volatile for Italy’s strained banks a dairy cooperative near Bologna came up with a novel solution to its funding needs, bonds backed by wheels of cheese.<p>Worker inspects wheel of Parmesan cheese at storehouse shelf 4 Madonne Caseificio …

Italy

How an Expensive Suit Can Make You Better at Your Job

I’m a big believer in staying unbranded; I'm about as likely to to wear a logo as a disco suit. Even my smartphone and laptop have logo-covering …

10 Must-Make Meatless Meals Under 375 Calories

Step aside steak — veggies aren’t just for side dishes anymore! Pack those fiber-rich vegetables, plus whole grains, nuts or legumes into salads or …

Healthy Eating

Original Recipes

Cinnamon Roll Pigs-in-a-Blanket Are All You Need for Breakfast

We all love pigs in a blanket, and if you say you don't, you're lying through your teeth. This sneaky ingredient-swap -- that subs breakfast sausage …

Breakfast