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What is the Difference Between Lean Body Mass and Body Fat?

When it comes to figuring out your unique body composition, there are so many terms and measurements out there that it can be easy to mix them all up. Lean body mass, fat-free mass, body fat, and body mass index are just some of the ways to understand and measure your body, yet they are […] Read More…

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5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Even When You’re Resting

Many people think of metabolism in terms of how their body breaks down food or how their body uses energy when they’re doing physical activities. While both of those are true, your metabolism is still working even when you’re not “doing anything” so that your body can continue to function. By looking at your basal […] Read More…

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Are You Making a Good Investment?

Investment opportunities are everywhere these days, but if you’re going to shell out some of your hard-earned money, you want to make sure that it’ll pay out in the end. When you’re deciding how to invest and what to invest in—whether it’s a start-up business, cryptocurrency, or something else—ask yourself the following questions and use […] Read More…

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Can You Make the Switch to Working Freelance Full-Time?

Making the switch to the gig economy comes with a range of tempting benefits. Instead of heading into an office at a specific time each day for a certain amount of hours, you get the freedom to work where, when, and how often you want. Rather than reporting to a manager, you get to be […] Read More…

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5 Steps to Determining if a Discount is Worth It

When you’re out shopping or even shopping online, it’s hard to ignore those big, glaring words “SALE!” or “X% off!” There’s something so irresistible about a deal, whether or not that item being discounted is something we actually want or need. Think about it: How many times have you picked something up solely because it […] Read More…

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6 Scenarios in Which You Should Know Roman Numerals

Have you ever been left scratching your head after seeing a string of Roman numerals? Maybe you have a vague memory of a certain “letter” translating to a certain digit, but it’s all buried in the back of your brain with the rest of your less-used elementary school knowledge (like how to write in cursive, […] Read More…

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How to Celebrate Someone on Their Sobriety

Giving up alcohol and drugs to live a life of sobriety is no easy task. If you know someone who’s gone through the difficult struggle against addiction, then that’s a milestone worth celebrating! This special person in your life may already know their “sobriety birthday” or the anniversary of their sobriety. But, if they don’t […] Read More…

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Your Guide to Converting Imperial to Metric Units for Travel

Traveling to a new country means opening the door to new experiences sure to excite your senses, from the local attractions to hearing different languages to eating the delectable cuisine. But, going somewhere foreign also brings with it the tricky bit of learning how to navigate that place’s unique systems and conventions, such as how […] Read More…

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7 Tips to Help You Pay for College

There’s no denying that college is a major financial investment. The questions are whether college is worth it and how you can make it more affordable. The decision depends largely on what your career goals are, what kind of college you want to go to, and whether you’ll have loans. It’s possible that having that […] Read More…

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What is a Healthy Heart Rate?

Most people have seen images of a heart rate monitor screen: a line with periodic sharp spikes up and down. Perhaps you can even clearly hear in your mind the beeping that occurs as these spikes appear. While these images may be ingrained in us from various medical movies and TV shows, knowing your own […] Read More…

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