Join the World’s Largest Core Fitness Class

Want to be part of the World’s Largest Core Fitness Class? Join us in Melbourne on Saturday 14th March 2015.

Guy Leech, known as Australias No.1 fitness coach and seven-times Ironman winner, will be leading the attempt to set the record for World’s Largest Core Fitness Class.

It will be fun and frantic, with the Guinness Book of Records officials at the ready!

The class includes 3-minute exercises at 10 stations for a total of a 30 minutes.

There will be 1-2 minutes rest between each station, all body weight exercises, no equipment necessary.

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Target to Cut ‘Several Thousand’ Jobs Over the Next 2 Years

Target announced on Tuesday that it plans to cut “several thousand” jobs over the next two years as part of the retail giant’s restructuring and $2 billion savings plan.

The Minneapolis-based company, which employs 350,000 people globally and has roughly 1,800 box stores, said in a statement it will eliminate the positions while creating “centralized teams based on specialized expertise.”

“The restructuring will be concentrated at Target’s headquarters locations and focus on driving leaner, more efficient capabilities, removing the complexity and allowing the organization to move with greater speed and agility,” the statement continued.

The savings are intended to drive …

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New Report Says Apple Is Now the World’s Biggest Smartphone Maker

Apple is now the world’s biggest smartphone maker in terms of worldwide sales at the end of last year, according to a new estimate that puts its fourth quarter figures ahead of rival Samsung’s numbers.

While Apple reported worldwide sales of 74.8 million smartphones during the fourth quarter of 2014, a report by research firm Gartner published Tuesday estimates Samsung sold 73 million units during the same period. If accurate — Samsung doesn’t report out its smartphone sales — that would mean Apple overtook Samsung as the world’s top smartphone maker by global sales for the first time since late …

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Why Annoyed Americans Are Signing This Online Petition

More than 200,000 Americans have signed a petition asking telecom companies to provide tools for people to block commercial robocalls. Which is about as surprising as 200,000 people signing a petition against legalized murder.

The Consumers Union launched the petition at endrobocalls.com, just a week or so ago. The Federal Trade Commission says that if phone companies want to provide robo-blocking tools, they can. “Americans are fed up with being harassed by robocalls and they are demanding relief,” said Christina Tetreault, staff attorney for Consumers Union, in a statement. “The phone companies need to start listening and provide their …

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Here Are the Most Expensive Places to Book a Hotel in the U.S.

Planning a spring trip within the United States? You might want to budget a bit more money for a hotel.

The 20 most expensive American cities to stay in are surprisingly scattered across the nation, from Butte, Montana, to Panama City, Florida, according to Hotel.com’s Hotel Price Index, which ranked U.S. metro areas by average nightly hotel prices.

Honolulu, Hawaii, tops the list ($236), with New York, New York, in second ($221), and Boston, Massachusetts, and Miami, Florida tied for third ($187).

Click on the map below to take a closer look at all 20 cities:

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