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71-Year-Old Sets Blazing Fast Mile World Record—on Low Mileage

Gary Patton runs only once every three days. The other days? Strength training, and lots of it.<p>Gary Patton of Rock Rapids, Iowa, gave himself a fitting early birthday gift: a world record in the indoor mile for the 70–74 age group. It was something he’d long pursued, and he had improved his …

5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

Motivation

Running Into Meditation

Meditating and running go hand in hand, says Sakyong Mipham. Exercise can be a support for meditation, and meditation can be a support for …

Meditation

How to Practice Walking Meditation

Illustrations by Tomi Um.<p>Leslie Booker offers step-by-step instruction.<p>In the four foundations of mindfulness, as laid out in the famed <i>Satiphatthana</i> …

Meditation

WTF Is A Bullet Journal And Why Should You Start One? An Explainer

I'm low-key obsessed.<p>In late December, one of my favorite bloggers mentioned she was thinking of starting something called a "bullet journal." As someone who used to be a pretty prolific journaler but who has since gotten out of the habit, I was super intrigued. I followed her link to learn more …

Can Drinking Whey Protein Without Exercise Be Harmful? | Healthy Eating | SF Gate

Whey is a natural byproduct of cow’s milk, and, in powdered form, one of the most popular fitness supplements available. There’s nothing inherently risky about whey protein by itself, but following a diet that’s very high in protein for an extended period of time entails risks, especially if you’re …

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

Healthy Eating

How the New Emotional Workplace Affects Hiring, Retention and Culture

Now more than ever to recruit top talent and keep your best employees motivated it's imperative to focus on personal relationships .<p>Entrepreneur; CMO Mattersight; CEO Docket<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you want to attract and retain top performers? It might be …

Employee Engagement

Can Dialectical Behavior Therapy Help You Be a Better Leader

<i>FINDING DBT</i><p>Growing up my dad introduced me to a lot of interesting people. Theologians, psychologists, monks, reiki healers...you get the idea. And I was fortunate enough to spend time with each of them, learning more about their work and the path that they were on. This early exposure to different …

14 Great Reasons to Start Your Own Business Today

It may seem easy to think of reasons not to start your business -- but here are plenty of reasons why you should.<p>Thinking about starting a business, but just aren't sure you're ready?<p>You <i>are</i> ready.<p>Here's why.<p><b>1. You do have the money.</b><p>As Growthink founder Dave Lavinsky says, being an entrepreneur is …

You're Kidding Yourself. Email Is Actually Killing Your Productivity

Time spent in your inbox is time not spent on productive activities.<p>It's hard to imagine how we functioned before email, especially in the business world. Over 200 billion email messages are sent and received every day. Email occupies 23 percent of the average employee's workday, and that average …

21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life

Never stop learning. Improve your professional and personal lives here.<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and …

Learning

Tip: Simplify the Deadlift

Everything you need to know about the deadlift in one sentence. Really. Check it out.<p>The deadlift is the most basic, obvious movement in barbell …

What The Healthiest People Are Eating For Breakfast

It takes more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It takes a balanced and hearty breakfast packed with protein, greens and fresh fruit to jumpstart your day on the right foot. As the New Year kicks off -- along with all your resolutions -- there’s no better time to get inspired by new …

How Much Money Do You Need to Retire at 56? | Investopedia

To most of us who have to go to work every day, retirement sounds wonderful. Getting out of the rat race early sounds like an even better idea. …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

External Rotation: Small Cue for a Big Squat

I recently read an article about how coaches and personal trainers are failing the fitness industry. We are too busy splitting hairs over theories, …

Biomechanics

Scrum is dead: breaking down the new open development method

The open development method is better for business. Scrum is dead.

The only two pieces of gym gear you need

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Post to Linkedin<br>• Share on Google Plus<br>• Share via Email<p>I just spent two weeks working on the road, and my trip …

3 NEW Ways to Do the Most Popular Braid on Pinterest

Do you remember when that upside down French braid with a top knot or hair bow was all over Pinterest? You know, the style where you’d plait *just* the back portion of your head? Well, I do, and I think it’s time to keep that train a-goin! ‘Tis the season for high ponytails — that’s if you have not …

Hairstyling

7 Life Hacks for Greater Career Success

Sometimes, reaching the next level of success isn't hard -- it just requires discipline, time, and consistency.<p>Sometimes, it's the simplest things that matter most. The tiniest changes to your routine, your behaviors, and to your overall outlook can have a massive effect on your ultimate results. …

Lifehacks

7 Tax Time Retirement Savings Tricks

What if you could boost your retirement savings, courtesy of Uncle Sam? Some of the most generous provisions of the tax code are incentives to save whether via a workplace 401(k), an Individual Retirement Account, a Roth IRA, or one of many retirement plans for the self-employed. Yet year after …

Retirement

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to dropping pounds, your diet is your best friend.<p>Ask any nutritionist or personal trainer: What you put onto your plate is so, so important for weight loss. But we're not talking about simply adding more veggies, fruits, and lean meats to your eating plan. There are certain foods …

4 Things All Wealthy Women Know

The earnings of the fairer sex have soared by nearly 30 percent in the past three decades, and experts believe that by 2018, women may control half of the riches in the U.S. Want to join the ranks of these loaded ladies? Start reading.<p>Whether you want to have enough money to hobnob with the likes …

12 Months Of Money Motivation: A Guide To Keeping Your Finances On Track In 2015

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Ah, New Year’s—that time when we reminisce about the days of auld lang syne and vow to do better over the next 365 days.<p>Money, too, is never far from our minds during this season of contemplation.<p>According to a recent Fidelity study, about a third of the …

Personal Finance

10 Slimming Foods To Eat Every Day

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, stock your kitchen with these go-to eats and you'll slim down—no huge effort required.<p><b>1) Artichokes</b><p>Fermented foods such as yogurt are weight-loss wonders because they're packed with probiotics, the healthy bacteria that live in your gut, help your body digest …