Jagannath Rajasekaran

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The Essence Of Spiritual Practice

The essence of spiritual practice is change - the self-transformation kinda change. If you are on any spiritual path you have to be ready and willing to not fit in where you used to, with the people you used to and or the way you're used to. Why? Spiritual practice changes you. It changes you at …

Meditation, Mindfulness and Sleep Can Radically Impact Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial drive that inspires us to work tirelessly in service of our vision is one of the integral components of building a great company from scratch. No game-changing organization has ever been created without diligent …

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4 Nutritious Breakfast Bowls for Cyclists

Quinoa-Fruit Bowl With Lemon-Cinnamon Yogurt<p>Mitch Mandel<p>Quinoa makes a great breakfast alternative because it’s packed with protein, in addition to being a great source of complex carbohydrates.<p><b>Ingredients:</b> <br>½ cup quinoa<br>1 kiwi<br>1 banana<br>½ cup blueberries, rinsed<br>1 tbsp. chopped almonds<br>3/4 cup Greek …

13 scientifically proven ways to sleep better

If you're tired right now or are relying on a bucket of coffee to get through your day, you aren't alone.<p>More than a third of Americans don't get the seven to nine hours of sleep a night that the CDC recommends. Some people think they can function on less, but usually that's because the …

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Practice 5-Minute Meditation

Meditation has many wonderful benefits for stress management. One of the most valuable aspects of meditation is that it can build resilience over …

How to Ride Steep Grades on a Bike

Cyclists like to humble brag—or perhaps just outright brag—about the highest grades they’ve achieved. Wer'e not talking about the kind teachers dish out in school, but rather the inclines mountain roads dish out—which cyclists inevitably want to tackle.<p>For every 100 feet forward you travel on hilly …

8 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 8 A.M. to Be More Productive

When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie?<p>When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie? If you're like most people, you probably feel like a zombie.<p>Most people's mornings are a chaotic mess. Exhausted. Stimulant-driven. Rough.<p>However, …

The best long-distance cycle routes

7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life

It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.<p>On a …

The Biggest Mistake You're Making on Climbs

You know that burning feeling you get 10 minutes into a hard climb? It shouldn’t be there. It’s your legs telling you that you’re burning too many matches too early—and if you’re not careful, you’re going up in flames before you reach the top. Sure, you can go all Jens and tell them to “shut up,” …

3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

10 Easy Ways to Get Your Body, Skin and Health on Track Post-NYE

After the party, it's the yoga lobby.<p>The past month of late-night parties, cocktails and cookies has come to a close and now it's time to hit the reset button. No need to spend hours at the gym or start an intense diet, though—just follow these easy tips from top health experts.<p><b>1) Make taking off</b> …

Myths and Misconceptions About Fat

<b>ONE OF THE LONG-ENDURING TRADITIONS</b> at bike events of all stripes is the pasta dinner the evening before the big ride. After all, who doesn't believe in the hearty, turbo-fueling quality of a whopping plate of spaghetti with tomato sauce?<p>As it turns out, the nonbelievers include a number of highly …

Beet Juice Can Make Workouts Easier

Preload your next ride with beet juice: Drinking a glass of the stuff each day may make your workouts easier, according to new research from University of California at Davis and Korea's Kyung Hee University.<p>Past research showed that drinking beet juice just before working out can increase your …

Make the Most of Your Trainer Time with These Indoor Cycling Workouts

Riding indoors needn't be boring—and it can make you fit fast<p>Chances are your typical indoor ride goes like this: Hop on trainer, pop in Season 4 of <i>Mad Men,</i> fight off trainer boredom long as you can stand it. But spending hours on the trainer can be overkill.<p>Indoor workouts "are harder than riding …

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The 5 Things Successful Cyclists Do Each Day

Whether crushing the competition on a brutal Belgian cyclocross course, or overcoming all odds to launch a spectacular comeback following catastrophic injury, cycling’s crème de la crème pull off some truly impressive feats. These moments of greatness do not occur in isolation, however: They are …

Your Cells Are Listening: How Talking To Your Body Can Help You Heal

By Therese Wade, MSc, Wake Up World where this was originally featured.<p>“Every part of your body has its own consciousness or its own soul.” These …