Joseph M Valverde

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CrossFit workouts: The 10-Day program to get stronger

It’s no secret that CrossFit is a demanding discipline. If you wanna survive a grueling WOD, you’ll need a big metabolic engine, plenty of power, and …

Workouts

Why Your Surroundings Are More Important to Success Than You Think

Your environment -- including the people you surround yourself with -- is the clearest indicator of who you are and who you're becoming.<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve …

6 Quick High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

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Benefits of Bike Riding - 5 Reasons You Should Ride a Bike Every Day

For most, kitting up for hours-long rides every day might seem like an unattainable dream. Clocking serious mileage on a daily basis <i>does</i> require more work than your average amateur cyclist can manage, but daily riding itself is not only very feasible, but it can also positively affect your life. …

Exercise Makes You Smarter as You Age

Here’s more reason to keep riding well after you’ve eclipsed 40 years old: Endurance exercise may keep your brain working at full-tilt as you age, according to a new study in the journal <i>Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise</i>.<p>Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin attempted to determine …

6 Ways Cycling Improves Your Sex Life

Bicycling has gotten a bad rap over the years for cramping sex lives by numbing the equipment. While education and saddle innovations have quieted those concerns, new evidence shows that cycling on a regular basis can actually make your sex life better. Here are a few bonus benefits to keep in mind …

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Riding

Your fitness hits the skids quickly once you pull the brakes on your cycling routine<p>The benefits of a good ride are immediate. Within 24 hours, your blood pressure drops, your blood sugar improves, your metabolism burns hotter, and your mood gets better. Long term, the positive hits just keep …

Body Fat

12 Easy Ways to Save Money on Cycling

1 of 12<p>Bo Jørgensen/Flickr<p>Take Care of Your Bike Yourself<p>For major overhauls or big repairs, take your bike to your local bike shop—but do the little stuff yourself. Doing your own bike maintenance can help you save money and develop pride in your most prized two-wheeled possession.<p>Start by …

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read.<p>Here are their top recommendations.<p><i>Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters,</i> …

Self-improvement

How to build an earthbag home for $11.50 per square foot

<b>Are you looking for a DIY construction technique for building an affordable earthquake-, flood-, and bullet-resistant home? Look no further.</b><p>There are …

This Mindfulness Practice Will Give You The Best Sex Of Your Life

Having great sex is the rule for me, not an exception. So, recently, when I had the most unbelievable sex of my life, my breath was taken away for …

GoDaddy Billionaire Bob Parsons' 7 Tips For Entrepreneurs

Domain name registrar and Web-hosting firm GoDaddy was founded by businessman and philanthropist Bob Parsons in 1997. The colorful entrepreneur sold the majority of the firm to private equity investors in 2011 and stepped down as executive chairman in June 2014. The company went public on April …

Entrepreneurship

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

The Back-To-Basics Workout That Never Fails

No complicated moves or fancy equipment -- just four classic, effective exercises you already know how to do.<p>Using 4 tried-and-true moves (pushups, squats, planks and jumping rope), this 16-minute routine works the upper body, lower body and core, and includes cardio—all the ingredients for an …

Exercise

Research Says Most Entrepreneurs Have This Surprising Thing In Common (I'm Concerned You Won't Like It)

Creativity, resourcefulness, and leadership are important--but another characteristic gives many successful entrepreneurs a huge advantage.<p>Quiz time. What's the most important characteristic of a majority of successful entrepreneurs? Is it:<p><i>High appetite for risk?</i><i>Great ideas?</i><i>Creative</i> …

Entrepreneurship

12 things no one should ever do with their money

Surely the list of things you should never do with your money is longer than these 12 recommendations. But you have to start somewhere.<p>To give you some guidance, we asked financial experts to share their take on how to protect your financial security and avoid getting snookered.

Personal Finance

Internet of Things? Stock You've Never Heard of Just Rose 500%

A little-known stock listed in London has become a trade of choice for investors looking to profit from the technological megatrend known as the …

A former Wall Streeter who travels the world on credit-card points says there's one card that's better than the rest

The former Wall Streeter turned "The Points Guy," travels the globe up to six months a year — and he does it for next to nothing, thanks to credit-card rewards and frequent-flyer miles.<p>When he's not jet setting, he's running his website, The Points Guy.<p>In an interview with Vice, Kelly shared the …

Personal Finance

$2 billion startup GitHub's next mission: Turn you into a programmer

To date, GitHub has racked up 11 million registered users, over 36 million unique visitors every month, $350 million in venture funding, and a $2 billion valuation.<p>With over 21.1 million code "repositories" at last count, GitHub hosts more software source code than any other single service in the …

Software Development

30 CEOs Reveal the Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success

Getting to the top involves doing the right things, day after day.<p>Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in common: consistency. Check out these quotes from 30 successful CEOs regarding the daily …

5 Things Elite Entrepreneurs Always Do (And You Should, Too)

Entrepreneurs spend their money to make the most money.<p><i>What are some of the habits entrepreneurs have that other people don’t? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Oliver Emberton, Founder of Silktide, on Quora:</b><p>Most people spend their money to get the most <b>utility</b> <b>–</b> …

Entrepreneurship

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Udacity Now Refunds Half Your Tuition When You Graduate Any Nanodegree

Recently, online learning site Udacity offered a brief deal where you could get an Android development education from Google and get a refund for …

Udacity wants nanodegree graduates to work for them on contract or as project reviewers

The real value in education lies in its ability to land you a job. Udacity’s founder and CEO Sebastian Thrun loudly proclaims as much every chance he gets. Now, Udacity is offering jobs to nanodegree graduates.<p>Part of the nanodegree program involves having projects reviewed. Udacity thinks recent …

Google for Education Certification and Exams

Google is updating the way they do certifications. Google is providing these certifications as a concrete and tangible way to measure skills and …

The 3 Things Elon Musk Knows About School That All Students Should Copy

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …