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How Triathlon Training for Beginners Works

Whether you're ready to take your body to the next level in physical competition or you're just looking for a fun way to challenge yourself, …

How to Train for a Triathlon (From Scratch)

Training for a triathlon is easier than you might think—even if you currently have zero fitness. Yes, that's right, with no current fitness you can …

Exercise of the Week: Side Plank with Quad Stretch

Plus, performing a quad stretch in a side plank is more effective than doing the stretch standing. The reason: When upright, it's difficult to fully activate your hip flexors since your lower back can hyperextend, he says. But when you're in a side plank, your entire core is stabilized so your back …

5 Ways to Harness Hashtags to Drive Business Value

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Since debuting on Twitter in 2007, hashtags have rapidly spread across social media. Today they are used on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram and Vine and seen in print, TV and elsewhere on the web. But while social media users have …

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Win by losing: 7 bad communication habits to shed

Centerpiece,Office Communication,Workplace Communication<p>The quickest way for managers to improve their professional image is to improve their …

Will This Self-employed Candidate Make A Terrible Employee?

As a recruiter or employer, one of the biggest curve ball resumes that you are likely to receive in the current climate is from a business owner or …

Customer Service: the Milk and Cookies of Marketing

Despite the fact that marketing and customer service are usually separate departments, I find that, like milk and cookies, the two are always better …

Executive Summary of "Bullying Bosses: A Full Cost Accounting" | Executive Confidante

Workplace bullying is costing organizations worldwide millions of dollars in turnover, absenteeism, decreased productivity, retaliation, and more. …

Paul Kiewiet - 5 Reasons You're Not Growing

Are you over the recession excuse yet? If you're still waiting for the old pre-2008 days, you'll be waiting a long time. Welcome to the new normal. …

Recruiting, Sourcing, and HR Articles Events

ere<p>A robot takes over a teaching job, and it doesn’t go well, in a new set of videos aimed at attracting teachers to Louisiana. It’s part of a …

25 Ways to Upgrade Your Upper Body

Push your limits with these all-new versions of a classic muscle-building move<p>By Kelsey Cannon, Photography By Thinkstock<p>The poor pushup. Most guys abandon it for the bench press sometime around high school, and never think twice about it.<p>But the old-school exercise deserves respect. After all, …

Look Better at the Beach

The Move That Makes Your Belly Disappear<p>Carve a V-shaped torso with this two-in-one, back-blasting exercise<p>Building your back can make you appear slimmer, even if you haven't lost an inch around your middle. Your largest back muscles—the latissimus dorsi—start on the lower half of your back and …

6 Sneaky Tricks to Make Someone Tell the Truth

Cops and lawyers don't even know these strategies<p>"Cross your heart and hope to die." It sounds childish, but asking someone to place a hand on his heart while answering your questions could result in more truthful answers, finds a new study from Poland.<p>Because your mind associates the gesture with …

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The Best People to Follow on Twitter

This study didn’t distinguish between your close friends and that random guy you met at a party once. Facebook “friends” who are actually acquaintances were also incorporated, which suggests that you can be influenced by people you hardly know.<p>The results don’t mean you should unfriend every person …

Fitness Challenge Blazing Burpees

Here's how it works: Perform five burpees followed immediately by a five-yard lateral shuffle. That's 1 round. Do 5 total.<p>Ready to try it? Watch the video above to see how to perform the challenge. Durkin completed <b>five rounds in 1 minute and 26 seconds.</b> Compare times in the comments below.

Are You An Internet Jerk?

In fact, 69 percent of adults say they’ve seen people being mean or cruel to others on social networks, reports a Pew survey. It’s not just sparring in comment sections of news sites. It can hit much closer to home: “Jokingly” slamming your coworker’s Instagram feed can strike a nerve you didn’t …

16 Kettlebell Swing Variations

Can You Survive the Kettlebell Swing Sweet 16?<p>These all-new variations of the classic move will strain your willpower and leave you drenched in sweat<p>March Madness is long gone, but here's an entirely different sweet 16 to occupy your time: 16 sadistic swing variations from BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., …