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Climb It All!

Pile on the watts to tackle the steepest roads<p>When the road points skyward you need extra horsepower to overcome Earth's gravitational pull. One guaranteed way to get to the summit faster is to strengthen your climbing muscles (including quads, glutes, hamstrings, and calves). In a recent study, …

Workouts

25 Life Lessons We Learned From Robin Williams Characters

You'll always be our captain, Mr. Keating.<p>After a nearly 40-year career in Hollywood, Robin Williams died Monday at the age of 63. The actor took on serious and comedic roles on television and in movies, ranging from psychologists to robots to professors to pediatricians, and even a genie. But the …

Stock trader who called three crashes sees 20% collapse

MIAMI (MarketWatch) — Mark Cook, a veteran investor included in Jack Schwager’s best-selling book, “Stock Market Wizards,” and the winner of the 1992 …

Stock Markets

Combining aerobic, resistance exercise may be best for diabetes | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exercise programs that combine aerobic exercise and resistance training may be better at helping people with diabetes control their blood sugar than either type of exercise alone, a new analysis of past studies says.<p>“It has been well established that exercise training is …

What's New With Long-Term Care Insurance?

Think you know the ins and outs of long-term care insurance? Think again.<p>Due to a number of factors, including decades of generous underwriting and the current, lingering low interest rate environment, the long-term care, or LTC, insurance industry finds itself in the midst of a historic …

The Most Elegant Ways To Tie A Tie

Tying a necktie is an artform in itself, but most of the more stylish knots are ignored by the office workers of the world in favor of a quick and …

Five strategies to get the most Social Security

President Barack Obama wants to eliminate, as part of his proposed fiscal year 2015 budget, aggressive Social Security claiming strategies “which …

Retirement

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

<b>Step 1: Find a quiet place.</b> I know this isn't the easiest request, but try to find a room where you can shut the door. If that isn't an option, grab some noise canceling headphones, earplugs or whatever you can get your hands on. The key is making sure you get 10 minutes of uninterrupted peace.<p><b>Step</b> …

"How Can I Tell if My Weights Are Heavy Enough?"

<b>The answer:</b> There's a very simple trick. Basically, pick up a bunch of free weights with one hand until you find the heaviest one that you can still, well, pick up and do a move with. (So, one bicep curl, if that's what you're going for. Or one chest press. Whatever move you're hoping to practice …

Alaska Just Suffered a Major, Avalanche-Filled Heat Wave