Michael Laidlaw

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The 11 Moves That Help Athletes Get Better with Age

Among the most important things an athlete can do to preserve fitness for years to come is avoid injuries. Sprains, tears, and broken bones can resurface as nagging aches or weaknesses as you get older, preventing you from pushing yourself with the kind of high-intensity interval training that’s so …

Truffled Mushroom Risotto [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Recipes

Make Your iPhone Faster With This One Simple Trick

For as long as iPhones have been around, Apple’s company line has been that its mobile operating system, iOS, does an excellent job managing the …

Mobile Devices

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

There are plenty of serious TED talks, but these will make you smile.<p>There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The</b> …

Happiness

12 Portable Vegan Snacks For When Hunger Hits

It can be tough to find something filling and convenient when you have dietary restrictions. (And hey, even if you don't, it can be difficult to find something you'll feel good about eating.)<p>But even when options are limited, vending machine candy bars just aren't going to cut it these days. …

6 subtle things highly productive people do every day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

13 Mushroom Recipes for Meatless Mondays - Chowhound

Whether you’re a card-carrying vegetarian, an advocate for eating more conscientiously, or just have a solid appreciation for foods that grow out of …

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

Self-improvement

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Workouts

8 Pushup Routines That Are Better Than ‘AMRAP’

These cutting-edge workouts will help you get better results from this classic exercise<p>We all agree that the pushup is a great exercise. But if your routine consists of just doing as many reps as possible, you aren’t getting the most you can out of this movement.<p>Take your ground game to the next …

Top 5 Best Funny ‘Star Wars’ T-Shirts For Sale

The full gameplay reveal of <i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i> is Friday, so what better way to celebrate our love for the series than to check out some great <i>Star</i> …

30 Day Ab Challenge: Day 8

<b>Welcome to Day Eight of our 30 Day Ab Challenge with trainer Lyndon Littlefair – an exclusive and totally free Ab workout so you can attain toned abs</b> …

Workouts

20 Of The Best Free Online Workout Video Series

Gym memberships can get expensive, classes aren't always convenient and sometimes, you may not know exactly what you're looking for when it comes to …

7 Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes That Just Might Change Your Life

Steve Jobs didn't just leave a legacy of great products. He also shared ideas that continue to inspire and motivate.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>"I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure</b> …

Motivation