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A 30 Minute Treadmill Workout That’ll Burn Fat In Overdrive

When you hop on the treadmill at the gym, you want to make sure your run is as efficient as possible. Consider this 30 minute treadmill workout …

Never Hire Someone Without Asking This

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

What to Make With Campari: 16 Cocktails Everyone Should Know

Okay, it's not gin or whiskey. You can, of course, make plenty of drinks <i>without</i> Campari. But when it comes to liqueurs, this bitter, herbal, and fruity aperitif is one of our go-tos. Dark red Campari adds bold flavor wherever you pour it, equal parts sweetness and bitter punch. Start with one of …

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Time Management

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

In 2012, I embarked on an eccentric project. Having realised how anglocentric my reading was, I decided to try to read a novel, short story collection or memoir from every UN-recognised country, plus former UN member Taiwan (then 196 nations in all), in a calendar year.<p>I set up a blog, …

Books

The Top 10 Running Songs from Spotify Will Help You Go Longer, Faster

This female-dominated playlist will have you jamming through your resolution-crushing runs<p>Today is the biggest workout day of the year. Really—more …

The Best Marathon Playlist Ever - Women's Running

Tell us if this has ever happened to you—right in the middle of a big race, the same song keeps repeating over and over in your head. It could be an …

Marathons

The 7 Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?Research shows that being …

The Quad Quake Workout

This triple-threat, three-exercise circuit pumps up your thighs, jacks up your heart rate, and incinerates your belly<p>The quadriceps are your body’s biggest muscles, and when you work them in concert with your glutes and hamstrings, you hit more than 50 percent of your body’s total muscle mass.<p>It …

Workouts

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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The 10 Most Popular Training Articles of 2015

Here are some of the training tips that proved to be a big hit with Competitor readers in 2015: Photo Gallery 1 of {count} Back to Start • View Larger …

Your No-Fail Morning Workout Playlist

Shake off sluggishness and get motivated for the day ahead with 10 energizing songs that will kickstart your a.m. workout routine<p>Morning workouts are …

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy

Get up, get moving, and kick ass every day.<p>As a yoga instructor, I know how big of an impact meditation and a few yoga poses first thing in the morning can have on your day. From clearing your mind to prepping your body for eight hours of sitting, kicking off your morning with a little time to …

Yoga

8 books Europe's top business school recommends on entrepreneurship, finance and economics

We asked some of the school's academics what books they'd recommend on economics, finance, and entrepreneurship, to get a taste of what they're advising the professionals that graduate from LBS.<p>We got a bundle of responses, with books on everything from economic history to why some companies grow …

11 Yoga Poses Every Runner Needs to Know

Get loose before (or after) your run with a feel-good yoga workout that stretches your hamstrings, IT band, hip flexors, and other typically-tight …

How we quit our jobs to travel: The showbiz couple

Uninspired and trapped by the middle-class rat race, Dave Bouskill and Deb Corbeil followed their dreams of adventure around the world.<p>On paper, my husband Dave and I lived an enviable life. It was late 2006, and Dave was a successful rigging gaffer in the thriving Toronto film industry while I …

Rocky Mountains

These Are the Best Workouts for Every Part of Your Bod

They say health is wealth, and fitting in regular exercise is an essential part of the plan. But for workout newbies, the fitness world can seem like a terribly intimidating place, especially when you’re crunched on time. We asked Re:Make 2015 speaker (get your tickets here!) and Blogilates founder …

Workouts

9 Weird Things Dehydration Does to Your Body

<i>By Sarah Klein, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>I am convinced Bikram yoga would kill me. I'm just too sweaty.<p>I can produce a puddle of sweat under a spin bike that a small child could swim in. I don't wear gray. I was poked and prodded by doctors who thought there could be an underlying …

The 6-move man-boob elimination workout

<b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Man-boobs. They're just fat and extra skin—that's all. Nothing else going on there.<p>And while we know you can't …

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11 morning routine tweaks that will make the rest of your day more productive

I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The …

Get Stronger to Run Faster

Do this two-part routine to strengthen your core and glutes.<p>If you want to run faster, you’ve got to do more than just speedwork. Strength training is a critical—but often neglected component—to runners’ training plans. “I think a lot of runners feel intimidated or put off by weight lifting because …

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

5 Plank Exercise Variations

Aug 16, 2015<p>I love planks. There are few exercises that work the entire abdominal wall more completely than planks and plank variations. Today we’re …

Marathon Training | Runner's World

So you want to run a marathon? Completing 26.2 miles is an awe-inspiring accomplishment that requires commitment and dedication and that provides many rewards, not least of which is joining the .5 percent of the U.S. population who have run a marathon. Most training plans call for 16 to 20 weeks of …

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It’s a known fact that successful people read. Time and time again, successful entrepreneurs and business leaders cite frequent reading as one of …