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Giro d’Italia launches Giro E e-bike race to run alongside main event

Five teams of two riders will compete on route of 18 Italian stages of this year’s race using Pinarello Nytro bikes

Giro d'Italia

‘I’ve been grey for two weeks.’ Inside the movement trying to beat smartphone addiction

Linda is a pensioner who lives alone in East London. A few years ago, she got an iPad and signed up to Facebook. She kept in touch with relatives, …

Social Media

Forget about France - here's the 28 most beautiful bike rides in Britain

As the Tour de France begins, thousands of Brits will be getting on their bikes - but you don't need to cross the channel to find glorious, scenic rides. Mark Bailey introduces our guide to the country's most memorable routes for two-wheeled adventure<p>Today's Tour de France Grand Départ marks the …

Hiking

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

Books

Fitter, faster and clad in lycra: the middle-aged men racing against stereotypes

MAMIL, a documentary exploring the lives and motivations of men who cycle, is surprisingly emotional<p>You see them everywhere. Kitted out in form-hugging Lycra, cycling in groups down leafy lanes, racing past buses on crowded roads, chatting on corners. Now they’re on cinema screens, too. A …

Cycling

The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right

It’s beyond strange that so many humans are clueless about how they should feed themselves. Every wild species on the planet knows how to do it; …

Nutrition

How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining

<b>Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining and protect people against infections, scientists say.</b><p>They followed 125 long-distance cyclists, some now in their 80s, and found they had the immune systems of 20-year-olds.<p>Prof Norman Lazarus, 82, of King's College …

Body Fat

It's so Simple: How to be the Most Liked Person in the Room

If you want to get ahead in business and life, just make sure you don't behave this way.<p>If you want to get ahead in business and life, inquisitiveness is an essential character trait.<p>Think about the last time someone asked you good questions about your life to get to know you better. Chances are, …

Leadership

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Productivity

Physical activity when riding an electric assisted bicycle

The objectives of the present study were to compare time spent cycling, exercise intensity, and time spent in moderate- (MPA) and vigorous intensity …

Sea Level

Sven Cycles | Latest News | Sven Cycles Launches First Electric Bike

Sven Cycles Launches First Electric Bike<p>British hand-built bicycle manufacturer Sven Cycles announces the launch of its first electric bike; The …

Baba Ghanouj - The Washington Post

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.<p>Place the eggplant(s) directly on the grates of the burner of a gas stove or on a preheated grill or grill pan; cook over high heat, turning several times with tongs, until the skin is charred and blistered all around, about 10 minutes total.<p>Transfer to a baking …

Eggplant

Whipped Hummus - The Washington Post

Pour the chickpeas into a large bowl; cover them with several inches of water. Let soak at room temperature overnight. (Alternatively, cover the chickpeas with boiling water and let soak for an hour.) Drain and pat dry.<p>Transfer the chickpeas to a large pot over medium heat, sprinkle with the baking …

Chickpeas

Coconut Chicken Fingers - The Washington Post

Preheat the oven to 500 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, then grease the paper lightly with coconut oil.<p>Trim off and discard visible fat from the chicken. Cut each breast half into 1-inch-wide strips and place them in a bowl.<p>Cut the scallions into very thin slices and place them …

Coconut

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25 Simple Daily Habits Which Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else<p>Christina DesMarais<p>Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are …

8 “anti-resolutions” to make this January so that you’re happier in the new year

Author Sarah Knight is a personal hero of mine. While the wider world dove into <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i> and extolled the virtues of …

Is e-cycling good exercise?

Using an e-bike instead of a car is obviously a contribution to a better environment and less climate change. But do e-bikes also promote health or …

Exercise

How to actually remove pesticides from your fruit

Assuming that you should be worried about them in the first place.<p>There’s a lot to worry about when it comes to food—or rather, there’s a lot that people <i>want</i> you to worry about. Every mommy blogger and natural living life coach with a URL to their name is bursting with helpful tips on how to rid …

Lackadaisical

Selle Royal eZone eBike Saddle

<b>eFit Design:</b> An Elevated rear section to prevent backward sliding and a shorter nose to aid mounting.<p><b>eGrip:</b> A fibreglass handle integrated into the …

World Premiere: BMW Active Hybrid e-bike

BMW Lifestyle launches a new bicycle into their vast BMW Bikes Collection. Compared to the original e-bike, the <b>BMW Active Hybrid e-bike</b> is equipped …

How to be happy - Wellbeing tips

The secret to happiness is a concept that philosophers and psychologists have pondered for centuries. But just what is it that can make us happy?<p>Some …

Self-improvement

What to Eat to Boost Immunity

A strong immune system is the foundation of good health, warding off infections and allowing you to bounce back more quickly if you do get sick. …

Wellness

The Road Goes on Forever and the Story Never Ends

Lance Armstrong is telling a story. He is seated at a boisterous table in a barbecue joint in Aspen, Colorado, along with his five children, ages 6 to 17, his fiancée, assorted friends, and a reporter. Behind the restaurant rise the lush green slopes of 10,000-foot Buttermilk Mountain, which in …

Cycling

The best hotels in Britain for autumn colours

Autumn is a splendid time to visit Britain's finest hotel gardens: think carpets of crisp leaves, pumpkin gardens, apple orchards, russet-coloured forests and saffron hills. Here are a selection of the best hotels for autumn colours, where vibrant views can be enjoyed on heart-racing estate zip …

Europe's Most Romantic Road Trip Is Nowhere Near France

Croatia is extremely hot right now—but you should skip the bro-y yacht week and take a road trip instead.<p>Croatia is extremely hot right now, with tourism to this tiny Adriatic country <i>exploding</i>. According to one insider, the Medieval city of Dubrovnik, aka King’s Landing on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, has …

European Travel

You Don't Just Need a Daily Routine. You Need a Seasonal Routine, Too | Inc.com

These days almost all of us live by the clock. Our lives are divided into 24-hour chunks and scheduled according to the numbers on our watch or phone -- at such and such a time we get up, at another we eat lunch, etc. That means that when we go about trying to improve our routines, we end up …

Time Management

15 Breakfast Potato Recipes to Start Your Morning Right

I've always seen breakfast as just an excuse to eat potatoes. I'll skip sweet offerings, like pancakes and waffles, and dive straight into the savory …

Breakfast

Remarkable You: Here's the Best Way to Stand Out and Make a Lasting Impression | Inc.com

Let's start with the premise that you're good at what you do. Although your mama taught you not to brag, deep in your heart you know you're actually quite awesome.<p>Since talent and expertise aren't an issue, the challenge becomes standing out from all the other talented and experienced people who do …

Small Business

6 Ways to Practice Lagom, the Swedish Secret to a Balanced, Happy Life

Fourteen years ago, Niki Brantmark was invited to spend her summer vacation with a friend on Sweden’s West Coast. “It was the perfect setting for the …

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