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6 bodyweight workouts that actually build muscle

It can be tempting to head into the gym and immediately start pounding the heavy iron. But we're here to tell you that a bodyweight routine will work …

Bodyweight Strength and Conditioning Circuit for BJJ

I’ve been training Brazilian jiu jitsu for almost five years now so I forget how intimidating it can be for someone just starting out. I teach a …

Bodyweight Workout: Ladder for Muscular Strength

If you're the type of guy that's always on the run, or don't have time to hit the gym, bodyweight workouts are the next best thing for getting it in. …

How to Get to 20 Chin-Ups

The act of grabbing an overhead bar and pulling yourself up until your chin clears that bar is pretty difficult for most people.<p>In fact, some …

Victorian keep-fit exercises and gym regimes revealed

<b>The idea of buying fancy fitness equipment and smugly installing it in a corner at home may not be just the modern-day craze some would expect.</b><p>A leather-bound book written in 1861, found in the archives of London's Wellcome Library, describes a portable gymnasium for the discerning Victorian.<p>The …

7 Runner-Friendly Lights for Nighttime Workouts

Black Diamond Sprinter<p>Get your night run on in this sleek and balanced design with a built-in red taillight (that can be turned off) and a top strap …

Toes Pose

Open up your feet and get relief from plantar fasciitis with this pose.<p>Boston-based yogi Rebecca Pacheco is an international yoga teacher and creator of the popular yoga and wellness site omgal.com. Rebecca began practicing yoga at 16 and began teaching at age 20. She is an avid runner who ran the …

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11 Marketing Books That'll Make You Smarter This Summer

Earlier this year, we shared a list titled, "9 Epic Books That Bring Out The Best Content Marketer In You."<p>Since then, I've heard from a number of readers anxious for more excellent recommendations. But before we get to our latest suggestions, here's a fitting quote:<p>A reader lives a thousand lives …

The IWearYourShirt Guy Is Selling Ads on Every Page of His Upcoming Marketing Book

You know what would really improve books? Ads on every page! Classics like Wuthering Heights, War and Peace and A Tale of Two Cities tend to drag in …

Make Your Book A Bestseller: Platform Building Tips From Michael Hyatt

How can you make your book a bestseller? A good person to ask would be Michael Hyatt, whose 2012 book Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World became an instant <i>New York Times</i> bestseller. He’s seen book marketing from both sides – as an author, and as the former CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers. Here’s …

Little Big Books: The Secrets of Great Children’s Book Illustration

Looking back on the best children’s books of the year raises the inevitable question, “What makes a great picture-book?” — a question all the more essential given the formative role picture-books play in our emotional, psychological, social, and aesthetic development. That’s precisely what the fine …

Amazon to Hachette: Lower e-book prices to $9.99 to end dispute

The e-commerce company has made the book publisher a public offer: accept $9.99 e-book prices, and Amazon won't ask for more of each sale.<p>Amazon has made French book publisher Hachette an offer and laid it out for all to see: put a $9.99 ceiling on e-book prices and the e-commerce retailer won't …

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How Bill Gates And A Media Start Up Made An Ancient Book A Modern Best Seller

Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and the richest man in the U.S., always had a mouth that moved financial markets. Now he’s showing Oprah-like abilities to drive the book market too.<p>A few weeks back, on his blog the Gates Notes, he named <i>Business Adventure</i>s, a long forgotten, out-of-print …

How to Market a Self-Published Book

The advice you see on blogs telling you how to get people to buy your book is all pretty much awful. Guaranteed in 5 easy steps!<p>This isn't because of bad intentions or even some sort of trickery, it's just that there's no one-size-fits-all solution to generating sales for your book.<p>You can achieve …

14 Questions to Help You Expertly Market Your Book

There's really never been a better time to be an author. There is a lot more competition than ever before, but there are also a lot more opportunities. For the first time in the history of publishing, authors have direct access to their readers. Our new world of direct access to readers requires …

10 Tips for a Better Blog Post by Ann Handley

In today’s content-driven world, writing matters more… not less. Ann Handley offers 10 tips for crafting a better blog post.<p>Based on Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content by Ann Handley and published by Wiley. For more info, visit: http://bit.ly/1xPCWYi …

Mythbusting For Sales: Why Decision-Makers Should Take Social Media Seriously

Nearly 2 billion people use social media; evidence shows online engagement converts to sales; yet up at the top, leaders are still lagging when it comes to using or resourcing it. Only 15-30 percent of CEOs have a presence, but most just sign up and don’t use it, a bit like going to a business …

7 Free Ways for Boosting Your Social Media Engagement

Did you know that there are over 1.82 billion social network users worldwide? That number is expected to increase to approximately 2.33 by 2017. Needless to say, being active on social media is an essential part of your marketing plan. But, how can you reach your audience more effectively than your …

Social Media Has Become Indispensable for CEOs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The current stampede to embrace social media as a valuable business tool has kicked up a big cloud of dust and created new layers of confusion for chief executives and other leaders.<p>Most CEOs sense that social media marks an important …

Harnessing the Power of Social Media Influencers

Social media influencers are not replacements for celebrities. They are the new celebrities.<p>This presentation gives an overview of the social influencer market, and demonstrates how brands and their agency partners can best tap into the influencer resource.

Social Media Survival Guide

Social Media 101<p>Social Media has slowly taken over the business and marketing world as we know it. The terms “sales” and “customer service” have been …

Social Media Hacks To Fuel Your Content Marketing

From locally-owned businesses, to multinational brands, companies of all sizes are investing in content marketing to acquire new customers and increase business from existing ones. Creating content is only half the battle though. Getting the right audience to see it – and take action – is the …

Social media fall tune-up: A few things worth doing now

Every fall, we take a closer look at the leaves and we embrace everything pumpkin spice.<p>There's nothing wrong with that, and there's also nothing wrong with making a few social media changes. Save the big stuff for social media spring cleaning (which you can read about here) and focus on a few …

Finally, A Social Network For All Your Selfies

Image Courtesy Of Selfie.<p>You're already taking them at brunch, with your cat, on the beach, and most certainly on the daily, but now they’ve even got …

THE SOCIAL-MEDIA ADVERTISING REPORT: Growth Forecasts, Market Trends, And The Rise Of Mobile

Ad dollars follow eyeballs, and these days they are on social.<p>The increase in social-ad spending is driven by this continuously growing reach, particularly on mobile, better analytics and targeting, and performance. The rise of programmatic social platforms has also fueled growth.<p>New data from BI …

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Muscle-Building Home Equipment

Looking for an all-in-one home gym solution? We recommend the Bowflex Xtreme SE<p><b>Resistance Band</b><br>How can a giant rubber band help you build muscle? Simple: Unlike a barbell or dumbbell, it provides constant tension throughout a lifting movement, increasing the intensity of the exercise and the …

25 Amazing Gym Fails

"Spotters?! Who needs them?"<p>That's an actual sentence spoken by a man in this slideshow. He says it moments before failing a bench press and having to roll 330 pounds of weight onto his groin—because he doesn't believe in <i>safety</i>.<p>Needless to say, this man is not an athlete. He—like almost everyone …

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