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10 great long-distance cycle routes in Europe: readers’ tips

Winning tip: Passau, Germany, to Vienna<p>For a one-week first cycle tour, I’d recommend flying to Linz then catching the train over the German border to Passau, a beautiful city where the rivers Inn, Danube and Ils meet. Rent bikes from Matthias Drasch at Fahrrad-Klinik and pedal off along …

Cycling

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

Warm Up to Get Action Hero Jacked With These 8 Mobility Moves

Hit these moves after a long day sitting down to prime yourself for action hero-style workouts.<p>What position do you find yourself for most of your day?<p>If you're like millions of everyday people, that position is seated. Most people spend so much of their time on their butts in front of computers or …

10 Strength Exercises for Cyclists

At this point, there’s really no question that cyclists (and pretty much everybody, really) should be doing some form of resistance training.<p>With age, muscle mass dwindles and bones weaken. Strength training helps stem that process, making you more powerful and structurally sound—both really …

Cycling

Start Building a Jacked Upper-Body With These 6 Exercises

Our fitness editor shows you everything from dumbbell presses to inverted rows<p>Almost every guy who works out wants a V-taper that fills out any suit or t-shirt. In order to get that, you'll need to build your shoulders, lats, chest, and arms, while also improving your posture. While that sounds …

Save Your White Sneakers Using This Genius Lifehack

A hack for how to clean white sneakers is going viral— and everything you need is in your cupboard<p>A pair of simple, all-white sneakers is a great base for any outfit. But when they get scuffed up, then they just look ragged (and not in a good way). If you've been searching for the best way to clean …

You Only Need a Pair of Dumbbells For This Grueling 20-Minute Workout

Work your whole body with a circuit that hits everything in no time<p>You’re probably a pretty busy guy. You don’t always have time to go to the gym, wait in line for a machine, or shop for a protein shake. And you're probably always looking for a workout you can do in your basement or hotel room …

This Total Body Workout Will Burn Fat and Sculpt Your Arms

7 Anarchy Abs-inspired moves that will get you in shape, fast<p>Now that we're coming up on holiday season, you're probably starting to think seriously about getting in shape. While it might not give you an excuse to start gorging on sweet potato pie, adopting a strict fitness regimen in the months …

23 Amazing Online Marketing Tactics for Small Businesses With Low Budgets

If you’re reading this, I assume you’ve heard of the Internet.Most people have.At the time of writing this, InternetLiveStats shows that over 3.6 …

These Are The World’s Finest Shoemakers You Need To Know

A quality suit is good, a nice watch is a must, but without a decent pair of shoes your first impression is likely to sink. Everyone says they’re the …

​Rob Gronkowski Is Still Taking His Shirt Off and Partying Like a Madman

​Has this really not gotten old for him yet?<p>Rob Gronkowski doesn’t really have an offseason. During the NFL season, he’s a professional football player. And when the league isn’t in session, he’s a professional in partying. If that sounds like hyperbole, you’ll change your mind when you hear what …

Common Causes of Cycling Knee Pain

If you’re a cyclist who’s ever felt the sharp twinge of “Crap, there’s something wrong!” in one or both of your knees, you’re not alone. Knee pain is the most common lower-body problem among us pedal pushers, with as many as 65 percent of us experiencing it, according to one study.<p>Most knee pain …

Pain

This 25-Minute Workout Will Blast Your Core

Strengthen your abs and back with these unconventional but effective moves<p>This back attack workout will strengthen your entire backside and core without using the same old rows and crunches you may be used to.<p>Both row variations build your lats with constant time under tension, says Andy Speer, …

​5 Total-Body Workouts You Can Do With One Piece of Equipment

You don't need a full gym to get an incredible full-body workout<p>In a crowded gym, you can forget complicated training sessions that involve using multiple pieces of equipment. Your solution: Snag whatever tool you can find, follow this guide, and you might be surprised to get an even better workout …

You Can Do This 5-Move Total-Body Workout Anywhere

​Do 100 reps of each of these classic exercises to burn fat and sculpt an athletic physique<p>This workout designed by Cam Byrnes from <i>Men's Health</i> Australia is a simple, no-fuss, but effective and fun total-body workout. It can be done almost anywhere: at home, the park, at a track, or at the …

You Can’t Claim To Be Fit Unless You Can Pass These 7 Tests

Are you truly in shape?<p>“Just how fit should I be?”<p>It’s a question I receive all the time. I run Gym Jones. It’s known as one of the world’s most hardcore gyms, and it produces some of fittest people on the planet. My clients include pro-athletes, Special Forces soldiers, and everyday guys.<p>I believe …

You'll Be Dripping In Sweat After This 30-Minute Tabata Workout

Say goodbye to your belly fat<p>If you want a tried-and-true workout that will guarantee to leave you dripping in sweat, you can always rely on the Tabata. The interval workout style with 2:1 work-to-rest ratio means you get just enough rest to keep pushing, but by the end of each round you will be …

A 9-Move Circuit For Bigger, Stronger, Injury-Proof Shoulders

Grab a couple dumbbells and supersize your shoulders<p>If you want to sculpt your shoulders and make your waist look smaller, then give this 9-exercise dumbbell a circuit a try!<p>Do each move in the order listed with no more than 20 seconds of rest and transition between moves:<p>1. Dumbbell incline …

​The Hardest, Most Effective No-Equipment Workout You’ll Ever Do

​This circuit turns your legs into high-horsepower pistons and shreds your abs<p>I travel at least a weekend or two a month, but I haven’t missed a scheduled workout in the last 10 years.<p>I call my go-to hotel room workout "Sore Legs, No Equipment." It’s so killer that I even do it when I’m at the gym …

This 4-Move Dumbbell Workout Will Spark Your Metabolism

​This quick total-body workout will burn fat and build muscle without a ton of equipment<p>All you need is two dumbbells to perform this metabolism-igniting workout.<p>With no rest between each exercise and just 30 seconds of rest between rounds, this circuit will fire up your heart rate. Combine the …

How To Get Your Boss (Or Anyone Else) To Read Your Write-Ups

Many professionals are required to write up reports for various business operations... reports that no one reads.<p>If you've worked in an office for any extended period of time, you've probably had to write a report or two for your managers, clients or business investors.<p>These highly technical and …

Infographics

How to Epoxy Voids in Wood, Make Your Own Kitchen Knife, Pour a Concrete Coffee Table and More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Kitchen Knife</b><p>Jimmy DiResta needs a new kitchen knife. He could go buy one, or he could make one—from scratch. The …

How to Give Your Boss Feedback

Working closely with anyone gives you useful insight into her performance. This is especially true of your boss, who you likely see in a variety of settings: client meetings, presentations, one-on-ones, negotiations, etc. But even if that insight could be helpful to your boss, is it your place to …

60,000 Visitors and Counting: How to Double Your Traffic With Infographics

The human brain processes visual data <i>60,000 times faster than text</i>. And, there’s more: <i>65% of your audience are visual learners</i>. So, what can you do …

Infographics

All You Need Is 2 Dumbbells and 15 Minutes to Smoke Your Entire Body

This down and dirty workout will target every major muscle group in your body<p><b>Trainer:</b> Jeremy Scott, owner at Jeremy Scott Fitness in Scottsdale, Arizona.<p><b>Benefits:</b> This total-body workout will strengthen your core, shoulders, arms, back, and legs. Plus, it will improve your hamstring and hip …

Workouts

These Will Be the Best Fish Tacos You’ve Ever Tasted

Fresh corn salsa and chipotle slaw pump up the flavors of mahi mahi in this lean dinner<p>Plop down in a booth at most chain restaurants these days and you’ll likely find fish tacos somewhere on the menu. The good thing is that fish tacos can be a lean option that comes with a few vegetables. The bad …

11 Free Tools and Services That Every First-Time Entrepreneur Should Use

I bootstrapped my startup Jodilogik and launched the application inThe post 11 Free Tools and Services That Every First-Time Entrepreneur Should Use …

Have Reddit Users Discovered the Perfect Exercise Regimen?

If you’re looking to drop a few pounds this year but have no idea where to start, consider paying a visit to Reddit.<p>Reddit is a place for answers. Not all of these answers are correct, but they are numerous, covering nearly every subject from <i>Dota 2</i> strategy to underground steroid purchases. And on …

Posters

60 Motivational Quotes to Keep You Moving Toward Your Goal

Big successes are an accumulations of small successes<p>Success can be a long and winding road, filled with many obstacles and challenges.<p>There is no real short cut to success; it requires us to take action daily, to be persistent and consistent in our efforts which is not always easy to do. We can …

Motivation

Google's former HR boss says this is the key to a perfect résumé

And yet you're <i>still</i> not hearing back from the dozens of job postings to which you've applied.<p>The likely problem: Your accomplishments fail to stand out because you haven't provided a concrete measure of your previous work, Laszlo Bock, former senior vice president of People Operations at Google, …