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Infographic: The best words to grab audience attention online

Content might be king, but a well-written headline can be the crown jewel of your online marketing.<p>Whether you are posting industry insights on your …

Marketing

7 Free Running Apps To Help You Train For A 10K

Training for a road race is rewarding, and it's also hard AF. If one of your 2018 fitness goals is to run a race, there are some pretty boss free …

Apps

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

Why The Kettlebell Is The Best Gym Equipment You’re Probably Not Using

The kettlebell does it all. From building muscle to boosting cardio, it's one versatile piece of gym kit you can't afford to be without. This is the …

Workouts

Workout of the Month: The Heavy Bands Circuit That Works Your Entire Body

Most gyms have a set of bands. Grab three: light, medium, and heavy. For each move, choose the one that lets you get through the reps, but not …

Workouts

5 tips to nail your LinkedIn profile like a boss

LinkedIn has been around for a loooong time — since 2002, that is. Facebook was still a mere fantasy of Harvard underclassman Mark Zuckerberg, and …

Social Media

The 10 Ways Our Staff Stays Productive

You arrive at the office, coffee in hand, and immediately sit down to check your email. You attend a couple of meetings, take a few phone calls and …

Productivity

The 16 Best Bodyweight Squat Variations For the Ultimate Booty Burn

No barbell? No dumbbells? No problem! You can still tone your legs and booty with the ultimate bodyweight move: the squat. Try these variations to up your booty gains.<p>Begin with your feet slightly wider than hip-width apart and toes pointed slightly outward.<br>• Keeping your weight in your heels, sit …

Workouts

4 ways to perfect your running form, in GIFs

If you want to be a runner but your only experience with the sport is running to catch your train (no judgment), it won’t be long after you hit the …

Biomechanics

How to Build Bigger Arms After 40

Are your elbows aching from heavy curls and pushdowns? Pump up your arms with four exercises that are easier on the joints.<p>There’s almost nothing older lifters like to laugh at more than when younger bucks in the gym overload a barbell and spend an entire workout straining through endless sets of …

Health

This 10-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Will Help Get Your Day Off to a Bright Start

We always tell our students that you don’t have to practice for hours each day in order to reap the benefits of yoga. Some days, a luxurious two-hour …

Yoga

55 Free Digital Marketing Tools for Small Businesses

Updated July 19, 2018<p>Successful small businesses are known for their ability to manage money efficiently. This includes collecting on outstanding …

Small Business

7 Free Marketing Tools That Can Make You More Successful

When goals are getting bigger and budgets are getting smaller, these free tools can be a marketer's new best friends.<p>Marketing is a broad, complex, and ever-evolving field, and recent years have seen tremendous growth in areas like content, social media, SEO, voice search, brand management, and …

The Running Calculator for Run/Walk Pace

This tool allows you to figure out how fast you're going when using a run/walk plan.<p>We’ve been conditioned to see walking as the ultimate running-fail—a sign that you’ve given up, that you didn’t train hard enough. But Jeff Galloway, former Olympic runner and creator of the “Run Walk Run” method, …

Training Plans for Marathon and Half Marathon

Whether you’re a running newbie or a veteran marathoner, we’ve got the plan for you.<p>Thinking about training for a half or full marathon? Good, we've got you covered from every angle. If your race is this fall, here's exactly when you need to start training for a half or full marathon. If you're …

Emergency Gear that Should Live in Your Daypack

You’re on a day hike and you’ve packed your water, snack, map, and field guide to local ornithology. You’re all set, right? Wrong. We’re not doomsday preppers or worrywarts by any means, but shit happens when you’re in the woods. Be next-level prepared with these emergency-minded day essentials you …

Forget HIIT, Fartlek is the new training trend that'll whip your butt into shape

If you often catch yourself scrolling through the peachy bums of Instagram, thinking 'why don't my thighs look like that?', 1. It's probably filtered …

Exercise

Top Social Media Tips For Every Platform Part 1: Facebook, Twitter And Instagram

You may have missed it, but June 30th was Social Media Day, a day set aside to “recognize and celebrate social media’s impact on global communication.” In reality, every day should be social media day for your business, as it provides an essential way to gain leads, attract customers and grow …

5 Common Mistakes Small Businesses Make With SEO

Small businesses in particular can dominate local search if they employ good search engine optimization (SEO) techniques. However, according to Chris Rodgers, CEO and Founder of Colorado SEO Pros, there problems most small business encounter when it comes to their website copy. He shares the five …

Small Business

Get Built Like Josh Brolin With This Intense Back Workout

His trainer shows how Brolin bulked up for the role of Cable.<p>J0sh Brolin is on a bad streak.<p>The 50-year-old actor hasn't necessarily done anything bad himself, but his roles in two of the biggest movies of the summer, <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> and <i>Deadpool 2</i> (and another headlining role in a third film …

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

How to Set Running Goals as You Age

In his prime, John Henwood was a world-class runner who, representing New Zealand, made the 2004 Olympic final in the 10,000-meters. Back then, he never thought that he’d still be racing once his fastest years were behind him. He was wrong. At age 45, Henwood is now coaching the New York-based …

The Ultimate DIY Bug-Out Bag

From certain angles, it looks like we’re hanging over the precipice. Climate change–fueled disasters like monster hurricanes, megafires, and 100-year droughts are becoming ever more frequent. A solar superstorm could wipe out the grid, the New Madrid fault might go at any moment, and, of course, …

How to Run Your First Marathon After 50

If you haven’t run a marathon by your 50th birthday, you may think that opportunity has passed. Think again. “While aging may make it harder to recover from extreme exertion, that doesn’t mean that, with the right training, you can’t tackle the distance for the first time after 50,” says Jay …

8 Tips for Runners and GI Distress

Runner's Colitis and other GI conditions plague many distance runners.<p><i>Have you heard of runner’s colitis? I had to have a colonoscopy about two years ago. My GI doctor told me he saw internal hemorrhoids and everything else looked okay but he did say that I could have runner’s colitis. Usually it</i> …

Trail Running Tips for Staying Hydrated in the Heat

A sports dietitian breaks down strategies to properly replenish fluids.<p>It’s summer, and the trails are beckoning. But in a rush to play outside it's …

Tips to Make Running Feel Easier

Running is hard.<p>As the adage goes, "If it was easy, everyone would be doing it." These days, though, it does feel like everyone is doing it, so why …

How to Stay Fit After 40

How do athletes perform at a top level beyond age 40? This 41-year-old reveals strategies that even regular guys can use.<p>I’m not an elite athlete. I’m just a guy on the precipice of middle age who enjoys running, biking, soccer, and tennis. If I can push myself to my physical limit a couple of …

The Best Food Combos To Eat Before Every Type Of Workout

Just like your gear needs vary by workout, so too should your fueling strategy. The smoothie that goes down easy before strength-training could cause digestive distress in spin class. And you don't need quite as many calories for a 30-minute brisk stroll as you would for a high-intensity interval …

The Benefits of Running vs. Walking

Running and walking are both excellent forms of exercise. Those who regularly do either typically have healthier hearts, stronger bones, and lower …