Marc Whitener

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7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution.<p>For 2017, over half of Americans will make New Year's resolutions to do things like lose weight, get fit, and eat healthier. But how many actually make it past January 17? The brutal truth is only eight percent will achieve their goals, which …

Herschel Walker's Fitness & Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

As a boy I followed the Dallas Cowboys, and one of the players I really admired was Herschel Walker. He was a beast, but the guy could move like …

How to build core strength for mountain biking - MBR

Cycling physio Dr Graham Theobald explains why it’s so important<p>What is the core?<p>The core is a buzzword loved by the ‘lifestyle’ industry but is …

Workouts

Five Things to Avoid Before a Ride

If you want to keep up with the group on your next long ride, you need to be prepared. But preparation is about more than what you should do—it’s also about what you shouldn’t do. Below are five things you should stop doing:<p><b>Eating foods high in fat and fiber</b><p>Your pre-ride fuel should be a good …

Nutrition

Why traffic doesn't always matter (and what to focus on instead)

As a founder, CEO, marketer, or writer (let’s be real, you’re probably all of those things), you’re hyper-focused on driving traffic to your website, …

Getting business value from data? Commercial analytics is where it’s at

Overview<p>Overview<p>I first became involved in commercial analytics in the eighties. First, through my involvement in customer segmentation and data …

Big Data

Secrets To Staying Fit Even When It Feels Impossible

<i>Todd McCullough is a former University of Florida football player and creator of TMAC FITNESS. He specializes in helping busy people get into shape</i> …

Over Indoor Cycling? 5 Reasons You Should Be Jumping Rope Instead

Mark Jenkins, former trainer to Beyoncé and Mary J. Blige, shares his tips for using the super-versatile workout tool.<p>I love indoor cycling as much as the next SoulCycler, and I also enjoy running (well, to a point). But in order to maintain my several-times-a-week cardio regimen, I've had to …

Five2Ride: The Best Mountain Bike Trails in Georgia

<i>photo: Matthew Koehnemann (horton581).</i><p>While reviving our Five2Ride series as the northern hemisphere plunges headlong into winter might not seem …

Get Faster with These Leg Workouts for Women

1 of 10<p>jerryonlife/flickr<p>Strength Work for Women<p><i>The following is an excerpt from the new</i> Bicycling <i>book,</i> The Big Book of Cycling for Women, by Selene Yeager. <i>In it, you'll find workouts, nutritional info, and skills tips that are tailored to female cyclists</i>. <i>Click here to pick up a copy of</i> The Big …

Workouts

11 Daily Habits to Add to Your Routine This Year

There's no better time than the start of a fresh year to nix bad habits.<p>When you're always in "go mode," it can be easy to slip into old habits that may not be conducive to growing yourself or your business.<p>But the easiest way to reinforce better behavior is to adopt new habits to replace the …

Time Management

The 5 Exercises Every Guy Should Master

Before you do another rep, make sure you’re an expert on these movements first<p>I know the best way to train my body. But this knowledge took almost two decades to accumulate.<p>So when I look back on my first workout ever, I cringe.<p>There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back …

Fodor’s Go List 2016

If travel is your life's passion, there’s much to look forward to in 2016. Our fifth annual Go List highlights 25 incredible destinations, including …

4 Ways to Build Hip Stability + Prevent Injury

7.9K<p>SHARES<p>Tight or open, your hips need to be strong for injury-free movement. Learn how to build more stability in common yoga poses.<p>Stability in …

Everyday Yoga for Athletes: 6 Post-Workout Hip Openers

0<p>SHARES<p><b>RETURN TO</b>Everyday Yoga for Athletes Cross-Training Menu<p><b>Recover from your workout with these six restorative poses from Sage Rountree’s new</b> …

Glute Anatomy to Improve Your Yoga Practice

1.7K<p>SHARES<p>A strong, balanced backside is key for a stable and pain-free practice. Learn the anatomy of these important muscles.<p>Whether you call it a …

Hip Flexor Anatomy 101: Counterposes for Sit-Asana

Too much sitting: You probably know it can contribute to serious health problems like obesity and osteoporosis. But did you know it also contributes …

Yoga

Yoga for Your Sport

Five female yogi-athletes share details about their practices and favorite yoga styles.<p>The six poses, adapted from the Yoga for Climbers online …

Yoga

5 Common Myths About Athletes’ Tight Hips

5.4K<p>SHARES<p>Athletes (and non-athletes) tend to have a lot of misconceptions about the hips. Here, the anatomy and function of the joint demystified.<p>As …

The Vending Operator's Dilemma

TAGS: Vending Times columnist, vending, office coffee service, engineer's dilemma, fast cheap conflict, Operator's Dilemma, maximize sales, reduce …

Experience Travel | USA TODAY

Business Model Genome: How Great Leaders, Managers, and Strategists HOLISTICALLY DISCOVER AND SOLVE PROBLEMS

The world's greatest leaders, managers, and strategists holistically discover and solve problems. Yet, many publications especially business books present fragmented frameworks and tools for discovering and solving problems especially with a view to business model improvement and innovation. This …

Innovation

11 Tweaks to Your Daily Routine Will Make Your Day More Productive

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>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 …

Time Management

Focus on Your Feet: How to Improve Balance and Prevent Injuries

If you want your yoga to build strong, stable, balanced legs, it's important to work the feet properly—even when you're not standing on them.<p>If …

Yoga

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Virtually all leaders believe that to stay competitive, their enterprises must learn and improve every day. But even companies revered for their dedication to continuous learning find it difficult to always practice what they preach.<p>Consider Toyota: Continuous improvement is one of the pillars of …

Management

5 Essential Principles for Understanding Analytics

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>I’m convinced that the ingredient for the effective use of data and analytics that is in shortest supply is managers’ understanding of what is possible. Data, hardware, and software are available in droves, but human comprehension of the possibilities they enable is much less common. Given …

Data Warehousing

The Best 6 Camping Places In The US That You Shouldn't Miss

We call it America the beautiful for a reason. These 6 places are loaded with scenery and wildlife. Look no further for your next camping trip …

A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

This 10-minute routine will work the key muscles that can improve your power and endurance in the saddle. Do 12 reps of each move, one after the next, with no rest. Repeat for another set. Yep, you just got more time to ride. You're welcome.<p><b>Rotating Side Plank</b><br>Start in a push-up position. Balance on …

Workouts

Inside Google’s Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

How one of Google’s original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.<p>In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like a cog in the great machine, and set out to create a program that would train people to be more …

Emotional Intelligence

Map Out Cultural Conflicts on Your Team

When you’re on a global team, cultural differences can be complex and can often seem contradictory. The biggest challenge comes when differences are complex in surprising ways.<p>Here’s a letter I received from an executive at automotive supplier Valeo, a French company with big client bases in …