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Shimano Ultegra R8000 Component Group Review

<b>Primary use:</b> Road, cyclocross, gravel <b><br>Gearing:</b> 2x11 <b><br>Shifting:</b> Mechanical, electronic <b><br>Brakes:</b> Cable actuated, hydraulic <b><br>Buy It:</b> Individual components at <b></b>Competitive Cyclist<p>Shimano Ultegra R8000 is the company’s second-tier drop-bar drivetrain. Under the Ultegra umbrella, there are two shifting methods …

Hydraulic

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

8 Features That Will Sell Your Home Faster

Homeowners are sometimes hesitant to upgrade when it's time to sell. After all, you won't be living there much longer, and home remodeling efforts …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

5 eye-catching words execs include on their LinkedIn profiles

What separates your LinkedIn profile from that of a Fortune 500 exec?<p>Probably many things.<p>Aside from years of experience, skills, and qualifications, some of that difference can be measured in a few words, according to a recent study from Grammarly.<p>The writing-enhancement platform looked at 750 …

Why Most Salespeople Are Order Takers And Not Sellers

Quick, what do you consider to be the number one job of sales people? Quick, answer it in your head.<p>Are you thinking about it?<p>I will give you a hint. It’s NOT selling stuff or driving revenue or some results oriented thing.<p>What do you think? What have you come up with?<p>Did you say:<p>Building …

Selling

5 morning workouts for all-day energy

Just the thought of working out first thing in the morning sounds like drudgery. And to makes matters work, you typically work late, wake up late, …

7 Minutes and 13 Moves Are All You Need for a Hard-Core Workout

One foolproof way to make the most out of a super-short workout: Crank up the intensity. This HIIT workout will leave you drenched in sweat by …

Workouts

The Only 4 Exercises You Really Need

I do my best to exercise 5 to 6 times a week, but there are days when I simply cannot pull myself out of bed in time to sweat before work, or when I'm traveling and my normal routine is completely thrown off track. Instead of completely scrapping my routine, I’ll try and squeeze in a few bodyweight …

Workouts

The Best Workout (Ever) in a Series of Gifs

<i>This piece was originally published on October 15, 2015.</i><p>If you’ve ever tried “the class,” you know it’s a challenge. A very loud challenge. There is …

Yoga

5 Fundamental Core and Abdominal Exercises for Beginners

<b>If you’re newer to training or getting back into shape, I’m sure you’ve heard about core training.</b> Perhaps you’ve heard about it in magazines or …

The Four Stretches Every Cyclist Needs to Know

If you’re like us, when you haven’t been glued to the television watching the Tour de France, you’ve taken it upon yourself to channel that inner …

Are You Still Doing Planks? You Need to Try This Workout Instead

<i>Feel like taking your planks to a whole new level? Our friends at Shape show us how to take it up a notch through crawling.</i><p>Planks are hailed as the Holy Grail of core exercises — not only because they carve your core, but because they recruit other muscles all over your body. As amazing as they may …

Workouts

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

Self-improvement

Exercise Ball Stretches for Balance and Stability

When it comes to flexibility and balance, the exercise ball is an excellent tool for targeting both. What makes the ball so versatile is that it can …

Workouts

Improve Your Fitness Fast with This 30-Day Dumbbell Plan

If you’re looking to get strong and lean — or, much more simply, move well and feel better — all you need is one month, a few dumbbells and …

The Skinny Guy's Workout Program to Build Muscle

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 12<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Hard-gainers or ectomorphs believe it's difficult for them to build muscle …

Exercise

Hip Mobility Drills for Better Agility

Athletes train for agility by performing plyometrics and speed drills. But did you know that improving hip mobility can be equally important?<p>Your …

If You Think You're Too Broke to Start a Business, Think Again

Get someone to pay you for something, and you have a business. Repeat that process and make it scalable with sales and marketing and you have a successful business.<p><i>What can I do if I can't afford to start a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling</i> …

How to get sweat stains out of your clothes

There is a whole boatload of weird and wonderful ways to treat sweat stains that employ everything from baking soda to crushed-up aspirin.<p>There's also a host of sweat stain removal products with absurd names like PitStop.<p>They are all great options, and we'll talk through them and then finish up …

10 Times Jon Stewart Outdid Journalism

From Charleston to class warfare and ripping CNN a new one, this was the 'Daily Show' host at his best<p>Four nights a week, we tuned in to <i>The Daily …

Journalism

How to build a killer sales team, according to a $1.7 billion marketing-software maker

Having a strong sales team is critical for any company trying to sell its product.<p>But it's not easy to put together the right mix of people that can maximize your sales potential.<p>HubSpot, a marketing-software company worth $1.7 billion, has published this slide deck with tips on how to build a …

Home Renovations That Pay Off When it Comes Time to Sell

It is a question many homeowners wrestle with: is it worth making costly home renovations before putting your home up for sale? Real estate experts say renovations can help attract more potential buyers but there are not many renovations where homeowners can actually recoup all of the costs.<p>While …

Home Improvement

10 Timeless Steps to Better Writing From David Ogilvy, the Father of Advertising | Inc.com

It's been said that the ability to write well helps a person to achieve focus, which leads to better, clearer thinking.<p>But how can you learn to write better?<p>Enter the timeless advice of David Ogilvy.<p>Despite never graduating from college, Ogilvy had a gift for the written word. At one point as a …

Creative Writing

Here’s what’s behind America’s renewed mania for home renovation

The Golden, Colo., ranch home Anne and Eric Drobny live in with their children was supposed to be a five-year house. But five years turned into …

Top 11 Smart Home Improvements, Plus Costs & ROI 2017 Update! - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

Billions and billions and billions of dollars. That’s what Americans spent on home remodeling projects in 2016. More like hundreds of billions. And …

Home Improvement

Why Americans spend more on their homes than their clothes

As sales slipped for clothing retailers, Home Depot reported increases in its sales on Tuesday, a change that's being driven by a recovering housing …