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Why Working from Home is the Holy Grail of Productivity Hacks | Best Life

It’s every working professional’s dream to work from home—at least partially. You’ll have more peace and quiet, you’ll cut out your obnoxious …

Pirelli returns to road cycling with promising nanotech PZero Velo race tire range

Almost half a century out of serious bicycle racing, the premier Italian tire maker is making a return to the road bike with three new nanotechnology …

Nanotech

9 Features Your Cycling Computer Has That You’re Probably Not Using... And Should

Your bike computer is a more powerful training tool than you may realize<p>Using your cycling computer simply for speed, time, and distance is like only using your smartphone to make phone calls and send texts. Indeed, today’s cycling-centric GPS units are packed with powerful functionality—you just …

Cycling

The Best Strength Exercise for Cyclists

This modified deadlift, from the creator of the Maximum Overload program, will make you crazy strong, and put less stress on your back than the traditional version<p>The dumbbell deadlift—which closely replicates the biomechanics of pedaling—is coach Jacques DeVore’s number one strength exercise in …

Workouts

How to master Google Photos

Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

iOS

25 Productivity Secrets from History's Greatest Thinkers

Want to get stuff done? Try these productivity tips from some of the most influential minds in history, as compiled by Mason Curry in <i>Daily Rituals:</i> …

Cool Stuff

Microsoft's Outlook mobile apps help you edit your contacts

Believe it or not, Microsoft's Outlook app for Android and iOS hasn't let you add or edit contacts -- you've had to turn to your PC or the web for that. At last, though, common sense prevails. As of now, you can add and edit your Outlook.com and Office 365 contacts through the iOS app (Android and …

Apps

10 Gmail Shortcuts Everybody Ought to Know

If you're anything like me, you spend a lot of time each day clicking through your inbox. (And, admittedly, if you're anything like me you also walk …

Lifehacks

The “Peter Attia” Approach to Dieting for Endurance Athletes (Part One)

I’ll start by declaring my bias from the outset. I’m a fan of Dr. Peter Attia. So I was flattered when asked by TrainingPeaks to write this blog …

Ride the Haute Route with Fish, and his Bombtrack

Over the last few months we’ve been seeing more about the Haute Routes trickle across our desk, and as nice road riding weather has taken hold in the …

Uncovering Templates, the Hidden Gem of Evernote | Evernote Blog

Posted by Jessi Craige on 05 May 2017<p>One of the advantages of Evernote is flexibility. When you get a brand new account, it comes as an empty vessel …

Graphics

‘Follow your passion’ is wrong, here are 7 habits you need instead

It’s common wisdom. Near gospel really, and not just among young people and founders. Across generational lines, sentiments like those from Steve Jobs’ 2005 commencement at Stanford have been engraved into our collective consciousness:<p><b>“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you</b> …

Success

3 ways to improve Chrome's performance

Find out how to curb Chrome's appetite for CPU, memory and battery resources.<p>With Chrome 57, Google's browser is less of a resource hog than it has been in the past. It achieves this efficiency by a new mechanism for throttling background tabs so they consume less power.<p>Since updating to version 57 …

Google

Functional Training: How to Strength Train for Movement, Not Muscle

What exactly is functional training and why is it a great option for triathletes? Functional training, as the name implies, is based on strengthening …

I Quit Sugar For 30 Days And This Is What Happened

No added sugars, no artificial sweeteners, no fake sugars, no honey, no agave, no syrup, no joy.<p>Posted on April 27, 2017, 14:01 GMT<p>Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed<p>Hi! I'm Arielle, and I'm addicted to sugar.<p>Arielle Calderon / Via instagram.com<p>I honestly wish the above statement were a joke, but it's not. For …

7 Tips From Experts

Posted by Pamela Rosen on 10 Apr 2017<p>Have you ever wished you could ask Evernote experts to unlock their top tips for business productivity? That’s …

Creative

What to Do When Your Boss Says No

Several years ago I sat down with the CEO of a fast-growing retail business. The company started as a single store, but about a decade later it was a national chain on the heels of filing an IPO. I asked the CEO, whom I’ll call Mike, about the secret of his company’s rapid growth. His answer blew …

HOW TO CREATE AN AWESOME GRAPHIC DASHBOARD IN EVERNOTE

3 Essential Hiring Truths This CEO Learned From Reviewing 10,000 Applications

The CEO of OkDork shares a handful of helpful lessons he learned building out his team.<p>Firing under-performing employees can be incredibly costly (one estimate puts the price tag as high as $840,00 for a mid-level manager), but keeping around mediocre hires is seriously expensive too (another …

Human Resources

Translating the Tunnel to the Road: A BBS Aero Analyzer Case Study

Over our short history at Best Bike Split we have had the pleasure of working with several pro cycling teams and many pro triathletes. Every …

9 Ways to Make the Most of Your Short Bike Rides

Whether you've only got your 30-minute lunch break or over an hour to kill, here's how you can maximize your shorter stints in the saddle<p>In an ideal world, we'd always have the time to do the ride we want. However, most of us live in the real world, where we need to fit our rides into designated …

Triathlons

13 Easy Wake Up Tips For Early Morning Workouts

By Cory Bruno Waking up for an early morning workout before work can be difficult, and during winter when the mornings can be bitterly cold it can …

Wellness

10 Simple Productivity Tips for Your Work Day

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Productivity is all about efficiency—doing more, faster and with less. And with increasing demands …

Productivity

Plyometric exercises for triathletes

<b>It’s difficult enough being a triathlete and fitting in the training hours for swim, bike and run. Add in any strength and conditioning, physio,</b> …

Top app for running Windows apps on Mac gets essential upgrades

Wine, the app that lets you run Windows programs inside macOS, just got a massive update that brings a whopping 6,600 changes — including support for 64-bit applications (finally!) and high-resolution Retina displays.<p>Apple started blurring the lines between macOS and Windows when it joined forces …

Struggle to sleep after exercise

Feel quite wired after evening training and have trouble sleeping Here are some tips from leading elite sports sleep coach Nick Littlehales

Sleep

Best ways to use Facebook for self-published book promotion

Many authors are skipping the publisher route and multiple rounds of rejections to strike out on their own and self publish. The trick is how to get …

How to give a killer presentation

Whether you’re facing the boardroom or the Pre-K classroom, people in all walks of life do presentations. Best be prepared.<p>Here’s a step-by-step …

Using the 80/20 Rule to Balance Triathlon Training Intensity

The most fundamental variables of triathlon training are volume and intensity. In lay terms, volume is how much you swim, bike, and run and intensity …

5 Strength-Training Paths to Strength & Durability

By T.J. MurphyThere’s very little argument these days that endurance athletes should strength train. Especially those interested in improved speed, …

Exercise