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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 …

Exercise

13 Easy Wake Up Tips For Early Morning Workouts - CTS

• Facebook<br>• LinkedIn<br>• Email<p>By Cory Bruno<p>Waking up for an early morning workout before work can be difficult, and during winter when the mornings can be …

Bedtime Stories

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

You're probably short on time reading this, and I don't blame you. Life moves fast. It seems impossible to keep up with hundreds of tasks being thrown your way every day, especially at the office.<p>In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to …

Productivity

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> …

Workouts

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 …

Apps

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 …

5 Trainer Workouts to Help You Stay Fresh This Winter

Friday, January 13, 2017 | By Chris Baddick<p>The indoor trainer is a dreaded but necessary part of many cyclist’s training program. While there are …

Using the 80/20 Rule to Balance Triathlon Training Intensity

Thursday, May 26, 2016 | By Matt Fitzgerald<p>The most fundamental variables of triathlon training are volume and intensity. In lay terms, volume is how …

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

Microsoft brings Office Lens to the iPad

Microsoft today announced the availability of its Office Lens document scanning app for Apple’s iPad tablet. Office initially launched as a Windows Phone exclusive, and in 2015 Microsoft brought it to Android and the iPhone. Now you can use it on bigger-screened iOS devices.<p>Microsoft brought its …

18 of the hottest under-the-radar startups to watch in 2017

Silicon Valley and its New York counterpart Silicon Alley have long reigned as the main coastal hubs for tech innovation.<p>Founders, venture capitalists, and tech employees flock to the Bay Area and New York City to launch and build startups, fund new ideas, and simply just live among their …

Startups

See Just How Much Sugar Is Hiding In The Food You Eat

When sugar is stacked side-by-side with food, it becomes a lot less appealing.<p>Sin Azucar, or "without sugar," is a photographic project from Spanish photographer Antonio Rodríguez Estrada. The idea is as simple as can be: Estrada takes packaged foods and photographs them alongside the amount of …

How to free up iPhone & iPad storage

If you're a long-time iPhone or iPad user, you've likely run into a storage problem at some point. Short of upgrading to a larger device, here are …

The Science of Being Seen: How to Use High-Vis & Reflectivity For Safer Night Riding

What matters and why when sharing the road<p>On a straight, flat, windswept section of US 36 north of Boulder, I see a rider far ahead. At this distance, normally I wouldn’t be able to make out another cyclist, but the blinking red light, with an irregular low-low-bright-low pattern, is unmistakable, …

Cycling

16 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Apple preloads every iPhone with a slew of its own first-party apps — but thankfully, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple's.<p>Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get some work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the …

Apps

Foolproof 20-Week Marathon Training Schedule

Marathon training is not rocket science. The basic principles are pretty simple. Nevertheless, many runners—beginners and veterans alike—make …

Those Few Pivotal Minutes: Qualifying for an IRONMAN World Championship

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 | By Lance Watson<p>The 2016 IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships have come and gone and excitement is already …

10 Productivity Resolutions To Simplify Your Workday All Year Long

Put your brain on autopilot, make lists at the end of the day, and other simple tips and tricks can help you have a more productive 2017.<p>Most New Year's resolutions don’t survive long enough to see February. There are myriad reasons why our January 1 ambitions disappear, and many abandon ship as …

The email habits of Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and 16 other successful people

When you receive almost 150 work emails every day, your inbox can quickly become the bane of your existence.<p>That suffering increases exponentially when you're the leader of a company.<p>So how do busy people manage their overwhelming inbox flux?<p>We looked to top executives like Tim Cook and Bill Gates …

Productivity

Death to Apple's Mac Mini: I made a Hackintosh

Commentary: After years of waiting for a decent upgrade to Apple's desktop computers, I've given up. I decided to build a PC; then make it work like a Mac.<p>If you ask me what type of tech I have at home, you'd think I live in an Apple Store.<p>We have iPhones, iPods, iPads, Apple TVs and Mac laptops. …

Apple

Don’t delete your photos after turning on iCloud Photo Library

I recently wrote a Mac 911 column titled, “Yes, if you delete your photos from iCloud Photo Library, they’re deleted everywhere.” I thought that …

iCloud

Technical Endurance Swimming Part 1: Swim Slow to Go Fast

Friday, December 9, 2016 | By Dan Bullocks<p>Most of my triathletes are not doing any extremely difficult workouts in the pool as in the Northern …

How to train with a power meter - part three: how to use your training zones

Zone three: Tempo – one to three hours<p>Zone three works on your ability to hold a consistently high pace and represents an effort that will feel hard …

15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>People who manage to get a lot accomplished each day aren't …

Productivity

Cut Your Holiday Stress with These Helpful Templates

With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with wrapping up projects, work, and travel, all while planning for the …

Productivity

12 Health Benefits of Beetroot Juice

Overview<p>Highlights<p>Beetroot juice may help lower your blood pressure.<br>• Beetroot juice is high in fiber.<br>• Straight beetroot juice is low in calories and …