Raul Mesquita De Freitas

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The #1 Workout To Get You Ready For Ironman

<i>Gordo Byrn, the founder of Endurance Corner and author of Going Long, uses what he calls Big Day Training (BDT) as a checkpoint for his athletes</i> …

Running

New running apps blur the line between virtual reality and real life

During the extreme winter of 2009-2010, Gary McNamee relied on his treadmill to train for the Boston Marathon. McNamee lives in Hopkinton,where the race starts, but the weather stymied his attempts to go out for a long run.<p>“I’m in my basement thinking, ‘Jeez, the course is right up the road. I can …

Running

Little-Known LinkedIn Features That Deliver Big Rewards

LinkedIn is replete with valuable features; it’s hard to know which ones will give the biggest boost to your personal brand. What’s more, LinkedIn is adding, enhancing, and refining features all the time – making it even harder to keep your profile up-to-date while creating the most impact. In …

LinkedIn

How Mexico went from telecom laggard to mobile trailblazer

Twenty years ago only one out of 10 people in Mexico had a telephone of any kind. Today, more than 100 million people (out of a population of roughly 125 million) have cell phones and, more amazingly, more than 70 percent of those are smartphones. To keep up the torrid growth, scrappy competitors …

Mexico

19 triathlon running tips from Jamie Turner

<b>1 BU</b><b>ILDING BRICKS</b><p>You must remember that triathlon running isn’t the same as running. It’s important to know in our game how well you run subsequent …

The Ultimate Guide To Running For Beginners

<i>“Running never gets easier, you get stronger.”</i><p>I want you to keep this quote in mind as you embark on this new journey to make running a part of your …

Running

7 Surprisingly Delicious Ways To Add More Protein To Just About Anything

You scoop Greek yogurt into your smoothies with abandon. You always opt for the optional chicken on your salad. And you'd never dream of snacking on a piece of fruit without a handful of nuts or a few cubes of cheese.<p>In short, you're a protein fiend. And that's a good thing: Adding enough protein …

Food

8 Tips to Master a More Paperless Life With Evernote

When the first Earth Day was proposed at the suggestion of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970, paper was the primary means of communication and …

Productivity

4 Tips to Get the Most Out of Evernote

Evernote has grown from a simple note-taking application to a reliable tool that connects with many other productivity apps. It almost becomes hard …

Evernote

Four Ideas For DIY Ride Food - Page 2 of 4

Savory Pie Pockets<p><i>These pockets are the counterbalance to too much sweetness on your long training days.</i><p><b>Ingredients</b><br>1 package pre-rolled pie dough …

Running On Empty

<b>Strategic Carbohydrate Intake</b><p>A second strategy is a bit more complicated than the first, but the science supporting it has some pretty exciting …

Yasso 800s

Last fall I discovered an amazing new marathon workout. Amazing, because it's the simplest marathon workout you've ever heard. (And simplicity in And simplicity in marathon training, as in physics and astronomy, as in physics and astronomy, is much to be prized.) Amazing, because I'm convinced it …

Workouts

The Magic of 30-Minute Meetings

Five years ago, after becoming frustrated with my fruitless tendency to juggle multiple activities at once, I tried an experiment: for one week, I …

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Race Travel

So you’ve finally pulled the trigger and signed up for that destination race. Bravo! Traveling for a race is one of the most exciting and rewarding …

Travel

Google makes it easy to find lost phones and access My Account

iPhone users still have to use "Find my iPhone," though.<p>Back in 2015, Google launched a feature that displays a map showing your Android phone's current location when you search for "find my phone." Now, the big G is introducing another way to look for missing devices that sounds especially useful …

Tile raises $18 million to make personal belongings easy to find

To help people find lost, stolen or misplaced personal effects with the proverbial touch of a button, a startup called Tile has raised $18 million in a Series B funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners.<p>For the unfamiliar, Tile makes square, waterproof tags that employ Bluetooth low-energy …

Startups

Let Alexa transform Pebble Core into the Combadge of your dreams

Pebble's really hyped on Pebble Core. A little Android-based widget with GPS, 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and a headphone jack sounds like the IoT dream device. But without software it's just an expensive iPod shuffle. So now Pebble has announced Alexa integration which sounds, frankly, amazing.<p>Alexa's …

Amazon

5 Tips To Turn Evernote Into The Perfect Recipe Book

Evernote is one of my favorite note-taking tools. It’s platform-agnostic and has plug-ins for nearly every major browser. I use it to jot down story ideas, snap pictures of important receipts, and curate the best on-the-fly recipe book ever.<p>Evernote did have a standalone recipe book a while back …

Recipes

How to Use Evernote as a Bullet Journal

There is no shortage of calendar and to-do apps out there. All of them are competing for your attention on every platform imaginable. More likely …

Interval training: An essential guide for cycling performance

<b>High-intensity interval training is vital for competitive performance, but why is it so important, and what is the most effective form? Rafik</b> …

Workouts

It's 8:33 A.M.: Do You Know Where Your Productivity Is?

It’s 8:33 a.m. and daylight is peeking through the windows. So far this morning I wrote for three hours, read for half an hour, and exercised a bit: …

Productivity

Bigger Can Be Better for Road Tires, Too

Tires, and tire pressure, are the easiest and least expensive way to change the way your bike rides. Bigger tires are smoother, better at absorbing shock, generally more resistant to flatting, and provide more traction.<p>RELATED: 5 Things You Should Know About Tire Pressure<p>This is why, a couple of …

Cycling

Google Drive saves individual Slides, Docs or Sheets offline

The update gives you more control over which files are saved on your computer.<p>Google introduced offline access to Sheets, Docs and Slides for Drive back in 2013, but once you select the option, it stores a large chunk of files on your device. Starting today, however, an update to Drive lets you …

Google Drive

Never Pack These 9 Bike Tools in Your Carry-On Luggage

When you’re packing for your next bike trip, it’s important to make sure your carry-on is TSA-friendly. Not only can smart packing save you time in security lines and help you avoid getting your bag unpacked and searched, but it could also save you money in the long run: Replacing items that TSA …

Luggage

WATCH: Disabling iPhone animations can actually speed up your device

Just one little tweak makes your iPhone feel brand-new again!<p>Compared to desktop computers, iPhones run very lean and very mean, but that's not to …

Apple News

Dos and Don'ts of Running with Your Dog | FWx

<b>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com</b><p>I am the proud owner of Ellie, a 14-week-old golden mix rescue dog. She has a floppy ear (hence the name Ellie, like an elephant), big paws, and a super playful demeanor.<p>As a marathoner, I’ve been asked the same question more than once: “Will you take her …

Exercise

Receipts Digitally Organized

Whether it’s for tracking expenses, deductions or for that shirt your husband wants to return, knowing where your receipts are will save you time and …

8 Bike Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed

Hydraulic disc brakes are becoming common on more than just mountain bikes, which means that many more riders will need to adjust them in the future. That generally includes truing rotors, blocking the pads when a wheel is out of the frame, and, in case you should forget to do that, pushing the …

Cycling

You don’t need to know any code to build a beautiful website [Deals]

For many people interested in creating a place to express their ideas or work online, knowing how to code is a major impediment. SnapPages cuts the coding completely, making creating, designing and hosting a gorgeous website a simple matter of drag-and-drop. And right now you can get a lifetime …