Raul Mesquita De Freitas

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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 …

Marathons

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 …

Fitness

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 …

Productivity

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

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. There isn't a PC in sight.<p>I'm well-known for pushing my family to switch to Apple, too. No, it's not a cult thing. I'm just lazy.<p>Did you know how much …

OS X

How to spend less time on the internet in 2017

If your New Year's resolution is to spend less time online, congratulations: you're about to embark on an extremely daunting journey.<p>Frankly, cutting out the internet completely is unrealistic and maybe unwise. It's how we communicate with others, how we get our hopefully real news, how we keep up …

Internet

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 …

Apple News

5 Minutes Early Is On Time; On Time Is Late; Late Is Unacceptable

I’m an entrepreneur, the Founder/CEO of adventur.es (#28 on 2011 Inc. 500), an angel investor, a winemaker (Beshore Family Vineyards), a poverty relief advocate, and the husband to a Ph.D.<p>The author is a Forbes contributor. The opinions expressed are those of the writer.

Leadership

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

Posted by Charlotte Boyd on 11 Nov 2016<p>With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with wrapping up projects, work, and …

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 …

February/March 2015 - 82

Is less really more? Can athletes benefit from consuming fewer carbohydrates in both training and racing? Are there potential pitfalls, and even …

Tested: Osymetric Chainrings

Osymetric chainrings first caught our attention when American Bobby Julich used them a decade ago while riding for CSC. In the time since, the oddly …

The unintended ways self-driving cars will change our lives

1/7<p>Driving could become illegal<p>Let’s put it bluntly: humans are shitty drivers. In America alone, there’s hasn’t been a year since WW2 where car crash didn’t kill over 30 000 people. And over 94% of those are caused by human error.<p>Meanwhile, computers are just much better. A recent study estimates …

Transportation

FormMount Bicycle Computer Mount

<b>THE LOOK.</b><p>FormMount eliminates rubber bands, zip ties and bar clamps to quite literally become a natural extension of your bike. You get the best …

How to Find Your Parked Car Using iOS 10 on iPhone

No one likes getting lost in a parking lot. iOS 10’s parked car feature allows you to use Maps to find your car in a sea of vehicles. In order for this to work, your car will need either CarPlay or a Bluetooth stereo your iPhone pairs with. Once you’ve set up the parked car feature, it will be …

Apple News

10 Gmail Plugins All Marketing Professionals Should Consider

<i>Do you remember the early days of email, when everything was much simpler?</i>Back then, it was exciting to receive an email. Today, this isn’t typically …

CRM

5 new Dropbox iOS features to help you work on the go

<b>Update (November 2, 2016): Today we’re releasing two new features to help iPad users get more done. The latest version of our app adds support for</b> …

Malcolm Gladwell on the 1 Biggest Problem Every Successful Person Faces

On Lance Armstrong's "The Forward" podcast, Gladwell hits on a simple yet profound truth -- and a universal conflict that never goes away.<p>Malcolm Gladwell has a way of putting something into words, something that you had never really thought about and definitely never articulated yourself -- but …

Malcolm Gladwell

Road to Kona 2016

Once a year the elite of the long-distance triathlon world descend upon Hawaii for the official Ironman World Championships. The preparations for …

German Bundesliga

5 tips from Robbie to improve your time.

Robbie McEwen is an Australian former professional road cyclist and winner of over 200 professional races. He last rode for Orica-GreenEDGE on the …

Giro d'Italia

Amateur cyclists tackle the Pyrenees in a grueling race

ANGLET, France (AP) For many people, vacation means lying poolside or beachside, reading and relaxing. But for me, it meant biking through the French …

How Breathing Changes Your Brain And Other Tips For Getting Mindful In The Madness

“Take a deep breath.” It’s what your mom told you when you were hyperventilating about some disastrous situation as a kid—maybe a fall off a bike or …

Meditation

What happened when a bike company started putting TVs on the sides of its packages

A cycling company that was seeing a high number of its bikes getting damaged during deliveries has seemingly solved the problem by making a simple …

TV

I Drank Butter Coffee For A Month And It Was More Magical Than I Expected

And also it wasn’t gross.<p>Hi, I’m Sally. For six weeks this summer I started my day with a frothy, oily mug of butter coffee.<p>Butter coffee is made by combining brewed coffee, butter, and coconut oil (or a derivative of coconut oil) and blending it in a blender.<p>Let me explain why I did this.<p>When you …

Health