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Get Superhero Ripped with This Core-Smashing Exercise

The trainer behind Deadpool and the Winter Soldier shows off a move to crush your back and core.<p>To take on heavy loads and extraordinary responsibilities, you'll need a strong core and a solid back.<p>Hit both areas in one go with this superhero-approved plank pulldown, courtesy of Don Saladino, the …

Ryan Reynolds

You'll Love This 2-Ingredient Magical Screen Cleaning Potion

Staring at a dirty computer screen while you're trying to work can be very distracting. Maximize your work output by setting aside five minutes to …

Cleaning

The Best Garden Hoses on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy (like</i> <i>pillows</i><i>), but as much as we’d like to,</i> …

Shopping

6 Workout Videos That'll Get You Hooked On Heavy Lifting

Swap your baby weights for heavy ones and tackle these workouts—then watch your progress skyrocket.<p>Why You Should Go Heavy<p>1 of 7<p>You've probably heard …

Workouts

Why Companies Won’t Let Bad Projects Die

If “the essence of strategy is choosing what not to do,” as Michael Porter famously said in a seminal HBR article, then the essence of execution is truly not doing it. That sounds simple, but it’s surprisingly hard for organizations to kill existing initiatives, even when they don’t align with new …

'Keto cycling' may be ideal for people who struggle to cut out carbs — here's how it's different than the traditional keto diet

Chances are at least a few of your friends and family members are on the keto diet or have tried it. If you're anything like me, the mere thought of bidding adieu to pasta and bread probably sends chills down your spine. But if you're looking for a balance between getting the benefits of the keto …

Ketogenic Diet

The 13 Best Kirkland Signature Products at Costco

Store-brand products aren't usually something to get excited about. They're cheap and … that's about it. But Costco's Kirkland Signature brand of …

Costco

Review: Fox Live Valve Suspension

Ian Collins photo<p>"Just ride your bike." That's what Fox's Live Valve is all about. The premise is simple: Live Valve turns on your bike's suspension …

Batteries

A Tiny Cabin Is Built in Three Weeks For Only $10.5K

A young Finnish designer bypasses building permits by creating an affordable tiny home under 100 square feet.<p>In Finland, houses with a floor area between 96 to 128 square feet do not require a building permit, so when local industrial designer Robin Falck decided to build his own cabin in the …

Industrial Designer

Auto-Advancing Hammer Nail Gun

We're all for tools that multitask. The Hammer Nail Gun is one of those. A concept created by Columbus, OH-based Michael David Young, this hybrid …

Guns

How To Get Started In Astrophotography Landscapes

If you’ve never done it before, night photography can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be! In this article I’ll discuss the gear I use and …

How to Replace a Damaged Ceiling Tile

Step 1<p>Press up on the tile to pop it out of the track. Lift up the tile and tilt it at an angle as needed to remove it.<p>Step 2<p>If the tile is less than …

Hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail

Lake Tahoe is 122,200 acres of cobalt blue water and reflections of the Sierra. The best way to really get to know it: The Tahoe Rim Trail. The …

4 Great 30-Minute Workouts When You're in a Time Crunch

We’ve all been there: A meeting runs long, a kid needs extra attention, or you got sucked into a Facebook vortex—suddenly, your workout time window has shattered.<p>In that moment, it can be tempting to just call it off. After all, what good is 30 minutes of riding going to do if you originally …

How to set saddle height scientifically - MBR

The science of saddle height.<p>Set it your saddle height right and you’ll ride more descents in a day: get it wrong and your power will slide …

8 cycling movies you can watch today on Netflix

As cyclists patiently await the start of cycling season, here are eight movies you can sit back and enjoy today to get your fix. Or better yet, hop …

Zwift: your complete guide

On any given day, you can find a couple thousand riders pedaling away inside the virtual reality training game of Zwift. While the virtual courses of …

5 Home Repairs to Make Now to Avoid Problems Later

If you put off fixing a wobbly fence post or squeaky door hinge, it's probably not going to end in a homeowners insurance claim. Other home repairs, …

Hardscaping 101: Built-in Barbecues

Food cooked outdoors tastes better. And while the phrase “outdoor kitchen” can describe a setup as modest as a grill on wheels, a built-in barbecue …

A Conversation with Whole30 Cofounder Melissa Hartwig

If you've been following along with our Whole30 coverage, you might have noticed a couple names popping up over and over again. We've mentioned the …

How to get the most out of Instagram

Instagram isn’t simply a social network for sharing images. Used properly, it’s a powerful tool for connecting with like-minded photographers and getting feedback about your images.<p>I’m passionate about photography, and finding communities I can engage with is really important when it comes to …

iOS Apps

How to Decorate an Entryway for Great First Impressions

You only get one chance to make a great first impression, and your home’s entryway is a key factor in that first impression. There are so many ways …

How to train with a power meter - part six: how to use your power meter to pace a race or sportive

At the start of this series on how to use a power meter, I touched on the fact that having a power meter can help you put the gains you have made in …

Being a Strategic Leader Is About Asking the Right Questions

If you asked the world’s most successful business leaders what it means to “be strategic,” how many different answers do you think you’d get? Consider this number: 115,800,000. It’s the number of unique links returned when I searched online for “strategic leadership.”<p>There’s a good reason for all …

Did You Know That You Can Ride Without Traffic Your Bike From Paris To London?

Yeap, you read right: Paris to London on a bicycle.<p><b>The Greenway.</b><p>Yep, you read right: Paris to London on a bicycle. Even though England is an island and there is a sea between the two countries, a specially designed itinerary is in place for the brave, willing, and ready, to undertake the voyage.<p>The …

Roads

5 Common Mistakes Homeowners Make When Restoring Old Houses

It can cost a pretty penny — so get it right the first time.<p>While restoring an old house can be the most rewarding thing in the world, it can also cost a pretty penny — so it's best to get it right the first time. Avoid restoration regret by steering clear of these five common mistakes made by most …

Managing a Team That’s Been Asked to Do Too Much

Recent cases highlighted in the media suggest that executives, in a desperate quest to quench the market’s unquenchable thirst for growth, are ignoring reason and dictating growth targets so insurmountable that their employees are turning to unethical and perhaps illegal means to achieve their …

8 Silly Things we do When we Think Strava is Watching - Total Women's Cycling

<b>Oh Strava – how we love to hate you in all your little orange glory. Where once a ride was just a ride, now it goes onto a social media sharing site</b> …

How to Sew: Six Basic Hand Stitches

Hand stitching is sometimes seen as a lost art, and while that may be true, it’s not entirely accurate. Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent …

Get the Apple TV 'Aerial' Screensaver on Your Mac (or PC)

The Apple TV has a lovely screensaver called "Aerial." It shows beautiful, drifting scenes from around the world (you can spot New York, San …