Jenna Chan

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Top 10 Best Plank Variations for Stronger Abs and Core

The plank is a great core stability exercise that hits not only your abs but your lower and upper back muscles as well as glutes. It engages …

Workouts

3 Fartlek Workouts to Increase Pace

Probably the easiest way to tackle speedwork is to ramp up the pace when you feel good and slow down when you need a break. This classic workout …

An island only helicopters can reach

The only way in or out of the amphitheatre-shaped valley is by foot – or, in a pinch, by helicopter.<p>In the centre of La Réunion, the tiny French island that bobs in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Mauritius, there is another sort of island. This one is even more isolated.<p>Formed when the …

Hiking

Why We Get Running Injuries (and How to Prevent Them)

Warm weather is on its way across the country — really, it is, I promise — and so are spring marathons, meaning that many people soon will begin a new or augmented running program. Many also will wind up sidelined by injury. But a new study suggests that being light on your feet could keep most …

The 6 Toughest Employee Personalities and How to Manage Them | Inc.com

Being the boss is never easy, but some employees make it particularly difficult. How do you cope with those who do their jobs well but are equally skilled at annoying both you and their colleagues? Tim Eisenhauer, co-founder of Axero Solutions, which makes the workplace intranet Communifire, has …

Employment

Tone up fast! 5 sculpting moves to get ready for Valentine's Day

The day of love is almost upon us! Regardless of what your plans are this Valentine’s Day, feeling like a bombshell is a must, and loving yourself is non-negotiable.<p>That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, we want you to love every inch of your gorgeous body. And what better way to remind yourself of …

9 Delicious Ways to Eat Cloud Bread

The super low-cal healthy "bread" is sweeping the Internet, and for good reason. These recipes to take yours to the next level<p>Cloud bread is as …

9 Leadership Behaviors That Lose Employee Trust and Respect | Inc.com

Leadership is hard, and all leaders screw up. I know, it sounds crazy, but it's true. Even Steve Jobs made some colossal mistakes. Occasionally, we all show that we're human, that we are sometimes winging it, and that we don't have all the answers.<p>One of my favorite leadership experts, Seth Godin, …

Leadership

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

The world's least visited countries – have you been to any of them?

Red Sea

The Right Way to Fire Someone

You’ve decided it’s time to let the low performer on your team go. You’ve covered your bases in terms of documentation, and you’ve coordinated with HR. But now you have to have the dreaded conversation. What’s the best way to deliver the news? Who should be in the room with you? What do you say and …

Amazing Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar (+6 Recipes)

Are you struggling to lose weight or get sick less often? Maybe apple cider vinegar can help you out!<p>Apple cider vinegar is probably the most popular …

How to Not Feel Awful After Air Travel

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Air travel days are exciting and fun but can also wreak havoc on your health as you lose sleep, eat off …

The Workout That Will Literally Lift Your Butt | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Body Weight Squat with Knee Press Out<p>Place a resistance band around your legs just above your knees. Stand with your feet shoulder-distance apart so that there's tension on the band. Reach your arms forward, parallel to the floor, and bend your knees. Push your hips back and lower into a …

Why Marketers Should Focus On 'Magic Moments'

There are tons of amazing products that come to market everyday. The saturation of mobile apps, hardware toys, and “industry disrupters” seem to be never ending.<p>With all the noise in the market, it’s never been harder for marketers to standout from the crowd. This need to differentiate causes CMOs …

Marketing

7 stunning eco destinations to see before it's too late

Travel is a double-edged sword for the eco-minded among us. On the one hand, we long to visit the world's diverse and awe-inspiring destinations. On …

What Apple And Starbucks Taught Me About Building A Brand

Alessandra Ghini shares insights from her work in marketing at Apple and Starbucks on the precipice of each company’s second golden age.<p>When we see an energetic advertisement from Apple that inspires our sense of adventure, or exchange hellos with a Starbucks barista in a way that feels like we’re …

A Month-by-Month Guide to the Best Places to Travel in 2016

12 places to visit this …

10 of the best long-haul adventure holidays

Paddle from inn to inn, Belize<p>The island-rich coast of Belize is home to one of the first guided lodge-to-lodge stand-up paddleboarding trips in the world. Guests paddle through the South Water Caye Marine Reserve, exploring mangrove channels and reefs, watching out for stingrays, manatees and …

Long Haul

The Best Places To Go In 2016: Tips From The World's Hottest Luxury Travel Company

Since its founding in 2005, bespoke travel company Black Tomato has distinguished itself amongst a sea of competitors thanks to its knack for devising adventures that push the limits of travel for a discerning and sophisticated clientele. In 2015 alone, it sent clients—who range from young, …

Sri Lanka

The Purpose Of A Brand Framework

Think about NASA. When I say NASA you might think exploration, innovation, ingenuity. NASA means something. It’s not just what NASA does that provides associations—it’s what NASA stands for, what it means. It meant something when we put a man on the moon. It meant something for people who had no …

Customer Experience

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a secret, better way to browse the swaths of mediocre titles on the …

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15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

Dessert

Everything Is Better With Bubbles: 55 Recipes for Drinks That Sparkle

You know what seems to always make a cocktail better? Sparkling wine.<p><b>You know what seems to always make a cocktail better</b>? Sparkling wine. And you know what always seems to make any drink more refreshing? Tonic water. Thus, we present a collection of bubbly libations, many of them with alcohol but …

The Best Foods for Quick and Healthy Detox

If you read about ancient torture methods, you’ll find some pretty gnarly stuff like something called “infusion,” in which a victim is bound and then …

5 Under-the-Radar Canadian Ski Resorts That Aren’t Whistler

Become a Better Man

Five brands that got social media right in 2015

From Lexus offering 100 different ads on Facebook to Clash of Clans’ video storytelling, here are some of the best social media campaigns from 2015<p>It was the year social media marketing finally started to grow up. In 2015 advertisers began switching serious percentages of their total media …

Advertising