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101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

Cycling

8 food studies that have completely reversed themselves

It seems as if a new study comes out every other day that reveals which foods are now beneficial or harmful to our health.<p>While it's great that …

Discover credit cards will now come with an on/off switch

Discover cardholders will now be able to suspend their accounts, temporarily, and on demand.<p>Starting on Wednesday, cardholders will be able to …

Credit Cards

More Saddle Time Equals More Happiness—For Men Only?

New study finds that men, but not women, who ride more enjoy a higher quality of life<p>In what initially appeared to be a “no kidding” moment, Australian researchers recently polled more than 840 healthy men and women bike owners about their riding habits and quality of life. Not surprisingly, those …

Research

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10 Body-Sculpting Exercises You Can Do While Watching TV

Carving out time to drive to the gym and sweat for an hour is hard, especially when the choice is between that and your favorite TV show. With this …

1795 time capsule opened, centuries after Revere and Adams buried it

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 200 years after Samuel Adams and Paul Revere first buried it in Boston, it took an hour to remove all the objects crammed inside a tiny time capsule.<p>Onlookers anxiously watched the unveiling Tuesday, worrying the items might not have weathered the years very well.<p>"Could we …

Archaeology

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We often hear advice like, "Think positive and good things will happen," or "Try your hardest and eventually things will work out." While these words of wisdom certainly have merit, what may seem like well meaning suggestions won't help you reach your goals if you're simultaneously engaging in …

Self-help

15+ Of The Most Beautiful Metro Stations In The World

Under-ground metro stations are associated with rats, garbage, noise and filth, not architecture. However, there are a few metro stations in the …

Trains

The 10 Worst Questions to Ask Your Flight Attendant

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Wikimedia Commons</i><p>You know how miserable it is to fly? The crying babies, the perpetual delays, the fistfights breaking out over reclined seats. Now imagine you did that every... single... day. And you didn't get paid much for it either.<p>Welcome to the life of a flight …

Flying

Ride Faster in Three Days Per Week

Can't get out every day? You can still become a better cyclist with just three rides a week.<p>Of all the training programs I've written for hundreds of athletes over the past 25 years, one of my favorite (and simplest) for cyclists of any level is the three-day magic bullet. Whether you're a …

Exercise

Training Zones Explained

How You Can Use Your Heart Rate to Train Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

And the good news is, it’s not nearly as complicated as you may think. A quick tutorial on the best steps to take:<p><b>Step 1: Get Your Gear</b><br>First, you’ll need a way to track your heart rate. Here are a few options that will fit seamlessly into your workout life.<p><b>Link up at the gym.</b> For about $70, you can …

The Top 10 Workout Songs for September 2014

Summer might be winding down, but you'd never guess it from this sunny set of songs. Our September top 10 list kicks off with a remix of <b>Calvin …

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10 Simple And Powerful Body Language Tips For 2014

Since writing “The Silent Language of Leaders” three years ago, and “The Nonverbal Advantage” a couple of years before that, I’ve spoken to over two hundred business, university, association, and government audiences — and, in the process of preparing to address these very savvy professionals, I’ve …

11 essential pushup variations for beginners

The pushup is one of the most basic but effective moves for strength and conditioning.<p>This humble muscle-building exercise trains the muscles in your …

20 Ways To Become An Extraordinary Leader

My role as a leader in business had reached a pivotal point. I was managing about 50 people in three large teams, just a couple of positions away from the CEO of a major retailer, making a nice income, and eating out almost every day for lunch.<p>And, before landing this director-level role in the mid …

Leadership

Hearst Magazines

Food Network<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 73%<p>O, The Oprah<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 72%<p>The Pioneer<br>Woman Magazine<p>NEW<p>Good Housekeeping<p>SAVE 82%<p>Popular Mechanics<p>SAVE 80%

Leadership Tips: 6 Powerful Questions to Ask Yourself Daily | Inc.com

Intelligent and successful leaders all do one thing better than anyone else. They are constantly asking themselves questions to stay relevant and insightful.<p>Whether you're running a company, heading up a startup, or leading a team, asking yourself these questions every day will help you get the …

Leadership

Film-maker defies China's censors to reveal horrors of the Great Famine

Hu Jie's documentaries tells story of students whose criticisms of Maoist excesses cost them their lives<p>For modern Chinese students it is not the Great Famine but the Three Years of Difficulties. The catastrophe remains so sensitive that their history books do not document how many starved to …

11 Ways To Get the Most Out of Your Group Ride

It’s tough to achieve harmony on a group ride when speed demons pedal alongside up-and-comers—but you can learn to reap the benefits of chasing the faster riders or leading the slower ones. Here, writer Dimity McDowell talks to experts, coaches and everyday riders to help you make the most out of a …

Demons

101 Bike Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your guide to a longer cycling life—for your bicycle, your gear, even a few friendships<p>Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along …

It's Time to Show Off Your Talent On Your LinkedIn Profile

Are you looking for a better way to represent your career and life experiences?<p>You can easily show them off with photos, videos and samples of work, …

Slow Head-to-Toe Workout

Slow head-to-toe workout is a great way to hit every muscle group from head to toe, literally, while dragging out each repetition for a 4 count --1 count -- 4 count tempo. In less than 20 minutes, you can achieve a total body workout.<p>Perform as many repetitions of each exercise for one minute each. …

Workouts

The Strava Files

Everyone agrees that when Kim Flint crashed, he was chasing a record on Strava. What almost no one seems to fully comprehend is exactly who—or what—caused Flint’s death.<p>No matter what else you might say about Kim Flint, you can’t claim that he was stupid. Flint was an electrical engineer at Nvidia, …

Cycling