Training

4 apartment workouts to burn fat insanely quickly

You’re fully capable of doing the kind of workouts that leave you sputtering and spent on the floor—the kind that leads to real results—without the gym. Even if you live in an apartment that can fit in most people’s garages. Looking at you, New York City studio-apartment-dwellers.  Natalie Rado McClure, C.P.T. (NASM), would know: She was a traveling trainer in ...

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Watch: Chris Pratt and his intergalactic squad join forces in new ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ TV spot

YouTube/Marvel Entertainment With only two months until the highly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hits theatres worldwide, it’s (almost) showtime.  In the latest television spot for the film, which dropped March 13, fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe get a new sneak peek at their favorite kickass superheroes. [RELATED1] The teaser not only gives us a few more adorable scenes ...

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Personalized Learning: The Key to Retention, Engagement, and Mastery

Advancements in educational technology have paved the way for personalized learning. Personalized learning is a diverse variety of educational programs, instructional approaches, and learning experiences that are tailored directly to the learning needs of individual students. Personalized learning is about providing the right resource at the right time for each student to enable him or her to engage and solve ...

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Going gluten-free might actually increase your risk of diabetes

JPM / Getty Those gluten-free eaters may have a slight disadvantage when it comes to developing “the diabeetus,” according to new research presented at an annual meeting of the American Heart Association. Gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, is a major component of baked goods like bread and pasta, and gives the final product a chewy bite. ...

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The better-skin diet: 8 best foods for a healthier-looking complexion

Linda Xiao Just how the right combination of lean proteins, vitamin-rich vegetables, and wholesome carbs can fuel your muscles, the right foods can also improve your skin’s appearance. [RELATED1] Prevent wrinkles, protect against sun damage, and gain vibrant, healthier-looking skin by eating these powerful foods.  The better-skin diet: 8 best foods for a healthier-looking complexion 1 of 8 1. Almonds ...

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5 Irish whiskey cocktails that are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day

Photo by Zandy Mangold / Used with permission In the U.S., St. Patrick’s Day usually means lots of green beer and cheap whiskey, typically ad nauseum. (And, often, literally to the point of nausea.) But let’s say you’re tired of serving up the same old swill—what then? The answer: Step up your cocktail game with these inspired next-level mixes that ...

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9 ways to be a straight-up legend in the sack

Shutterstock You’re still panting, sweating, and naked between the sheets when something (confidence? insecurity?) makes you ask how the sex was for her. Bold move. If she shrugs or gives the ego-obliterating answer of ‘fine,’ you’re gonna carry that with you the next time your clothes come off. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Here’s the thing: No ...

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Deconstructing MOOCs’ High Attrition Rates

Alternative learning adepts have raised alarm about abysmal completion rates in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Recent studies conducted by several universities revealed that only 5 to 10 percent of the audience went through their entire courses, and engagement dropped drastically within the first two to six weeks. Is it time to pronounce the death of MOOC as a learning ...

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Training Top 125 Best Practice: 7 Minute Workiva Workout

The sales organization at Workiva, the creator of the Wdesk productivity platform, conducts a weekly virtual training classroom to build team members’ skills, competitive insight, domain knowledge, and application knowledge. Historically, trainings were conducted on Friday morning at 11 a.m. to accommodate all time zones where the company had salespeople. They were 30 minutes in length, recorded, and posted to ...

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Is Executive Coaching Right for You?

Many executives and sponsoring companies spend thousands of dollars on executive coaching in an effort to “fix” a broken leader. You know, the boss who never communicates anything to her team and then lambastes them publicly for being incompetent when expectations are not met. Or the leader who spends the morning working on his fantasy football league, then takes all ...

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