The hottest pro cyclist in the world has one really simple rule for keeping her work-life balance in check

In this 24/7 hyperconnected world, it can be hard to maintain a work-life balance.

Lizzie Armitstead, the world champion of women's road cycling, tells Business Insider that she has a simple rule for keeping her work life from creeping into her personal life.

"I don't look at my emails on the weekend or after 6 o'clock in the day," the Englishwoman says. "I'm old-fashioned. I think it's really important to have that down time."

"It was just the way I was brought up as a kid," she adds. "I...

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