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One of Silicon Valley's top angel investors explains the 4 things he looks for in an entrepreneur

He's invested in well over 100 startups, including several "unicorns" that went on to become huge companies like Twitter and Uber. He is also the founding CEO of AngelList, a resource for entrepreneurs and angels to find each other and make deals.<p>He recently spoke with "The 4-Hour Workweek" author …

Silicon Valley

5 Things to Remember When You Wing Your Workout

Use these simple concepts to make your time productive, even when you leave the training plan behind<p>Winging a workout? We've all done it.<p>Sure, you know that following a meticulously detailed workout plan is the smartest approach. But sometimes, you just want to wing it. Maybe you forgot your plan …

5 Research-Backed Habits of People Who Never Skip a Workout

The first few weeks of a new fitness routine, you couldn’t be more stoked. You practically pop out of bed to hit the gym—rain or shine, snow or …

This No-Gym Workout Gets the Job Done in 10 Minutes

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Silicon Valley

What Happens to Your Body When You Skip the Gym?

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s going to happen: You’re going to skip a …

Is it better to get 30 minutes of exercise or 30 minutes of extra sleep?

Here's a simple quality-of-life question: If you had 30 minutes of extra unexpected free time in your day, would you use it for sleep or exercise?<p>I asked this last week to friends and colleagues, and they all said the same thing: "Who in the hell has these 30 minutes of free time, and are their …

This Guy Lost 30 Pounds and Got Absolutely Shredded. See How He Did It

His training and nutrition plan may shock you<p>A year ago, Jonathan Montgomery, a 37-year-old firefighter with the Hillsborough County Florida Fire Rescue, was overworked, overweight, and sluggish. “I was strong, but slow and fat,” he said.<p>Fast-forward to today, and Montgomery is a physical specimen. …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

Intel Remote Keyboard for Android lets you control your PC from afar

Intel quietly launched a free Android app over the weekend, that lets you use your phone as a keyboard and trackpad for your PC.<p>Intel Remote Keyboard was designed for use with mini PCs that are about the size of a flash drive and don’t ship with peripherals — but you can use it on any system …

Sony's summer gift to you: A new 1TB PlayStation 4

If you’ve been craving a PlayStation 4 with a lot more storage, Sony has good news for you – the PlayStation 4 Ultimate Player 1TB Edition is arriving on June 15 in Europe and other select territories.<p>The company’s not talking pricing – for that you’ll have to consult “your local retailer” – but it …

PlayStation

Fat to Fit 7 Minute Workout – a Windows Phone app to help you burn calories and lose weight

For some, staying fit and trim is easy. Others it is a daily challenge to push back the calories and find the time to exercise. The Windows Phone app …

Easy weight loss tips

Grow Your Biceps with This Simple Technique

Bodybuilders have used this method for decades. Now it’s your turn<p>Bodybuilders have used pre-exhaustion techniques to supercharge muscle growth for decades.<p>Here’s one way they do it: They use an isometric hold at an exercise’s “sticking point” to fatigue the muscle fibers before cranking out …

How Many Steps a Day Should You Really Walk?

<i>(Photo: SuperStock/Getty Images)</i><p><i>By Jesse Singal</i><p>If you pluck someone off the street, whether in New York or Wichita or Seattle or Sacramento, and ask them how many steps people should aim for per day in order to get enough physical activity, they'll probably tell you 10,000. In an age in which …

Public Health

Are You Lifting Too Light On These 3 Exercises?

Don’t sell yourself short. Go heavy on these key movements<p>Maybe it’s our desire to impress women, or our egos, or our competitive nature, but most guys use heavier loads than they need to at the gym.<p>And overreaching is the most common culprit behind horrendous form and ensuing injuries, says Harold …

10 Ways Regular Exercise Can Make You a Better Person

“Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It’s about being better than you used to be.”Most of you know by now that exercise is good for …

Happiness

Gen Y money: Why I’m not wasting my money on a gym membership

<i>Welcome to our Gen Y money blog, where a recent grad chronicles her real-life journey to becoming a financially independent adult.</i><p>Starting an entry-level job has introduced plenty of welcome changes to my life, like a regimented schedule and a steady paycheque. In my line of work, however, it also …

Do's and Don'ts: Building Muscle for Athletes

Most high school and college athletic departments lack organized strength and conditioning programs, leaving athletes on their own to figure out what …

13 Hacks to Avoid Burnout at Work

While some people in some countries work to live, in America we live to work — and we spend 40+ years putting in 40+ hours a week on the job. You can …

Productivity

9 Ways to Cheer Yourself Up in 30 Seconds

Because who has time to be bummed out?

9 Convenience Foods That Fight Belly Fat

Well, not if your kitchen is stocked with the right foods, at least. Believe it or not, there are tons of ready-made and convenience foods that are …

How To Choose The Best Workout For Your Current Mood

If you're in the process of talking yourself out of another sweat session, stop right there.<p>It's likely that the problem lies not with your general hatred of exercise, but rather the particular workout you've selected. You wouldn't head off to a club on a Saturday night if what you really felt like …

40 Little Things In Daily Life That Bring Us True Happiness

What makes you happy? Apparently it really is the little things in life that make us happy, according to research by DoubleTree involving 2,000 …

The Workout You Should Do When You Don't Have Time to Exercise

It only takes 5 minutes, but it pays off big<p>Even if you’re a regular gym junkie, there’s always those times when you just can’t make it in. (Even if your gym is in your basement.) But that doesn’t mean you have to let your schedule totally control you.<p>We found two ways to get in a meaningful …