Brian Baum

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This 10-Minute Circuit Practically Guarantees a Ripped Upper-Body

Both quality and quantity should be your focus<p>"There's a lot of power in completing 50 quality reps," says Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of <i>Maximus Body</i>, which is designed to help you build muscle and burn fat insanely fast. It's a brief statement, but it's loaded with wisdom.<p>Mastering a …

Why Corporate Institutions Are Still Hesitant To Make Use Of Blockchain

A simple scroll through Google search results for blockchain these days makes for interesting reading.<p>Bitcoin and Ether reaching record highs and then falling (again). Government briefings on smart contracts and how lawyers and accountants will be out of work in 5 years. ICOs raising hundreds of …

Set up a VPN in 10 minutes for free—and yes, Americans urgently need one, thanks to Congress

• Sell your browsing history to basically any corporation or government that wants to buy it<br>• Hijack your searches and share them with third parties<br>• Monitor all your traffic by injecting their own malware-filled ads into the websites you visit<br>• Stuff undetectable, un-deletable tracking cookies into all of …

Privacy

​A Beginner’s Guide to Meal Prep

This template makes it easy to stick to your healthy eating plan<p>What’s the difference between guys who eat healthy occasionally and guys who eat healthy by default? It’s simple. Those who eat healthy on the regular prep their meals ahead of time.<p>It’s harder to say no to unhealthy convenience …

You Can’t Claim To Be Fit Unless You Can Pass These 7 Tests

Are you truly in shape?<p>“Just how fit should I be?”<p>It’s a question I receive all the time. I run Gym Jones. It’s known as one of the world’s most hardcore gyms, and it produces some of fittest people on the planet. My clients include pro-athletes, Special Forces soldiers, and everyday guys.<p>I believe …

Want to Be a Great Storyteller? This Free Online Course From Pixar Is for You

Pixar and Khan Academy are teaming up to offer a free online storytelling course.<p>Humans are hardwired for stories, according to science. Hearing a well told tale literally causes a cascade of brain and hormonal changes that ramp up feeling of excitement, empathy and psychological reward.<p>You might …

Animation

Cruise's $1 billion exit is now in doubt after a founder files legal claim

It's a scenario all too common in Silicon Valley: A startup gets a big exit, then people who were involved in the early days pop up to demand what they believe is their fair share.<p>Startup Cruise made waves at the beginning of March when General Motors acquired the autonomous driving tech company …

Start your own business with these 4 great offers

Starting a business takes more than a great idea. The best way to ensure that your small business has a fighting chance in a competitive market is to develop a core set of skills to prepare yourself for every challenge, hurdle or roadblock you’ll find along the way.<p>That’s why we’ve put together a …

Start-ups Wars: The New Financing Force Awakens in 2016

2016 marks the start of a new era in venture financing and capital formation and if you are an entrepreneur searching the galaxy for capital, well, to borrow a Star Wars saying - <i>May the Force be With You.</i><p><i>The Force</i> I'm referring to is the emerging army of individual (retail) investors who were …

Startups

The Ten Types of Innovation

A framework to grow your startup more efficiently<p>If you run or have been part of an early-stage startup, you will know how many different areas of …

How Top Marketplace Startups Built Their Businesses on the Cheap

These companies spilled some of their secrets for successfully building a rapidly growing marketplace startup - while keeping cost to a minimum.<p>Uber, Thumbtack and AirBnB are just a couple of the hot young marketplace startups that have completely transformed their industries. To gain insight into …

The Single Best Tip For 9 Classic Exercises

These coaching cues will help you nail every rep and build your best body

The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks | The Art of Manliness

Do you sometimes feel like you spend all your time managing crises? That your life is basically spent putting out one proverbial fire after …

TransferWise founders tell us why it's OK to be an unprofitable unicorn

The $58 million (£37.8 million) investment made the peer-to-peer international money transfer startup one of London's few "unicorns." It also meant TransferWise became one of only a handful of tech companies in the capital to have attracted serious investment from Silicon Valley.<p>Business Insider …

Financial Services

4 New Books That Can Change Your Entrepreneurial Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We read to know we’re not alone. -- William Nicholson<p>As a lifelong entrepreneur, and an advocate of embracing the journey through business and life, the above statement couldn’t be more true. Reading doesn't just allow you to learn about …

Entrepreneurship

Discover the Exercise We Call the ‘Angel of Death’

There's no time for daydreaming during this move<p>There are a lot of exercises that take almost no thought to perform. (We’re looking at you, curls and calf raises.)<p>The kettlebell halo isn’t one of them, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>(For an incredible workout that’ll make your abs, …

8 Gymnastics Moves You Must Add to Your Routine

Incorporate these exercises into your workout to improve your stamina, power, and strength

How to Turn Your Great Idea into a Game-Changing Business

Steal these four success strategies from the cofounder of MapMyFitness<p>Robin Thurston’s lightbulb moment came while cycling through the twisty roads of Andermatt, Switzerland in 2006. He and his friends didn’t plan their freewheeling course, but wanted to return to the same trails in a year to ride …

These 15 startups are out to disrupt one of the oldest industries in the world

A cluster of startups are looking to disrupt one of the oldest industries in the world: insurance.<p>Insurance has been around for thousands of years.<p>The earliest instance of insurance law is believed to date to King Hammurabi, about 1700 BC.<p>Business Insider spoke with venture capitalists, CEOs, and …

Startups

How to Do 20 Perfect Pullups

Follow these steps to correctly do this feat of upper body strength<p>We don’t do chinups at Gym Jones. We do pullups.<p>Most people say the difference between a pullup and a chinup is the direction that your hands face. (For chinups, your palms face in. For pullups, your palms face out.)<p>But we look at …

5 Abs Myths That Are Keeping You from Scoring a Six Pack

Turns out, carbs are you OK (kinda)

Carbohydrates

Could Advil Be CAUSING Your Headaches?

Find out why you might be addicted to NSAIDs<p>“You’re not going to want to hear this,” my doctor told me. “But you have to stop taking Advil. It’s causing your headaches.”<p>What?<p>I’ve had chronic headaches my entire life, and recently, the head pounding had become so constant that it was almost …

Billionaire VC: Startups are spending too much on useless 'window dressing'

"There's way too much money in the system ultimately still chasing few really great companies. And the problem with that is you have a bunch of impostor companies that get funded for a lot longer than normal cycles," Palihapitiya said during an interview.<p>If there was less money, companies would die …

Venture Capital

No cost training to becoming a data scientist

Data Science

The ‘Agility-Cardio’ Workout That Torches Fat Fast

Use this cutting-edge interval routine to build a better a body<p>Lots of fit guys <i>look</i> like athletes. But too many runners and gym rats spend their time training in just one direction. So they don’t actually <i>move</i> like athletes.<p>This agility-cardio circuit will help you change that. It’s a lung-busting …

Are you selling to the Brain, Heart or Ego? Follow 3 simple rules to garner maximum sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>There are many different terminologies that are often used when it comes to explaining sales. Most people, who are engaged in sales, tend to talk about …

Selling

The J.J. Watt Workout

The NFL superstar shows you how a ‘BEAST’ trains<p>“Today’s like eating cake,” J.J. Watt told the <i>Men’s Health</i> crew at the end of his workout on July 8, 2015. “You should’ve seen me yesterday.”<p>Sure, the 90-minute J.J. Watt Workout—watch it in the video below—would’ve buried many of us. (One of us, …

For Busy Entrepreneurs

What the Rich Say about Getting Rich – 10 Books to Inspire You<p>Admit it. You do envy people who are rich, if only just a little. Life just seems to be …