Ettienne Viljoen

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How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Sense is a glowing sphere that watches over you while you sleep

This sleek sleep tracker analyzes your bedroom, and your sleep patterns<p>At age 19, Londoner James Proud decided to skip out on college and move to the States.<p>As one of several "Thiel Fellows," Proud received a $100,000 grant from esteemed venture capitalist Peter Thiel to skip college, move to San …

How to Make Your Coffee Truly Healthy

Percolate on this information so you can reap the benefits of your joe<p>It's like dark chocolate: How can something so good be good for you? Well, it’s time you started believing in the power of your java.<p>Coffee is the number one source of antioxidants in the U.S. diet, according to a study from the …

Pavlok is a habit-forming wearable that will shock you

"Wake up sleepy head... it's time to go to the gym." "Put down those chips!" "Stop wasting time on Facebook." If any of the above statements resonate with you, then you're not alone. Maneesh Sethi, author and Stanford alumnus has said all of the above to himself at one point, and wanted to know …

Are butter, cheese and meat that bad?

"To eat, or not to eat?" For many people these days, that really is the question.<p>For the past four decades, we've been told to stay away from red meat, dairy and cheese -- foods high in saturated fats -- because saturated fat is bad for the heart.<p>But investigative reporter Nina Teicholz says that …

Draghi has done enough to silence the doubters | Financial Times

The European Central Bank’s decision to reduce the interest rate on deposits at the central bank to minus 0.10 per cent went as far as even the most …

Why Precious Metals May Be On The Verge Of A Big Move

Precious metals experienced a wave of selling this past week as bullish investors shunned safe haven assets and bid U.S. equities to all-time highs. Expectations of stimulative action by the European Central Bank next week caused the U.S. dollar to rally against the euro, which also contributed to …

Everything You Need to Know About Human Growth Hormone

Pavel Ythjall / M+F Magazine<p>Human growth hormone can turn back your body’s internal clock, helping you rapidly build muscle, slash fat, and increase …

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What Your Squat Says About You

article<p>By now every lifter knows what A2G means. Ass to Grass baby! Getting low in your squat is crucial if you want to fully engage your glutes and …

10 Minute Yoga WOD For Crossfitters | Fit Nation

Take your Crossfit workout to the next level by incorporating this 10 minute Yoga WOD into your weekly routine!<p>If you have ever done CrossFit, you …

Why Crowdfunding Doesn't Work For Content

<i>Len Kendall is the founder of CentUp. Prior to starting a company he worked in PR where he helped put out fires and manage digital communications.</i><p>Crowdfunding has brought some interesting things into the world. That includes a company which recently sold to Facebook for $2.4 billion dollars, and …

How to Make the Best Decisions for Your Startup

I have unwittingly made some bad decisions in my 28 years on this earth, but every day I make better ones. Reflecting on this, it is clear that …

In Digital Health, Does Nike Have A Path To Victory After Fuelband?

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a</i> TechCrunch <i>columnist, and an investor at Haystack. He blogs at Haywire, and you can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>This past week, conflicting reports about Nike leaked, suggesting either big changes or outright abandonment of its …

10 Power Foods for Size and Strength

When it comes to the infinite number of foods that you can put in your body, there are good foods and there are bad foods. Clearly, you know to avoid …

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Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch review

Pros<p>Good improvements on original Gear, including style, speed, camera and much better battery life<p>Cons<p>Not many apps available yet, needs a dock to …

A Small Tablet Company Brings High-Tech Hopes To Haiti

Haiti has struggled to rebuild since a devastating earthquake more than four years ago. Most of the population lives on less than $2 a day, and there are few open jobs for the millions of unemployed.<p>But there's a bright spot: The Western Hemisphere's poorest country is getting into the high-tech …

How to tell if Heartbleed could have stolen your password, and when it’s safe to change it

As you’ve probably heard, the Heartbleed bug exposes websites that use a popular encryption technology to malicious attacks, and some of your passwords—and personal data—may well have been compromised. The vulnerable software, OpenSSL, is used to encrypt something like two-thirds of all sites on …

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FORTUNE — Savvy technology investors seek potential, not performance. They identify companies leveraging technology to build and dominate new market sectors that show promise for significant growth. Because elite tech investors know two things that others don’t: First, there is no such thing as a …

Top 7 Android Stories of the week – Apple vs Samsung, Google redesign, and Fire TV

This week in your world of Android: Samsung introduced the Galaxy Tab4 series, Google was rumored to overhaul its design guidelines, the Galaxy S5 mini leaked, Amazon launched the Fire TV, the new Apple vs Samsung trial started, and we got a glimpse of a new HTC flagship.<p>These are the essential …

Google Really, Really Wants To Trademark The Word 'Glass'

Google is apparently having trouble putting a trademark on the word “Glass.” Yes, Glass. You know, Google's head-mounted smart device. Not that thing you drink water out of every single day.<p>According to The Wall Street Journal, the company submitted an application last year for a trademark on the …

ECB models trillion euro asset purchase programme - newspaper

CERNOBBIO, Italy/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank has modelled the effects of buying a trillion euros of assets to ward off deflation, a German newspaper reported on Friday, a day after the ECB’s president said radical policy action might be needed.<p>An illuminated euro sign is seen in …

The Thinking Man’s Guide to Bodybuilding Supplements

I’ve been lifting weights for about 25 years. I am passionate about training, and it’s hard for me to even imagine a life without regular visits …

Fuel Your Body Right With Metabolic Typing

William Wolcott doesn’t believe in a one-size-fits all diet. That’s an understatement, actually. Wolcott, founder and owner of Healthexcel, a …

Q: What are your favorite supplements for muscle building? I’m new to bodybuilding and want to get a head start. A: Before you head down to your favorite health food store, try focusing on eating clean, whole foods with attention to getting optimal proportions of macronutrients. A low-protein, high-carb diet won’t do you any favors […]

<b>Q: What are your favorite supplements for muscle building? I’m new to bodybuilding and want to get a head start.</b><p><b>A:</b> Before you head down to your …

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