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3 ab-blasting exercises you can do anywhere

Having a strong core can help ease lower back pain, improve posture and reduce the risk of injuries. This is a simple workout you can do in your living room — all you need is a yoga mat!<p>Watch the video below and follow the step-by-step instructions below to learn how to master these exercises.<p>1. …

5 Stretches You're Probably Doing Wrong

Stretching incorrectly can do more harm than good! Make the most of your go-to stretches with this guide.<p>Whether it was Jane Fonda or the grade …

3 stretches to alleviate knee pain

According to the Institute of Medicine of The National Academies, nearly 100 million Americans live with chronic pain. And according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), many U.S. adults report pain in multiple parts of the body — and nearly 20 percent struggle with knee pain.<p>One …

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

5 Crucial Steps for Launching a Business This Year

Find an unmet niche in your industry and implement a strong business map to successfully launch your new business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Establishing your own business can be one of the most exciting parts of your career. Starting your own business offers many …

9 tech tips I learned while traveling abroad

If you don't do it often (or ever), traveling to another country can be challenging. Scary, even. During a recent trip to Italy, I found myself staring down the barrel of a language I couldn't speak, read or understand.<p>Thankfully, I had modern technology at my disposal, and that made the travel …

14 executives share the daily habits that keep them on top

But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. Take it from these executives who share the daily habits that propelled them to the top and help them stay there.<p>1. Keep a gratitude book<p>"Having a gratitude diary of things in your life you are grateful reminds you and focuses you on …

3 Ways to Find a Profitable Mobile App Idea

Sometimes the best ideas aren't even yours.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ideas are cheap. Execution is not. Yet the journey of an appreneur begins with an idea that has the potential to generate profit and wealth in the long term.<p>In search of an idea, you may look to …

6 Tools to Turbocharge Your Content Marketing in 2017

Buffer. Almighty. Press. SumoMe. Why not use them all together in one turbocharged work flow?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A fresh year presents the perfect opportunity for your brand to recap its 2016 content marketing performance: You may want to examine ways to …

6 Types of Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Cash

Have a craft creation to sell? Good at home repair? Resale transactions? Voila! You can become an entrepreneur-on-the-cheap.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like millions of Americans, you dream of starting your own business. But of course, there are dozens of …

Managing Your Mental Health as an Entrepreneur

Mental health, if not addressed, can have debilitating side effects -- some of which may be detrimental to your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When people talk about entrepreneurship, most of the discussions revolve around the sense of fulfillment or …

How to Network in the Nation's Tech Capitol

Networking -- wherever you are, but especially in Silicon Valley -- is about quality over quantity of connections. These five tips will help you do it right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>U.S.-based hedge funds may be pulling out of Silicon Valley, but there’s a new …

5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an empowered …

3 Inbound Marketing Best Practices to Steal for 2017

Converting leads into sales is increasingly difficult due to today's digital fragmented, chaotic digital landscape. Here's what to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is your inbound marketing program falling short of expectations? <i>You’re not alone.</i><p>In HubSpot’s <i>Eighth</i> …

10 must-have apps to be more productive as an entrepreneur

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+15<p>Shares 79<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …

Don't Wait to Determine Your Legacy: 4 Steps to Start Today

To maximize your startup's social impact, make sure it has a philanthropic vision from the start.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do you want to be remembered for? The "legacy" question often arises at this particular time of year as we remember the great names -- …

43 Big Games Coming in 2017

There's something for everyone next year!<p>With another excellent year of gaming in the books, it's time to look forward to what's in store for us next …

The 9 Things You Need to Let Go of For Success in 2017

Start with entitlement, perfection and procrastination.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you are your best friend and your worst enemy. You vacillate between believing in your ability to take on the world, making it better as only you can, and doubting …

5 Best Game Development Software 2016

Have you ever wondered about how to create a game of your own liking? Well, there are many possibilities waiting for you through which you can create …

7 awesome scheduling apps that could save your sanity

You've finally gotten that hard-to-reach prospect to agree to a meeting.<p>Now begins the tedious back and forth of figuring out a time that works for everyone's schedule.<p>That's where scheduling apps come in. No longer do you have to spend hours trying to coordinate everyone's schedules, while still …

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7 Things Teenagers Can Teach You About Social Media Success

A good way to decipher social media is to learn from young people for whom it is no mystery at all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no guarantee of success on social media. Whether you want to generate a huge following on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or Snapchat, …

8 Powerful Ways to Market Your Business on a Limited Budget

When money is tight, think outside the box.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to HubSpot, the third top marketing challenge for companies is the lack of budgeting resources. Unless you are a startup with venture or angel capital, you probably have a limited …

7 things your muscles are trying to tell you

If you've ever spent the day after an intense workout soothing your sore legs with a foam roller, you know your muscles can give you plenty of feedback about how you're feeling. Usually the message is pretty straightforward—if your glutes are sore after doing a million squats, that's a …

Best Game Development Software Tools to Make Your Own Games

To be a professional game developer, you will need great creativity, coding, and programming skills as there is no tool handily available that can …

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The Next Decade of Software Development

Bio<p>Joel Semeniuk is a founder and Chief Innovation Officer/Incubation Director at Imaginet Resources Corp., a Canadian based Microsoft Gold Partner …

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Six innovative solar systems that go beyond standard arrays

Designs include power-harvesting windows and solar "sunflowers."<p><i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Solar technology has skyrocketed in recent years, as new innovations pave the way for more affordable designs that generate clean energy in unique ways. We've branched far beyond the familiar solar panel, with new …

Red Hat CEO on Microsoft, Google, and Cutting Edge Software

Even among technology companies, Red Hat has to stand out as one of the geekiest firms in the business.<p>The enterprise company offers services and …

6 Enterprise IoT Platforms To Consider For Your Digital Transformation Strategy

Internet of Things plays a key role in enterprise digital transformation. With the right level of integration, IoT acts as a crucial bridge between the physical assets and the IT infrastructure. Enterprise IoT improves the efficiency of supply chain management and material resource planning. …

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14 Scientific Reasons to Disconnect Over the Weekend (Infographic)

Start enjoying your weekends.<p><i>Work hard, play hard.</i> We’ve all heard that expression -- and it does hold some truth. If you find yourself burnt out and stressed over the weekend, it's time to reassess how you approach your work-life balance.<p>Taking time off is healthy -- and even though many of us …

12 Luxury bathrooms to inspire your very own

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes. They also are inspired by many different styles, eras and aesthetics. Some can be extremely sleek and …