China’s Coronavirus App Knows if You’re at Risk of Infection

The high level or surveillance carried out across China means figuring out if you’ve been in contact with someone infected with coronavirus is a relatively simple task. February 13, 2020 2 min read This story originally appeared on PC Mag With over 1,000 deaths, people are understandably very concerned about the spread of coronavirus. In China, strong measures are being used to stop the spread, but now there’s also an app allowing people there to check how likely they are to get infected. As the BBC reports, the app is called the “close contact detector” and it relies on the high level of surveillance the Chinese government carries out on its citizens. Once the app is downloaded and installed, an individual enters their name and ID number. The app then checks the recent movements of the individual against confirmed and suspected cases of coronavirus infection. If an individual has come into […]

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AURA Devices Go Beyond Counting Calories and Steps to Help You Get Healthy

Using bioimpedance technology, these fitness tools give you a bigger picture. February 9, 2020 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Fitness trackers like the Apple Watch and Fitbit have overhauled the way we exercise and reach our fitness goals. But counting calories and steps is just one aspect of measuring a healthy lifestyle. AURA devices let you go above and beyond by using bioimpedance analysis. This technology presents what some say is a better way to understand how your body changes throughout the day. Bioimpedance uses body composition analysis to break your body into four components: fat, muscle mass, minerals, and body water. Through this new paradigm, you get a much more significant idea of how […]

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Save Yourself From Bad Posture with This Compact Smart Trainer

Perfect your posture to increase your focus and strengthen your core. January 4, 2020 1 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. When you spend all day at a desk, chances are your posture will suffer. Unfortunately, that can cause myriad problems, from back pain to decreased focus. You may not think about it actively, but your posture is crucially important to your mental and physical health. Don’t let it slip, train yourself for better posture with UPRIGHT GO 2™.  UPRIGHT GO 2™ is a tiny smart trainer that fits comfortably on your spine and vibrates when you slouch, reminding you to correct your posture. It’s a simple, painless solution that helps you straighten up and stay that […]

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This Portable Massager Should Be a Part of Everyone’s Post-Workout Routine

Give yourself targeted relief whenever you need it. December 24, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. You dedicate the utmost care and commitment to your business, shouldn’t you do the same with your body? When you’re exercising regularly, you get stronger but you also expose yourself to muscle strain and joint pain. Sure, you can go to a massage parlor to treat your aches and pains, but those costs add up. Instead, give yourself at-home relief with the Evertone™ Prosage Deep Tissue Massager. This handheld massager takes at-home massage therapy to a whole new level. The gun uses powerful deep tissue vibrations to reduce joint and muscle pain, increase circulation, break up knots, release trigger […]

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10 Supplements to Get You Through the Busy Holidays

Navigate the holiday madness with a little help. December 7, 2019 3 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. The holidays are never stress-free. Whether it’s frantically trying to check everyone off your gift list last-minute or figuring out sleeping arrangements for everyone staying with you over break, it’s exhausting. And that’s before the whole family actually gets together. Even the happiest family get-togethers can still wear you out since you’re always “on.” There’s no shame in asking for a little help, and these healthy supplements are here to do just that. Athletic Greens Image credit: Athletic Greens Athletic Greens beverages pack 75 essential nutrients into a 12g serving, giving you comprehensive health benefits with every sip. They […]

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Why ClassPass Is the Perfect Holiday Gift to Yourself

You’ll feel better about all that food after a workout. November 10, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. The holidays are coming and you’re almost certainly going to overeat. There’s no shame in that — that’s the point of holidays, right? However, if you don’t want to feel like a glutton and would prefer to avoid weeks of stomach aches, it’s a good idea to plan some exercise during the holidays, too. Turns out, you’re in luck, because ClassPass is offering up to a full month free trial for new members.  What Is ClassPass? ClassPass is a subscription service that lets you visit boutique fitness classes in your area without having to pay for a full […]

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Improve Your Posture and Relieve Back Pain at Work With This Amazon Best Seller

Slouching less can have more positive benefits than just a healthier back. November 5, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Most of us likely stopped thinking about our posture after our mothers gave up on telling us to stop slouching. She’s certainly not chiding you at your office. (Hopefully.) Yet good posture matters more than ever the older you get, especially when you’re sitting down for nearly eight hours every day at work. Good posture is important to balance, which is a vital component to athletic pursuits, and it can also help you stay more focused and productive. Plus, of course, you just look more professional when you’re sitting or standing up straight. You know […]

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These $20 Blue Light-Blocking Glasses Will Help With Eye Strain

Protect your eyes while working on screens all day. October 30, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. If you work at a computer all day, chances are you’re not doing your eyes any favors. You probably knew that but you may not know why. Computer and smartphone screens emit blue light, which is perfectly friendly to the environment, but has a tendency to affect circadian rhythms, which can make it more difficult to fall asleep at night. And we all know how you need your sleep. Beyond sleep, however, blue light can also cause digital eye strain. Staring at your computer all day isn’t likely to cause blindness any time soon but it can make […]

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A DNA Testing Kit That Tackles Your Health From The Inside Out

DNA-based probiotics might help you feel better and think quicker on your feet. August 22, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. When you’re working your tail off to get your new company up and running, it’s easy to let your health fall by the wayside. You’re probably not eating steamed fish and vegetables during those late dinners in front of your computer, and you’re more likely to catch a cold if stress is annihilating your immune system. Believe it or not, your weight, immune response, mood and more are all affected by your gut. The right balance of good bacteria keeps things moving and helps your energy level. You can kickstart your gut health with […]

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6 Ways Exhausted Entrepreneurs Can Combat Fatigue

Stop being a work martyr for at least eight hours per night. June 18, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Running a business can exhaust you. That’s why it’s crucial to keep an eye on your energy levels and to address a chronic case of low energy as soon as possible. Fatigue can mean anything from a chronic lack of sleep to a serious health condition. It can be caused by lifestyle factors, as well as by a long list of physical and mental conditions. If your fatigue symptoms are accompanied by other serious symptoms, it may best to proceed directly to your doctor or nearest emergency department. Otherwise, follow the steps below to figure out what’s making you exhausted. 1. Check your sleeping environment. The most common (and obvious) cause of fatigue is also perhaps the easiest to remedy: insufficient sleep. Begin by examining the […]

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10 Delicious Foods to Feed Both Body and Mind

Your brain isn’t a computer, it’s an organ of your body that gets stronger or weaker depending upon how you feed it. June 10, 2019 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. What you eat has a massive impact not only on your body, but on your brain. Before you eat anything, take a moment to ask: Does this fuel my body or hurt my body? Are you feeding your body food that is high in nutritional value? Eating the right foods in the right amounts will help you stay healthier, and will also fine-tune your brain cells for a life of mental agility. The right diet can help you stay focused, energetic and mentally sharp. There are plenty of tasty but healthy alternatives at your local grocery store. You just have to know what to look for. To help get you mentally in shape, here […]

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How Entrepreneurs Can Manage Their Health Like They’re Managing a Fortune 500 Company

The principles of building a billion dollar company or body are the same. May 25, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When it comes to a club that many entrepreneurs dream of joining, it’s getting into the Fortune 500. If you look at all of the Fortune 500 companies, you’ll notice that they share similar characteristics — adaptability, long-term focus, people-centric, clear communication, continuous growth and, last but not least, a clear vision. Reviewing a handful of Fortune 500 companies, I noticed the similarities needed to succeed in the business arena were the same principles necessary to succeed with your health. I consult with a lot of entrepreneurs who don’t have the energy they want or are looking to lose those stubborn pounds so they can perform better. As I remind them, to succeed long term with their health requires the same principles that were used to build […]

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How Wearable Tech, Neuroscience and Nutrition Can Unlock Peak Performance

Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel previews the second season of his series, ‘Becoming Unstoppable.’ May 3, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Depression, fatigue and stress are plaguing millions. It’s sparked the biohacking movement in which people are taking back control of their lives using the latest in wearable tech, neuroscience and nutrition to achieve peak performance.  In 2017, Ben Angel went on his own 90-day mission to biohack his way back to health from depression, fatigue and burnout. He documented it in his new book, Unstoppable, and video series, Becoming Unstoppable. Ben Angel is launching the second season of Becoming Unstoppable, where he talks with the experts on the real cause of stress, fatigue and depression, new technology that’s changing lives and how to unlock unlimited energy.  You’ll hear from the godfather of the biohacking movement, Dave Asprey; author of Fats for Fuel, Dr. Joseph Mercola; world […]

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4 Home Massage Products to Keep You Pain-Free at Your Desk

Four different portable massagers will work out every knot after a stressful day. April 28, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Stress is inevitable when you’re starting your own business. Long hours at your desk, lengthy drives to meet new clients and high-energy brainstorming sessions in front of a whiteboard can leave you with sore, overextended muscles. Regular massages can cure your muscular woes, but it’s tough to find an hour (and the budget) to spend on a masseuse when you’re getting your feet wet with a new venture. These four personal massagers will relax you from head to toe at home, so you’ll be at your best at work. Plus, they’re all on sale. […]

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10 Ways to Stay Healthy While Running a Company

It won’t matter how good your numbers are if you let your health go bad. April 17, 2019 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When you’re working to build a business, it’s easy to put your own needs aside so you can devote as much time and energy as possible to making your venture succeed. But neglecting your own well-being is just as bad as taking your eye off the numbers or forgetting to follow through with projects. Even in the midst of running a hectic business, you have to take care of yourself. Though it might seem strange, self-care should be an important business goal. If you allow unhealthy habits to seep into your life, you’re probably also letting your productivity slip. Along with the demands of your business, you need to make sure your health stays a priority. Follow these 10 important tips […]

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Treat Your Aches and Pains With This CBD Cream

Medix’s 150 Mg CBD Topical Pain Relief Cream is a novel way to treat stiff muscles and aching joints. April 4, 2019 3 min read Opinions expressed by Green Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed a booming CBD industry growing around you. Cannabidiol is a cannabis extract that’s getting a lot of press: there’s a slew of word-of-mouth claims about its ability to reduce pain, eliminate anxiety and improve sleep quality. It’s quickly become a billion-dollar business, and entrepreneurs everywhere are looking to get in on the action. Scoping out the competition is one of the smartest moves you can take if you’re considering […]

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Why You Should Exercise Before Work Every Morning

Getting up early for a quick workout is easy with Fitterclub. January 4, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. The early bird doesn’t just catch the worm, he also reaps the most benefits when it comes to working out. Research has proven that exercising first thing in the morning—that is, before you head off to work—can set you up for a variety of perks you tend to miss out on if you exercise later in the day. The most obvious advantage is increased energy levels: If you start your day with a physical activity that gets your blood pumping, your brain active, your mind cleared, your metabolism raised, and your endorphins flowing—especially if said activity […]

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Too Busy to Exercise? Save the Excuses with This Portable Gym.

Squeeze in a quick workout on the go with BodyBoss 2.0. December 28, 2018 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. When it comes to avoiding workouts, many people are like trained seals: they love to jump through hoops. In one poll conducted by DailyBurn a few years ago, personal trainers who were ghosted by their clients reported being given all sorts of ridiculous excuses ranging from “it’s too hard” to “my nail polish is still wet” and “I recently died.” (Yes, seriously.) To be clear: getting in shape isn’t fun or easy, and anyone who says otherwise can’t be trusted. And maybe your excuses for avoiding the gym are far more reasonable—realistic, even—than the aforementioned ones. […]

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Why Your Health Is the Key to Your Success in Business

Take care of yourself, and your business will take care of itself. November 21, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Be honest: Are you working at your absolute peak? Just look at The Rock. Sure he’s charismatic and a strong actor, but how does he fly across the world to record back-to-back films with barely a moment to rest? It’s because he’s in incredible shape. The Rock gets the most out of his acting chops because he obsesses over his health. Related: 10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life That same idea applies to you as an entrepreneur. Treat your body well — eat right, challenge your body, get proper sleep — and you’ll reward yourself with more energy, greater focus, and a heightened level of discipline. You’ll achieve new levels of productivity while your competition falls behind and watches you scale faster […]

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7 Ways to Overcome a Devastating Loss and Stay Healthy

Remind yourself this trying time will eventually pass. June 19, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When going through devastating loss, it can be difficult to see how things will get better. Despite what those initial emotions may trigger in you, it’s important to realize that you will survive through this time. Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield lays out a few techniques on how to overcome difficult times of loss. Registering that you will get through this hard time is a step that will offer hope. As you progress through the stages of grief, do not forget that grief manifests in different ways for everybody. If you are fretting over how you’re feeling and how you’re reacting — recognize this is futile. Canfield explains wherever you are in the grieving process, that’s exactly where you need to be at this moment.  An important step in healing from loss is […]

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