A lifestyle magazine dedicated to showing men the practical and positive actions that make their lives better, with articles covering fitness, relationships, nutrition, careers, grooming, travel and health issues.
MEET THE MEN’S HEALTH ADVISORY PANEL • We know a lot about health and fitness, but we don’t know as much as the doctors, scientists, and trainers who keep us honest and up-to-date.
Let’s Ball • BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE EXPERTS, ADVISORS, AND READERS WHO BRING MEN’S HEALTH TO LIFE.
I FIND MYSELF • stuck in my own head a lot! What are some ways you distract yourself?
ASK MEN’S HEALTH
BELLY OFF! • I LOST 120 POUNDS, AND NOW I’M IRONMAN TRAINING
MEANWHILE, ON INSTAGRAM • Our October cover stars, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gabriel Luna, traded congratulations over their joint appearance—and a few influencers joined in.
THINGS YOU’RE PSYCHED ABOUT • So much content. So little time. We asked—and you answered—what’s actually got your attention this month.
THE MEN’S HEALTH TWITTER POLL • With the third trilogy in Star Wars land set to wrap up this month, we decided now was as good a time as ever to see
RETURN OF A LEGEND
“Strongman Training Is for Everybody • The World’s Strongest Man, Martins Licis, can lift, throw, and pull serious weight. (And airplanes and 250-pound beer kegs, too!) Now regular guys are learning muscle-building lessons from Licis and other strongmen.
TRAIN LIKE A STRONGMAN • Most gyms don’t have Atlas stones, and you’re not deadlifting your car. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get in on the strongman game. Start integrating these exercises into your workouts.
LESSONS FROM LICIS • Three things Eb learned training with the World’s Strongest Man.
NO MAS! • Two years ago, Licis was the world champion of something else: “Mas wrestling.” What is Mas wrestling? It’s a sport that fuses raw strength, wrestling, and a stick.
The Great Burpee Level-Up • Rev up your metabolism and carve six-pack abs with this update to the classic fat-frying move.
The 7-Move, No-Gear, 24-Minute Total-Body Burner • You could spend the rest of the year lifting weights, but your body doesn’t need that as much as you think. Train smarter, not harder, and still beat holiday bloat with this bodyweight sweat sesh that’ll melt fat, revitalize tight muscles, and layer on the strength you need to end 2019.
THE BREAK OF BRAWN • When Jason Blum hits the road, he can’t do his beloved box jumps, but he still makes time to train, thanks to 15-minute sweatfests like this conditioning circuit from Ian Creighton. Grab your backpack (or empty out your roller bag and use it) and rip through this in your hotel room!
The Hollywood Heavyweight • Oscar-nominated producer Jason Blum hits the gym to charge his energy levels and clear his mind completely.
Why You Almost Definitely (Maybe? Probably!) Don’t Need a Multivitamin • Twenty years ago, if you weren’t taking a thumb-sized pill containing every vitamin in the alphabet, you were at risk of heart disease, diabetes, and mockery at the health-food store. Science has since updated its thinking, STEPHANIE ECKELKAMP reports, and it might be time to update yours.
One Man, 13 Recovery Products, 4 Weeks of “Healing” • Can you buy your way to less soreness, quicker muscle growth, and more energy? An entire industry of new recovery products wants you to believe so. Fitness-obsessed CHRIS MOHR, Ph.D., R.D., spent one month testing gear aimed at maximizing recovery. This is what he learned.
THE 9 BIGGEST LIES IN WELLNESS • Between Instagram influencers, Reddit zealots, and the pushy guy at the supplement store, some seriously ridiculous—and sometimes dangerous—ideas have...