Men's Health is the UK's best-selling quality men's magazine packed with expert tips and advice on everything today's man needs to feel fitter, healthier, and happier. Every month Men's Health delivers the inside track on the subjects that matter most to men. Naturally there's fitness, weight loss and general health plus the best advice on food, nutrition and meal plans. The award-winning Men's Health also delivers the very best in sex and relationships, gear, style, grooming, travel and wealth. Small steps, big results: It's an essential read for any man who wants to make his life better without turning his world upside down.
THE EXPERT PANEL • APPLY THEIR KNOWLEDGE TO STAY STRONG IN BODY AND MIND
EDITOR’S LETTER • EMBRACE CHANGE AND FOCUS ON WHAT TRULY MATTERS
28 SMART HACKS TO REGAIN YOUR EDGE MAY 2021
BEANS, BEANS, THEY’RE GOOD FOR YOUR HEART • The more you eat, the more you… will live a long and healthy life? In praise of the most underrated part of your full English
BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS • Hit your protein goals and top up on your five-a-day
FOR NEW MUSCLE, KNOW THE ROPES • The ROPE CLIMB is a CrossFit staple for a reason. This upgrade builds extra functional strength in your upper body and core. Up and at ’em
THE HEALTH SNOB’S GUIDE TO THAI FOOD • Craving fast food? Packed with spicy heat, healthy proteins and fragrant herbs, home-made Thai hits the sweet and sour spot like no other cuisine
SWAP SHOP • Want to avoid the blood-sugar-spiking starch of white rice? Sub it out with these alternatives
…I TAKE CREATINE? • Don’t mistake this compound for a mere muscle drug – it’s a boost for body and mind. Get pumped up on the science
HEAVY HITTERS • Want to get fighting fit at home? We punched the numbers to find the boxing bags that will make your garage gym a real contender
WEIGHING IN • How we picked the bags that punch above their weight
SHAKE, RATTLE OR ROLL • As massage guns muscle their way into our recovery protocols, are foam rollers obsolete? We find out which tool offers the superior fix
BUST A GUT IN YOUR FORTIES • Busta Rhymes, 48, has lost 45kg since 2019 and is now stronger than ever. Follow his lead to get your fitness all in check
HIT ’EM HIGH WITH BUSTA • Try these two supersets for an old-school pump from his trainer Victor Munoz
PUMP UP YOUR BICEPS WITH PRUNES • Far from a mere – ahem – aid to your digestion, dried plums can have muscle-buiding anabolic effects. Give your fat-arm finishers a boost
HIGH & DRY • Looking for a performance boost on the go? Keep these dried fruits in your kit bag
JOIN THE BAND FOR TOTAL-BODY GAINS • Resistance bands bulk up your repertoire of muscle-building moves, providing you with all of the versatility of dumbbells at a fraction of the price. This is how to stretch your potential
A NEW WAY TO TRI YOUR BEST • Wahoo’s feature-packed triathlon tracker promises to shift your performance up a gear. We run the numbers
SUITS YOU, SIR • Try our pick of the best triathlon suits on for size
I’M 40. ARE MY FAT-LOSS AMBITIONS NOW OVER THE HILL?
MY KNEE HURTS. CAN I RUN THROUGH IT?
DO DIFFERENT PULL-UP GRIPS REALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
CAN THERAPY APPS REALLY PROTECT MY MENTAL HEALTH?
HOW TO FACE DOWN AGEING • Life was stressful enough before lockdown anxieties deepened the lines that were already making you look older and worn out. Refresh your skin with these quick fixes
ZOOM FORWARD • To stand out at your next virtual conference call, follow these steps for the perfect shot
HOW TO MAKE OPTIMISM YOUR NEW SUPERPOWER • Change the way you train, feel and live with this positivity workout:...