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.
INK-REDIBLE! • Our tattoo extravaganza on page 74 is a celebration of the rise of tattoos. Each piece of ink has its own origin story, so we wanted to know:
Will SMOKING WEED affect my MENTAL HEALTH?
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MUSCLE AT 60+!
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WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE DAVE BAUTISTA ROLE?
HOLD, HOLD, HOLD… FOR GAINS! • Thanks to innovative trainers and TikTok challenges, THE CLASSIC ISO HOLD HAS RETURNED, and it’s the secret to unlocking next-level muscle and strength upgrades.
PUT YOUR MUSCLE ON HOLD • When exactly should your muscles press pause? Use these four approaches in your training at least once a week and watch the gains pile up.
THE 20-MINUTE MUSCLE MIRACLE WORKOUT • It always starts with the chaotic Thanksgiving: Family, food, and gift giving become your focus. Then, come 2022, you’re playing from a fitness disadvantage. Avoid losing strength during the holidays with this full-body sweat.
THE HOLLYWOOD STUNT DOUBLE • Two decades as Dwayne Johnson’s stunt performer have taught TANOAI REED one major lesson: Always be ready for action.
THE BEST (AND WORST!) NEW WAYS TO LOSE WEIGHT • ‘Cause not all drop-it-fast schemes are created equal.
GREATEST WEIGHT-LOSS IDEAS OF ALL TIME • You can’t go wrong with these classics.
SO, UH ABOUT YOUR BREATH… • The masks we wore during the coronavirus pandemic revealed a second, hidden pandemic: bad breath. It’s time for a new look at an old problem.
ALGAE IS THE NEXT WAVE OF NUTRITION? • Sales of seaweed supplements are on the rise, in part because a few new studies show they might fight coronavirus symptoms. Still, something seems a little fishy.
ATTACK OF THE (HEALTHY) SNACKS! • The grocery store is awash in brand-new, supposedly good-for-you snacks. (Cookies that build muscle! Chips that boost immunity!) But what’s actually healthy? We analyzed the labels. We pored over the ingredient lists. We taste-tested like wild. And after we brushed the crumbs from our laps, we declared that these 20 NEW SNACKS are, in fact, the healthiest new snacks on the market.
HOW WE DID IT • New products that are high in muscle-building protein and gut-filling fiber while also being low in calories and added sugar won out. We prized whole foods that carry heart-healthy fat and/or disease-fighting antioxidants. Short ingredient lists, organic ingredients, and sustainability were other deciding factors. And, of course, if a product checked all those boxes but tasted like disappointment, it didn’t make the cut.
BACON. WRAPPED. TURKEY. • This Thanksgiving, skip the whole bird and opt for the breast—wrapped in a bacon weave (!). Serve it sliced with two satisfying sides and you’ll feast on 30 grams of muscle-building protein and 10 grams of fill-you-up fiber. Plus, leftovers.
ONCE UPON A TIME… IN FATHERHOOD • Honestly, can you be both a dad and cool?
IS AFTERCARE THE NEW FOREPLAY? • What you do after sex may be the most essential bedroom activity for a happy relationship.
Bedroom Upgrades for Every Budget
CAMO FOR YOUR FACE • Companies have been spending big on R&D to create new tools to cover up problem areas and help you look your best. It’s time to add complexion products (okay, makeup) to your grooming arsenal.
CLIMATE: CONTROLLED • Torrential downpours,...