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THE EXPERT PANEL • MEET THE A-TEAM HELPING YOU START 2022 STRONG
EDITOR’S LETTER • CUT OUT THE NOISE – LISTEN TO A VOICE YOU CAN TRUST
24 WAYS TO START 2022 IN FRONT JAN/FEB 2022
LOSE YOUR EXTRA LAYERS • A potent polyphenol found in onions has shown impressive anti-obesity potential. Now, will that be pickled, sautéed or caramelised?
A BACK FOR THE FUTURE • Big gym plans this year? The SQUAT WITH JEFFERSON CURL primes you for heavy lifts and protects against back pain. You’ll feel the difference
APP-SOLUTE MUSCLE • The latest fitness apps do more than just make you sweat, blending coaching with community to deliver tangible results. So turn on, tune in, work out
…I VISUALISE SUCCESS? • Increasingly practised by athletes and entrepreneurs alike, visualisation might be your new secret weapon. Here’s how to use your imagination
MAKE YOUR SHOT COUNT • As Korean star Don Lee hits Marvel hero stature, he finds calm by going back to where it started: the gym
SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS PAST? • With non-alcoholic drinks sales high, the UK is set for Dry January. But are the gains to be found in moderation rather than abstinence?
WELCOME TO THE GUN SHOW • Keen to upgrade your recovery? MH drills into the details with this quick-fire guide to the best massage guns for the busy man
RAISE THE STEAKS OVER BREAKFAST • Research suggests a beefy morning meal can boost muscle growth. We carve into the meat of the matter
WHIP YOURSELF BACK INTO SHAPE • Battle ropes are a multifunctional fitness tool with a long string of benefits – you just need to know how to use them correctly
GET THE DOWNHILL EDGE • Ski school’s out. Carv’s virtual instructor wants to get you slicing up the piste like a pro in no time
GYM FUEL, WITH AN UMAMI TWIST • Beef, broccoli and rice is about as 101 as muscle-building grub gets. Make it a win for your taste buds, too
HOW TO SCRUB UP WELL • Dead cells can make your skin look tired, dull and flaky. If you want to look your best, exfoliation’s what you need
IS MY MIDDLE-AGE SPREAD DUE TO SLOW METABOLISM – OR AM I JUST OVEREATING?
WHY IS ALL THE FOOD I BUY NOW FORTIFIED WITH VITAMINS?
I WANT A NEW YEAR’S GOAL. ANY BETTER IDEAS THAN ‘GET IN SHAPE’? • Set micro-goals that are specific, measurable and varied. You’ll shape up while actually enjoying the process. Here are our experts’ top picks:
I SWEAT A LOT WHEN I TRAIN. SHOULD I BE TOPPING UP ON SALTS? • Presuming you don’t have any heart issues, replacing the electrolytes – sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium, etc – you lose through sweat can benefit performance and recovery. As a rule, if you’re training hard for longer than an hour and soaking your shirt, topping up might help. Here are four ways to do it…
GET A SOCIAL LIFE! IT’S KEY TO A SHARP MIND • A deep chat can be as good for your cognitive health as your emotional equilibrium. Give your grey matter a head start
…ROAST A CHICKEN • With minimal prep, a few hacks and just seven ingredients, you can knock up a roast with the most – that’s flavour and lean protein....