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The Rock and a Humble Place
Men's Health Australia
FOR FAT LOSS THAT LASTS, CHIP AWAY • Ignore the dietary puritans: a new study shows a side order of chips has its place in a goal-focused diet
TIME TO RELISH YOUR GAINS • A growing body of research suggests gut-friendly foods enhance muscle growth and could take a bite out of age-related decline
TAKE STRIDES TOWARDS A LONGER LIFE • There are more leisurely ways to delay ageing than a punishing diet and exercise regimen. To extend your lifespan, ramble on
INSIDE THE BLACK BOX OF STAN WALKER • While the trans-Tasman singer has parlayed an Australian Idol triumph into a thriving career, the stories and secrets behind his success are as troubling as they are inspiring. No matter what hand life has dealt you, look to the fiercely independent STAN WALKER as proof that, with the right blend of talent and pluck, anything is possible
TAKE STEPS TO BEAT BACK PAIN • Good for more than legs day, the OVERHEAD DUMBBELL STEP-UP builds full-body strength – and will iron out your desk hunch, too
THE HEALTH SNOB’S GUIDE TO EGGPLANT • The under-appreciated veg deserves a starring role on your plate this summer – you just need to learn to let it shine. Chef JOSH KATZ is your new tutor
RETHINK YOUR VEG • Three more ingredients that Katz feels are worth a second look
UPGRADE YOUR MOBILE PLAN • We get it: big lifts and an insane pump are more exciting than chasing mobility. But don’t limit yourself! Instead, embrace the small stuff and take a giant leap towards becoming a complete athlete
KNEE TIME • There’s a tendency among men to underrate the concept of mobility. Flexibility and joint-strengthening moves tend to be cast aside in favour of hypertrophy training for the large muscle groups. But the former complement the latter. Test where you’re at, then work these 3 moves into your training routine to reap the everyday-and-athletic benefits of a more mobile frame while maintaining good knee health into your dotage
I FIXED MY HEART
UNDER 40? YOU’RE STILL AT RISK
IS CURCUMIN A CURE-ALL? • Supplement makers hype this anti-inflammatory as a pain blocker and heart helper. Surprise – some of the hype is even true
BACK TO SCHOOL (FOR YOU?) • Whether you want to give your mind a workout or find a whole new line of work, the real trick is schooling yourself on where to enrol
FEAR OF A CRACKED PLANET • No one could blame you for assessing the state of the world and resolving not to bring new life into it. But while OSHER GÜNSBERG knows exactly how you feel, he makes a strong and uplifting case for thinking again
ADVENTURES IN BINGE THERAPY • If one shrink couldn’t resolve an anxiety-borne tic, would a squad of them work better?
TEN-SECOND TRICKS TO HACK YOUR ANXIETY
WHY, DAD? WHY? • While the relationship between dual international MAT ROGERS and his father – the legendary rugby league centre Steve Rogers – was nothing if not complicated, it was also a pillar of the son’s life until one dreadful day in January 2006. In this edited and exclusive extract from his new book, A Father’s Son, Rogers revisits this traumatic episode in a raw and noble attempt to make sense of the unthinkable
DAMMIT, MY PARENTS WERE RIGHT • It took raising two kids of my own to finally realise that Mum and Dad actually knew what they...