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Your Secrets To A Killer Guys’ Trip
ASK AN MH ADVISOR WHAT’S IN YOUR (ADVENTURE) DOPP KIT? Jedidiah Ballard, D.O., is a former Army Ranger, an ER doctor, an osteopathic authority, and the MH Advisory Board member who best knows how to prepare for the worst when braving the great outdoo
Men's Health2 min readFood & Wine
The Cream Of The Crop
AFTER RIGOROUS, scientific, brainfreezingly thorough testing, we can definitively say that the best ice cream does not involve favabean protein concentrate. Or soy milk. Or even coconut milk. No, the best ice cream is… ice cream. The kind with cow’s
Men's Health2 min readFood & Wine
The 5 Foods Your Brain Craves
Like cabbage, cauliflower, and kale. They all have sulforaphane, a compound Korean scientists say can clear brain gunk (technical term). This gunk, called beta-amyloid and tau proteins, may lead to Alzheimer’s disease symptoms. EAT IT: Next time you
Men's Health2 min readNutrition
FAST, EASY, CHEAP: The Idiotproof Omelet
One large egg contains six grams of protein and all nine essential amino acids, particularly the muscle-building leucine. But what about the cholesterol, you say? New research states that dietary cholesterol (i.e., the kind always associated with egg
Men's Health4 min readPsychology
How to Hack Happiness
DESPITE ALL THE MEDITATION lunches, CBD elixirs, trigger warnings, and caffeinated chocolates, Americans aren’t getting any happier. In fact, over the past decade, the U.S. has plummeted from number three on the global happiness index to number 19, w
Men's Health6 min readFood & Wine
The Return Of Rocco
THERE HE IS—the former executive chef of the revolutionary Union Pacific in New York, the cookbook writer, the TV star, and now a line cook again for the first time in 25 years. Rocco DiSpirito is cooking me dinner at the Standard Grill in Manhattan,
Men's Health4 min readSelf-Improvement
“But How Does That Make You Feel?”
“I’M SORRY TO HEAR THAT, MATT.” The therapy chatbot Woebot, whose smiling avatar resembles the alien in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, had just asked me about my feelings. Scrolling through a list of emotions, I’d landed on “anxious,” since I’d been str
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The Crossfit King
EVERY SUMMER, top CrossFitters compete in “the Games,” a five-day, 14-event CrossFit challenge that’s like the decathlon, American Ninja Warrior, and World’s Strongest Man mashed into one ab-tastic sweatfest. Last year, the final event was called Aen
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How To Eat At Panera
Panera has many salads that hit the magic hunger-delaying, muscle-building number of 30 grams of protein. (TheAsian Sesame Salad with Chicken and the Southwest Chile Lime Ranch Salad with Chicken are good, low-sugar options.) But a whole order of its
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Therapy Bots: A Quick Download
THE FOUR popular therapy apps we tested—all free—offer programmed responses that have been vetted by humans. That’s good: Unvetted bots are too easy to manipulate. All the apps are based on chatting, but each approaches it differently: Replika is unu
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“Welcome To Crossfit. I’m Mat.”
WHAT IS IT? The most technically demanding move in CrossFit (and Olympic weightlifting), the snatch has you lifting a loaded barbell from the ground to overhead, all in one motion. FRASER’S WISDOM: “Keep your arms absolutely straight and locked out t
Men's Health5 min readPsychology
Okay! Okay! I’ll Break Up with My Phone
AS AN ALWAYS-ON news anchor, I had long suspected that I had a particularly dysfunctional relationship with my phone—that my constant checking of email and Twitter made me less productive, less calm, and less connected with my wife and our four-year-
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Get BANG! Superhero POW! Strong ZOWIE!
CELEBRITY TRAINER Don Saladino, NASM, specializes in rapid transformations. The brains behind the new Men’s Health workout-video program, Superhero Shred, he’s spent his career packing muscle onto the likes of Ryan Reynolds and Zachary Levi. “A four-
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Your Best-groomed Summer
Pimples below the neck usually aren’t acne but folliculitis—inflammation of the hair follicle caused by bacteria that thrive in moist environments. If you’re prone, be sure to shower after you work out, and usecortisone cream to spot-treat the inflam
Men's Health11 min read
Meet Your New Captain, America
WHENEVER HE finds the time—that is, whenever he gets a break from being an Avenger—Anthony Mackie calls some friends in New Orleans and tells them he’s ready to build and sell another house. He’s been doing this for years now: putting together a crew
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Kumail Nanjiani Is Not Joking Around
KUMAIL NANJIANI is in a dimly lit basement weight room in Beverly Hills called the Granite Gym, electrical wires attached to his back. Elbows in two cloth cradles, he grunts through reps of a modified lat pulldown as his trainer, Grant Roberts, deliv
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The 7 Biggest Myths
SUDDENLY THE heat is on sunscreen. Hawaii has banned the sale of sunprotection products containing certain chemicals, such as oxybenzone, that some say contribute to the deterioration of coral reefs. Others, especially natural-health advocates, have
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Your No-equipment, No-excuses summer Muscle Blowout Begins Now.
BEFORE YOU BEGIN, the rules of your three workouts: Claim some training turf and set a timer. Each workout is a circuit. Do each move for 40 seconds, rest 20 seconds, then do the next move. Rest 1 minute between rounds. Do 4 rounds, then grab an icec
Men's Health3 min read
Mobilize For Summer
STRENGTH, SPEED, FLEXIBILITY—you get those ideas. But few fitness terms are as misunderstood as mobility. That’s why Mike Fitch, the 39-year-old trainer who created the Animal Flow bodyweight training method eight years ago, is never surprised when p
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The Sunscreen Awards
Australian Gold Botanical SPF 50 Natural Spray This physical sunscreen spray rubs in fast and won’t leave you chalky. ($16) La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid Don’t like the feeling of funk on your face? This lightweight facial s
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Can Apillcrush Aging?
Louis is a 27-year-old assembly-line worker in Three Rivers, Michigan. He has no health problems and rarely sees a doctor. Yet for a man in his prime, Louis thinks a lot about cheating death. He researches strategies online, and he even converted to
Men's Health5 min read
Normal, Inoffensive, and Totally Irresistible
BEFORE MEN’S-GROOMING advertisers saw the value in ads that asked brave questions about toxic masculinity, there was “The Axe Effect,” an Axe body spray campaign that started in the late’90s. One of the ads memorably featured a horde of beautiful wom
Men's Health1 min readScience
Death Disrupters
The cofounder of PayPal and early Facebook investor sees death as a “problem that can be solved.” He has famously said he would dose himself with younger blood and has recently dumped $3.5 million into the Methuselah Foundation, a research organizati
Men's Health3 min readNutrition
How to Lose 10 Pounds Fast Smart
ONE 2017 study published in the journal Sleep purposefully manipulated its subjects’ rest to be 60 to 130 percent of their normal sleep totals. Modest sleep loss resulted in a significant increase in food intake, with a greater number of calories com
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Have Any Postcoital Cleanup Tips? Is There Something Less Awkward Than Tissues?
—JEREMY, Tuscaloosa, AL Let’s face it—a tissue really isn’t going to be all that effective here. You’ll probably need six or seven tissues between the two of you (bad for planet), plus there are always tiny bits of paper that get stuck to your skin (
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The Beers Of Summer
Drink Brewers are cranking out full-flavored beers with less than half the calories of your usual craft offerings. So they’re great for any occasion, but especially these cherished summer pastimes. Karbach Brewing Co. Tasty Waves TOTAL CALORIES: 155
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