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Inside the Ass Factory
BEHIND A GLASS storefront on a busy San Diego street, a model does barbell hip thrusts while a Brazilian-jujitsu fighter grunts through a set of 315-pound box squats. They’ve both come to this gym for the same reason: ass. Only it’s their own asses t
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The Great Mezcalibration
1½ OZ JOVEN MEZCAL, LIKE BANHEZ1 JALAPEÑO, SLICED1 OZ SIMPLE SYRUP½ OZ LIME JUICE1 OZ CUCUMBER WATER (MUDDLE 1 SKINLESS CUCUMBER SLICE IN 1 OZ WATER UNTIL COMBINED)LIME WHEEL, FOR GARNISH In a mixing glass filled with ice, add all the ingredients exc
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A Brief History Of Your Next Friendship
▸A 2018 study in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships found that people became “good/best” friends after 200 hours of interaction. “There are ways to help new friendships along,” says Geoffrey Greif, Ph.D., a professor at the University o
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Measles Is Only The Beginning
ISRAEL ROSMAN seems like someone you can trust. Some of that is his rekel, a long coat worn by Hasidic men that evokes a religious connection. But some of it is his round, kind face sporting round, wire-frame glasses, so that sometimes it seems like
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The Users’ Guide To Lube
IF WE HAD TO GUESS, we’d say you’re probably not using lube—well, for anything other than your car or your bike chain. We know the excuses: It’s sticky; it’s messy; it tastes bad; it’s just for the olds. That may have been true decades ago, but today
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The Enviable Best Friends Interview
How did you two meet? SAM: We met at Second City Detroit. Tim was my level-A teacher. I was 18. TIM: Yeah, yeah. I was 21. It was the very first class I ever taught, I think. Our mutual friend was like, “My friend Sam’s gonna be in your class.” How d
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“I Got Sober And Found A New Kind Of Friendship.”
WHEN I GOT SOBER in 2017, my new AA sponsor, a tall, goofy painter named Kip, invited me to a men’s stag meeting in the basement of a church in downtown Los Angeles. I arrived early, shook some hands, and sat nervously in the circle of folding chairs
Men's Health4 min readNutrition
Eat Your Age!
Your metabolism is thrumming! Your arteries are pristine! Your muscles and joints move with ease! You’re a well-running machine! But you aren’t invincible…. Fiber and vitamin D. Eating fiber daily will save you from weight gain now and later in life,
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Lessons in Lube
THERE’S NOTHING quite like the thrill of watching porn for the first time—that moment in a young guy’s life when a whole new world of hyper stimulating sexual activity unfolds before his very eyes. Problem is, porn isn’t real. In all of its edited gl
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The Grateful Shred
THERE’S A LOT GOING ON HERE. Bob Weir, 71-year-old founding member of the Grateful Dead, is running around Jiffy Lube Live amphitheater in Bristow, Virginia, on a 95 degree day in June. “We’ll start off by going for a trot,” he said a few minutes ago
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So You Want to Quit Sugar?
WHETHER YOU keep a two-liter of soda deskside or you’re just looking to avoid the “festive five” (see also: weight gain, holiday cookies), you already know it’s a good idea to cut back on sugar. Too much sweetness can tip your calorie-in, calorie-out
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Ask Her Anything
My wife turns me down for sex 50 percent of the time. How can I up the odds? —PATRICK, Las Vegas, NV You’ll need to work on three things: approach, timing, and intimacy level. Approach: Don’t wait until you’re both finally in bed to initiate. Warm he
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What Fire Can’t Destroy
A ROUND 8:30 on the morning of November 8, 2018, psychiatrist Kirk Meekins was halfway through his first session of the day, with a patient who was struggling with depression and anxiety at the Feather River Health Clinic in Paradise, California. Thr
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Dad Bods? Shrink Your Gut
Being a trainer, bodybuilder, and nutrition expert means that companies frequently send me their products and ask for my stamp of approval. Most of the time I dive into research, test the product out, and send the company honest feedback. Sometimes,
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Sneak Attack!
You might scoff at the price, but these Italian-made sneakers hold up, because they’re armored with nylon instead of less-stain-resistant canvas. That makes them ideal for the office, the after-work drinks, the after-drinks concert…or just staying ho
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The Winners!
Valerie Goldstein, r.d. Founder of Eating to Fuel Health Christopher Mohr, ph.d., r.d. Co-owner of Mohr Results, a nutrition-consulting company Abby Langer, r.d. Founder of Abby Langer Nutrition They’re pomegranate seeds (or “arils”) without all the
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Fatherhood, At 1:10 A.m.
MY SON, TIMMY, is just over two months old—nine weeks to be exact—and he won’t stop crying. He seems to hate his brand-new world and all things in it, including his crib and his rattle and his mother and me. Colic, say the doctors, but the kid hates
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Ask The Editors
HOW DO YOU show someone you love them? —Ken, Atlanta I GET A LOT OF questions every month, Ken, and most of them have pretty simple answers. “Is avocado toast really the ultimate breakfast?” (No.) “Can I get ripped from intermittent fasting?” (Probab
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3 Simple Steps For An Unforgettable Proposal
Thirty-eight percent of women said proposing without a ring is the biggest mistake a guy can make. So, you’ll want a ring, obviously—but not just any ring. An authorized Forevermark Jeweler can help you find a beautiful, rare, responsibly sourced dia
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How To Train Your Memory
ALEXANDRA NICOLE TRELLE, Ph.D., a memory researcher at Stanford University, is in the middle of explaining why dozens of research centers around the country are feverishly trying to understand the most effective ways to prevent big memory problems. “
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Belly Off! Just What The Doctor Ordered
I was a young man living my life with no cares in the world. I went to the gym but was not at all disciplined. When I ate, there were no limits: I cooked somewhat healthy meals but would always go back for seconds or thirds. I noticed my weight gain
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Strength-Train Your…What Was I Saying?
If you love to learn about the research behind your habits, this brain-training app is for you. BrainHQ shares the science behind each of its 29 exercises. One drawback: Unlike Lumosity, which gives comprehensive tutorials at the start of each game,
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