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The Pain Of Being A Sports Fan
SAY YOU HAVE A TEAM. Could be a football team or a basketball team or a baseball team, but it’s your team, and it’s been your team for as long as you can remember. For me, those teams have always been the Knicks and the Jets—for the guy pictured abov
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How You Measure Up
WITH TESTOSTERONE, as with life, normal is nuanced. And fraught (but shouldn’t be). What to know about finding your T: GET TESTED. You should have at least two blood tests, since T is constantly in flux. It peaks in the morning, so if you’re young an
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High-Intensity Anxiety Training
BARBARA O. ROTHBAUM, PH.D., has been working with people who have post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, since 1986, not long after the condition became an official diagnosis back in 1980. As executive director of the Emory Healthcare Veterans Prog
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“Are You Here For The death March?”
FIT AND ARMY FIT are not the same. Fit is a man in matchy-matchy running clothes that “breathe” and neon shoes that have great arch support. Fit is barely sweating as he reaches the top of a six-mile hill. Army fit is still a few minutes behind that
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If Your T Is Truly Low
The single best thing you can do to improve your level is be healthier. Avoid stress, get more sleep, and lose weight—an enzyme in fat tissue converts testosterone to estrogen. That’s one reason flab can lower your T. It’s also why overweight guys ca
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Beach Bodies
THE OUTDOOR fitness park at Muscle Beach South Beach (MBSB) in Miami sprouts from the coral sand at the intersection of Ninth Street and Ocean Drive. A cadre of improbably toned bodies float off the bars, performing freestyle-calisthenics moves like
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How I Clear My Mind
Delete YouTube, games, news, all social media, and other apps. I did that, and all I was left with was text messaging and Audible. Now I sit down at a computer at specific times of day to answer my email. What that leaves you with: focus. I’m much cl
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Thinking Fast?
IT WAS THIS PAST SPRING, and Jack Dorsey, the tech entrepreneur who cofounded Twitter and Square, was on biohacker Ben Greenfield’s podcast to divulge the newest tool that helped him work the long, demanding, intensely focused hours required to run n
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Not Slowing down
EARLY ONE cool morning in late July, Arnold Schwarzenegger climbs onto a bicycle with fat tires and chrome trim and sets out on a two-and-a-half-mile ride from Santa Monica to Venice, California. The rest of his crew for the day—me; his chief of staf
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Rez Ball Rising
IF YOU’VE BEEN road-tripping for a couple quiet hours through the rolling farmland and lush prairie of northeastern Nebraska, the first things you’ll notice when you finally cruise through Winnebago are the modest tribal casino and the bright blue ba
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Jersey Strong
IT’S NO ENDLESS summer for the lifeguards of Monmouth County, a superfit group of men and women made up of students, teachers, police officers, and others who can wrangle time off in July and August to save lives. They brave freezing rain and frigid
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Ask The Editors
Q+A WITH THE E.I.C. LACK OF motivation is my biggest flaw. Any tips on overcoming that? —@alt_us MOTIVATION TO do what? Self-help types like to talk about how running away from something can be the same as running toward something, so what you’re sen
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Man Of Steel
STEP INTO your local CrossFit box and chances are you will be lifting Bill Henniger’s handiwork. The 44-year-old is the founder, CEO, and sole owner of Rogue Fitness, the Columbus, Ohio, company that makes all the barbells, racks, kettlebells, and ot
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Belly Off! Reenergized At Last
AGE: 29 LOCATION: Chattanooga, TN OCCUPATION: Technical training analyst BEFORE WEIGHT: 320 AFTER WEIGHT: 175 Between working several jobs to pay the bills (including one in a mall where I depended on food and soda to get through the day) and having
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How To Build A Knob Creek® Rye Old Fashioned
When it’s time for a drink after a long day or a strenuous sweat session, make sure you’re building yourself a cocktail that won’t disappoint. Knob Creek® Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey is made by selecting the finest rye grains, which are patiently a
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Neighborhood Watch
IN 2015, Kovon Flowers, the captain of Black Men Run in New York City, began running through Brownsville and Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn. People started to join him and his “hood runs” became a thing, he says. He recruited more buddies from the gy
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Lift Off
NEAR THE very bottom of South Carolina, in the salt-marsh-soaked town of Beaufort, across the verdant main drag from a national cemetery that serves as the final resting place of some 2,800 Union fighters, sits a single-story brick building that abut
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Drive, Putt, And Work Out In Sunny Arizona
Want a five-night stay for two at Mountain Shadows in Paradise Valley, Arizona, complete with an 18-hole golf outing and a fitness class? One lucky reader and someone of their choosing will win this sweet vacation. Go to arizona.menshealth.com. NO PU
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Pasta’s New Flex
GONE ARE THE days when your toughest decision in the pasta aisle was spaghetti or linguine. You can now buy pasta that is “enhanced” with lentils, chickpeas, beets, zucchini, spinach, broccoli, or… wait for it… kale. The catch is that only some of th
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Only They Can Stop Forest Fires
BY THE TIME Marshall Cazaly dropped into the perimeter of a howling wildfire in a remote piece of eastern Nevada, it was 7:00 P.M. and the blaze had already consumed 800 acres. For the next eight hours, Cazaly and seven other smokejumpers worked rele
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