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The Best Back Blast Ever
A STRONG BACK does way more than just finish out a superheroic body. Thick, powerful back muscles help you stand taller, and well-developed rhomboids (the muscles between your shoulder blades) injury-proof your shoulders and make you a beast at every
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THE REASON YOUR hair looks best right when you leave the barber? It’s because professionals do something you probably don’t: They combine two hair products into one Super Product. “I use two products on people all day, and they still say, ‘But what i
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Honolulu Night Lights
THE WIND comes diving down the cliffs of the Ko’olau Range, funneling through the Palolo Valley and over the football field of Honolulu’s St. Louis School, winner of Hawaii’s last three state championships. During practice, quarterback coach Vinny Pa
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Victor Cruz
VICTOR CRUZ’S forehead is dotted with sweat, and his hands are on his knees. And here’s the scary part: He’s only 20 minutes into his early-morning workout at NJ Home Field Advantage, with an hour’s worth of lifting and sprints on the horizon. Cruz s
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Eat, Man. Eat!
MY DATE WAS wearing round frames that were tortoiseshell on top, gold on the bottom. His hair was strategically disheveled, messy looking but stiff. He was a freelance creative director, which I’d always assumed was a made-up Tinder-bio job, like “CE
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Gold Medal U
9:15 A.M. Summer is maintenance time for Paralympic skier Tyler Carter, 25, a resident of the OPTC for two years, and he starts the day today with a late breakfast. “The chef [Flower Nowicki] knows my breakfast grill order—two eggs, over easy—and if
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King Of The North
ABOUT 16,000 years ago, humans crossed the Bering Land Bridge from Siberia and arrived in Alaska. The ones who stayed are the ancestors of today’s Alaskan Natives—Inuit, Yupik, Dena’ina, and others. “In the winter months, they’d hone their personal f
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When Kids Fly
HALLASAN, on Jeju Island, is the tallest volcano and mountain in South Korea. Despite its stature, it’s still scalable by nontechnical climbers, though it’s a nine-hour round-trip hike. For those brave enough to reach the summit, there rests a foggy
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Tough Mudders
SHANIAH JONES was 13 the first time she saw people playing rugby. She thought the same thing most Americans think. “It was strange,” she remembers. “I hadn’t even heard of rugby. There’s all these weird rules, you can’t pass forward… but I thought it
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The 20 Fit Test Cities In America
A CITY CAN’T get “fit” without two kinds of citizens. It needs loads of people like you filling up local parks and speeding along freshly paved bike lanes and generally having a blast outside or in rec centers. But it also needs elected officials act
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Ask Her Anything
How do I tell my partner I want us to be more sexually adventurous without making it seem like I think she’s boring in bed? —COLIN, St. Louis, MO Don’t dive right into the deep end. Dip a toe first. Watch movies with fun sex scenes (Risky Business, D
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The Big T
FEELING TAPPED OUT. Foggy. Just not all that into sex. Gotta be your testosterone, ads would have you believe. And we’re believing it, too, with the number of T-supplement users tripling from the early 2000s through 2016. Don’t get us wrong: Testoste
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Smarten Up To 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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Laugh Track
Few comics so poignantly mine what it’s like to raise (and attempt to reason with) a teenager. In one bit, Koy recounts the time his son called him to say there was only 40 cents left on his debit card. Koy: “What, did you walk into the lunchroom lik
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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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