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
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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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The Great Frozen-Sperm Panic
AS IF YOU didn’t already have to worry about an aging jawline, receding hairline, and expanding gut, new sperm-cryobanking companies are telling you that your sperm is getting old, too. Firms such as Dadi and Legacy are selling fertility insurance to
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Tap Into 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,
Men's Health5 min read
Enter the Next Dragon
Mike Moh met Quentin Tarantino, they were crammed into a small room inside a Los Angeles casting office. Moh was in the second round of auditions for the role of Bruce Lee inOnce Upon a Time… in Hollywood (out July 26). After watching Moh deliver his
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So You Want To Pitch A Tent
I’M NOT ONE with nature. Or even two. I’m so afraid of snakes, I can’t look at pictures of them. But when I moved from New York to Australia, I met a guy who loved camping. One bat of his blue eyes and a promise to make me prawns on the barbie and I
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The Ultimate Summer Reading List
MEN’S HEALTH RECOMMENDS… It’s a cluster of surreal short stories, with subjects including but not limited to: a mountain lion in an airplane bathroom, a man who ponders a procedure that would allow him to experience his wife’s childbirth pain for her
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Olon Ancer?
KIMMIE NG, M.D., a Boston oncologist, started noticing an alarming trend in her work a few years ago. Men in their 20s, 30s, and 40s—runners, CrossFitters, lifelong nonsmokers—were streaming through her door at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. They
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The Great Outdoors Kit
Bring a Sleeping Pad The ground is not the hard thing you want to have in that tent. An inflatable pad like the THERM-AREST NEOAIR UBERLITE SLEEPING PAD ($180 to $210; rei.com) is the way to go, because it’s lighter than one of those foam monstrositi
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Inside the Sweat Lab
“WE CALL THIS the awkward shower,” says Robert Huggins, Ph.D. I’m on my knees in a tarp-lined tub while a Ph.D. student named Cody sends a waterfall of deionized water down from the plastic jug he holds over my head. Here at the University of Connect
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My Son the Golf Pro
MY TEN-YEAR-OLD son’s approach to golf is—how can I say this?—wild. With every swing, every ball goes one distance: as far as it possibly can. Roman is all torque—which, incidentally, is how he approaches almost everything else in life. It’s amazing,
Men's Health2 min readFood & Wine
Power Up Your Creatine
Most research done on the amino acid creatine shows thatcreatine monohydrate is the safest, most effective form of the supplement, says Andrew Jagim, Ph.D., director of sports-medicine research at the Mayo Clinic Health System. Other forms (ethyl est
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Does Your Soul Need Therapy?
2015 WAS A BANNER year for me. It started with a breakup and became masked in a fog of depression that only cleared when I was snorting cocaine. (Things get better, promise.) I was 32 and addicted, driven by a desire to make it. I had everything I wa
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How To Travel With Friends
How to organize a yearly trip with two childhood friends when everyone’s ridiculously busy. EACH YEAR, I go on a four-day vacation with the same two childhood friends. We live in different cities, and it’s the only time we see one another. Nothing ab
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The All-Day Guide to CBD
DEVOTEES—from Tom Hanks and Nate Diaz to your mom to some guy in line at the brake place—swear cannabidiol can perform miracles, like easing anxiety and pain. Although there’s almost no regulatory oversight and very little solid scientific research o
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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
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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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