A lifestyle magazine dedicated to showing men the practical and positive actions that make their lives better, with articles covering fitness, relationships, nutrition, careers, grooming, travel and health issues.
MEET THE MEN’S HEALTH ADVISORY PANEL • The doctors, scientists, and trainers who keep us honest and up-to-date.
PUMP IT UP! • BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE EXPERTS, ADVISORS, AND READERS WHO BRING MEN’S HEALTH TO LIFE.
What SONGS do you listen to to PICK YOURSELF UP out of a DEPRESSIVE PIT?
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CROSS-TRAINING’S COMEBACK • How the art of cross-training can help you move better, make training more fun—and supercharge your muscle and strength gains.
POWER BELL • To feel great and move well for years to come, you need more than muscle. You need power, the ability to create force quickly. Build that in this single-kettlebell workout that’s over in 30 minutes.
BACK TO THE (PAIN-FREE) FUTURE • What you need to know to beat lower back pain—and bulletproof your body against future flare-ups, too.
MOBILIZE, STABILIZE, BOUNCE BACK • Master these three exercises from Dan Giordano, D.P.T., C.S.C.S., to help alleviate back pain. Feeling fine right now? Sprinkle these moves into your routine anyway; they just may help you avoid back pain in the future.
THIS RADIO DJ TURNED THE TABLES TO LOSE 48 POUNDS
THE SMART GUY’S GUIDE TO SUPER SHOES • The carbon-plate revolution in performance sneakers may be the key to your next race PR—but only if used correctly.
HOW OLD ARE YOU, REALLY? • New tests analyze your DNA and calculate your biological age versus your chronological age. That could revolutionize personal medical care.
HOW THE TESTS COMPARE • The 50-year-old author tried three new consumer tests to determine whether his biological age was the same as his chronological age.
CORTISOL’S STRESS TEST • Among the many side effects of doomscrolling and endless phone drama: anxiety over whether this so-called stress hormone might be killing you.
7 UNFORTUNATE (BUT TOTALLY FIXABLE!) THINGS THAT CAN HAPPEN TO YOUR JUNK • HERE’S A SECRET that may not surprise you: Each month on MensHealth.com, the health articles men search for most—by far—are about stuff going awry with their penis and balls. No wonder, too, because STI rates are up, ED still isn’t something awesome to talk about, and let’s not even get into shrinkage. Or, actually, let’s. You’re obviously curious.
THE SNEAKY SECRET OF ALL DIETS • Stop the guesswork, free yourself from stressful eating rules, and finally build a plan you can stick to—for good—with help from this exclusive adaptation from the new book You Can’t Screw This Up.
YOUR CALORIE-DEFICIT CALCULATOR • All diets encourage you to eat fewer calories. Here’s the Men’s Health way to find your effective goal for healthy weight loss.
THE BEST (NEW!) FOODS FOR MEN • Convenience, demand, and all those damn ads on social media are fueling the multitrillion-dollar market for grocery-store goods. We found what’s ACTUALLY WORTH ADDING TO YOUR LIST.
A WHISKEY SOUR WITH POWER • The classic bourbon-based cocktail is worth sipping and savoring all summer long. Especially this upgraded take.
BREAK IT DOWN, THEN MUSCLE UP • This month’s high-protein meal from a famous fit chef: ATSUSHI KONO’s chicken meatball soup.
YOUR NO-SWEAT FALL-WEATHER STYLE GUIDE • Active guys need clothes that flex and breathe—but sweaters and flannel tend to do the opposite. Expand what you wear this season so you can keep moving, no sweat. Just like XOLO MARIDUEÑA of BLUE BEETLE.
COLOGNE BUT WITH MUSCLE • You buy cologne to stand out. So why not really stand out? These bolder spritzes...