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 • We know a lot about health and fitness, but we don’t know as much as the doctors, scientists, and trainers who keep us honest and up-to-date.
Men'sHealth | MVP • Men’s Health MVP was created to help readers like you get in the best shape of your life. We’ll help you become stronger. Faster. Better.
POWER UP! • On page 74, we explore the origin stories of cosplay superheroes. So we asked you: What’s on your superpower wish list?
ASK MEN’S HEALTH
THE MEN’S HEALTH TWITTER POLL
THE FASCIA TRACK! • It’s the NEAR-INVISIBLE NETWORK OF WEBBING THAT WRAPS AROUND YOUR MUSCLES. And thanks to recent breakthroughs, scientists know it can hot-wire your body for speed, strength, and power. Here’s what you need to know about fascia.
THE TOTAL-BODY AB BLASTER • Build the total-body strength you need—and the shredded core you want for the summer, too!
6 A.M. WITH… MACKLEMORE • When 2020 robbed the rapper of his concert sweat sessions, he turned to squats, ball slams, and some dedicated time on the links.
THE WEIGHT WE CARRY • Part cardio, part strength work, part early-human hunting strategy, part Hell Week, carrying heavy loads long distances is the fitness fix you didn’t know you needed.
THREE KILLER CARRIES • Doug Kechijian, D.P.T., a former pararescueman in the U. S. Air Force, had me prepare for my adventure in the Arctic by doing these three carries. Mix one into your workouts every week.
CAN WE PUSH THAT APPOINTMENT? • If you said, “Eh, maybe later” to seeing a doctor during the pandemic, it could be costing you more than you think.
A NEUROSCIENTIST’S GUIDE TO THE BRAIN
LIFE CHANGE FOR THE BETTER • Formerly a punchline, NONALCOHOLIC BEER has undergone a dramatic craft-brewing revitalization. The result is so satisfying that if you turn one down, the joke’s on you.
BUST OUT THE CHOPS! • A mighty bone-in pork chop has all the substance of a rib eye—and more than 30 grams of muscle-building protein—but is waaaay more versatile. Try one with cherries (yes, cherries!) and two plant-based sides to deliver 10 grams of gut-filling fiber.
ALL HANDS • Chapped, cracked, chafed, and scraped—your mitts have taken a beating since the pandemic began. Here’s how to fix your four biggest problems.
STEP IT UP • In lockdown times, “DRESSING UP” meant throwing on a hoodie over your sweats. Now that you’re (finally!) leaving home more, you want to look good and feel comfortable in any setting. Here are FIVE ANSWERS to your greatest STYLE PROBLEMS.
CHIVALRY AIN’T DEAD • At least, not totally. Here’s how to reconcile oldfashioned manners with modern-day expectations.
EJECT! EJECT! EJECT! • When everything is going to hell all of the time, there’s the nuclear option: bail.
THE SMART GUY’S GUIDE TO BRAIN BOOSTERS • Hacking your brain for better performance might be simpler than you think—once you get past all the BS.
WHY WE LIE • And what we lose every time we let the truth get away from us.
I HAD TO LIE FOR A LIVING
I DIDN’T WANT TO BE BOTH RUINED AND A RAT
I COULDN’T LIE, AND IT COST ME
VERY DARK THOUGHTS • Why so many men are having suicidal thoughts right now, and how they get through it.
HOW I KEEP IT TOGETHER with CAL HENDERSON • FOR MOST PEOPLE, ending the workday means successfully clearing their in-box. For Cal Henderson, cofounder and chief technology officer of...