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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.
IT’S ABOUT TIME • BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE EXPERTS, ADVISORS, AND READERS WHO BRING MEN’S HEALTH TO LIFE, AND THEN SOME.
Which elements of WORKING OUT from home ARE HERE TO STAY BEYOND the PANDEMIC?
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BEAT BELLY FAT FOR GOOD. • THE 21-DAY MEAL PLAN, WORKOUT, AND MOTIVATION YOU NEED.
POWER UP YOUR BODY • Supersize your strength, turbocharge your speed, and blast stress by rebuilding your workouts around an underrated trait: power.
SUPERSETS FOR SUPER MUSCLE • Itching for a sweat outside? Start by priming your muscles for any outdoor activity with an old bodybuilder technique—the superset.
THE ULTIMATE TRICEPS PUMP • Pack size onto your arms by mastering a different kind of flex: the Slow-Mo Skullcrusher.
THE NEW VITAL SIGNS • Sure, you get your temperature checked all the time now. But if you haven’t set foot in a doc’s office since the pandemic started, you probably don’t know how you’re really doing. Consider these your new essential at-home vitals.
A DENTIST’S GUIDE TO LESS TIME AT THE DENTIST • “The great part about being a dentist in this decade is that there’s almost nothing we can’t fix—and that hasn’t always been true,” says MATTHEW J. MESSINA, D.D.S., of the Ohio State University College of Dentistry. But much of that stuff shouldn’t have to be fixed in the first place. Here’s what he does to take care of his own mouth, and the health problems that can start there.
2021 The 50 BEST FOODS for men • COVID-19 made grocery runs feel like find-and-retrieve missions. We tested aisles of supermarket standouts to help you make smarter, healthier, tastier decisions when you stock up.
FEAST UPON AN ALL-THE-SEAFOOD STEW • By now you’ve had an entire winter’s worth of chili. So why not take that same chili pot and fill it instead with a stew swimming with chunks of fish and shellfish? Served with a rib-sticking side dish, this Italian stew (called cioppino) will deliver 30 grams of muscle-building protein and 10 grams of stomach-filling fiber.
ELECTRIFY YOUR ABS • Trainers tell you abs are made in the gym. Now companies claim you can sculpt them at a doctor’s office. Our lab rat GARRETT MUNCE tries to zap his abs into shape.
Find Your Fit • Most of us spent the past year in pants with stretchy elastic bands. But as we make our way outside, we don’t want to sacrifice all that comfort. Thankfully, denim these days is better than the kind you used to know, now made to move, stretch, and help you feel your best. Let worldchampion skateboarder Heimana Reynolds show you how it’s done.
TECH DIRTY TO ME • A year of isolation led to a boom in sex technology that just might recharge your love life.
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KICKING AND SCREENING • Smartphones and babies are like beer and liquor: It’s not really a good idea to mix the two. That is, until a pandemic hits.
THE EXCRUCIATING CRUSHING DAMAGING POWER OF UNCERTAINTY • Not knowing what to expect breeds stress and exhaustion. But all this uncertainty—when you know how to deal with it—can actually leave you more resilient. Here’s how to get there.
ARE YOU BETTER WITH UNCERTAINTY THAN YOU THINK? • Where, exactly, is the edge of your comfort zone when it comes to not knowing things? This quiz can give...