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POWER UP YOUR PACKAGE! • The stronger-erection, better-sex, penis-optimization training plan you need now.
MY SOMEWHAT HORRIFYING (BUT NOT AT ALL REGRETTABLE) VASECTOMY EXPERIENCE • And what you can learn from the usually routine procedure that men are lining up for.
HOLLYWOOD’S HIGHEST CLIMBER • At 49 years old, JIMMY CHIN, epic mountaineer turned Oscar-winning director, prides himself on a key mantra: “Never get out of shape.”
KETTLEBELL CRUSH • Chin builds the strength to climb with these 3 moves. Do each for 30 seconds, then rest 30 seconds; do 2 or 3 sets of each.
BUILD MUSCLE ON THE MOVE • An average workout has you standing in mostly one spot. Change that up by adding in lunges, crawls, leaps, and other exercises that have you going somewhere. You’ll strengthen critical stabilizing muscles—and have fun, too.
BUILD STRENGTH EXPLOSIVE • Landmine University’s fun, fast, and innovative rethink of the barbell can help you unlock new power and muscle.
GEAR UP • If you’re training at home, try one of these landmine anchor setups.
THE GREAT PUMPKIN SEED OIL • Your prostate! Your heart! Your hair! Is there anything this supplement can’t help? The research seems to say … we need some more research.
THIS GUY STOPPED FIGHTING HIS INSOMNIA— AND FINALLY GOT SOME SLEEP
INTO THE WESTERNVERSE! • FROM YELLOWSTONE TO OUTER RANGE TO 1923, THE WESTERN IS BACK IN ACTION—BUT LIVING THE WILD WEST LIFE MIGHT NOT MEAN YOU HAVE TO MOVE THERE.
SMART ADVICE FROM MODERN WESTERNS
PORK & BEANS & ALL THE PROTEIN • By getting creative with two strong proteins, you can eat cheap and take in the nutrients you need to build muscle all week. Just follow this easy meal-prep plan.
IT’S SNACK TIME! • Beneath all the flashy packaging, many so-called healthy snacks that debuted within the past few years are really just junk. We went on a hunt for high-quality options that actually deliver on MUSCLE-BUILDING PROTEIN, HEART-HEALTHY FATS, FILLING FIBER, and flat-out deliciousness. Go on, dig in.
SCAR BATITLES • WHAT A GASH TO THE HEAD TAUGHT ME (AND CAN TEACH YOU!) ABOUT HEALING SMARTER.
THE 4 STAGES OF SCARRING • “Our skin has the miraculous ability to bounce back,” says Anthony Rossi, M.D., a surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Help your wound through its healing stages.
5 PROVEN TOOLS THATDE-SCAR • These dermatologist-backed treatments helped my scar almost disappear, and they just might do the same for you.
LAYER IT ON • Unpredictable temps mean dressing for fall is trickier than ever. Luckily, today’s best clothes are versatile, easy to throw on (and off), and great looking. LUKE MACFARLANE, Bros’ breakout rom-com star, shows us how to layer them.
TAKE THE LEAD
SURPRISE! YOU’RE A DAD. • I was 26 when I discovered I had a ten-year-old son—and the surprises haven’t let up since.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN MUSIC DIES? • Hearing loss has become a quiet, soul-crushing epidemic affecting...