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MEET THE MEN’S HEALTH ADVISORY PANEL • The doctors, scientists, and trainers who keep us honest and up-to-date.
FUEL UP! • BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE EXPERTS, ADVISORS, AND READERS WHO BRING MEN’S HEALTH TO LIFE, AND THEN SOME.
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CHANGING IT UP • On YouTube, MH October cover guy Zac Efron took viewers through past diets—which have included lean proteins, lots of Thai food, and meals with the Rock—and you all loved how candid he got.
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THE MEN’S HEALTH TWITTER POLL
YOUR WILD WINTER ADVENTURE GUIDE • Bears hibernate. Men of action? They set out on these ten adrenaline-fueled, heart-pumping expeditions into uncharted territories.
SEVEN-MINUTE STORM • Thanks to these two workouts, you don’t need a crushing training plan to maintain your gains during the hustle and bustle of the season. The first helps you build muscle, the second hones cardio—and neither will keep you from holiday fun.
6 A.M. WITH… THE AVATAR HEAVY • Thanks to a mix of yoga, weights, and martial arts, STEPHEN LANG is leaner and meaner and kicking ass as Colonel Quaritch in Avatar again.
FEET OF STRENGTH • Run faster and lift heavier (and harder) by rethinking how you treat the ten-toed powerhouses trapped inside your sneakers.
SWEAT SERENITY • Can muscle-crushing HIIT and soul-calming Zen coexist in one workout? DIEGO MERCADO finds out during the Breathe.Burn.Calm class at Mind Body Project.
ESTABLISH A BREATH-WORK PRACTICE • Find focus and calm with these breathing drills from Mind Body Project. Do them whenever you need to concentrate or relax.
THE STRAIGHT POOP ABOUT COLON CANCER SCREENING • There are now seven different ways to detect colon cancer. We contacted the experts to determine your best option depending on the time you have and the results you want.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT 4 OTHER TESTS
MY QUEST TO WALK TO SPACE • We live in an age of step counting and virtual goal setting. Why not harness that for a truly astronomical achievement?
TRY THESE EXTREME CHALLENGES • Walking to space and Everesting aren’t the only virtual goals out there. Infuse your fitness with long-term fun by taking on one of these:
WIN THE SNORE WAR! • Nasal strips, mouth guards, chin straps—for all the products that supposedly cure snoring, why do we still do it? Maybe you just haven’t found your fix.
FIBER, EXCEPT WITHOUT THE VEGETABLES • In a season when fresh produce seems as far away as a beach vacation, it’s tough to eat enough fiber. That’s where supplements can help—if you know what kind to look for.
SO YOU WANNA HAVE JUST ONE DRINK? • No hangover, no hazy memory, all flavor and fun: Here’s your six-point plan to getting the most out of holiday-season moderation.
THERE’S ONLY ONE RIGHT WAY TO . . . HARD-BOIL AN EGG
MUSCLE MEALS TO GOBBLE (GOBBLE) UP • Transform all that leftover Thanksgiving turkey into a week’s worth of low-cost, high-protein meals.
THE PURE JOY OF THE HOLIDAY HORROR MOVIE • This season, take some time to sit down and enjoy the unsung gift of cold-blooded murder.
5 NIGHTS OF YULETIDE TERROR • Each movie is more intense than the one before. How long can you last?
THE ULTIMATE FACE SAVER • It helps clear up acne! It fades dark spots! It reduces redness! NIACINAMIDE is gaining traction as the ideal skin-care multitasker. Leverage its powers to look even awesomer.