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Men's Health US
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.
#Show Us Your Ink • This month, we’re talking tattoos. Mainly the care and upkeep of them, and the skin they live on. (See page 118.) We asked some of our Instagram workout buddies to share their favorite pieces of body art. Show-offs.
NAKED • As we were putting together our strength feature (page 98), the editors at Women’s Health weighed in over Slack on how much muscle they think a man needs.
RECOVER LIKE A PRO
TED’S STYLE BONUS!
JIM LOVESTAR OF MINNEAPOLIS, MN • JIM, A READER SINCE 1990, HAD A FEW NOTES ON OUR MOST RECENT I SSUE. WE WERE HAPPY TO ADDRESS THEM HERE.
BELLY OFF!: A TECHIE’S BODY REBOOT
ASK MEN’S HEALTH • You’ve got questions. We’ve got experts.
The Stuntman Gets His Due
THE UPDATE! • Our Fit at Any Age (March ’19) subjects have been hard at work with our partner Life Time. Visit MensHealth.com/FitatAnyAge to see the complete journeys.
WHERE TO FIND US • We’re on all your favorite platforms.
The Secret to a Rock Climber’s Body • There’s a stealthy, athletic way to full-body muscle—and it’s not in the weight room. WILL COCKRELL explores how the climbing wall forges strength.
TRAIN LIKE A ROCK CLIMBER • These are the exercises climbers do off the wall to increase their power, improve their mobility, and prevent injury. They’ll build stabilizing strength for nonclimbers too.
Legs of Steel
The Stunt Master • By the time John Wick 3 director CHAD STAHELSKI’S early-morning workout is done, he’s lifted weights, kicked a few asses, and proved that he’s one of Hollywood’s best action choreographers.
BREAK OF BRAWN • Stahelski’s kicks require power and flexibility. “Our warmup looks like something the New York City Ballet would do,” he says. Try his 3-move legmobility circuit before your next lower-body session; do 2 rounds of it.
Bulletproof Your Back • How to master the scorpion, a do-anywhere drill that’ll remove the sting from back pain before it starts.
Fascia the Truth! • The secret to building a leaner, stronger body (and moving pain-free, too!) lies not in your muscles but in all the stuff around them.
Six Problems, One Fix • Fascia can be the cause of—or solution to—any muscle issue that saps energy or mobility. Here are six common problems—and how you can control them.
SHOULD YOU TRY SCRAPING THERAPY? • The rub on the painful fascial massage athletes swear by.
Thump-Thump. Thump … Thump. (Thump.) • Pro athletes and coaches are using new technology to optimize training according to signals from your heart. MICHAEL EASTER investigates whether you should, too.
A WEEK OF HRV • Here’s how a morning HRV check might affect your training, based on readouts from the Apple Watch (which rates HRV usually from 20 to 90). Each device measures HRV differently, but over time you’ll get to know what’s high and low for you.
Save Your Breath • Along with all that useful oxygen, a deep breath can net you some serious pollution—and a higher risk of heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and even dementia. DAVID FERRY helps you clear your air.
10 BEST AND WORST CITIES FOR BREATHING • METRO AREAS WITH THE MOST YEAR-ROUND PARTICLE POLLUTION
AIR GRIEVANCES • What pollution does to your body.
WHAT’S YOUR DANGER IQ? • When you’re having unprotected sex while going...