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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.
The Best Advice I Got from My Dad (About Being a Dad) • To help us figure out what a “cool dad” really is (see page 112), we asked you to share the best pieces of wisdom on fatherhood passed down from your old man.
THE RULES OF THE DICK PIC • As Lauren Larson lays out her thoughts on the dick pic (see page 92), we asked the editors at Women’s Health to weigh in over Slack.
SUN’S OUT, SKIN’S OUT • Men’s Health Advisory Board dermatological expert Brian C. Capell, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, gets a lot of sunscreen questions. Here are his most common:
BELLY OFF!: THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF A PANIC ATTACK
ASK MEN’S HEALTH • You’ve got questions. We’ve got experts.
Train Like Hellboy
OBSTACLE FORCE • New classes promise to prep you for the next generation of obstacle-course races. ANDREW HEFFERNAN finds out that the biggest problem during training is hitting your personal wall.
OBSTACLE-IZE ANY GYM • Want to get a taste of obstacle-course racing without leaving the gym? Try these four moves, each designed to prep you for a different portion of the race.
Get That Upper-Body Taper
MORNING MILEAGE • One of Quarles’s favorite group runs is called #downandtotheright, and it’s not for the faint of heart. Grab a few friends and tackle the hour-long ladder workout.
The Tech Boss • Take an early-morning run with James Quarles, CEO of the cardio-fueled social network Strava, who puts in the work in more ways than one.
The V-Up and Press • Master this move and you’ll strengthen your lower back, define your shoulders, and chisel out your abs all at once.
REBOOT YOUR METABOLISM • If your body is a machine, then your metabolism is its OS: It takes whatever you input (food) and runs it through a process so that you can function. Download a bunch of junk and it runs poorly. Upgrade your diet and exercise and you’re running at the highest efficiency.
Will a Little Vacation Kill You? • Airport scanners! Cruise-ship germs! Pirates! (Pirates?) The truth about what you have to worry about on vacation this year.
There’s a Blood Test for That • Even in a post-Theranos world, the hottest new health tech may be blood analysis. CASSIE SHORTSLEEVE explores the details your blood can reveal about you now.
The Most Important Hour of the Day • Morning’s overrated. JESSICA MIGALA reveals how what you do after quitting time can make or break your health.
YOU CANE DO IT!* • TAKE THIS QUIZ AND SEE HOW MUCH YOU KNOW ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF SUGAR ON YOUR HEALTH.
The MH Energy-Shot Decoder • BRITTANY RISHER investigates whether next-gen superfood shots can turn tired you into super you.
BETTER WAYS TO LEVEL UP • Didn’t have a good night’s sleep? Try these totally natural ways to get your energy where you want it, fast.
YOUR FAVORITE BRAND! • With companies stretching beyond fitness and fashion and getting into the hotel game, you can now spend the night at the gym (or at your favorite watch store or with Richard Branson). But would you want to?
KICK IT UP A LOT
The Pickles We Picked
THE MOST DIVISIVE PICKLE
ATTACK THE FLANK! • WHAT’S 30/1O? Those are the minimum grams of protein and fiber you need at each meal to help you build muscle and fill up. This month: grilled flank steak with...