A lifestyle magazine dedicated to showing men the practical and positive actions that make their lives better, with articles covering fitness, relationships, nutrition, careers, grooming, travel and health issues.
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.
Your NFL Sunday Playbook • This month, we’ll watch breathlessly as 31 other teams begin their quest to knock Tom Brady and Bill Belichick off their throne. Whether you’re rooting for them or against them, what’s your can’t-miss game-day ritual?
WHEN DO GUYS who lead busy lives (work + family, etc.) carve out time for workouts?
BREAKFAST OF… CHAMPIONS?
KEEPING ON, EATING ON
BELLY OFF! 100 DOWN
What’s a Gronk to Do? • FOR THE FIRST TIME in a decade, our cover guy, Tom Brady, is going to be without his greatest weapon: the goofy freight train Rob Gronkowski. While Brady will need to figure out a new go-to guy in the red zone, Gronk will need to figure out a new go-to thing to do with his free time. Movies? Books? Reality TV? We considered Gronk’s retirement options on MensHealth.com, and you chimed in as well.
HOW TO RUN WHEN YOU HATING RUNNING
Seven Steps to Amazing Abs • The key to an impressive midsection: Work smarter, not harder.
The Host of EVERYTHING • An ultra-intense sweat (actually, make that two) is exactly what RYAN SEACREST needs to balance his day.
BREAK OF BRAWN • How does Seacrest train on the road? By taking a run, or by working through hotel-room burners like this 7-minute, no-equipment crusher from Rhys Athayde, his Dogpound trainer. Try it when you need a dumbbell-free sweat.
The Lawn Mower Flow • Cut out boredom with a strength-building move from our favorite flow master.
Stick It to Mobility • A single, simple tool could unlock mobility, stability, and strength without inflicting pain. BEN COURT grabbed it by the ends.
STICKY NOTES • Ready to take your workout recovery sessions to the next level? Best Stretch Ever cocreator Dana McCaw shows you how below, with her three favorite Stick Mobility moves.
The Mystery Muscle Behind Back Pain • As many as 260 million Americans will have back pain at some point in their life, and almost none of them have heard of the muscle that can cause it. DAVID FERRY helps fix that.
QUIET DOWN YOUR QL • Daniel Giordano, D.P.T., C.S.C.S., cofounder of Bespoke Treatments in New York City and an MH advisor, sees a lot of patients with back pain caused by the quadratus lumborum, which too often gets overworked in exactly the wrong way. Here’s what he prescribes to make things right:
This Page Is a Great Source of Fiber • It does more than keep you regular: Fiber lowers cholesterol, aids gut health, and fills you up. Not eating the recommended 38 grams daily? MELISSA MATTHEWS helps you find a supplement.
We’re Having Heart Attacks When? • Rates are now climbing in men under 40. PETER MOORE talks to young victims—and the doctors trying to pin down why this is happening.
DISCOVER YOUR RISKS • Now’s a good time to take care of what’s working against your heart.
THE PARABLE OF CURVY WIFE GUY • The moral of the story is money.
WHAT “MASCULINITY” SOUNDS LIKE
HOW TO MARKET MASCULINITY • We asked brand managers at Dove, Axe, and Gillette how they’re regrooming the American man for 2019 and beyond. By Max Berlinger
HUCKBERRY, TAKE ME AWAY • In the world of man gear, the must-have item is a whole new life.
Supercharge Your Salmon • YOU NEED at least 30 grams of protein and 10 grams of fiber at every meal to help...