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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 NEW YOU • There’s a reason “Lose weight” doesn’t often work as a New Year’s resolution. It’s vague, and that can make it unattainable. This year, take inspiration from men who kick-started their own transformation with a specific goal. Here’s what some of our followers said was the greatest change of their lives.
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THIS MONTH IN THINGS YOU’RE EXCITED ABOUT
YOUR NEW POWER MOVE: THE FITNESS SNACK! • These bite-sized bursts of muscle-building, calorie-burning activity just may replace your daily trip to the gym.
BITE-SIZED BENEFITS! • 4 ways a fitness snack pumps up your life.
WELCOME TO THE FITNESS SNACK BAR • Order the perfect workout for your craving.
BREAK OF BRAWN • Can you handle Becker’s hour-long speed session? Try it to improve your ability to accelerate up hills. Do this session outdoors or on a stationary bike indoors.
The Fitness-Tracking Cyclo-Cross Fanatic • Nothing calms and inspires Fitbit VP of design Jonah Becker quite like a pulse-pounding, bunny-hop-filled morning ride.
THE 2020 JUMP START • Begin the year with a total-body circuit. You’ll fire up your back, hamstrings, and glutes, then dive into bodyweight moves infused with boxing flavor. Do this workout 3 times a week, resting at least 1 day between sessions. On your off days, go for a 20-minute run.
Cool Running • Don’t let a polar vortex trap you on the treadmill. Dominate the elements and your next 5K or 50K with this innovative, lightweight, weatherproof gear.
Are Gut Boosters BS? • Supplement companies claim that prebiotics (which are one thing) and probiotics (another thing!) can strengthen immunity, aid weight loss, and even extend life. MELISSA MATTHEWS fact-checks all that.
Miracle Workers? Maybe. • A new class of detox drinks and energy potions promise to help you de-stress, focus, and soothe what ails you. BRITTANY RISHER asked top dietitians just how effective their “active” ingredients really are.
Can You Read Me Now? • An eyesight-boosting app that helps fighter-jet pilots see better and may work as well as Lasik? Maybe.
ALL-IN ALL THE TIME • HOW SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR AND ENDURANCE ATHLETE ERIC HINMAN STAYS FUELED, FIT, AND FOCUSED TO CHASE PERFECT DAYS.
Better Listening Through Science • Tuning in isn’t just for dropping out. Research shows that your soundtrack can make you more creative, productive, and non-grumpy. Find out what to play at what time of day to become ultra-you.
CURIOUS ABOUT “SOBER CURIOUS”? • As alcohol loses its health halo, more people are reevaluating their relationship with it.
CRUSH IT • Use these tips to thrive whether you’re doing Dry January or leaning into sober curious.
WINGS OF GLORY • SURE, YOU COULD order a bucket from your favorite wing joint. But to make some truly finger-lickin’ wings—and to enjoy the 34 grams of protein packed in four of them, without all the extra sugar or grease—try roasting them yourself and adding one of these ten homemade sauce/topping combinations.
These Salsas Are • Mild, medium, and hot used to be your only choices at the supermarket. Now there’s chipotle, cantina style, black bean, and even pumpkin habanero. We...