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MEET THE MEN’S HEALTH ADVISORY PANEL
THIS WINTER… GET OUTSIDE! • BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE EXPERTS, ADVISORS, AND READERS WHO BRING MEN’S HEALTH TO LIFE.
Q+A WITH THE E.I.C. CAN WORKING OUT HELP WITH DEPRESSION?
TWIST AND SHRED! • Break out of #quarantinelife workout boredom (and move like an athlete, too!) by embracing a training principle missing from many workout plans: rotation.
THE 8-MOVE SMASH-STRESS FORGE-MUSCLE WORKOUT • Build muscle and relax your body (and mind!) with this hybrid yoga/strength session.
Tip T. I. Harris • The rapper trains hard four days a week to stay in shape for when he’s performing onstage, dancing in videos, or trying to keep up with his kids.
#TRYTHISNOW The Ultimate Bodyweight Row • Strengthen your upper back and bulletproof your lower back without ever lifting a dumbbell.
STAR POWDER: WELCOME TO PEAK ATHLETE-POWERED SUPPLEMENTS • Back in the day, you had Michael Jordan selling McDonald’s and Mean Joe Greene pushing Coca-Cola. Now more and more of the biggest names in sports are creating, endorsing, and investing in products advertised to improve your health. But should you play ball?
SUPPLEMENT CHECK VITAMIN C WILL NOT SAVE US ALL • COVID-19 has spiked the sales of vitamin C products. The nutrient does have some powerful health benefits—it’s just that preventing colds and the flu (let alone COVID) isn’t one of them.
A SLEEP DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO SLEEP APNEA • A NIGHT IN a sleep lab during a fellowship at Stanford University explained what Gerard J. Meskill, M.D., 39, had felt for years: morning grogginess and afternoon brain fog. He discovered that, like one in four men, he had sleep apnea. That’s when the tongue and throat muscles relax and may make it more difficult to breathe, which can potentially disrupt sleep. Sleep apnea can also increase the risk of heart disease, dementia, mood disorders, erectile dysfunction, and sleeping in the guest room. Here’s how he manages it.
Do You Really Need an Air Filter? • Home is now life. Airborne particles, especially thanks to the coronavirus, are also life. Do you need something to clear the air? Like, now?
The No-Plane, No-Problem Guide to a Real Winter Adventure
2021 Will Be the Year of … Sake?! • If you’re not a fan of rice wine, you probably tried it with a California roll ten years ago. Well, a lot has changed. Breweries are breaking traditions to make sake with the depth of whiskey, the spice of gin, and the surprise of tequila. Plus, because they’re fullflavored, a few sips (instead of a full bottle) are all you need to feel satisfied.
FEAST UPON (HALF A) STANDING RIB ROAST • 30/10 You’re following guidelines this holiday season, so you’re going to have fewer people at the table. Instead of making a massive roast, make half a massive roast, which still provides 30 grams of protein for muscle building. Add one of the high-fiber sides to get the 10 grams you need to stay full. Half the hassle. All good.
EYES UP! • Life was stressful enough before COVID-19 anxiety worsened the crinkles and wrinkles that were already making you look “tired.” Look fresher at the IRL or Zoom holiday party with these easy fixes.
Emmanuel Acho WANTS TO GET Uncomfortable • In a year marked by widespread civil unrest, nobody expected a former NFL linebacker with a web series called UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN to be a wildly popular voice for racial justice. Especially not him. So we sat down with Acho for a conversation—comfortable or not—to find out why.