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How to Get Your Muscles Back After Taking a Break From the Gym

Taking an exercise hiatus can make muscles shrink fast. The experts explain how to get them back.<p>There are pieces of my body missing. Well, technically they’re still there, but I can’t see or feel them anymore. Anyone who’s taken months off from the gym or spent time in recovery from an injury, …

Muscle

This Massage Therapist Has Treated The Rock. Here's What She Recommends for You

Rebecca Kordecki has advice on how to make the most of your next massage<p>What do The Rock, Dolph Lundgren, Jim Carrey, and Russell Wilson have in common? They’ve all gotten their sore muscles massaged out by Rebecca Kordecki.<p>Athletes and celebrities alike seek out the Los Angeles-based massage …

​John Perry Barlow's Adult Principles Are Perfect | Men’s Health

Along with an account of writing the Dead song “Cassidy,” a number of those who already miss him have been sharing a set of rules he set down at age 30. They’ve circulated before, but they’re worth posting again, they're so spot-on.<p>Mind you, those who got to know Barlow understood that they could …

How to Prevent Cancer - 10 Experts Reveal Top Health Tips | Men’s Health

10 Top Cancer Experts Reveal What They Do to Prevent the Deadly Disease<p>Cancer is the second leading cause of death among men. Here’s how you can reduce your risk<p>If you buy something through our links, we may receive a commission.<p>Wesley Merritt<p>Cancer is the second leading cause of death among guys …

5 Reasons Every Man Must Make Time For Yoga

The gym isn't the only place you'll benefit<p>We get it: Yoga might not be the most intense workout—at least, most forms of it aren’t—and it probably isn’t the first thing that pops in your mind when thinking of a fitness class you want to try.<p>But fitness is all about branching out of your comfort …

Yoga

Healthy Grocery List: 30 Best Foods For Men | Men’s Health

The 30 Best Foods Every Guy Should Have On His Grocery List<p>From protein to snacks, here's what you should throw in your cart<p>Getty; Unsplash<p>Grocery shopping can be a pain — and not to mention, overwhelming. Each aisle of the grocery store contains hundreds of items that you have to scan through, and …

Side Effects Of Healthy Eating​ | Women's Health

6 Side Effects Of Healthy Eating That Nobody Tells You About<p>Prepare yourself for a few poo problems.<p>Just so you know: While Women's Health editors independently select all products we feature, product links may be from affiliate partners. That means if you buy something, Women's Health gets a …

I Quit The Paleo Diet To Focus On Real Food—Here's What Happened | Women's Health

I was a paleo person once upon a time. And it had its benefits, mostly in retraining my palate to appreciate healthier foods (I no longer crave sugary cereals). But ultimately, I chafed against the arbitrary-seeming rules, especially since I don't have any food intolerances. Like most people, I …

Best Hangover Cures: Busted and Confirmed | Men's Health

And considering my holidays consist of an alcohol-fueled personal birthday, four family birthdays, three Christmas parties, two Christmas dinners and a New Year’s Eve celebration, I figured now would be the perfect time to discover whether any of these new, fancy elixirs could rescue me from the …

5 Beard Maintenance Tips Every Man Should Know

From trimming tips to caring for your skin<p>No “good beard” is an accident. If you see a guy whose whiskers are well groomed and look healthy, it’s because he’s putting in the time to make it that way. Growing a beard is one thing, but how he cares for it determines how great it looks—even if his …

Men's Fashion

28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

How to Build Muscle and Lose Fat Simultaneously<p>You've probably heard of the Colorado Experiment where Casey Viator gained about 63 pounds of muscle …

Workouts

How you should eat if you want to lose weight, build muscle, or run a fast race

Reaching your health and fitness goals comes down to time, patience, and expert planning. To help you avoid nutrition mistakes that could set you back, we spoke with nutritionists and trainers to learn how you should eat to reach your specific goal. From weight loss to building muscle and …

Nutrition

Home Remedies For Canker Sores | Men’s Health

Canker sores, which can pop up on the insides of your cheek or on your tongue, gums, or soft palate, can make eating, drinking, and doing pretty much anything with your mouth an ordeal. And experts don't really know what causes them, he adds.<p>About a third of people who get them have a family …

How Your Diet Should Change As You Age | Men’s Health

"The eating habits that men create in their 20s can help them to avoid the weight gain that often comes with a decrease in activity in their 30s," says exercise physiologist Jim White R.D., owner of Jim White Fitness & Nutrition Studios.<p>In your 20s, you should limit your intake of processed foods, …

The 30 Best Shows You Can Watch in Under 30 Minutes Right Now

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The Two Workouts That Got Jason Momoa in Aquaman Shape

Use these workouts to build steel pecs and powerful legs<p><i>Jason Momoa certainly looks superheroic as Aquaman in Justice League, which hit theaters on Friday. But getting that body wasn't easy. His secret: Workouts from Mark Twight, who often prescribes</i> <i>a mix of functional, whole-body movements</i> …

Workouts

Paleo Diet: 6 Weird Things That Happen to Your Body When You Go Paleo​ | Men’s Health

6 Weird Things That Happen to Your Body When You Go on the Paleo Diet<p>Like any diet, the Paelo Diet has pros and cons — and it's up to you to decide whether the former outweighs the latter<p>Getty Images<p>Let’s talk about the Paleo Diet. You probably know it as a popular diet in many CrossFit circles, …

8 Things ER Doctors Refuse to Have in Their Homes

Emergency room physicians see all kinds of grisly stuff, which made us wonder: What products do they consider so hazardous they ban them from their …

Medicine

​National Tequila Day: 8 Best Tequila Cocktail Recipes | Men’s Health

8 Delicious Tequila Cocktails Every Man Must Try<p>It’s time to put down your glass of whiskey<p>Jimmy's<p>If you want to enjoy tequila, there’s no better way to drink it than straight, over ice. The thought of that either excites you or makes you want to gag. We get it—your first experience with tequila …

Richtig trinken beim Sport: Trinken nach dem Kamelprinzip – so funktioniert's!

Ob Kraftsportler, Läufer oder Fußballer: Sportler müssen trinken. Aber was, wie viel und wann? Wir erklären Ihnen, wie Sie sich mit dem Kamelprinzip …

​The Best Natural Foods to Replace Supplements | Men’s Health

There’s a lot of good research backing the health benefits of some supplements.<p>The problem: While the pills used in scientific studies are carefully tested for quality and dosage accuracy, most consumer OTC supplements are largely unregulated, says Mark Moyad, M.D., director of preventive and …

​Best Backyard Drinking Games | Men’s Health

To put it in the vernacular of today's backyard throwdown, George Washington was nobody's bitch. Back in 1773, some of his guests at Mount Vernon were tossing an iron bar on the lawn. Washington approached, picked up the bar, and hurled it farther than anyone. "When you beat my pitch, young …

​​7 Things You Didn’t Know About Tequila | Men’s Health

​7 Things You Didn’t Know About Tequila<p>​Why does Patrón earn premium tequila status? We went all the way to Mexico to find out<p>Hacienda Patrón is home to the entire tequila production process. It is located in Atotonilco El Alto, Mexico. Patrón<p>Ah, tequila. You either remember your first shot of the …

Whiskey

​​How To Sharpen Your Kitchen Knives | Men’s Health

• Place the whetstone in the sink and let a thin stream of running water soak the stone well, about 1 minute.<br>• Place the whetstone on your kitchen countertop so that it's pointing outward from your belt buckle.<br>• With your dominant hand, hold the handle of the knife as if you were using it for a typical …

​MMA Nutritionist Reveals How Elite Fighters Eat | Men’s Health

This Is Exactly What an Elite MMA Fighter’s Diet Looks Like<p>The willingness to follow this diet separates the men from the boys<p>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images<p>MMA fighters have to be primed at the exact right time to get the most their bodies have to offer when fight night …

7 simple Gründe fürs Faszientraining

Wer sein Bindegewebe trainiert, ist angeblich beweglicher, kann länger laufen und hat schneller ein Sixpack? Wir machen den Fakten-Check. Das bringt …