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Why Your Fitness Preparation Is As Important As Your Gym Time

When it comes to trying to get fit, lose weight, or build muscle, the gym is the place that every man turns to. And, of course, that’s a great idea. …

Fitness

Outfits & Style Tips: Justin Theroux Black and Gray

This black and gray look by Justin Theroux is a badass combination. Pull together a similar look for yourself with these suggested items.<p><b>Black Dude</b> …

Clothing

4 Sleeve Splitting Supersets for Superhero Arms

If you what to grow then you need to add supersets. A basic definition of a superset is when you do two exercises back to back with little to no rest …

Bodybuilding

This 10-Minute Circuit Practically Guarantees a Ripped Upper-Body

Both quality and quantity should be your focus<p>"There's a lot of power in completing 50 quality reps," says Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of <i>Maximus Body</i>, which is designed to help you build muscle and burn fat insanely fast. It's a brief statement, but it's loaded with wisdom.<p>Mastering a …

Fitness

4 Steps To Getting Serious About Fitness in 2018

At this time of year, we all have them. Fitness goals we want to achieve and put a renewed focus on for the coming year. For some of us, they remain …

Fitness

15 Ways To Grow Your Beard Faster

At some point, almost every man considers whether a beard will suit him. They are an age-old fashion icon and a timeless classic. With the sheer …

Beards

What I Learned Reading 100 Books Last Year

When I created the goal at the end of 2016, I had just finished my 24-book goal and wanted to up my game for 2017. I decided on 36 books; it made …

Books

4 Steps To Getting Mentally Fit Before Hitting The Gym

No doubt many of you thought the very same thing after Christmas, “I’m going to get healthy after the holidays”, and you build yourself up ready for …

Fitness

Clean Eating Can Still Make You Gain Fat: The Importance of Macronutrients

“SCREW.THIS. I have been eating nothing but chicken and broccoli for 6 months. I lost 15 pounds in the first couple months, and then everything …

Weight Loss

3 Tests You Can Use to Determine Your Fitness Level

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” Peter Drucker<p>It is important to evaluate yourself periodically to determine if the nutrition and …

Fitness

5 Essential Components of Quality Goal Setting

Having self awareness of your current state against where you would like to be is an important skill. Goal setting is an essential part of …

Self-improvement

5 Minutes to Fit: Challenge Yourself to Do One Killer Workout a Day in our ‘5 Minutes to Fit’ Series

Work your entire body with these quick, kick-butt routines.

Fitness

The 3 Main Aspects to Being Fit in the New Year & Beyond

If you are keen on building a little muscle, then you might benefit from knowing just how you can actually make it more easy to do. As it happens, …

Muscle

28 Most Popular Instagram Videos of 2017

If you follow us on Instagram @stylishmanmag (you really should) you know we love to curate some of the best fitness, fail, comedy and cocktail …

Appreciate Yourself: 11 Signs That Say You Are Smarter Than You Think

Are there times when you doubt yourself? We all have those moments from time to time when we feel less smart than others, but it may become an issue …

Burn 1,000 Calories In 20 Minutes

It’s hard at times to fit the gym in so here’s a 1,000 calorie burn you can fit in any schedule from anywhere. We have two options when it comes to …

HIIT

Music To Our Ears: V-MODA Crossfade 2 Wireless Headphone Review

Music to many of us is life. We all love a good headphone. Most of us use our headphones when we want to sort of spiritually leave the world, be at …

Our 10 most popular muscle-building workouts of 2017

1. The Zac Efron workout to get a beach-ready 'Baywatch' body<p>To get lean and ripped for <i>Baywatch,</i> Zac <i></i>Efron reached 5% body fat after just 12 weeks of …

Muscle

Why Leaders Should Put Their Shopping Cart Back

I was shopping at Target the other day for who-knows-what and was heading back to my car through the parking lot. Walking along a sidewalk in front …

5 Surprising Facts You Need to Know if You Want to Improve Your Fitness

You'll gain weight before you lose it.<p>It's never a bad time to start getting into shape. Whether you want to work off some extra holiday calories, …

Fitness

Mega Men’s Gift Guide

This is the only guide you will need. We’ve packed our 2017 Mega Men’s Holiday Gift Guide with fantastic items from brands that we have tested over …

4 Tips to Reduce Holiday Weight Gain

Thanksgiving marks the start of six weeks of holiday rush and carb heavy meals. If you are not focused with a plan you can quickly slip off your meal …

Create a Kinder Mind: How to Stop Your Mean, Hurtful Self-Talk

<b>“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens!” ~Louise Hay</b><p>In my quest to learn …

Here's how eating sugar affects your body and brain

In the late 1960s, a food industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation paid three Harvard researchers $6,500 (about $50,000 today) to discount research that increasingly showed links between sugar and heart disease and to point the blame at fat instead, according to an analysis of historical …

Sugar

10 'Bad' Habits That Are Actually Signs You're Smarter Than You Think

Not an excuse to be gross though!<p>Here's the thing about bad habits. Many of them can hurt you when taken to the extreme. But in small doses, those …

Psychology

Best bodyweight exercises to build muscle

<b>The Push Up</b><p>Push ups are brilliant for building strength through the chest, shoulders and triceps.<p>It's a great exercise to master before moving on to the (much more strenuous) bench press. The push up allows you to build adequate strength in your upper body and stability through your torso, better …

Bodybuilding

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive …

The Brutally Honest Story Of What Happened After This Man’s Transformation

Here’s why it’s so hard to maintain weight loss<p>The guy in the before photo above weighed 270 pounds. The guy in the after photo never started losing weight with the intention of getting <i>that</i> lean. When Jimmy Fisher’s ex-fiancé called off their engagement, he had to find something to keep his mind …

Weight Loss

Sean Connery: Bond Style Series

Before we get into the style of James Bond and the man who set the tone, let’s clear the air over who was the <i>first</i> James Bond. We all know Sean …

Turnbull & Asser