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Men's Health US
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.
HOW ARE YOU PLANNING TO TRANSFORM IN 2021? • Maybe one reason people break their New Year’s resolutions is that resolutions are boring. Making a Big Life Change demands more active, sure-of-itself language. Which is why we’ve devoted an entire feature to men who have gone beyond a simple resolution and turned their lives around with a dramatic, powerful dedication to transformation. And it made us want to know:
HOW DO YOU APPROACH GOAL SETTING FOR THE COMING YEAR WHEN 2021 IS RIFE WITH UNCERTAINTY?
ASK MEN’S HEALTH
MEET THE FUTURE FACES OF FITNESS • Fitness is for everyone. That’s long been among our core principles at MH, and it’s the backbone of our Strength in Diversity Initiative, a program that equips trainers from marginalized communities with mentoring and in-depth fitness knowledge. These eight trainers took on the program in December.
THE KING OF SMOOTHIES
THIS MONTH, ON PAGE 98, WE EXPLORE THE NEW SCIENCE ON THE DEEP RECESSES OF FEAR. WHAT SCARES YOU THE MOST?
THIS MONTH IN THINGS YOU’RE PSYCHED ABOUT…
THE FAST, FUN, AND SWEATY WORLD OF VIRTUAL RACING • The not-great news? Many in-person, bucket-list marathons and tris are still on hold. But thanks to innovative tech and creative organizers, you can still make this the year you’re really gonna crush that big race. Now get after it.
MAKE A VIRTUAL RACE MORE “REAL”
7 VIRTUAL RACES TO TRAIN FOR NOW
POWER UP TO 2021 • Master these five power moves to fast-track strength gains and prep your body for any challenge this year.
THE PLANT-BASED PIONEER • Working out every morning gives ETHAN BROWN, the CEO of Beyond Meat, the sharpness and stamina to run the $9 billion empire that’s changing how we eat.
THE BEYOND BURNER • BROWN DOES THIS KIND OF CIRCUIT 6 DAYS A WEEK.
YOUR LESS-MEAT, MORE-MUSCLE MEAL PLAN • You can still eat meat on a plant-based diet—and doing so will help you gain strength, lose weight, and even live longer.
OPTIMIZE YOUR HOME HEALTH TOOL KIT • We’ve gone from not even knowing what a pulse oximeter or a UV-light sanitizer is to Googling the best prices. What other products and meds do you need (or, uh, not need) in your 2021 health tool kit? Take this quiz and see if your knowledge—or what you’re using—needs an update.
THE IMMUNOLOGIST’S GUIDE TO IMMUNITY • How Anthony Fauci, M.D., the nation’s top infectious-disease expert, keeps his immune system in shape.
HOW MEDICAL RESEARCH IS FAILING BLACK PEOPLE • African Americans are at a higher risk for hypertension. One so-called scientific theory as to why is making matters even worse—and shining a light on systemic racism in medicine.
THE BEST FOODS FOR MEN • Three low-sodium products you should always buy.
GIVE MORE, LIVE MORE • Doing good can make you feel great. It’s also great for your health. And there are lots of ways to give without opening your wallet.
AND YUP, YOU CAN GIVE MONEY • Donating 2 percent or more of your income can result in a significant boost in life satisfaction, according to researchers at Indiana University. Spend smart by keeping these tactics in mind.
RIBS OF GLORY • You don’t need to sugarcoat a rib rack to make it taste amazing. And you also don’t need to toil for hours over a smoker. Let a healthy spice rub and your oven lead you to delicious, tender perfection. The 30...