The False Prophets Of Wellness
Muscle, fat loss, wisdom… Whatever you seek, there is now an entrepreneurial guru armed with hashtags who claims to have the answer. But is it gospel?
Every Question You Ever Had About Really Eating Well
Nutrition is a maddening business. Foods are in one day, compost the next; vitamins that cured ills last week are promptly debunked. We all want to eat better, but who has the time to sift fact from fad? Rest easy because this is your easily digestible, bite-sized guide to doing precisely that
Trail By Fire
A full-body workout offering the mental health benefits of both nature and exercise, trail running is fast on the ascent. We sent our man to the wilds of Fuerteventura to race one of the world’s best. At least we gave him a head start…
The Next Generation
The mental well-being of our children and teenagers is in crisis, with anxiety and depression at an all-time high. Can early intervention help today’s young men grow up better equipped to deal with life’s challenges? MH spent a week in a south London school to speak to those working to brighten futures
The Greatest Of Our Time
Powerful but dexterous, explosive yet graceful, Anthony Joshua is the embodiment of the modern boxer. At a time when the heavyweight division is arguably more exciting than it has been in decades, he talks to MH about the qualities that set him apart
Mud, Sweat & Tears
At Evryman men’s retreats, attendees spend five nights in the American wilds, sharing their deepest desires and darkest thoughts. The goal is to help men relearn how to access and express their emotions. Sceptical? So were we… at first
Trained to hold their nerve amid towering infernos and sweltering heat, the Hotshot Crews are America’s first line of defence against some of the world’s most destructive and deadly forest fires. What does it take to charge into the blaze against all of your instincts? MH signed up to find out
Fight Club Tropicana
In a sleepy corner of Brazil’s coastline sits the crucible of the country’s martial art of capoeira and a deluxe fight camp to hone your BJJ skills. It’s a knockout spot for body and mind, with the gentler combo of cocktails and tan lines after class. Let’s dance
We now use more cocaine than any other nation in Europe, with the drug cheaper, purer and more ubiquitous than it has been in a decade. So, how does this sit with modern Britain’s otherwise health-conscious and ethical outlook? And how concerned should we be? MH meets users, dealers and researchers to get to the crux of a strange contradiction
23 (Legal) Ways To Boost Your Serotonin
The so-called happy hormone is your body’s in-built mood-improving switch. But securing a regular buzz needn’t mean indulging your more libertine impulses. Use our score sheet to enjoy a healthy high, whenever you want it. Consider it self-care without the scented candles
A New Hope For Curing Dementia
The latest research suggests that Alzheimer’s may be caused by everyday germs. We put this theory under the microscope
Take The Weight Off Your Mind Tonight
Losing sleep over your waistline puts your fat-burning ability on snooze. Clock eight hours and lean down with your eyes closed
The Inside Tract
Prostate cancer now kills more people in the UK than breast cancer. But medical advances promise to curb deaths across the board – we just need to know our enemy. MH spoke to those at the cutting edge of cancer research to ensure you’re armed with the latest facts
The New Meaning For Jelly Legs
Gelatin spikes your growth hormone levels better than whey, so break your leg press PB with a childhood favourite
Why Are You Always Hungry?
Are you frequently covered in crumbs? Do you partake, like a hobbit, in “second breakfast”? Fill up on these simple fixes
Working Out In Sharp Relief
At the time of writing, a shocking figure is splashed across the news: “London’s 45th murder victim this year – an 18-year-old stabbed to death.” The capital is in crisis, and the police are no closer to a solution.
Mind Over Muscle
From seizing Afghan compounds to thriving behind bars, Ant Middleton has faced many battles. Throughout them all, he discovered that – more than any physical superiority – mental strength was his greatest weapon. MH spent a day with the former SBS sniper to learn from his bulletproof mindset. He was more than happy to unload
Get Beach Ready In One Session
Shift your focus from the mirror to your legs and make total-body gains in time for your holiday
A Clean Bill Of Mental Health
Wash away the symptoms of depression with a post-workout bath. It’s the simplest way to keep your head above water
The Cold Embrace
Awash with physical and mental health benefits, cold-water swimming is making big waves in the wellness industry. Veterans acclimatise themselves to the near-freezing temperatures over years. Men’s Health chose the fast lane. Come on in, the water is lovely…
Lift Yourself To Peak Strength
The current World’s Strongest Man and a genuine Icelandic man Mountain, Hafþór Björnsson is here to help you lift heavy. You’re going to need a bigger dumbbell.
We Need To Talk About Dad
The demographic most likely to drink to excess isn’t unruly teens or sleep-starved students, but middle-aged men – or, to put it another way, potentially you. With an estimated 3.5 million of us drinking too much, MH asks whether it’s time we all had a quiet word…
The Man Who Would Not Be King
As Jaime Lannister, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau plays the most complex character in Game of Thrones. With the world’s most popular TV show entering its final season, MH talks to the man who brings humanity to an incestuous cutthroat.
Cooking Up In A Storm
With forecasts bleak and staycations expected to peak this year, we canvassed votes for the hottest stoves out there.
Can You Bottle High Performance?
Some researchers claim that drinking ketones can push your endurance to the cutting edge. We chase down the hard facts.
A Chip On The Old Block
Skip the pricey hair plugs, Rooney, and head to the Golden Arches for a cure for male pattern baldness that’s as cheap as… well, you get it.
With its ethereal yet inhospitable landscapes and brutally unpredictable weather, Iceland is a country that can threaten even the boldest outdoorsmen. Men’s Health bedded in with Ice-Sar – the volunteer rescue force whose members risk their lives to save those in peril.
Pull The Wool Over Your Eyes
Research shows a lack of Zs is killing you. Are new pyjamas the answer?
The Brexit Diet
Whether you voted Leave or Remain, the EU has transformed the way we eat – and crashing out threatens to deal a mighty blow to both our palates and our nutritional health. MH spoke to the experts worried that the true impact of Brexit will leave a very bad taste in our mouths.
Everything You Think You Know About Fat Is Wrong
The topic of fat has never been more political, whether debating the obesity crisis, our strained NHS, the rise of stigmatisation or the deification of the avocado.