Monthly Archives: November 2016

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How to Look Great At the Gym (Without Trying Too Hard)

Image by Men’s Health/Getty Images That old cut-off T-shirt might be comfortable, but it’s also turning your workout into a peep show. Luckily, Men’s Health Fashion Editor Dan Michel and New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker know a thing or two about dressing to impress at the gym. Related: The Anarchy Workout From Men’s…

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Why This Ultrarunner Chose to Amputate His Leg

Image by Shutterstock In May 2015, champion ultrarunner Dave Mackey was out on a trail run in the Rocky Mountains when he stepped on a shifting rock and tumbled more than 20 feet down a hill. A massive rock—somewhere between 150 and 300 pounds—landed on his leg and pinned him to the ground. The gruesome…

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How to Get Your Sex Life Back After a Heart Attack

Image by shutterstock Mark Reyes* had a heart attack this past summer at the age of 42. He had bypass surgery and was out of the hospital in a few weeks. But two months later, he and his wife still haven’t had sex again. Not only has he not yet been medically cleared for intercourse,…

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The Fastest Way to Get Better At Pullups

Photograph by Rodale A perfect pullup—where you bring your chest all the way up to the bar—is the unicorn of the fitness world. “We know they exist, but they’ve never been seen,” jokes Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S. To build the muscle, strength, and technique you need to nail the chest-to-bar pullup, do…    |      2015