Men's Fitness UK1 min de lecturePsychology
Meet The Iceman
Wim Hof is a Dutch cold-training guru with an astonishing ability to tolerate cold conditions. He holds over 20 Guinness World Records, including for the longest swim under ice (57.5m) and the highest climb up Everest while wearing only shorts and sh
Men's Fitness UK4 min de lecture
Giant Sets
Giant sets – multiple sets of different moves done back-to-back with little or no rest – are guaranteed to kick-start stubborn muscles into growth, and the high work rate ensures a serious calorie burn in the process. While supersets often target an
Men's Fitness UK6 min de lectureCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Chefs’ Specials
Culinary expertise isn’t about memorising recipes – it’s about learning the skills, tricks and food hacks that can take years to pick up.›We asked some of our favourite chefs to rustle up some quick tips so you can benefit from their knowledge in min
Men's Fitness UK3 min de lectureMedical
Fuel Nutrition News
Having a handful of blackcurrants with your breakfast may have a beneficial effect on the post-meal glucose response (how quickly your blood sugar levels rise and fall). This is important, because over time smaller variations in blood glucose may dec
Men's Fitness UK3 min de lecture
Push And Pull
While push and pull sessions often occupy separate days, this workout combines the two to activate every muscle from the waist up. The benefits of push/pull training are numerous, but chief among them is balance. If you want a well-rounded physique,
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lecture
Super Kev
How far would you go to support a mate? For “Sir Kev” Kevin Sinfield, Leeds Rhinos legend as a player and now the club’s director of rugby, the answer is somewhere between 183 and 184 miles. In December 2020, Sinfield ran seven marathons in seven day
Men's Fitness UK3 min de lecture
Run Strong
Standard planks and bridges will tone your abs, but they aren’t the optimal core drills for boosting your running performance. Although abs are important, your core is really an intricately connected set of muscles that crosses your entire midsection
Men's Fitness UK3 min de lectureMedical
Alex Beattie
On the cover this issue is personal trainer and fitness model Alex Beattie. After a stint on ITV’s Love Island in 2017, the 26-year-old from Newcastle set up Achievable Academy, a coaching platform based around two styles of programme: Burn and Build
Men's Fitness UK3 min de lecturePsychology
Get Your Kicks
When you get into your 40s and 50s, it’s easy to think your learning days are over. But when you start a traditional martial art, you know nothing. “It’s amazing how rewarding it is to learn a sequence of 14 movements, alternating between a punch and
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lectureMedical
Here’s A Thought:
“There are two reasons why eating more could help you lose weight,” says Mike Molloy, founder of M2 Performance Nutrition. “First, is that by eating more Monday through Friday, you prevent yourself from going over-board on the weekends. In other word
Men's Fitness UK5 min de lectureBiology
Fit For Life
Doctors have known since the 1980s that exercise is possibly the most effective thing we can do to stay healthy. “If exercise could be packed into a pill,” as Dr Robert Butler famously said, “it would be the single most widely prescribed and benefici
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lectureRegional & Ethnic
Rice Refuelling Cakes
PREP TIME: 5 MINS COOKING TIME: 40 MINS INGREDIENTS (MAKES 15): - 600g uncooked sticky rice - 1L water - 180ml coconut milk - 100-200g sugar, to taste - Juice of 1 lemon - 1½ tsp coarse salt - 170g chocolate chips - 300g fresh blueberries Place th
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lecture
Six Science -pack
The six-pack is the rectus abdominus, a paired muscle that runs vertically on each side of the abdomen, separated in the middle by a band of connective tissue called the linea alba, or white line. This line, and those that run horizontally across the
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lectureRegional & Ethnic
5 Resistant Starch Foods
Slice onto naturally sweetened yogurt. Grate onto a salad, or roast in oil for 35-40 minutes. Pick porridge for a gut-healthy breakfast. Cook into a warming plant-based chilli. Add into soups, stews, or risottos.
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lectureMedical
Rapid Responses
FAVOURITE BIT OF FITNESS KIT? Dumbbells. BEST CHEAT MEAL? Five Guys or McDonald’s. FAVOURITE WORKOUT MUSIC? Rap – I prefer the tempo for lifting. BEST TIME TO TRAIN? 10-11am, after the coffee has kicked in. WORST GYM PET HATE? P
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lecture
* Try This *
Nuasan has a range of all-natural, scientifically sound, multi-functional active care products. With the Bodycare Kit, you get Nuasan’s Active Body Wash (with arnica and magnesium for sore muscles), Active Body Wipes for on-the-go hygiene, and a luxu
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lectureMedical
Editor’s Letter
Whatever your reason for reading Men’s Fitness, it’s not too much of a long shot to assume that you know all about the benefits of regular exercise. Even if it remains a bit of a slog, chances are you continue to keep fit because you know it helps yo
Men's Fitness UK4 min de lecture
Any Time Any Place
Even if gyms have re-opened, you might not feel comfortable or willing to return to your usual lifting haunt just yet. In which case, you need versatile and accessible training options to bring the workout to you. Resistance bands bridge the gap perf
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lectureMedical
Eat Like An Animal
Keep them out of the house. They exist to be irresistible. Stick to whole foods where possible. Shakes are fine, but mix it up and hit your daily target with meat, fish and dairy as well as plant-based protein. Craving savoury foods? You need protein
Men's Fitness UK4 min de lectureMedical
Food TECH
Good nutrition is essential for getting in shape and staying healthy. You can’t out-train a bad diet. But there’s much more to effective fuelling than tracking macros and monitoring how many calories you consume. We all respond differently to food, a
Men's Fitness UK2 min de lecture
Wfh Workout
For most of us, working from home is far from ideal. And as 2020 made it a long-term reality, the novelty wore off and cabin fever set in. Energy, motivation and movement can all suffer when we’re confined to our own four walls. But rather than succu
Men's Fitness UK3 min de lectureCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Easy As 1,2,3
(SERVES 4) - 1 onion, chopped- 2 celery sticks, finely chopped- 2tbsp rapeseed oil- 3 carrots, halved and cut into chunks- 2 bay leaves- ½ pack thyme- 2tbsp tomato purée- 2tbsp Worcestershire sauce- 2 beef stock cubes or stock pots- 900g beef for br
Men's Fitness UK2 min de lecture
15 Minutes With… Luxury Real Estate Agent And Selling Sunset Star Jason Oppenheim
HOW HAS THE PANDEMIC AFFECTED YOUR FITNESS? You either use it as an excuse, or you use it as an opportunity to get in shape. For me, I’d say working out has become more important – just from a general anxiety level – but the past year has also tran
Men's Fitness UK6 min de lectureMotivational
BREAKING the Mould
From weights-room advice, to practical workouts for putting talk into action, strength is a theme you will have seen a lot of in Men’s Fitness. But strength is about more than how much you can lift. There’s strength in forging your own path, in facin
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lecture
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Men's Fitness UK1 min de lectureCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Body
Just when you thought you’d waved goodbye to Brussels sprouts for another year, recent research suggests it’s worth keeping them on the table for more than festive feasts. Italian researchers found that the neglected veg can help muscles repair and g
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lectureMedical
With Help From…
Mark has written about sport and science for numerous publications. In this issue he explores the compelling new research into the mind and body benefits of cold-weather training. Matt can turn any workout into an adventure and enjoys taking sport t
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lectureBiology
Big Question
The immune system’s response to exercise completely depends on the intensity and duration of effort. If you’re doing ‘moderate’ exercise – a steady run or a weights session – you’re going to benefit from both immune and metabolic benefits, including
Men's Fitness UK1 min de lectureRegional & Ethnic
Men V. Food
The 2017 World’s Strongest Man, Hall has done for strongman what Arnold and co did for bodybuilding in the 1970s: elevate it into the mainstream. ‘The Beast’ didn’t win those titles – nor his nickname – by eating rabbit food. When competing, Hall wou
Men's Fitness UK7 min de lectureMedical
Animal Instincts
Think of a locust. Actually, it’s quite hard to think of a single locust. They travel in plague proportions, consuming crops and ravaging regions. You might not imagine these greedy little insects to be fussy eaters, instinctively adjusting what they
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