Best Ab Exercises to Get a Six-Pack

By David Peck, Ph.D. Great abs are on the “most wanted” list for many of us this summer, yet you see so few people with mind-blowing six-packs. Unfortunately, the avenue to amazing abs is cluttered with training evangelism, and everyone has his own opinion, technique or idea about how to best train this often troublesome […]

The Best Lower-Back Exercises To Strengthen Your Muscles

We’ll freely admit that the lower back is not the most glamorous part of your body to target in the gym. You’re very unlikely to ever get complimented on its appearance, and lower-back exercises are often tricky, technical moves done with little weight. All the same, they’re some of the best back exercises to do […]

Male gut health may benefit from beer

In a recent article published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists analyzed the effect of alcoholic and nonalcoholic beer ingestion on gut microbiota. Study: Impact of Beer and Nonalcoholic Beer Consumption on the Gut Microbiota: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Trial. ​​​​​​​Image credit: MsMaria / Shutterstock Background The fermented extract of malted barley grains, beer, […]

Pet CBD Oil Products 2022

This is sponsored content. Men’s Journal is not endorsing the websites or products set forth below. Jittery Jack Russell? Achy Akita? Trepidacious Terrier? From separation anxiety to fear of thunderstorms, from aging to chronic pain, there’s a multitude of reasons why CBD oil can be a good choice for your dog in need of calm […]

Podcast #801: The Cold Water Swim Cure

Have you ever driven along the coastline, or walked by a local pond or lake and thought about taking a dip, but felt hesitant about swimming in what you know is cold water? My guest today, who argues that cold water swimming is one of the very best things you can do for your mental […]

Backpacking Essentials: Gear, Skills, and More

Continuing the celebration of National Get Outdoors Month, today we’re covering some essential backpacking gear, skills, and preparations that will help ensure you return from your adventure happy, healthy, and in one piece. Preparing for a backpacking trip can be intimidating—there’s so much to think about! What will you eat? How much water do you […]

How is a Vasectomy Reversal Like a Bespoke Suit?

Cloaked in the bespoke…can actually make sense! (Courtesy: Unsplash) Maybe you wear suits, and maybe you don’t. If you do, maybe you wear them for work or just for pleasure. Either way, suits vary widely in quality, look and performance. One big difference between suits is whether they are “off the rack” or “bespoke,” meaning […]

The Best Wines I’ve Drank (Lately)

What has wine done for me lately? via GIPHY A whole heck of a lot! Since getting my WSET-2 from American Wine School, I’ve started working a few hours a week at Underdog Wine Co. in Kansas City, Mo. (p.s. it was recently named one of the best 50 wine shops in the U.S. by […]

The Truth and How-To Guide

Most of us have been taught to believe that health is determined by visible body fat and weight. Actually, “looking fat” and the number on the scale are poor determinants of health. This blog post tells you the truth about body fat, body mass index (BMI), body composition, and how to find your body fat […]