Faster Men Are Sexier, Study Says


We ladies can’t help but drool a little over the handsome dudes from around the world competing in Sochi this year—amiright? They’re strong, they’re fast, and they have high endurance. What’s not to love? And it turns out that this ogling might be biologically programmed. New research from the Royal Society journal found that women may have evolved to find men with higher physical endurance more attractive.


Healthy Men: 8 Ways to Avoid Gaining Relationship Weight


They say love is blind, and that may be true—especially when it comes to an expanding waistline. In a new British survey, 62 percent of women polled said they accidentally gained up to 15 pounds after coupling up. Nearly 75 percent also thought their other half had packed on weight, too. Whether eating out, grabbing drinks, or swapping gym time for movie nights is to blame, one thing is certain: Following a few healthy-dating tricks can help keep the weight off and you happy-in-love. Here, experts explain how.


The Ultimate Morning Workout


Try this ultimate morning workout. Warm up with the mobility and dynamic flexibility moves. Then perform the 1-minute drill. Rest 15 to 30 seconds, then do the strength circuit. Rest 1 minute. Repeat the drill and strength circuit sequence three to five times. After the first round, try to work at an effort of 7 or 8 (on a scale of 1 to 10) each time you perform the 1-minute drill.


Fit and Fertile: 10 At-Home Workouts to Build Muscle in Under 20 Minutes


Between late hours at work, a lack of access to traditional weight training equipment or just personal preference, some guys just can’t get to a gym. This is perfectly OK because the body will adapt in size and strength as long as the stress of the exercise is intense enough. Training with minimal equipment or bodyweight builds lean muscle, especially if exercises are performed in a slow, controlled manner.

Designed by Los Angeles based personal trainers Ben Bruno and Anthony Yeung for getting fit from home fast, these time crunch workouts use bodyweight and dumbbells to get you ripped in your room. Build muscle in under 20 minutes with these 10 effective at-home workouts.


Does Your Workout Pass the Flow Test?



What do the Dalai Lama, Eminem, and Happy Gilmore all have in common? They’ve preached the power of “flow,” or “the state people get into when they’re so engaged in what they’re doing they forget themselves, time, and everyday problems,” says famed psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Ph.D., author of Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience. 


Fighting Depression with Exercise


“A brisk 30-minute walk or jog around the track three times a week may be just as effective in relieving the symptoms of major depression as the standard treatment of anti-depressant medications, according to the results of a Duke University Medical Center study.”

Quite the exciting headline, no? This news will probably be all over the front pages of newspapers and magazines. Only it won’t. And it wasn’t.

This bit of news on fighting depression comes from a study done in 1999. 1999! 15 years ago!


Healthy Men: 19 Reasons to Start Running


You can probably come up with countless reasons for why you just can’t run. You don’t have enough time or enough energy or the right neighborhood or the right sports gear. You don’t have the body or sturdy enough joints or the desire to compete in a race. You’re just not crazy enough to be a runner.

To all of those reasons and more, we say: How do you know until you’ve tried?

The beauty of running is that just about everyone can play — and succeed — in a sport that has the power to change lives.

Here are just a few convincing reasons to start running and join the other healthy men out there. Let us know if you agree.