Men’s Health December: Expect More… and More


Men's Health December: Expect More… and More

  As though to gear me up for an action-packed month ahead, the last quarter of this year has panned out to be quite an eventful one. 1. My elder brother got married. 2. My younger sister got engaged. 3. I got to try jet skiing and parasailing for the fi rst time at Vivanta by Taj, Rebak Island, Langkawi. And we’re ending the year on a high note here at Men’s Health—it’s the festive season, after all. If you’re looking for gift suggestions, chances are you’ll find p78—where we feature the most innovative gear and gadgets ...

Post in From the Editor on November 24th, 2014
Tips On Staying In Your Top Form

   Move To Make Waves “I start my day with a half-hour swim in the morning,” Shukor says. “And I go to the gym for an hour each evening too. I do about 30 minutes of cardio there, followed by some resistance training and weight lifting. I’ve been focusing on core exercises like planks and burpees. Those are the tough ones, but they contribute to shaping my physique and overall fitness.” Explaining that he doesn’t really have a rest day, Shukor adds that he alternates between the different muscle groups each time he hits the gym.   Soak ...

Post in Health on November 19th, 2014
Diet Soda’s Deadly Trap

Sugar-free doesn’t mean home free: Researchers in Japan have discovered that drinking diet soda may increase your diabetes risk. Men who gulped 240 or more milliliters of the stuff each week had a 70% higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than guys who rarely or never cracked open a can.The scientists think the faux sugars in diet pop may cause your brain’s reward centres to expect a feel-good hit of high-calorie food. When you leave those reward centers hanging, the craving usually lingers until you eventually cave.   Image by Rodale  

Post in Nutrition on November 17th, 2014
Win an exclusive True Fitness package worth RM599!

Strategically located to provide greatest ease to customers, True Fitness spans across 222,000 square feet of combined space area at 5 convenient locations – Jaya33, Subang Jaya, Sunway Giza, Kenanga International Building and Hartamas. All True Fitness centres come equipped with state-of-the-art fitness facilities, which include Cardio machines and a large variety of Resistance and Free Weights equipment, Cardio WaveTM studios, KinesisTM studio and Muay Thai Rings. In addition, members can choose from a wide array of classes such as yoga, dance, ...

Post in Contests & Promos on October 28th, 2014
Win RM500 vouchers from Svenson Hair Centre!

Svenson Hair Center – the renowned global leader in hair and scalp programs – is always at the forefront of trichological expertise and knowledge. With its team of dedicated and experienced international trichologists, it offers the ultimate professional solutions to hair and scalp ailments. Following the 1956 establishment of its inaugural branch in London, Svenson Hair Center soon expanded its world-wide branch network. Today, Svenson Hair Centers has 54 branches across Asia, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Korea, Indonesia, ...

Post in Contests & Promos on October 28th, 2014
Win a limited edition Nescafe Dolce Gusto Genio 2 Coffee Machine!

Elevating home coffee-making experience to a whole new level, NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® introduces an exciting dose of vibrancy to its recent artistic limited edition coffee machine. They joined forces with the one and only Billy The Artist, a New York-based modern art performer to provide coffee aficionados—not to mention art enthusiasts, the limited edition Billy The Artist Genio®2. The collaboration is only natural. Billy’s unconventional character and authentic personality, combined with his fresh take on urban art, matches that of NESCAFÉ® ...

Post in Contests & Promos on October 28th, 2014
Win Screening Passes to a Special Screening of The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay, Part 1!

The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a nation moved by her courage. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is directed by Francis Lawrence from a screenplay by Danny Strong ...

Post in Contests & Promos on October 28th, 2014
Men's Health November: Go Around the Storm

This month’s theme sparked all sorts of comments when I mentioned to friends what we have in store. The general feeling about wealth, or more specifically, money as of late is that every individual is going to experience a precipitous drop in his spending power—if that hasn’t already happened. So, are you ready? I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not. However, instead of whining and pointing fingers—which is not what Men’s Health is about anyway—we’re prompting you to take action proactively to ensure you’re prepped not just ...

Post in From the Editor on October 27th, 2014
Secrets of Flight Club

  We asked 860 airline pilots how they avoid feeling run-down on the runway.  80% Drink more on the job than they do off Water, that is. That dry air in the cabin dehydrates you and contributes to fatigue, brain fog, and other symptoms of jet lag. And booze, sorry to say, does the same. Pack your Nalgene Aim to drink 250ml of H2O every hour you’re in the air, says Dr Smith L. Johnston, head of NASA Johnson Space Center’s fatigue management team.   69% Spend as much time as possible outdoorsYour circadian clock, which is located ...

Post in Health on October 20th, 2014
Gyro: Greek for Delicious

This Greek sandwich’s combo of spiced meat and garlicky yogurt sauce outmuscles the flavours of traditional cheeseburgers and hot dogs. 450g boneless leg of lamb (lamb steaks are a suitable substitute) 1 cup            red wine ½ cup           sugar 3 cloves        garlic , smashed 2                  shallots, sliced 2                  bay leaves 1 tbsp          dried oregano, plus extra for seasoning the pita 2 tbsp          kosher salt 3 tbsp          cumin seeds 2 tbsp          yellow ...

Post in Nutrition on October 17th, 2014


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