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Explore topics, latest research & life hacks for men’s health. Increase your health awareness and build new habits.
What is immunity and the ways to strengthen it

What is immunity and the ways to strengthen it

The human immune system is an elaborate protective complex (organs, cells, tissues) that fights infections, viruses, and bacteria and reduces their impact on the body. Nowadays there are a variety of vitamins and nutritional supplements to strengthen the immune system, which are so aggressively advertised in the media. But in order to act on the immune system, one "magic vitamin" will not be enough. Comprehensive measures are needed to be taken.
What to eat before and after training

What to eat before and after training

Pre-workout and post-workout nutrition directly affects the result we have in the end. You can hit the gym every day, work your fingers to the bone but if the body does not get the right amount of necessary nutrients, all the efforts will be in vain. And it is also important not only to eat properly, but to do it at the right time.
Why is it important to monitor your heart rate during exercise

Why is it important to monitor your heart rate during exercise

Pulse is one of the important indicators of health in the human body. When performing any physical activity, it is important to monitor the heart rate in order to be able to choose the best exercises for you and not put too much pressure on the heart.
Tips on eating your way to better skin

Tips on eating your way to better skin

Unfortunately, skin problems are common not only for teenagers. Rashes, black dots, oily skin can be a concern for many adults as well. Quite often the reason behind bad skin is poor nutrition. The quality of food directly affects the way our skin looks.
Why is rest as important as training

Why is rest as important as training

Every athlete, especially a beginner, is familiar with the sore muscles after training. This means that the body has not had time to recover from physical exertion. It is extremely important to give your body rest that it needs after each workout. If you ignore this basic principle, all the efficiency of exercising will equal zero.
Muscle soreness after exercising, is it good or bad?

Muscle soreness after exercising, is it good or bad?

Muscle soreness is a very common thing to experience after working out, especially at first. Many people tend to think that if the muscles hurt, then they grow, and exercise "works". In fact, this is not the case at all.
What happens to the body during sleep

What happens to the body during sleep

That is no secret that an adult should sleep on average about 8 hours a day. But not everyone wonders what exactly happens to our body while we sleep and what will happen if a person does not sleep for at least a few days.
How stretching can improve athletic performance

How stretching can improve athletic performance

Stretching is an exercise aimed at developing the body's flexibility. For some reason, many people associate stretching only with splits. But actually you should stretch not only for the purpose of going after the splits. Stretching gives the muscles elasticity, increases blood circulation and calms the nervous system.
Cortisol: good or bad?

Cortisol: good or bad?

Cortisol is one of the most important hormones for our body. Cortisol wakes us up in the morning and helps us cope with stress. Along with the positive things that go with it, it can also have negative effects if one is constantly under stress.
Fat burners and whether or not they help to lose weight

Fat burners and whether or not they help to lose weight

Many professional bodybuilders know firsthand what fat burners are and the effects they have. But it is not always clear to the beginners whether they provide the promised result, or it is just a competent advertising move by athletic nutrition manufacturers.
Alcohol and a healthy lifestyle: compatible or not?

Alcohol and a healthy lifestyle: compatible or not?

There are still people believing that drinking small amounts of alcohol will not do any harm and a glass of red wine before a meal will even do some good. Scientists around the world have thoroughly studied this issue and have come to a consensus – any amount of alcohol is dangerous to health.
What is intuitive eating and why it is more effective than any other diet

What is intuitive eating and why it is more effective than any other diet

The first thing that comes to mind when we want to lose weight is a diet. But all diets are very stressful for our body. We limit ourselves in many ways, after a while we quit because of a powerful craving to eat all the banned foods, blame ourselves for it, and start all over again. As a result, we end up in a vicious circle.
Is gluten really something to be afraid of?

Is gluten really something to be afraid of?

You can see many different products labeled gluten-free out on the shelves nowadays. We throw them in the basket with the absolute confidence that gluten is bad for us. Although even 10 years ago, no one thought about it. We ate bread and cereals and did not suspect that something was wrong with them. And we certainly didn't think that foods that people had been eating for thousands of years could be dangerous to health.
How is dairy good for your body and when is it worth giving up?

How is dairy good for your body and when is it worth giving up?

Dairy products are essential for strong bones and teeth. We did not question this fact, as we have been told about all the benefits of milk since the very childhood. But today there are more and more questions about the product that many people love: whether it is so healthy and vitall as we were told, especially for adults. After all, no mammal on our planet drinks milk of another species throughout its whole life.
6 tips to help you work from home more efficiently

6 tips to help you work from home more efficiently

Working from home is a dream for many. But not everyone really estimates if they actually are able to do it. After all, there are a lot of factors at home that are very likely distract you from important things. Often people go to the office to be in front of colleagues and superiors as much as possible. As in this case, you will definitely have to work. Which is opposite of working from home, where you just want to crash on the couch and turn on the TV.
4 ways to slow down the aging process

4 ways to slow down the aging process

Maximum human life span is considered to be 122 years. Jeanne Calment is the oldest documented human individual who ever lived. Her age was confirmed by numerous official papers, and it is still a record holder among centenarians. Calment herself explained that she owed her longevity to regular consumption of olive oil, fruit, and a positive attitude. Moreover, until the age of 100, she led an active lifestyle. She cycled, played tennis, and even fenced.