At Men's Health, we talk a lot about functional fitness and holistic health. Food is fuel to power your training; a nutritional payload to bolster energy and fend off disease.
But there's no shame in admitting that eating well can also have aesthetic pay-offs. No matter what the Instagram critics may say, an interest in one’s appearance is not inherently more superficial than caring about, say, your ability to perform a handstand walk. It's possible to care about your health and longevity while simultaneously enjoying the changes you see in the mirror.
Our April Nutrition Issue prizes food for all its functions – from our beginner's guide to going keto and an in-depth look at intermittent fasting, to healthy al-desko dishes that'll see you blast through your to-do list. If you're hungry to know exactly what good food can do for you, tuck in.
Fasting Diets on Trial
Right now, the biggest trend in food is forgoing it entirely. But there's more to intermittent fasting than skipping your morning toast. Our bite-size guide will ensure going without always gives you what you want.
The Only 4 Moves You Need
...To build any body. From tighter abs to broader shoulders and real-world strength, all destinations can be reached via four basic movement patterns. Here's how to nail them, then tailor them to your personal goals.
The Snack-Lash Begins
From protein balls to popcorn bags, it's a boom time for the snack food industry, with many of us forgoing three square meals in favour of day-long grazing. But is this new habit as healthy as it claims to be?
Training with Aldo Kane
A former Royal Marines sniper, Aldo Kane has enjoyed a high-octane but low-profile career masterminding film productions in hostile environments. Now he's ready to step into the spotlight as a rising star of small-screen adventure. He shares the secrets to his mental and physical grit.
A User's Guide to the Keto Diet
It's the eating plan with scientific fat on its bones. But is it the right fit for you? Our primer and simple recipe book will give you plenty to chew on.
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