Men's Journal

Apr 24

"She looks like fun," I think, and so I press my thumb onto the screen and swipe her to the right, a gesture that passes for flirtation here in the peculiar world of Tinder.
READ: Hooking Up with Tinder

"She looks like fun," I think, and so I press my thumb onto the screen and swipe her to the right, a gesture that passes for flirtation here in the peculiar world of Tinder.

READ: Hooking Up with Tinder

Anyone who’s ever done a dead lift, swung a kettlebell, or struggled to climb a rope knows how essential a strong grip is to fitness. Yours may be holding you back. Here are a few tips to work out your hands, wrists, and fingers from muscle man Laird Hamilton. 

Anyone who’s ever done a dead lift, swung a kettlebell, or struggled to climb a rope knows how essential a strong grip is to fitness. Yours may be holding you back. Here are a few tips to work out your hands, wrists, and fingers from muscle man Laird Hamilton. 

The laid-back low-top sneaker made famous by Chuck Taylor has long been a favorite for spring and summer. With its first shoe collection, The Hill-Side is giving the American classic a Japanese twist. 

The laid-back low-top sneaker made famous by Chuck Taylor has long been a favorite for spring and summer. With its first shoe collection, The Hill-Side is giving the American classic a Japanese twist. 

Yvon Chouinard built the Patagonia brand from a few pairs of canvas shorts in 1973 to the $600 million business it is today. Now, he wants to sell you a piece of fish. 

Yvon Chouinard built the Patagonia brand from a few pairs of canvas shorts in 1973 to the $600 million business it is today. Now, he wants to sell you a piece of fish. 

Apr 23

Paisley is back in a big way (although some designers argue it never left). If you’re considering giving the print a spin, here are 5 tricks to pulling it off.  How (and why) to Wear Paisley. 

Paisley is back in a big way (although some designers argue it never left). If you’re considering giving the print a spin, here are 5 tricks to pulling it off.  How (and why) to Wear Paisley. 

Looking for a best friend who can double as a fitness partner? Here are seven rules to running with your dog. 

Looking for a best friend who can double as a fitness partner? Here are seven rules to running with your dog. 

Two of New York City’s hottest mixologists figured out how to improve the Bloody Mary so it’s more like a cocktail and less like drinking pasta sauce. The trick? These spices. 

Two of New York City’s hottest mixologists figured out how to improve the Bloody Mary so it’s more like a cocktail and less like drinking pasta sauce. The trick? These spices. 

It’s playtime. Here’s our round-up of 18 classic sneakers and why you should consider adding them to your summer wardrobe.

It’s playtime. Here’s our round-up of 18 classic sneakers and why you should consider adding them to your summer wardrobe.

Apr 22

When the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, the event served to spotlight the growing consensus that environmental issues mattered and needed to be addressed. Some 43 years later, much has changed for the better and much has changed for the worse. 

Men’s Journal has covered those changes and will continue to do so. Here’s a selection of the best stories, people, tragedies, and triumphs we talk about when we talk about the Earth. 

When the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, the event served to spotlight the growing consensus that environmental issues mattered and needed to be addressed. Some 43 years later, much has changed for the better and much has changed for the worse. 

Men’s Journal has covered those changes and will continue to do so. Here’s a selection of the best stories, people, tragedies, and triumphs we talk about when we talk about the Earth. 

Apr 18

Every trainer interviewed for this feature cited Brad Pitt’s ripped physique in 1999’s Fight Club as an inspiration. 
"Brad Pitt in Fight Club is the reference for 300," says Mark Twight, who trained the cast for 300. "Everyone thought he was huge, but he was, like, 155 pounds. If you strip away fat and get guys to 3, 4 percent body fat, they look huge without necessarily being huge."  
A new Men’s Journal’s feature on how Hollywood action heros achieve the huge-and-hungry look.

Every trainer interviewed for this feature cited Brad Pitt’s ripped physique in 1999’s Fight Club as an inspiration.

"Brad Pitt in Fight Club is the reference for 300," says Mark Twight, who trained the cast for 300. "Everyone thought he was huge, but he was, like, 155 pounds. If you strip away fat and get guys to 3, 4 percent body fat, they look huge without necessarily being huge."  

A new Men’s Journal’s feature on how Hollywood action heros achieve the huge-and-hungry look.

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“'Great, you're a good-looking dude and you can act,' he says. 'Now take off your shirt.' Peterson frowns. 'All of a sudden you go, Oh, maybe you can be the friend. Or: We'll do an indie film.'” — Men’s Journal’s May 2014 feature on Building a Bigger, Better Action Hero

Apr 09

A new study out of Japan has some interesting findings about the health benefits of eating meat and fish. Why Men Might Want to Eat More Meat.

new study out of Japan has some interesting findings about the health benefits of eating meat and fish. Why Men Might Want to Eat More Meat.

Marine Layer, a San Francisco clothing company, figured out how to make the softest shirts around by combining cotton with Modal, a fabric typically relegated to women’s lingerie. Here’s how it happened. 

Marine Layer, a San Francisco clothing company, figured out how to make the softest shirts around by combining cotton with Modal, a fabric typically relegated to women’s lingerie. Here’s how it happened. 

Apr 08

Orangetheory  opened its first studio in Florida in 2010. Now, it has 88 franchises in the U.S. with 175 more to come by the end of this year. Why it might be the new Crossfit.

Orangetheory  opened its first studio in Florida in 2010. Now, it has 88 franchises in the U.S. with 175 more to come by the end of this year. Why it might be the new Crossfit.