THAT SUMMER BOD…

You had the best plans. You had it all written out in a notebook – all the workouts you would get done this week. And then there was the night you had to stay late at work, that morning you got delayed. So maybe you decided that next time you would stay an extra hour…

¿HOW DO YOU BOUNCE BACK AFTER THE HOLIDAY FOOD & ALCOHOL BINGE?

‘Twas the season to overdo it with stuffing, turkey, ham, alcohol and pie, pie, and more pie. With all the office parties, cookie swaps, and holiday potlucks this time of year, it’s especially hard to avoid overeating. Hey, it happens to the best of us. But the real problem is usually what happens after—in our…

¿HOW DOES DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME AFFECT YOU?

As with most things, Daylight Saving Time comes with benefits and drawbacks. Falling back can mean an extra hour of blissful sleep—if you can actually get the shut-eye. But it also means saying hello to darkness, our old friend, which can cut down our Vitamin D levels and usher in the season of SAD. Come…

JUST THE TIPS ON IMPROVING SEXUAL HEALTH & FITNESS

A study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that intense exercise was associated with decreased libido in men. That’s right: all those hours of lifting, pumping, and squatting in the gym may actually be ruining your sex life. (Unless, of course, the gym doubles as your sex life, in which case, good…

GAY MEN’S ONLINE MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS…

Why is it that so many Jack’d, Grindr, and A4A pages never look like the person…in person? Does anyone really go on such apps for conversation? Also why do we still shame our brothers because of health status, sexual roles (esp “bottoms”) and/or femininity?  More importantly, how do these issues affect our individual and collective mental…

6 REASONS WHY A GYM BODY ISN’T A HEALTHY BODY

Although it may be hard to tell, gay men are just like any other population: We come in all shapes and sizes. And at our healthiest, we would still look drastically different from each other. Yet there is one body type that we are often expected to attain. A passing glance at the media and…

HOW TO AVOID CRUISING A STRAIGHT GUY AT THE GYM

There once was a time when you could be pretty certain if the guy you were checking out at the gym was gay. It was based off of telltale signs in his physical appearance, and of course, if eye contact was established, he was most likely cruising you. However, times have changed. Trendy workout gear…

DIET 911: AFTER YOU OVEREAT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Holiday parties, gourmet meals, and celebratory dinners can easily get a little (or a lot) more decadent than you expected. Let’s face it: Everyone blows his or her calorie budget every now and then. Do you need to worry? Is that old dieter’s saying, “a moment on the lips, forever on the hips” really true?…