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Men's Health SingaporeMen's Health Singapore

Men's Health Singapore

February 2019

Men's Health Singapore is the authority on men’s fitness, health, sex and relationships, grooming and style, a “100% Useful” monthly guide for the sophisticated and active man who is vibrant, financially secure and who seeks an editorial product that is presented in an approachable and professional manner.

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Singapore
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SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
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Workout Together, Stay Together s Day , if you’re wrecking your brains thinking about what to do, why not try working out as a date plan? Studies have shown that it drives romantic attraction, thanks to an increased physiologic arousal. And it’ll improve the sex life too, with new research suggesting that couples who train together frequently were 20% more likely to have regular sex. Here’s 7 more benefits to working out together. 1) You’ll always have someone to spot you2) There’s one more voice other than your fitness conscience to scold you when you want to skip a workout day3) Someone to try free guest passes with4) Cooking and going out to eat is easier as you’re on the same diet5) Cheat days have more variety with sharing food…

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now!

Gym Etiquette For Newbies If you’re afraid that you might embarrass yourself by doing what’s socially unacceptable at the gym, you’re not alone. No one wants to be “that guy”. Here’s what you should know before you step into one. https://www.menshealth.com.sg/fitness/ gym-etiquette-newbiesworkout-first-time-reddit/ Are Meat Sweats A Real Thing? All that meat can’t possibly be making you sweat. Can it? Meat sweats aren’t actually real. Are they? https://www.menshealth.com.sg/ weight-loss-nutrition/ meat-sweats-perspiring-after-eating-a-lot/ LIKE US AT www.facebook.com/menshealthsingapore FOLLOW US ON www.twitter.com/menshealth_sg VIEW OUR PHOTOGRAPHS AT www.instagram.com/menshealth_sg The Most Useful E-mail In Your Inbox Sign up for our newsletter when you register to be a member on Menshealth.com.sg and receive free expert advice and…

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why can’t i fall asleep even when i’m tired? — rob

The idea that exhaustion can prevent shut-eye might be counter-intuitive, but your fatigued brain isn’t playing tricks on you. “Overtiredness” occurs when your mind and body are out of sync: you’re mentally burned out but not physically ready to hit the hay. This is the difference between fatigue, which is corporeal, and sleepiness, which is the inability to stay awake.“The frenetic pace of modern life means we’re often in danger of depleting our mental energy without taxing our bodies,” says Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, the author of Fast Asleep, Wide Awake. “The result is that we end up tired but wired.”Training when you’re brain-dead might be the last thing you want to do, but you need exercise. “After a stressful day, your body continues to produce excess adrenalin,” says Ramlakhan.…

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legal ease

A COLLEAGUE ALWAYS MAKES DISCRIMINATORY JOKES, BUT INSISTS THERE IS NO MALICIOUS INTENT. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Your colleague’s discriminatory “jokes” may be an example of harassment. According to the Protection Against Harassment Act 2014 (POHA), regardless of whether your colleague intended to be malicious, it does not change the fact that they may be liable for harassment. If their remarks were threatening, abusive or insulting, and if they had communicated such remarks to others who heard it, your colleague’s behaviour may constitute as harassment.If you have felt harassed or alarmed by your colleague’s remarks, you are entitled to bring a civil claim against them. If they’re found guilty by the court, they may be fined up to $5,000. If it is subsequently found that they…

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yes/ no/ maybe

There’s a very good reason they’re called “supplements”. Popping a multivitamin with your plate of chips is no replacement for a proper meal.Aside from their lack of dietary fibre, calories and fats, synthetic nutrients are not utilised by your body quite so easily as those from wholefoods. “Some pills disintegrate too slowly for your body to fully absorb the vitamins,” says nutritionist James White.However, using tablets as a daily top-up can be a sensible strategy. “I see supplementation as an insurance policy,” says White. “They’re a nutritional safety net for when you run into natural deficiencies – vitamin D, for example, can often be hard to obtain through food and sunlight alone.” ■…

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from strength to strength

We couldn’t imagine a bodybuilder chatting it up with Johnny Carson until we saw him on The Tonight Show. We couldn’t imagine someone with 21-inch (53cm) biceps as the highest-paid actor in show business until we saw him in Conan the Barbarian. We couldn’t imagine the guy who was so convincing as a killer robot in The Terminator becoming governor of California. Yet here we are, decades later, and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s journey, from Austrian meathead to Hollywood legend, is one of the all-time top American success stories. It contains some amazing highs (seven-time Mr. Olympia, SGD$6.8 billion box-office gross, two-time governor of California) and some low, low lows (steroids, Gropergate, a very public divorce), but through it all he’s always been Arnold.Since exiting public office in 2011, Schwarzenegger has…

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