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…

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…

STAYING HEALTHY (EVEN WHEN YOU DON’T FEEL LIKE DOING IT)

Why do we persist with so many things in life, but when it comes to our health and fitness, we want to give up the very moment we stop feeling motivated? Most of the world’s work is done by people who don’t feel like it; most folks don’t really feel like getting out of bed…

¿DO YOU KNOW HOW TO GROOM YOUR D!@K?

Many gay men seriously love their dicks. From girth to texture, shape to smell, the majority love to view their penis as a work of art. Hold the applause. The near-universal acceptance of manscaping has encouraged us to perform meticulous upkeep on our genitals. But just because you know your way around a body trimmer doesn’t make you…

MAY IS MASTURBATION MONTH…

Ah, the month of May. The weather heats up, the clothes come off and society encourages everyone to masturbate themselves silly. You read that right — May is National Masturbation Month. So take a guilt-free break from trying to win over the guy of your dreams and focus on yourself for a little instead with…

REAL TALK: GYM SELFIES AREN’T *ACTUALLY* HELPING TO MOTIVATE THAT MANY OF US

There’s only one thing in the fitness world more aggressively polarizing than burpees, and that’s gym selfies. Sweaty selfies. #swealfies, if you will. Whether you love them or hate them, you’ve most definitely got some sort of strong opinion about your IG feed being populated with flexed biceps. The practice has become so commonplace over…

7 EASY EXERCISES EVERY GAY MAN SHOULD TRY

Working out isn’t easy, but once you learn how your body works, it can be fun and satisfying. As someone who’s been a gym regular for nearly a decade, I thought I knew everything I needed to know, but I was so wrong. It’s easy to be complacent when working out. While I seemed to maintain my…

¿WHAT’S THE LEAST AMOUNT OF EXERCISE YOU CAN DO & STILL BE HEALTHY?

It’s no secret that exercise does a body good. But between work, your side hustle, and just doin’ you, squeezing in time to sweat is a struggle—so we don’t blame you for wondering how much is just enough. The rule of thumb is this: 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise or 75 minutes of more intense…