Our section for men includes health and fitness articles specific to men as well a male celebrities and athletes who inspire us.
Harry Judd started training once a week with Olly in 2009. Harry explains on Oliver’s website that since training with a professional fitness instructor he has achieved goals he never thought was possible. Harry explains how paying attention to the fine details of training, ensuring the exercise is completed with good form and workouts are completed on a regular basis.
Johnny Depp at 48 is still in great shape, he has always been a lean, agile and almost too scrawny character. But Johnny Depp recently went on a diet of green tea and fruit to help lose weight. It has also been reported that Johnny Depp eats a lot of eggs and chicken, so it is certainly not all low GI fruits. He also exercises. He would do daily workouts consisting for long cardio sessions on the treadmill combined with core workouts and muscle toning.
Hugh Laurie, the British actor who plays Dr. Gregory House, is certainly a fine figure of a man. Hugh Laurie, when training to be an Olympic rower was no less athletic than the likes of Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt. Hugh Laurie trained for around 8 hours a day in total. He had a huge appetite and would eat a meal for 6 on some days after training.
Henry Cavill will be starring as Superman in the next film, Superman: Man of Steel. It is following the trend of Batman and Spiderman as yet another prequel movie telling the story of the early years, much in the way of…
Chris Evans’ transformation is very much like that of Christian Bale for Batman and Chris Hemsowrth for Thor. There are no easy tricks to pile on this much muscle. It is a long process that requires many hours in the gym working out with highly skilled trainers and perfect nutrition to provide the right balance of carbohydrates, proteins and other nutrients to maximize muscle development.
Chris Hemsworth transformed himself from a tall, almost lanky chap into a Nordic God to play Thor. His workouts were varied and intensive and his diet ensured that his muscles were fed with all the proteins and sugars that they needed for maximum growth. Chris admitted that he was surprised at the amount of food that was needed to bulk up.
The Bond workout concentrates on different muscle groups each day, with an intensive interval training afterwards. Learn to bulk up and build function strength. Daniel Craig not only proved that blond guys can plan tough secret agents (although he does take a bigger beating than any other Bond!) but also that a secret agent should be a tough guy!
Studies show that although more men are starting to take their health more seriously most still do not care. The most striking observation is that in wealthier households men are becoming more likely to be obese even if their partners are fit and healthy. Why don’t men care about their weight? Are men living in denial or just lazy?
Jimmy Car is not exactly the biggest comedian around so to learn that he lost 40 pounds was a surprise. He said that he was grateful for having such a good tailor before he lost weight! His method of losing weight was shockingly simple really, but one that many people will struggle to maintain. He is not a fan of exercise at all, which accounts for his weight gain in recent years. But he has managed to lose weight without getting much more active than he was before.
Mark Warhlberg managed to transform himself into a contender. He had to follow a real boxing program to not only get as fit as a real professional boxer but also to learn how to fight well enough to make the action seem real. He is a true player and a fantastic example of what a man can achieve in a relatively short time if they are willing to work hard.
The question of the perfect man, the holotype of the human male, came up on QI. It turns out that there is not an official perfect man as previous attempts to chose one failed.