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Sweating can often be embarrassing and uncomfortable. It produces stains, wet spots and an unpleasant odor. But it doesn't have to ruin your day. There are lots of ways to curb the effects of sweating and, instead, focus on the positives.

By Sara Elliott

If you're having a bad hair day, you can blame the humid air, throw on a hat or try to do something about it. Of course, humidity can wreak havoc on the most well-coiffed dude, but does anyone really know how

By Marie Willsey

Showering at the gym can help you feel refreshed before you go outside. But should it hot or cold water? What about avoiding germs? We've got some answers.

By John Kelly


Those of you in the dating trenches know that having a successful date can be a real battle. You have to declare war on all your bad habits and put your best foot forward to impress the person you're taking out. So how can you stay fresh on a date?

By Jill Jaracz

Who knew vitamins could be so sexy? Not only do nutrient-rich foods help keep you fit, but they can also give you a boost in the bedroom. Here, a handful to consider when making your next grocery list.

By Katie Lambert

Zinc plays several crucial roles in the male body. It helps fight off cold symptoms, fixes skin problems and even boosts sexual function.

By Marie Willsey, Brion O'Connor & Jesslyn Shields

Celebrating any birthday involving a zero tends to be a big deal, even for guys. So moving from your 20s to your 30s deserves some special attention -- especially as it relates to your health. What can men do to stay healthy into their 30s?

By Michael Franco


Who doesn't love a cure-all? For some men, herbs may offer solutions that treat depression, boost libido or treat an enlarged prostate gland. But what does science say about them? Here, five natural herbs known to help men's health.

By Elizabeth Sprouse

Are you sick, lacking energy, or even downright grumpy? Maybe you're experiencing a vitamin deficiency. Take heart, we've compiled a list of some of our favorite vitamins, what they do, and where you're likely to find them.

By Thorin Klosowski

Whether your goal is to become an enormous bodybuilder or a sleek marathoner, high rep workouts can help you get there. These pointers will help you tailor the exercises to your particular needs and maximize all they have to offer.

By Kevin P. Allen

Working out at home can be a lot more convenient than going to the gym. But especially if you tend to push your limits while exercising, it's vital to take a few extra steps to make sure you don't end up hurt. Here are five that can help.

By Sarah Winkler


You're not exactly getting sand kicked in your face but, then again, you've noticed that your build is slight compared to other guys. You'd like to bulk up. With hard work and these lifestyle changes, we can help you get there.

By Thomas Moore

They may not be the sexiest part of the anatomy, but when toned and trained properly, your calves can still draw attention and boost overall leg power. With these simple guidelines you'll be effortlessly running up stairs in no time and looking good doing it.

By Thorin Klosowski

Sometimes you just can't help it. A grueling workout or a stressful job interview may make the sweat start to flow, but before considering a prescription antiperspirant, is it worth trying a vitamin like folic acid to help stifle the stink?

By Marianne Spoon

Body odor can be a real pain, especially if you've tried everything in the book to ditch it. And if you're wondering what's causing your case of B.O., you might want to take a look in the medicine cabinet.

By Marianne Spoon


Ah, testosterone, the male hormone with the bad-boy reputation. But does it really cause aggression in men? Do women also secrete testosterone in their bodies? Find out what else women need to know about male hormones.

By Laurie L. Dove

We've all heard about the dangers of dehydration. But, as if to prove the point that you can have too much of a good thing, it turns out it is not only is it possible to overdose on water, the ramifications of doing so can be fatal.

By Lance Looper

It's a fact of puberty. Suddenly, you start to smell under the ol' armpits. What causes that, and what can you do treat it if deodorant isn't helping?

By Josh Briggs

Sweat is nature's way of preventing our bodies from overheating, and it is a fantastic mechanism. However, the sweat glands' ducts can be prone to clogging, causing infections. We'll look at some of the conditions that develop and how to treat them.

By Matt Cunningham


Have you ever taken a bandage off a cut and the skin underneath was lighter and wrinkled, like you'd been in the bath too long? That's maceration, and in some cases, it can complicate healing.

By Nathan Chandler

Nobody likes to ask a stranger in a towel if he can bum a squirt of toothpaste in order to brush his teeth with his finger. Unless you go straight home after working out in a neighborhood gym, you'll want to pack some basic essentials in that gym bag of yours.

By Tom Scheve

When you take off that shirt after working or exercising outdoors, chances are you get a good whiff of heady body odor. You know this is caused by sweating, but why does it have to smell so bad? It's all due to your apocrine sweat glands.

By Laurie L. Dove

With 2 to 4 million sweat glands in the human body, it's accepted that there's a time and a place to sweat. But while most people expect to walk out of the gym dripping with perspiration, it's weird to wake up feeling that way.

By Mark Boyer


Deodorant use has been traced back to the ancient Sumerians who also developed the world's first written language. They knew what was important. But when you're looking at today's grocery aisle full of options, what should you reach for?

By Tom Scheve

When you sweat, you feel it on your forehead, hands or maybe your feet. But did you know that there are millions of eccrine sweat glands all over your body? They help to regulate your body temperature and sometimes cause health concerns.

By Laurie L. Dove