The faces on the cover of each issue of Men’s Fitness magazine are the picture of fitness and health. And they’re not simply cover models: Each one is considered an icon by the Men’s Fitness magazine staff and readers.
In April, the Men’s Fitness icon is Matthew McConaughey. I certainly won’t argue with that choice! He’s come a long way since his alleged naked bongo-playing days.
While growing up in Longview, Texas, McConaughey had the importance of playing and being outdoors instilled in him by his mother. And to this day, he prefers to work out in the great outdoors. His Men’s Fitness cover feature even includes a playground workout, perfect for hanging out at the park with his two kids.
Also in the April issue:
- Do you have 10 minutes and a medicine ball? Then you have everything you need to work your chest and triceps. “10-Minute Chest and Tri Workout” illustrates the four moves you’ll need for this intense-looking circuit.
- If you’re like me, you have a handful of go-to recipes that get you through a week’s worth of dinners. But after two or three weeks, it’s time for a change. “One Food, Four Ways: Shrimp” offers tips for cooking the little gems and suggestions for enjoying them from lunch to dinner to snacktime.
- Who knew that working out with weights could correct muscular imbalances in your body? “No Pain, Real Gain” is a twice-per-week routine that promises to fix those imbalances, improve posture and reduce the risk of injury.